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Edwards Lifesciences Reviews

Updated August 12, 2017
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Pros
  • Good work life balance depends on your departments (in 13 reviews)

  • It was very motivating to work with a young crowd at such a great company who strives for quality products (in 21 reviews)

Cons
  • Work life balance need improvements (in 24 reviews)

  • sometimes there is a disconnect between business units in such a large company (in 14 reviews)

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  1. "Leader in Med Device Industry"

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    Current Employee - Manager in Irvine, CA
    Current Employee - Manager in Irvine, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Edwards Lifesciences full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Explosive growth into new markets, interesting lines of business.

    Cons

    Limited upward mobility. Business casual dress five days a week.


  2. "Decent Medical Device Company; good products"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Edwards Lifesciences full-time

    Pros

    Nice campus, great colleagues, challenging projects

    Cons

    politics, top heavy company. Too much fat around in terms of the service...many are simply buying their time to retire from here. It affects the workplace.

  3. "Sr. Product Manager II"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Edwards Lifesciences full-time

    Pros

    Great work environment, friendly colleagues, nice cafeteria, good benefits, good salary for Orange County area

    Cons

    company match to 401K is lower than others, relationship driven company, parking is awful

    Advice to Management

    fairly new, so not much advice to management, would like to see a stronger 401K match...


  4. Helpful (1)

    "Sr Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Edwards Lifesciences full-time

    Pros

    Great people, products, site and benefits

    Cons

    Politics, weaker senior leadership, too many meetings

    Advice to Management

    impression are not the only measure, hard work and attitude pays off more.


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Great Company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Irvine, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Irvine, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Edwards Lifesciences full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Beautiful campus, Strong ethical culture and inspiring work environment.

    Cons

    Long work hours, work life balance can be difficult

    Advice to Management

    - Keep up the purpose and mission driven culture
    - Look into improving work life balance


  6. "Great company with great culture"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Edwards Lifesciences full-time

    Pros

    Great company culture and lots of training opportunities

    Cons

    Work life balance varies depending on your departments and projects

    Advice to Management

    - Keep up the company culture
    - Look into improving work life balance


  7. "solid"

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    Former Employee - Sales Director in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Sales Director in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Edwards Lifesciences (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    great benefits and good people

    Cons

    reduction in force annually causes stress

    Advice to Management

    promote

  8. "Senior Engineer"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Irvine, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Irvine, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Edwards Lifesciences full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Most ethical Company in it field

    Cons

    Management turnover rate is high.


  9. Helpful (2)

    "Good Innovative Company"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Edwards Lifesciences full-time

    Pros

    Innovative, Good infrastructure , Opportunities for growth, Good Compensation

    Cons

    Bureaucratic and slow at making decisions, Needs to be consistent in their decision making and keeping commitments


  10. "Great Low-Key Internship"

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern

    I worked at Edwards Lifesciences as an intern

    Pros

    Wonderful and intelligent people, adaptability, open office culture. Lots of opportunity to connect with superiors.

    Cons

    Great learning experience but not a very structured intern program.


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