Varian Medical Systems Reviews

Updated 22 Jan 2021

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Varian Medical Systems President & CEO Dow R. Wilson
Dow R. Wilson
318 Ratings
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  • "Work life balance could be improved(in 32 reviews)

  • "Upper management hasn't really done anything to make it better for the workers - only upper management(in 14 reviews)

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  1. "Great Company"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Product Support Manager in Crawley, West Sussex, South East England, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Varian Medical Systems full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Helping people treat Cancer every day

    Cons

    Dealing with beurocracy can be hard at times

  2. "Best radiotherapy company in the universe"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Solutions Specialist in Cowley, London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Varian Medical Systems full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Customer Focused and Staff have a voice

    Cons

    Big corporate red tape


  3. "Great company, great attitude"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Solutions Specialist in Crawley, West Sussex, South East England, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Varian Medical Systems full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Cutting edge tech, really proactive in making sure the employees are fully trained, very motivated and intelligent workforce, great employees, very generous benefits and good salaries.

    Cons

    Can be a bit corporate

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  4. "A well structured company, producing high quality products."

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Production Operator in Crawley, West Sussex, South East England, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Varian Medical Systems full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good care programs for its employees and a fair environment

    Cons

    None that I think of at the moment

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  5. "UK Sales"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Varian Medical Systems full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great People, Great Products

    Cons

    Large company,none , none ,none

  6. Helpful (1)

    "No support"

    1.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Varian Medical Systems full-time

    Pros

    I had a wonderful 1st line manager

    Cons

    The business did not support the changes that needed to be made for the department, very difficult to work against a whole organisation when the expectation was not set.

  7. "Engineer"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Varian Medical Systems full-time

    Pros

    Great Company , good management

    Cons

    Not known untill started

  8. "World Leaders in Cancer Treatment - and Employee Treatment"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Crawley, West Sussex, South East England, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Varian Medical Systems full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    I am heard, supported and feel truly valued. The top tier are accessible to staff of all levels. Everyone feels proud of what we do - you can't help it: I've never experienced this before... and I love it.

    Cons

    Ummm... Nope, can't think of anything. I have the best job and work with great people.

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  9. Helpful (2)

    "Installation manager"

    5.0
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    Service Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Varian Medical Systems

    Pros

    Working with the best people who always looked out for you, helped each other and always there to support each other. A very unique team a very smart people

    Cons

    The company is growing so fast - hard to keep on top of everything

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  10. "Great, bleeding edge company technically, but poor management at all levels."

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Varian Medical Systems full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great place to learn skills Friendly people Technical leaders

    Cons

    Poor management, both in terms of strategic judgements and caring for staff Stressful at times. Timescales set top down by management with no buy in from those who implement the work. Obsessed with keeping low headcount in spite of great finances and a mass of work to do. Compensation not as good as it used to be.

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