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Medtronic Reviews

Updated January 20, 2018
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  • Work hard but management is very cognizant on work/life balance needs (in 153 reviews)

  • Company has great benefits and growth or movement is achievable if you really put your mind to it (in 150 reviews)

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  1. "Mission driven"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Product Development in Maple Grove, MN
    Current Employee - Senior Product Development in Maple Grove, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Multiple opportunities in a large company. Focused on mission

    Cons

    Can get lost in the crowd.


  2. Helpful (2)

    "Clinical Specialist"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Medtronic full-time

    Pros

    Decent pay and great benefits. Cool technology.

    Cons

    Terrible hours for the pay.

    Advice to Management

    Provide more incentives to non-sales employees.

  3. "Clinical Research Associate"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Best company to work for

    Cons

    Takes longer for process to take place


  4. "Mgr. Market Access"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Diverse Portfolio, excellent CEO, good benefits

    Cons

    tight travel budgets make stakeholder access difficult

    Advice to Management

    More department resources


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Program Manager"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • 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 Medtronic full-time

    Pros

    Good compensation package. Flexible work location and hours.

    Cons

    Medical insurance is getting worse every year. Employee career development not consistent across locations and functions and businesses.

    Advice to Management

    Value employees.


  6. Helpful (2)

    "management"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Principal Clinical Specialist in Sterling Heights, MI
    Former Employee - Principal Clinical Specialist in Sterling Heights, MI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Medtronic (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    good benefits, advancement opportunities, big company.

    Cons

    lack of communication. Managers have no clue what they want.


  7. "Manufacturing Engineer"

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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 Medtronic full-time

    Pros

    This is a great company to work for if you care about the impact you are having on people's lives. The work life balance is great and you the work is overall fulfilling

    Cons

    The work can be tedious due to high documentation required due regulatory requirements. There has always been a problem with headcount at this facility which can lead to stressful times in the year but overall a good company to work

    Advice to Management

    Career development can be better streamlined.

  8. "Overall a great place to establish a career"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Santa Rosa, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Santa Rosa, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Company lives by its mission statement; can be proud to be an employee of a company that supports the community and makes products that improve lives; excellent/competitive pay and benefits; flexible work arrangement options; lots of development and advancement opportunities.

    Cons

    Work-life balance can be a challenge once one advances to a certain level within the company.


  9. Helpful (2)

    "Good Company, terrible management"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Great working environment, good senior leadership

    Cons

    Terrible management, high level of stress company wide due to too many projects and not enough employees

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your employees, stop making them work on holidays, treat everyone fairly and equally


  10. Helpful (2)

    "Senior Director"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Medtronic full-time

    Pros

    Large stable company with great vision of the Founder Earl Bakken

    Cons

    Company culture is poor and political and not conducive to innovation. Leadership is more concerned with pleasing those above them and climbing the ladder than be passionate about mission


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