Covidien Reviews

Updated 3 Jun 2020

To filter reviews, or .
3.2
56%
Recommend to a Friend
71%
Approve of CEO
Covidien Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Omar Ishrak (no image)
Omar Ishrak
65 Ratings
Pros
  • "Excellent work/life balance, great people, enjoyable job(in 48 reviews)

  • "Long-term; good benefits; was a terrific company as Valleylab when the employees owned it (before it went corporate(in 46 reviews)

Cons
More Pros and Cons
  1. "Human Resources"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
     

    I worked at Covidien

    Pros

    Good work environment and culture

    Cons

    Not many bad aspects to say

    Covidien2017-09-14
  2. "Fair employer"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Prague
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    good team, opportunity to learn working with expensive complex apps

    Cons

    very common overtimes, recruitment of new members takes ages

    Covidien2020-06-03
  3. "Solid organization, Metronic only makes it stronger"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Marketing 

    I worked at Covidien full-time

    Pros

    Outstanding product innovation, world-class surgical training for sales team

    Cons

    None to speak of, leadership was solid and work was appreciated.

    Covidien2020-05-29
  4. "sucks"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales in Minneapolis, MN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Covidien full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    not many I really thought it sucked

    Cons

    everything, people are clueless and ruthless

    Continue reading
    Covidien2020-03-10
  5. "Senior Internal Auditor"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends

    I worked at Covidien full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good team with strong commitment

    Cons

    Restructuring - Medtronic acquired Covidien and culture has changed.

    Covidien2019-10-19
  6. "Most lucrative employer in the area."

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Team Leader in Hobart, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Covidien full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Ability to learn new equipment.

    Cons

    Do not always agree with management decisions.

    Covidien2019-08-30
  7. "Merged Medtronic"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Supervisor 

    I worked at Covidien full-time

    Pros

    Good company culture and well well commented

    Cons

    Unstable environment due to integration

    Covidien2019-08-13
  8. "Run!"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Controller in Tijuana, Baja California
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Covidien full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Pay is a little over the average for Salaries.

    Cons

    It´s a sweatshow. Fingerpointing everywhere. Cuttroath culture. Super Toxic enviroment.

    Continue reading
    Covidien2019-05-29
  9. "Great Company"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Covidien full-time

    Pros

    Great Company, room for growth but you will have to work for it.

    Cons

    Tough culture to work at.. High Volume with high demand.

    Covidien2019-04-22
  10. "Great Company to work for"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Covidien full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great people and company to work for

    Cons

    I don't have anything bad to say

    Covidien2019-03-07
Found 803 reviews