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Edwards Lifesciences Reviews

Updated January 18, 2018
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Edwards Lifesciences Chairman and CEO Michael A. Mussallem
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Pros
  • Good work life balance depends on your departments (in 15 reviews)

  • It was very motivating to work with a young crowd at such a great company who strives for quality products (in 25 reviews)

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

  • sometimes there is a disconnect between business units in such a large company (in 16 reviews)

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  1. "HR Leader"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Edwards Lifesciences full-time

    Pros

    Innovative and Passionate people - for both our patients AND our employees
    The future is bright and the trajectory is steep - with a CEO and leadership team who cares about our special culture

    Cons

    The parking is tough in the mornings, but they've done their best to make it work through valets park assist process - but that's growth for you!

    Advice to Management

    Continue the good work of staying close to our true and constant - our patients, people and credo.


  2. "Assembler"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Edwards Lifesciences full-time

    Pros

    You feel safe in this place

    Cons

    They need hard work even harder than the normal working speed

  3. "Clinical Specialist"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Safety Specialist in Irvine, CA
    Current Employee - Safety Specialist in Irvine, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great company. Great products. Good financial management.

    Cons

    None. None. None. None. None.

    Advice to Management

    Management is fantastic. Could not be better.


  4. "Summer Internship"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Software Engineer(Internship) in Irvine, CA
    Former Employee - Software Engineer(Internship) in Irvine, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    I really enjoyed working with everyone. They were all very professional and kind.

    Cons

    Overall really good, did not have a problem!


  5. "Engineers perspective of EW"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Manufacturing Engineer in Irvine, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Manufacturing Engineer in Irvine, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great people. A lot of smart people everywhere. Good perks with cafeteria, active lifestyle, and benefit packages including health, dental, stock options, and bonuses.

    Cons

    Growing company that is growing fast and experiencing growing pains. Technology moves fast but infrastructure did not follow. Still paper systems and in combination with lots of approvals and various unnecessary paperwork, some things have slowed down.

    Edwards Lifesciences Response

    Nov 21, 2017 – Senior Assistant

    We appreciate your review. Honest feedback like yours helps us move forward in a way that is beneficial for all of our team members here at Edwards.


  6. "Great company, great culture, great benefits, great people!"

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    • Senior Management
    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 (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Company is growing rapidly and makes products that save lives. Coming in to work everyday means making a difference in people's lives. The culture is awesome and innovation is a key ingredient. This lends itself to an environment where you will be able to make an impact while continuing to learn and grow and stay relevant to your profession.

    Cons

    I have no complaints whatsoever!

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you are doing!

    Edwards Lifesciences Response

    Nov 21, 2017 – Senior Assistant

    Thank you for your review. We appreciate the amount of passion and dedication employees like you put into their work every day.


  7. "Sr. Engineer, Quality"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Edwards Lifesciences full-time

    Pros

    The company has maintained a small company feel where relationships and contacts matter at times more than merit.

    Comparable if not better compensation when compared to similar companies in the area. The company has been performing extremely well financially other the past years, which has really made it a great place to work.

    Cons

    Corporate politics can be frustrating.

  8. "Engineer 2"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Irvine, CA
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Irvine, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Edwards Lifesciences full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    The culture is great, in general everyone is very friendly and helpful which is helpful when you are a new engineer.

    Cons

    A lot of politics within management


  9. "Great Company to Work For"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Manufacturing Engineer Intern in Draper, UT
    Former Employee - Manufacturing Engineer Intern in Draper, UT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Edwards Lifesciences full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Excellent Work-Life balance
    Fun Employees
    Good, Hard work
    Very well Organized

    Cons

    Salt Lake City is not a great location. No night life in the region

    Advice to Management

    None


  10. "Customer and Employee Focused company"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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 5 years)

    Pros

    Competent top management - desire for growth

    Cons

    The top management desire for improvement doesn't always trickle down

    Advice to Management

    Reach out more to middle management directly


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