Number of employees: 32,000
Big 100 revenue ranking: 9
Glassdoor rating: 3.9/5
75% would recommend to a friend.
In order to be successful at Stryker, the company claims that results-driven people will make a difference. The company claims that making healthcare better is the core of what they do, and they do it by collaborating with customers to create products and services that are tailored to each customer. Stryker touts itself on giving employees the opportunity to develop their careers based on strengths and potential, including the possibility to move geographically, functionally, laterally and vertically.
Here’s what current and former employees have to say on Glassdoor:
“Pros: Excellent pay and benefits; great culture/people; facilities are top-notch. Cons: Extremely competitive and hard to get your foot in the door; contracted and hourly warehouse workers are treated much different than full-time corporate employees.” —Current employee
“Pros: Pays well; inclusive culture; flexible dress policy; resources. Cons: Changing environment/outsourcing; corporate politics; high maintenance management; preferential treatment.” —Current employee
“Pros: Given great responsibility and opportunity to contribute to life-changing products. Cons: Can be a very stressful environment with launching products and regulatory audits.” —Former employee
“Pros: Work-life balance; ownership and responsibility; the path to get promoted; reverse commute; support from management. Cons: Lots of documentation; sometimes slow pace; emphasis on paperwork detracts from design and engineering work; often outsources some important designs; technology not as cutting edge as consumer space; average to below-average compensation/benefits.” —Current design engineer
“Pros: The company is very challenging; They award their employees every year through bonuses. Cons: Lack of resources; employees are expected to take on too many projects; you can burn out; there are not enough promotions after countless achievements and recognition; local management cannot have any influence on corporate red tape.” —Former employee
“Pros: Growing company; dedicated workforce; genuine people; lots of encouragement to network; job shadowing; craft your own career path; a mission-driven organization that truly invests in its employees; lots of growth opportunities; 401k matching and discretionary contribution. Cons: Still adapting to the times; lots of manual spreadsheets; need a degree to even be an entry-level manager; pay is on the low end of competitive; tough work-life balance/long hours (this is recognized and most managers are flexible with approving time to take care of personal things); hard to get hired.” —Current employee