Boston Scientific Reviews

Updated 27 July 2015
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Boston Scientific President and CEO Michael F. Mahoney
Michael F. Mahoney
148 Ratings

Pros
  • Good work life balance advocated by senior management (in 31 reviews)

  • Good benefits, nice working place (in 32 reviews)

Cons
  • It is challenging to manage work life balance (in 15 reviews)

  • Poor management skills on the part of mid-level to upper management (in 22 reviews)

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537 Employee Reviews

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  1. Too much on call

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Boston Scientific full-time

    Doesn't Recommend
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    Great customers to work with

    Cons

    After hours work too much


  2. Clinical Specialist

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Boston Scientific full-time

    Pros

    New technology always coming out

    Cons

    Salary gap between TM and CS


  3. PD eng

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engineer in San Jose, San Jose (Costa Rica)
    Current Employee - Engineer in San Jose, San Jose (Costa Rica)

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

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    -great environment -good compensation package -roles and responsibilities well established

    Cons

    -difficult to climb positions - average salary - highly regulated industry, makes it hard to implement process improvements

    Advice to Management

    -lack of motivation to employees


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  5. Great time to be at BSCI

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Biloxi, MS (US)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Biloxi, MS (US)

    I have been working at Boston Scientific full-time (More than 8 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    products, employees, turnaround is finally here

    Cons

    declining ASP' s and increasing rebates

    Advice to Management

    have managers and corp acct leaders take a hit on rebates


  6. IS Intern

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Boston Scientific

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great Gym, great classes, people. Cafeteria is subsidized.

    Cons

    Under resourced - really push on the staff.

    Advice to Management

    Needs to have more open communication


  7. Engineer

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA (US)

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Growth mode ... so lots of energy. Common goals.

    Cons

    Some aspects still in slow old-fashioned mode of taking things slowly.


  8. BSC

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Boston Scientific

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Paid breaks, medical benefit options, and 401k company matching.

    Cons

    Mandatory overtime, family/work balance, and management


  9. Great people, bad benefits

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Quincy, MA (US)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Quincy, MA (US)

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great co-workers, clean facility, and gym with a pool table and ping pong table.

    Cons

    Poor benefits overall, constant "Lean" downsizing, way to many layers of bureaucracy and not enough people who do the work.


  10. Sr. Manager

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Marlborough, MA (US)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Marlborough, MA (US)

    I worked at Boston Scientific

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great people and culture and overall a nice place to work.

    Cons

    Too much non-value added activities.

    Advice to Management

    Work on streamlining the PDP process


  11. good company to work for

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Boston Scientific

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good company to work for, excellent benefits package, good work life balance

    Cons

    The re are none at the moment



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