Cochlear Reviews

Updated 15 Jul 2020

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3.5
56%
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89%
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Cochlear CEO and President Dig Howitt
Dig Howitt
44 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great product with excellent outcomes(in 26 reviews)

  • "Great people working towards a common vision and shared passion(in 16 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Fantastic place to work"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Principal Electrical Engineer 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cochlear full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    A fantastic place to work. Interesting projects, great coworkers and plenty of career growth opportunities

    Cons

    Makes medical devices, so project timelines can sometime be long

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    "Review"

    2.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Team Member in Macquarie
    Doesn't Recommend

    I have been working at Cochlear full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Flexible work hours and great product

    Cons

    Low salary, no career progression, too much office politics.

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  3. Helpful (1)

    "Awesome Company"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Talent Acquisition Specialist in Macquarie

    I worked at Cochlear full-time

    Pros

    Great Vision & Mission and doing something thing purposeful everyday Talented smart people Amazing product Flexible Work Culture

    Cons

    Not any worth mention. No company is perfect but this one was pretty close.

  4. Helpful (1)

    "Technology that makes a difference"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Cochlear full-time

    Pros

    Nice people to wo k with Technology that makes a difference in people's lives

    Cons

    Siloed organization Lack of growth opportunities

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    "Great mission and work life balance"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Project Manager/Program Manager in Sydney
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cochlear full-time

    Pros

    Smart team, good flexibility, excellent mission

    Cons

    Trying to do too much at once, salaries low

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  6. Helpful (1)

    "xxxx"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Mechanical Engineer 

    I have been working at Cochlear full-time

    Pros

    Great people to work with

    Cons

    Pay not that great at Cochlear

  7. Helpful (2)

    "politics"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Verification Engineer 

    I have been working at Cochlear full-time

    Pros

    Freedom , flexible and good working colleagues

    Cons

    no progress . politics , bad planning

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Challenging and meaningful work"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cochlear full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good social mission in a profitable company.

    Cons

    Doesn't have a robust environmental strategy

  9. Helpful (1)

    "Positive"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Production Engineer in Brisbane
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cochlear full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good work environment. Positive mission.

    Cons

    Below market salary. Extremely difficult to get promoted. Production engineering department is not considered as important as design engineering department.

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  10. Helpful (1)

    "Ok"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Product Manager 

    I have been working at Cochlear full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Challenge and variation, makes a difference

    Cons

    Internal politics can make it slow to act

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