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Medtronic Reviews

Updated May 25, 2017
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  1. Helpful (3)

    "Lots of opportunity-but mid-management needs work"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Coordinator in Minneapolis, MN
    Current Employee - Project Coordinator in Minneapolis, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great people to work with and large company with great benefits.

    Cons

    Need people managers - not just technical managers


  2. "Legal Assistant"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Legal Assistant in Santa Rosa, CA
    Former Employee - Legal Assistant in Santa Rosa, CA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    flexible, family oriented, great benefits and pay

    Cons

    risk of on and off layoffs


  3. Helpful (3)

    "Customer Service"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Support in Columbia Heights, MN
    Current Employee - Sales Support in Columbia Heights, MN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Large company with opportunity for mobility, decent benefits

    Cons

    Pay is very low, work is not challenging

    Advice to Management

    Communicate clearly and show appreciation for reps on the front lines


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  5. Helpful (2)

    "Warsaw, IN"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Warsaw, IN
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Warsaw, IN
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Medtronic full-time

    Pros

    People want to work and provide good products.

    Cons

    Overload work for mid level employees. No work/life balance.

    Advice to Management

    Management decisions are problematic causing excessive costs and slowing process changes needed to a crawl. However willing to take large risks.


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Diabetes"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Diabetes Sales Specialist in San Antonio, TX
    Current Employee - Diabetes Sales Specialist in San Antonio, TX
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    It has very good benefits and Over Time is allowed.

    Cons

    Very little room for growth. There has been a lot of turnover with upper management.


  7. Helpful (1)

    "I have been employed full-time at Medtronic Diabetes for more than 5 years."

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Medical Device Sales Representative in San Antonio, TX
    Current Employee - Medical Device Sales Representative in San Antonio, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great company to work for with excellent benefits. Superb training ground for medical sales.

    Cons

    Work/life balance is incredibly challenging. Also, senior leadership does not look out for front line reps. Upward mobility is driven by company politics, rather than merit.

    Advice to Management

    Emphasize merit when comparing applicants for promotion.


  8. Helpful (2)

    "Management"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Medtronic (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great brand recognition and reliable products

    Cons

    Men always get preference over women

    Advice to Management

    Advance individuals based on success vs gender


  9. Helpful (2)

    "Engineering"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Engineer in Orange, CA
    Former Employee - Engineer in Orange, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    good mission, benefits, fairly stable

    Cons

    Corporate run, no innovation, local leaders have little authority.

    Advice to Management

    Decentralize and allow satellite companies to excel. Stop choking them.


  10. Helpful (2)

    "Same old, same old"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Technical Service Specialist in Mounds View, MN
    Current Employee - Technical Service Specialist in Mounds View, MN

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

    Pros

    Respected company with good reputation

    Cons

    Decreasing benefits, changed time off system and a lot of people ended up with less, those with retirement benefits are seeing cutbacks


  11. Helpful (1)

    "Quality Engineer"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manufacturing Quality Engineer in Littleton, MA
    Current Employee - Manufacturing Quality Engineer in Littleton, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    One of the Only Capital Equipment sites
    Unique Product
    Excellent dedicated Team
    Fun at Work

    Cons

    Small Site
    Less exposure to Corporate


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