St. Jude Medical Employee Reviews about "upper management"

Updated 12 Oct 2017

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  1. Helpful (2)

    "Stay away. No ethics or culture"

    1.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Clinical in Denver, CO
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at St. Jude Medical full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Decent benefits. Other than that none. They expect work to consume your life. No camaraderie and people do not care about others. Sales reps are ruthless and will screw your over to get ahead. Sales reps lie and cheat just to makes sales

    Cons

    No ethics. Use clinical studies to promote sales which is illegal. Good ol boy network that if you aren’t a part of then your career will never progress. Don’t care about professional development or human capital management. Upper management is afraid of challenging sales team and sales team runs the company.

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  2. "Great place to work"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Production in Hackettstown, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at St. Jude Medical full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great people Good benefits Invest in their employees Give their employees the tools they need to do their job

    Cons

    Culture from upper management can be negative at times

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  3. "Engineer"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at St. Jude Medical full-time

    Pros

    Stable industry, competitive salaries, free coffee

    Cons

    Management/Schedule driven, Engineering teams sometimes seem to be more nuisance than necessity. Upper management disconnected from operations logistics. Questionable promotions.

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  4. Helpful (3)

    "Look somewhere else"

    1.0
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at St. Jude Medical full-time

    Pros

    As I stare at the screen, I am trying to come up with some. Products are decent

    Cons

    Extremely poor management, unethical in how they deal with product failures. Take way too long to get information to physicians about problems with a product. Do not care about the people in the field. Very top heavy. Upper management (everything above field reps) is more interested in their income than they are the workload on their reps, the success of the organization and the proper treatment of patients. How they handle the latest CRM battery issues is nothing short of disgusting. I left because of it.

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  5. "Sales Director"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at St. Jude Medical full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great product portfolio to manage

    Cons

    upper management didn't value employees

  6. Helpful (6)

    "Decent company. Little management support"

    3.0
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    Technical Service Specialist in Charlottesville, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at St. Jude Medical for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great technology platform and cutting edge research and a fantastic technical service team. Pays very well, especially to young, out of college employees.

    Cons

    Now having experienced working with strong people leaders in other fields, my time with SJM proved to have weak professional development support from upper management, especially for females. Expressing desire to explore different avenues within the company frequently fell on deaf ears, or was met with resistance and chastising. There was also a serious lack of communication between HR and the employee, and certainly no confidentiality between those two parties. Not sure on whose behalf the HR team works... the employee or the employer?

  7. "Sr Storage Administartor"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Senior Storage Administrator in Sylmar, CA

    I have been working at St. Jude Medical full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great place to work for.

    Cons

    upper management does not relay information down.

  8. Helpful (2)

    "Regulatory"

    3.0
     
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at St. Jude Medical

    Pros

    good people that you work with on your level, meaningful work

    Cons

    horrible upper management, no room for growth

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  9. "Not what it used to be"

    2.0
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    Current Employee - Product Surveillance Coordinator in Plano, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at St. Jude Medical full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Surrounded by like-minded individuals, paid time off, sometimes speaking with customers who make you feel like you actually made a difference

    Cons

    Overworked and underpaid, upper management could care less

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  10. Helpful (4)

    "Software Requirements Engineer"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Systems Requirements Engineer in Sylmar, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at St. Jude Medical full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Very good team members, especially some that have dedicated many years working on improving products for SJM. Many employees believe in the work they do and what it provides for the healthcare community.

    Cons

    There are many circles within the workplace and departments are segregated. Growth is hard within the firm due to leadership staying in upper management roles until retirement.

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