Number of employees: 33,000
Big 100 revenue ranking: 9
Glassdoor rating: 4/5
76% 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: Cutting edge technology keeps moving healthcare forward. Cons: Culture is to work in a fast-paced environment.” —Current project engineer
“Pros: Full team of “A” Players; lean culture; fun; great mission. Cons: Systems upgrades; in-house training doesn’t come around often.” —Current employee
“Pros: Cool concept; benefits customer’s bottom line; values strong performers; because you cover a variety of areas in the hospital, opportunity to learn is tremendous; opportunities to move around and try different roles within the company; Stryker is a bright spot on the resume; great sales culture, good company culture. Cons: Overcoming misconceptions about your service; not always glamorous; must be willing to roll up your sleeves and get dirty; contracts with original manufacturers are becoming more prevalent, which may severely limit what hospitals can purchase from you, which can severely limit your earnings.” —Former employee
“Pros: Challenging, yet rewarding; fast-paced environment so the day goes by fast; you are surrounded by a great team; overall great company; great benefits; great work environment. Cons: High turnover and a lot of time was spent teaching a new member.” —Former employee
“Pros: Great people; you get to do what you do best; competitive compensation; fantastic management. Cons: Not a lot of room for growth as employees stay here for a long time.” —Current employee
“Pros: Growth and development opportunities are available; opportunities to move within the company are good. Cons: Depending on the team you are in, management can be nasty and condescending; typical corporate world; doesn’t matter how hard you work.” —Former project engineer