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Invacare Reviews

Updated Sep 23, 2019

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Invacare CEO Matthew E. Monaghan
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  1. Helpful (2)

    "Finance"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Invacare full-time

    Pros

    Stay away .... dying company

    Cons

    Biased management and no clear vision

    Advice to Management

    Quit

    Invacare2018-12-22
  2. Helpful (1)

    "Average company"

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    Engineering Co-Op in Elyria, OH
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Invacare

    Pros

    Friendly people and decent pay,

    Cons

    Constantly changing priorities and goals, no long term goals, lots of stress

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your employees

    Invacare2018-09-12
  3. Helpful (1)

    "Production specialist"

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    Current Employee - Production Associate in Sanford, FL

    I have been working at Invacare full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Associate's on the shop floor

    Cons

    Supervision and management very bad

    Advice to Management

    Quit

    Invacare2018-09-20
  4. Helpful (3)

    "The GOOD the BAD and the UGLY"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Elyria, OH
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Invacare full-time

    Pros

    Invacare pretty paid well. They used to be the largest employer in town. Their original products years ago were the best.

    Cons

    It was a long hard career there. Management did not seem to like any improvements in processes, paperwork or manufacturing unless it came from management. No incentive to provide improvements for anything from hourly employees. Shipped more and more work over seas.

    Advice to Management

    You aren't always the smartest people in the room.

    Invacare2018-06-13
  5. Helpful (5)

    "Company does not value employees!!"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Invacare full-time

    Pros

    Lower level employees try to support each other.

    Cons

    Long days with no lunch break. Constant fear of being laid off. Managers and Senior Level people do not listen to you. Overloaded with projects due to previous layoffs. Everyone in the department is looking for new jobs and doesn't want to be there. No career advancement or guidance. No one to ask for help due to previous layoffs of people that had seniority at the company. Layoff specific people to prevent age and... gender discrimination lawsuits even if they are top performing and valued team members.

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    Advice to Management

    Listen to employees. Don't eliminate people and then try to rehire the position shortly after because that means you obviously should have thought more about the decision beforehand and keep the people who actually aren't looking for new jobs.

    Invacare2018-06-14
  6. Helpful (6)

    "Eningeering"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Elyria, OH
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Invacare full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Pay, Big Corporation, Broad Product Line, Has potential to be a world leader again. I love the company and what our STATED mission is.

    Cons

    Back Stabbing from Upper Management. Constantly wondering if you are going to get laid off. Preaches quality and compliance but practices corner cutting and rushes every project with compromises at every corner. Your job is held over your head every day. You are not a "team player" if you are concerned with quality workmanship and desire to do things right. This is because no one in management understands that to do... things right requires TIME.

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    Advice to Management

    There is no advice that could be given that management would listen to. They are too prideful and arrogant to take any sort of constructive criticism.

    Invacare2018-05-14
  7. Helpful (4)

    "don't value their salesforce"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Invacare full-time

    Pros

    Top of the line products Majority of staff excellent people Great training program

    Cons

    Don't seem to value their sales force Lack of incentives to do well Out of reach quotas

    Advice to Management

    Upper management does not seem to be in touch with what goes on in the industry; spend more time with the sales force to see what really happens

    Invacare2018-03-16
  8. Helpful (2)

    "PAC"

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    Former Employee - Pac 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Invacare full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    great employees and company history of helping people

    Cons

    layoffs, cutbacks, reductions, lost revenue & reputation

    Invacare2018-02-14
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    "Great People, but Toxic Environment and Bad Management"

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    Former Employee - Engineer in Elyria, OH
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Invacare full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    I worked here for a number of years as an engineer. Great, innovative products and nice people whom I learned a great deal from. Pay was pretty good and decent benefits.

    Cons

    Upper management has no clue how to go about turning around the company and making it profitable again, even after being out of the consent decree. Very high turnover, multiple plant closures, and layoff after layoff...constant revolving door here.

    Advice to Management

    Listen more closely to the peons under you and take their feedback into consideration.

    Invacare2018-01-27
  10. Helpful (2)

    "Review"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Invacare full-time

    Pros

    Was a great company to work for.

    Cons

    Current Management seems to have lost their way.

    Invacare2018-01-15
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