Medtronic Reviews

Updated 6 Aug 2020

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3.8
77%
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Medtronic Chairman and CEO Omar S. Ishrak
Omar S. Ishrak
1,676 Ratings
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  • "Excessive travel and not a lot of opportunity to work from home creating a better work-life balance(in 183 reviews)

  • "The standard large company issues(in 102 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Superb culture based on the mission"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Medtronic full-time

    Pros

    Patient and quality focused, being good citizens, embracing diversity

    Cons

    Slow, many in 'job for life' that means minimal career opportunities

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  2. "Good"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Territory Manager in Perth, Western Australia

    I have been working at Medtronic full-time

    Pros

    Many opportunities for growth. Great incentives

    Cons

    Big beast with limited transparency


  3. "Great place to work"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Melbourne

    I worked at Medtronic full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great Salary for starters in software

    Cons

    A lot of work to complete

  4. "Too political"

    2.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Compliance in Melbourne
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Medtronic full-time

    Pros

    none that I can think of

    Cons

    Too many silos. Silos within silos

  5. "Company with great mission and innovative medical products to support the mission."

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Corporate Development Manager in North Ryde
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great products, good management, supportive HR practices, focus on diversity and inclusion, philanthropy. Great career prospects for Sales.

    Cons

    Inward looking, need to improve operational excellence, get rid of silos. Not as much career prospect for other functions.

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  6. "Hard but rewarding"

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

    I have been working at Medtronic full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Products and culture are great

    Cons

    Long hours can be full on

  7. "Ok but too many decision makers and not enough doing!"

    3.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Marketing Manager in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Medtronic full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great values, nice people, interesting products

    Cons

    No clear accountability, hard to get things done

  8. "Diabetes"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Diabetes Consultant 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great culture, flexible, supportive employer

    Cons

    Only as good as the manager

  9. "Sales"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Senior Territory Manager in Sydney
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Medtronic

    Pros

    Large multinational Invests in people and programs

    Cons

    Slow processes Slow approval Matrix Supply chain issues

  10. "Great company- stressful training for sales people"

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

    I have been working at Medtronic full-time

    Pros

    Excellent training for sales people

    Cons

    Stressful training, will make you study a lot , you have to stay in a hotel and pass exams

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