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Updated February 22, 2018
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Miles D. White
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689 Employee Reviews

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Pros
  • Good work life balance but now it is Abbott (in 34 reviews)

  • The company has placed great people in leadership to keep team members motivated (in 36 reviews)

Cons
  • no work life balance, stressful (in 26 reviews)

  • upper management does not relay information down (in 39 reviews)

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  1. "ATE Co-Op"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I worked at St. Jude Medical full-time

    Pros

    Work environment is wonderful and teams truly work together

    Cons

    Seemed a bit disorganized at times


  2. "Market"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at St. Jude Medical (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great people to work with

    Cons

    Late to market with MRI Safe devices

  3. "Below average manufacturing job"

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    Former Employee - Assembler II in Liberty, SC
    Former Employee - Assembler II in Liberty, SC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at St. Jude Medical full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Only one round of layoffs in 20 years. Some benefits are nice.

    Cons

    Very low pay compared to other manufacturing companies. Hazardous working conditions.

    Advice to Management

    Pay better and bring back the real employee appreciation days.


  4. "AP Specialist"

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    Former Employee - AP Specialist in Sylmar, CA
    Former Employee - AP Specialist in Sylmar, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at St. Jude Medical full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great company to work for with great benefits and opportunities

    Cons

    Sometimes slow in provide information on changes being made


  5. "Entry is required for submissison"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at St. Jude Medical full-time

    Pros

    I learned a lot while I was there.

    Cons

    New ownership let all the tenured employees go.


  6. "Senior Software Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Sylmar, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Sylmar, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at St. Jude Medical full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Colleagues are very nice, and friendly. Team members and managers are understanding to your situations.

    Cons

    Like other big corporations, it has politics, and it is slow in technology adaptation.

    Advice to Management

    Streamline the management process


  7. "Past Sales Representative"

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    Former Employee - Sales Representative
    Former Employee - Sales Representative
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at St. Jude Medical full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Over all good people on the team

    Cons

    Limited advancement, no mentoring, good old boy network, bad middle management leadership

    Advice to Management

    Respect your employees that are passionate, they usually do 90% of the work. Was a great company when I started. Turned into a company that lost its way. Hopefully Abbott can set it back on the proper trajectory.

  8. Helpful (2)

    "Used to be great!"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Austin, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at St. Jude Medical full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Culture was awesome and everyone loved going to work.

    Cons

    After merger, old-timers were all let go and those that are left don't seem happy

    Advice to Management

    New company is huge, they wouldn't care.


  9. "COOP"

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

    Pros

    Great place to work at and every one was very friendly

    Cons

    Big company so it can take a long time for things to get done


  10. "Great Organization"

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

    I have been working at St. Jude Medical full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great camaraderie between all staff on units

    Cons

    No cons I can think of


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