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St. Jude Medical Reviews

Updated July 4, 2017
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Miles D. White
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Pros
  • Good work life balance but now it is Abbott (in 33 reviews)

  • The company has placed great people in leadership to keep team members motivated (in 33 reviews)

Cons
  • No work life balance, Management has no clue on how to sell (in 27 reviews)

  • upper management didn't value employees (in 35 reviews)

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  1. "Electrical Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Electrical En in Sunnyvale, CA
    Former Employee - Electrical En in Sunnyvale, CA

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

    Pros

    Great products
    Good work life balance

    Cons

    Not competitive compensation-wise
    Can get slow sometimes


  2. "Good company"

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    Current Employee - Remote Customer Service Representative in Sylmar, CA
    Current Employee - Remote Customer Service Representative in Sylmar, CA
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    flexible with hours, good location

    Cons

    Merges with Abbott and is still in the process

    Advice to Management

    None at this time - nothing they can do

  3. "HRBP"

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    Current Employee - HRBP in Franklin Square, NY
    Current Employee - HRBP in Franklin Square, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great company culture and leadership! Company has potential to grow within the medical device industry

    Cons

    Too cost conscious and may overlook business opportunities

    Advice to Management

    Look at future potential instead of just managing cost


  4. "Sr Principal Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Senior Principal Engineer in Saint Paul, MN
    Current Employee - Senior Principal Engineer in Saint Paul, MN
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at St. Jude Medical (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good environment to work, good technology

    Cons

    Limited growth opportunities; great place for good talkers
    Always playing catchup

    Advice to Management

    Focus on key products and leapfrogging competitors


  5. "Good"

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    Current Employee - Project Manager in Woodbury, MN
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Woodbury, MN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Nice building and benefits. Always something to do. They give good opportunity to contract workers. You have the chance to get hired full time.

    Cons

    Too much restructure - restructure happens every 6 months. Abbott is coming in fast and has everything a little loopy.


  6. "Area Admin - Heart Failure Sales"

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    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor in Saint Paul, MN
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor in Saint Paul, MN

    I have been working at St. Jude Medical as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great Company with great medical devices

    Cons

    Overworked as a contract employee


  7. "Systems Engineer"

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    Current Contractor - Systems Engineer in Saint Paul, MN
    Current Contractor - Systems Engineer in Saint Paul, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at St. Jude Medical as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great Place to Work in St.Paul

    Cons

    Management is slow to make decisions

  8. "Sr Storage Administartor"

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    Current Employee - Senior Storage Administrator in Sylmar, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Storage Administrator in Sylmar, CA

    I have been working at St. Jude Medical full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great place to work for.

    Cons

    upper management does not relay information down.


  9. "Administrative Support"

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    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Westford, MA
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Westford, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at St. Jude Medical full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    The opportunity to support great minds and cutting edge technology is not one to pass up. Good benefits, nice perks.

    Cons

    For the employee in satellite locations, one may like the autonomy. At times, one may begin to understand "orphaned employee syndrome".

    Advice to Management

    Bring this technology to the marketplace. The heart health of every human being will be better because of your efforts.


  10. "Summer Intern"

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    Former Intern - Manufacturing Engineer Co-Op in Pleasanton, CA
    Former Intern - Manufacturing Engineer Co-Op in Pleasanton, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at St. Jude Medical as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    - Great learning experience with exposure to many of the projects going on at the facility.
    - Employees are very kind, hard working, and willing to engage my unexperienced ears.

    Cons

    - Cube vill
    - Very corporate feel


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