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St. Jude Medical Saint Paul Reviews

Updated July 14, 2017
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Saint Paul, MN

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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 33 reviews)

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

  • upper management does not relay information down (in 36 reviews)

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  1. "Sr Principal Engineer"

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    • Senior Management
    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


  2. Helpful (3)

    "Expected to fit 16 hours of work into 8 hour day"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Saint Paul, MN
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Saint Paul, MN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    Benefits were OK, not many pros

    Cons

    Overworked, under paid, tons of reorganization

    Advice to Management

    Need to do more for your employees, make them feel valued

  3. "International Tax Manager"

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    Current Employee - International Tax Manager in Saint Paul, MN
    Current Employee - International Tax Manager in Saint Paul, MN

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

    Pros

    Relaxed environment, pretty solid group of people to work with

    Cons

    Acquired by Abbott Laboratories in January of this year, so a lot of uncertainty with job security.

    Advice to Management

    Not really sure


  4. "Manager"

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    Former Employee - Manager in Saint Paul, MN
    Former Employee - Manager in Saint Paul, MN
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at St. Jude Medical full-time

    Pros

    Company had pipeline of innovative products and loyal/dedicated employees.

    Cons

    Company had a difficult time managing quality and processes.


  5. "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


  6. "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


  7. "R&D Engineer II"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - R&D Engineer II in Saint Paul, MN
    Current Employee - R&D Engineer II in Saint Paul, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Teams are like family. Everyone helps each other and sincerely cares about coworkers lives. Great hours, benefits, and work/home balance. Exciting product lines and very interesting.

    Cons

    Advancement is very difficult and pay is on the low end of normal.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to foster the wonder team work here. Try to get more on par with salary compensations.

  8. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - R&D Engineer II in Saint Paul, MN
    Current Employee - R&D Engineer II in Saint Paul, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Great people, good work home life balance

    Cons

    Poor advancement opportunities, pay not on par


  9. "Decent Place to work"

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    Former Employee - Computer Systems Engineer Intern in Saint Paul, MN
    Former Employee - Computer Systems Engineer Intern in Saint Paul, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at St. Jude Medical part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good coding style
    strong peer review
    clear roadmap for each sprint

    Cons

    technology is kind of old


  10. "Sr. Marketing Manager"

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    Former Employee - Senior Marketing Manager in Saint Paul, MN
    Former Employee - Senior Marketing Manager in Saint Paul, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at St. Jude Medical full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Work in an exciting and challenging role

    Cons

    Many people work in silos.

    Advice to Management

    Recognize and leverage the talent


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