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Medtronic Reviews

Updated 20 Feb 2020

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3.6
73%
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88%
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Medtronic Chairman and CEO Omar S. Ishrak
Omar S. Ishrak
1,586 Ratings
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  • "Excessive travel and not a lot of opportunity to work from home creating a better work-life balance(in 174 reviews)

  • "Often hand tied by being such a large company(in 96 reviews)

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  1. "Superb culture based on the mission"

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    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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    Medtronic2019-02-12
  2. "Too political"

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    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

    Medtronic2020-01-07
  3. "Company with great mission and innovative medical products to support the mission."

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    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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    Medtronic2019-09-28
  4. "Hard but rewarding"

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    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

    Medtronic2019-09-16
  5. "Ok but too many decision makers and not enough doing!"

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    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

    Medtronic2019-09-11
  6. "Diabetes"

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    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

    Medtronic2019-07-22
  7. "Sales"

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    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

    Medtronic2019-06-06
  8. "Great company- stressful training for sales people"

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    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

    Medtronic2019-05-23
  9. "overall company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Medtronic part-time

    Pros

    pay is pretty good considering its in health industry

    Cons

    traditional in processes and mangement

    Medtronic2019-02-24
  10. Helpful (2)

    "Product manager"

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    Former Employee - Product Manager in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Amazing products, amazing people. They are patient focused and celebrate creative and out of the box ways to help patients get access to technology

    Cons

    You often work in Silo’s with very little visibility to the bigger picture. They are also not open to seeing how you may have developed over years to suit a different role. You are pigeon holed as a certain personality and it is difficult to change that perception.

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    Medtronic2018-10-16

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