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Medtronic Reviews

Updated August 17, 2018
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  • "Work Life balance is a big issue as the company is very focused on sales numbers" (in 138 reviews)

  • "Large company, can be hard to keep up with all the opportunities" (in 76 reviews)

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  1. "One of the best companies to work for!"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Amazing company to work for and had a great group of people. Very knowledgeable base and building cool products all around.

    Cons

    It was a far commute to work everyday and can be a little hard to stand out in a large company.


  2. "Sr Finance Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Senior Financial Analyst in Minneapolis, MN
    Former Employee - Senior Financial Analyst in Minneapolis, MN
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Medtronic full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Nice people! Overall, a great place to work. Good work-life balance and volunteer opportunities.

    Cons

    Hard to know what the company is going to do next. The stock valuation/tax hit was very hard for some. Real consequences.

  3. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Medtronic full-time

    Pros

    The corporate mission is truly held

    Cons

    Pains of a fast growing company


  4. "Group lead"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Ponce, PR
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Ponce, PR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great environment and team work

    Cons

    Limits growing limited overtime no tine to challenge
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  5. "Sr. Mechanical Design Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Minnesota in Fridley, MN
    Current Employee - Minnesota in Fridley, MN

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

    Pros

    there are some cool devices to work on

    Cons

    it is a very large company


  6. "Great Place"

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    Former Employee - Quality Assurance in Warsaw, IN
    Former Employee - Quality Assurance in Warsaw, IN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Medtronic full-time

    Pros

    Good place to work, and some great people!

    Cons

    Lots of overtime that is often mandated.

    Advice to Management

    Practice what you preach, please.


  7. "Market Leader"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Medtronic full-time

    Pros

    Strong position in market, passionate people, great benefits

    Cons

    Bureaucracy, speed of decision making

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Senior Director"

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

    I have been working at Medtronic full-time

    Pros

    Great Benefits at the executive level

    Cons

    Difficult to achieve a good work life balance


  9. "Production Lead"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boulder, CO
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boulder, CO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great Benefits, 4 weeks vacation, 6 weeks paternity leave. Best Company I've worked for

    Cons

    Employees tend to be overworked

    Advice to Management

    More incentives/recognition for employees


  10. "Subcontract"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Medtronic full-time

    Pros

    Pros include pay and time off

    Cons

    there are not any cons

    Advice to Management

    Continue to find great jobs


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