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Medtronic Reviews

Updated 25 Feb 2020

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3.6
74%
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88%
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Medtronic Chairman and CEO Omar S. Ishrak
Omar S. Ishrak
1,591 Ratings
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  • "Excessive travel and not a lot of opportunity to work from home creating a better work-life balance(in 173 reviews)

  • "Often hand tied by being such a large company(in 97 reviews)

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  1. "Inside Sales Representative"

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    Current Employee - Inside Sales Representative in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great management. Exceptional training programme. £10K is invested into training new employees. Plenty of opportunity to move up the ladder and move into new fields and roles. Great working environment. Development in many areas: customer service, pricing, sales, strategic analysis, time management, communication, account management and many many more.

    Cons

    Learning curve of 12-18 months.

    Medtronic2019-09-01
  2. "Mixed Feelings"

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    Former Employee - Territory Sales Manager in North Watford, England

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

    Pros

    Compensation outside of salary is excellent, lots of great people

    Cons

    Basic salary well short of market average.

    Medtronic2020-02-25
  3. "Strong pipeline"

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    Current Employee - Marketing Manager in Watford, East of England, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great company and fantastic products

    Cons

    Due to size of company the processes can make it hard to do things

    Medtronic2020-02-08
  4. "Massive opportunities with this company"

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    Current Employee - EMEA Infrastructure and Operations Manager 

    I have been working at Medtronic full-time

    Pros

    Evolving, fast paced, complex, cutting edge

    Cons

    Horribly overloaded in some areas

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    Medtronic2020-01-24
  5. "Join Medtronic to provide valuable changes"

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    Former Employee - Therapy Development Specialist 

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

    Pros

    Modern company with great career opportunities

    Cons

    You have to have passion to help people to be able to work in operating theatre while promoting company products

    Medtronic2019-10-10
  6. "Life-saving products; largest medical device company in the world"

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    Former Employee - Sales/Manager 

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

    Pros

    Great products, positive corporate values

    Cons

    Lots of internal processes & red tape

    Medtronic2019-10-10
  7. "OK"

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    Former Employee - Contracts Analyst 

    I worked at Medtronic full-time

    Pros

    Nice offices and location . Good team.

    Cons

    Not very flexible in many areas.

    Medtronic2019-08-09
  8. "Constant change"

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    Former Employee - Manager 
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good benefits, great colleagues, clear messages from senior leadership. Great environment if you thrive on change

    Cons

    Difficult work life balance, constantly chasing the numbers

    Medtronic2019-06-25
  9. Helpful (1)

    "blue chip at its finest"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Medtronic full-time

    Pros

    Infrastructure is there and transition following Covidien merger finally working OK.

    Cons

    Climbers looking for selfish employment gains

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    Medtronic2019-05-17
  10. "Opportunities to grow but you need to work hard for it!"

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    Current Employee - Product Support Specialist in Watford, East of England, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Highly skilled co workers. Good opportunities to develop if you go above and beyond. Excellent benefits. Fast growing company - safe and secure future outlook.

    Cons

    Growing faster than the leadership can manage. Stress levels are high.

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    Medtronic2019-03-05

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