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An Organization in Chaos

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  • Culture & Values
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  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sylmar, CA (US)
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sylmar, CA (US)

I worked at St. Jude Medical full-time (More than 5 years)

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

Big company. Lots of opportunity. Good salaries and benefits. Products are the best in the market.

Cons

Terrible leadership. Little or conflicting direction. Lots of in-fighting creating an oppressive work environment and an atmosphere of distrust and back stabbing. Project approval process is convoluted, requiring signatures from multiple departments and divisions. All of whom have their own agendas. Nobody plays well in this sandbox.

Advice to Management

This management team needs to be replaced.

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  1. Helpful (1)

    Treated well, but misleading job description

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    • Comp & Benefits
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    Current Employee - Senior Electrical Engineer in Plano, TX (US)
    Current Employee - Senior Electrical Engineer in Plano, TX (US)

    I have been working at St. Jude Medical full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great benefits, good people, good work-life balance.

    Cons

    Hired for R&D, but spent more than half my time at St. Jude performing other job functions (quality, sustaining efforts, not new product development). Process and paperwork are king. Management gets shuffled all too frequently, leading to a lack of consistency.

    Advice to Management

    I think things are going in the right direction now. Try to get something done before changing the management team again.


  2. great place to work!

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Manager Product Development in Minneapolis, MN (US)
    Current Employee - Senior Manager Product Development in Minneapolis, MN (US)

    I have been working at St. Jude Medical full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Growing company, profitable, lots of opportunity.

    Cons

    short term restructuring, but will only increase long-term profitability

    Advice to Management

    Improve employee training opportunities


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