Number of employees: 24,000
Big 100 revenue ranking: 22
Glassdoor rating: 3.2/5
46% would recommend to a friend.
Terumo produces and sells a variety of general hospital products and equipment like disposable supplies, blood glucose monitors, dialyzers, infusion pumps and intravenous liquid nutrients. The company also makes blood transfusion bags, heart-lung machines, vascular grafts and catheters. Terumo operates in different parts of the world including the Americas, Asia and Europe and sells products in about 150 countries.
Here’s what current and former employees have to say on Glassdoor:
“Pros: Great culture; great people; content. Cons: Too many projects; not enough resources.” —Current engineer
“Pros: Generous pay; time off; autonomy; employee benefits. Cons: Poor leadership; lack of direction.” —Former employee
“Pros: Autonomy in the day-to-day work; some good managers; great team environment. Cons: Teams seemed to always be strapped for resources; lots of projects; the director at the time seemed to hate the idea of people working less than 40 hours a week.” —Former engineer
“Pros: Good work-life balance; good benefits; great team and coworkers. Cons: Slow to implement any changes or improvements; not much room to grow; responsibilities and long-term interdepartmental relationships some times tense.” —Current employee
“Pros: Excellent flexibility in the day to day work in hours worked, agendas and getting time off; great employee development; fantastic interdepartmental communication; genuine work environment with intelligent and focused individuals; very little micromanaging; transparent communications across management levels; above-average benefits. Cons: There was a small wave of contractor layoffs; high FDA regulation causes the company to jump through hoops that lead to some process inefficiencies at multiple levels; strictly from monetary compensation, it may have been slightly below average.” —Former employee
“Pros: Our products save lives every day; we are able to bring innovative products to cardiac operating rooms at a high pace. Cons: Budget constraints have led to difficult times and leaner workforce; increased regulatory pressure from the government can create added stress.” —Current employee