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Zimmer – Why Work For Us?

undefined​​​​​​​​About Zimmer​​​​​​​​

Zimmer is a world leader in musculoskeletal health. We're creators of innovative and personalized joint replacement technologies. After nearly a century, we remain true to our purpose of restoring mobility, alleviating pain, and helping millions of people around the world find renewed vitality.

​​​​​​​​Our Purpose​​​​​​​​

Restore mobility, alleviate pain and improve the quality of life for patients around the world.

​​​​​​​​Our Mission​​​​​​​​

Lead the industry in delivering value to healthcare providers, their patients and stockholders, while embracing our social responsibilities.

​​​​​​​​​​Our Guiding Principles/Values​​​​​​​​​​

Customers First

We are committed to being responsive to our customers’ needs and earning their trust every day.


Do the Right Thing

We hold ourselves to the highest standards of quality and integrity in everything we do.


Innovate and Improve

We are driven to develop innovative products that make a difference and to continuously improve our performance.


Win through Results

We are accountable for delivering on our commitments and recognize that success requires a winning attitude, discipline and a sense of urgency.


Dedication to People

We are dedicated to attracting and retaining the best talent and enabling individuals to achieve their highest potential.


One Zimmer

We perform as a global company and value diversity of background, talent and style.

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What Our Employees Like Best about Working at Zimmer ​​​​​​​ ​​​

​​​​​​​​Careers with Purpose​​​​​​​​

​At Zimmer, we never lose the ability to see patients as people. When we talk about mobility and functionality, we are really talking about people’s lives—whether it is their ability to work, play or simply unload the groceries. By working at Zimmer, you can make the difference in the lives of patients and their families around the world.


​​​​​​Zimmer has career opportunities in the following functional areas:​​​

  • Engineering
  • Sales
  • Research & Development
  • Quality
  • Administrative
  • Regulatory/Compliance
  • Corporate
  • Information Technology
  • Clinical/Medical Affairs
  • Human Resources
  • Executive
  • Operations/Manufacturing
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Marketing

If you find pride and purpose in helping people renew their lives, check out our current openings at http://www.careers.zimmer.com.​​


​​A Spirit of Innovation​​​​​

One of our core values is Innovate and Improve. We're always on the lookout for remarkable people who can push the boundaries of innovation and be catalysts for change. With world-class research labs and cutting edge new technologies, we thrive to make a difference in everything we do.

Our company was founded on one man’s confidence in his vision, and we have never looked back. Zimmer continues to lead the way in the orthopaedic industry by addressing patient-specific needs with new and innovative technologies, many of which Zimmer pioneered.

​​​​​​​​A Culture of Collaboration​​​​​​​​

Whether you’re working with shoulder, spine, knee, hip, elbow, trauma, dental, or other surgical products, you’ll find an integrated team committed to making a difference.

For example, our engineers and clinicians work together to develop new products and improve existing ones. Marketing and sales professionals work side-by-side with surgeons and other healthcare providers.

Zimmer employees can expect to work closely with colleagues around the world working toward one purpose of improving the quality of life for patients.


​​​​​​​Grow with Us​​​​​

At Zimmer, employees can learn and grow through challenging assignments, continuing education, and opportunities to take on new roles throughout their careers. We provide our employees with the tools and resources they need to succeed in their current roles as well as prepare them for future career opportunities.


To help cultivate the potential of every employee, we emphasize continuous learning and leadership development in several ways. This is accomplished through providing tuition reimbursement programs for employees, internal training classes and materials, early career rotational programs, mentoring programs, and leadership development courses. Additionally, Zimmer supports employee participation at industry conferences, and memberships within professional societies.


​​​​​​​Your Total Rewards​​​​​

At Zimmer, your skills, ideas and dedication are recognized and rewarded as a vital part of the Company’s success. We call this Total Rewards, the basic principle of which is to provide employees with the opportunity to share in the rewards and successes that they help to create.


Zimmer is in the business of helping people maintain a better quality of life — and that includes our own employees. That is why we provide our employees with competitive and affordable health care options, as well as a generous retirement savings and investment program. Zimmer also offers competitive compensation including a bonus plan intended reward employees for their work-related contributions.

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    Pros

    I like the support I get from my staff team and functional support teams. My peers are knowledgeable and easy to work with. The operating teams are open and receptive to change. A tremendous amount of experience and skill makes the amount of technology we use appear simple to apply to our processes. The company is investing in technology everywhere.

    Cons

    Some teams are ahead of others related to continuous improvement. The teams are all aligned to the same goals and metrics yet somewhat autonomous in the way they are managed to achieve goals.

    Advice to Management

    Share a single vision of what the future of our business will be. Where are we going and how are we going to get there?

Zimmer Interviews

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    Application

    I applied through a staffing agency – interviewed at Zimmer.

    Interview

    It was very easy. A few basic questions and asked if I was interested. I had the only interview and was offered the job all in the same day. The company was especially interested in the fact that I have a MS and I was able to negotiate a higher pay because of that.

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Zimmer Awards and Accolades

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Winning "W" Company, 2020 Women on Boards, 2014
Best New Product of the Year (Enterprise) - Silver, Best in Biz Awards, 2014

Additional Info

Website www.zimmer.com
Headquarters Warsaw, IN
Size 5,000+ Employees
Founded 1927
Type Company - Public (ZMH)
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue £2 to £5 billion (GBP) per year
Competitors Biomet, Stryker, DePuy

Zimmer can put the spring back in your step or the zing back in your swing. We design and market orthopedic products, including reconstructive implants used in knee or hip replacement surgery, spinal stabilizers, shoulder implants that restore function in arthritic joints, and dental implant systems and bone and tissue grafting materials.

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Mission: Lead the industry in delivering value to healthcare providers, their patients and stockholders, while embracing our social responsibilities.

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