Medtronic Reviews

Updated May 28, 2020

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3.7
76%
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89%
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Medtronic Chairman and CEO Omar S. Ishrak
Omar S. Ishrak
1,637 Ratings
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  • "Excessive travel and not a lot of opportunity to work from home creating a better work-life balance(in 183 reviews)

  • "Often hand tied by being such a large company(in 100 reviews)

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  1. "Great place for finance"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Principal Financial Analyst in Minneapolis, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Medtronic full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Being part of a company innovating lifesaving technology

    Cons

    Working through the corporate matrix

    Medtronic2020-05-28
  2. "Mission-driven company"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Senior Program Manager in Mounds View, MN
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Strong alignment to the mission Family-like atmosphere Excellent growth opportunities

    Cons

    Overly matrixed org Complex and cumbersome processes Work/life balance

    Medtronic2020-05-28
  3. "Awesome place to work!"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Clinical Program Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great mission, culture, work, benefits

    Cons

    large corporation, inevitable silos, politics

    Medtronic2020-05-19
  4. "Good"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Data Engineer in Northridge, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Medtronic full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good benefits, company takes care of both patients and employees, they take action on employee suggestions, and the work is meaningful

    Cons

    Not a lot of communication between departments, dated tech for meeting rooms and drab looking office space

    Medtronic2020-05-20
  5. Helpful (1)

    "Best Place to Work"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior IT Program Manager in Mansfield, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Medtronic full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Appreciated, Diverse, Included, Plenty of room for advancement

    Cons

    Size of company has constant changes.

    Medtronic2020-05-11
  6. "Good Company"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Senior Engineer in Boulder, CO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Medtronic full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great culture, benefits, and mission

    Cons

    Lack of internal development opportunities

    Medtronic2020-05-12
  7. "Good company to coast at"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - 24/7 Technical Support Representative in San Antonio, TX

    I worked at Medtronic full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Guaranteed pay bumps Stock Healthcare and benefits in general are great

    Cons

    Hit a ceiling pretty fast then its just a cushy-ish dead end job

    Medtronic2020-05-13
  8. "Multiple Presidents club award winner. Tremendously successful and capable."

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Principal Territory Manager 
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Medtronic full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Variance in commissions paid on different volumes

    Cons

    Maintaining customer base due to new innovations

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    Medtronic2020-05-11
  9. Helpful (1)

    "Would avoid working for Manufacturing"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Analyst 

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

    Pros

    Many opportunities to work overtime

    Cons

    Way too much politics and you can only climb the ladder if you know the internal people

    Medtronic2020-05-22
  10. "My review"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Systems Administrator in Mounds View, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great benefits and compensations. Great company mission.

    Cons

    Large company, sometimes communication is no the best

    Medtronic2020-05-06
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