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Edwards Lifesciences Reviews

Updated September 7, 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 22 reviews)

Cons
  • Work life balance need improvements (in 23 reviews)

  • sometimes there is a disconnect between business units in such a large company (in 15 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (2)

    "Good Innovative Company"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • 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


  2. "Great Low-Key Internship"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    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.

  3. "Engineering Manager"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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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

    Innovation, helping patients, focused on cardivascular

    Cons

    Management heavy and slow to make decisions


  4. "A place to grow and built your career."

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Medical Technologist in Irvine, CA
    Current Employee - Medical Technologist in Irvine, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great benifits and work culture.

    Cons

    Work life balance need improvements.


  5. "Good firm"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Clinical Specialist in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Clinical Specialist in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    A good firm to work with. Considerate management

    Cons

    Work life balance can be little better

    Advice to Management

    To look into improving work life balance


  6. "Great Work Environment"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager - Finance in Irvine, CA
    Current Employee - Manager - Finance in Irvine, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Passionate employees who care about work beyond the office. Work life balance is flexible

    Cons

    Advancement opportunities are limited. Ceiling for mid level management.

    Advice to Management

    More active senior level management in department work. The comprehension of the day to day is limited and absentee.


  7. "Good prospects. Office politics matters."

    StarStarStarStarStar
    Former Employee - Programmer Analyst in Irvine, CA
    Former Employee - Programmer Analyst in Irvine, CA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good work life balance depends on your departments. Many sports facilities for employees to use. Benefits and pay are decent.

    Cons

    Office politics can speed up or hamper your progress. Also non engineer jobs can be suddenly laid off. Off site employees from Irvine may not get all the perks.

  8. Helpful (3)

    "Working Conditions"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior CGL Designer in Irvine, CA
    Former Employee - Senior CGL Designer in Irvine, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Edwards Lifesciences (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Well its a mixed culture working community.

    Cons

    Management is not highly professional to deal with problems and concerns prior to its happening.


  9. "Great company with a lot of growth and potential"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director in Irvine, CA
    Current Employee - Director in Irvine, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Company provides nice working environment and treats employees as valuable assets. The products are unique that can bring a lot of challenges and opportunities.

    Cons

    Edwards is growing at a rapid pace and market direction can change. Employees need to understand their roles and priorities.

    Advice to Management

    Innovation is important to the company future. Continue to invest in people, product and process. The company growth will be based on leading edge, reliable, well-designed products.


  10. Helpful (2)

    "Good company to work for"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    innovative product; good coworkers;

    Cons

    lower than average salary compared to other medical device companies


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