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Medtronic Reviews

Updated December 12, 2017
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Medtronic Chairman and CEO Omar S. Ishrak
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  • Work/life balance is incredibly challenging (in 128 reviews)

  • Typical large company matrix organization challenges (in 72 reviews)

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  1. "MDT"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Territory Account Executive in Columbus, OH
    Former Employee - Territory Account Executive in Columbus, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Medtronic full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great pay and benefits and strong company values.

    Cons

    So large that they buy and sell numerous product divisions.

    Advice to Management

    Better protection for employees being sold to other companies.


  2. "Challenging work"

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    Former Employee - Senior Buyer
    Former Employee - Senior Buyer
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Excellent training, and advancement available.

    Cons

    I did not experience cons, none!

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Too Big"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Medtronic full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Brand Name
    Lots of Resources

    Cons

    Lay Offs
    Pay Reductions
    In House Training

    Advice to Management

    Dont let your employees go


  4. "Senior Account Manager"

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    Current Employee - Senior Account Manager in Minneapolis, MN
    Current Employee - Senior Account Manager in Minneapolis, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Fast-paced, challenging, rewarding, travel, engaging

    Cons

    High stress, very competitive, steep learning curve

    Advice to Management

    Need a well-balanced person who can relate to both sales and finance.


  5. "Associate Configuration assurance administrator"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Memphis, TN
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Memphis, TN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great company and place to work for

    Cons

    Need more time on team building

    Advice to Management

    Be open to employees, need more team building


  6. Helpful (2)

    "Lacks vision"

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    Former Employee - Senior Manager in Mansfield, MA
    Former Employee - Senior Manager in Mansfield, MA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Medtronic full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Cares about patients & development of technology in the medical field.

    Cons

    Does not recognize employee growth potential. Only focused on bottom line growth without care for employee impact. A healthcare company that has a horrible healthcare plan.

    Advice to Management

    Take closer care of the employees. Have better training for managers.


  7. "Loyal Honest Employee"

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    Current Employee - Associate Quality Systems Specialist in Memphis, TN
    Current Employee - Associate Quality Systems Specialist in Memphis, TN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great Benefits
    Great Pay
    Great Group of People
    Amazing Events for Employees
    Standard Hours

    Cons

    Leadership can be a bit unorganized and may crack under pressure at times. Also, leadership doesn't do enough to make each individual feel as though they appreciated for the work they contribute any recognized success.

    Advice to Management

    Put more incentives in place to help employees feel valued and to show that hard work does pay off and is occasionally recognized.

  8. "Review"

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    Current Employee - Senior Principal Scientist in Monmouth Junction, NJ
    Current Employee - Senior Principal Scientist in Monmouth Junction, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Medtronic full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great company to work for

    Cons

    Not a big site in NJ

    Advice to Management

    Keep your talented people


  9. "Medtronic Colorado"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Extremely talented team with a focus on impactful, high quality products

    Cons

    High pressure environment with few opportunities for advancement locally. More opportunities outside the state.


  10. "Good products / odd management"

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    Former Employee - District Manager
    Former Employee - District Manager
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Medtronic full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great medical products that help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life

    Cons

    Very odd management that is old school


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