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Stryker Corporation is a Fortune 500 medical technologies firm based in Kalamazoo, Michigan.Stryker's products include implants used in joint replacement and trauma surgeries; surgical equipment and surgical navigation systems; endoscopic and communications systems; patient handling and emergency medical equipment; neurosurgical, neurovascular and spinal devices; as well as other medical device products used in a variety of medical specialties. In the United States, most of Stryker's products are marketed directly to doctors, hospitals and other healthcare facilities. Internationally, Stryker products are sold in over 100 countries through company-owned sales subsidiaries and branches as well as third-party dealers and distributors.

An upset former employee shared this in a review "Management at Stryker is not diverse. The manager that took over our team is rude and never took the time to learn his team. He and his team lead are fake and abuse their authority operating under a regime of intimidation. But when their managers are watching they present very kind. When they are out of management view they are cunning and plotting. Neither are fit leaders and not educated on working with multiple backgrounds."

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Current Employee - Salesman says

"Once you grow your territory they will take it from you."

Current Employee - Technician says

"Work / life balance is terrible, it's a cookie cutter factory, benefits are terrible, salary is terrible, it's a cult like workplace and I couldn't stand that. Not for me."

Former Employee - Anonymous Employee says

"Top level management including HR refuse to lead and would rather undermine each other in ways that only prove to hurt the business and it's employees."

Former Employee - Onsite Specialist says

"dishonest about promotions, don't care about past experience,"

Former Employee - Production Associate I says

"*Employee Appreciation Week (time off production to relax...then work longer because of lost production time) *50+hr work weeks (unless you get that NEW weekend shift or four 10hr days shift, which is only one or a couple of departments) *Underpaid for the amount of risk involved! *Skeleton crew even before COVID. If someone calls out, everybody suffers because that quota HAS to be made! *Cliques like school days, beware the gossip. *Ask for your ideas and opinions but: don't implement them or take credit and profit from them later."

Current Employee - Anonymous Employee says

"walking on egg shells, always worrying about keeping my job. all about numbers which is how I think they see their employees. Just a number. Would never recommend Stryker to anyone."

Former Employee - Production Associate says

"No work/life balance, coworkers are not upheld to Culture standards, massive turnover rate."

Former Employee - Sales Associate says

"people are weird / hollyweird"

Former Employee - Senior Account Manager says

"No work life balance. Managers do not even meet with employees, nor do they understand the process."

Current Employee - Trauma Sales Representative says

"- 80+ work weeks with no overtime pay - No PTO or pay out for PTO -24/7 on call - Zero Days off -Treated more like a fraternity than a career. - Could come home at 2am and be expected to be back at the hospitals by 6am - Reps are “leading/managing” associates who have never been trained to lead or communicate properly in a corporate like atmosphere. Reps treat associates like a sports team in college who are the freshman scum. Expected to work ungodly hours and kiss the ground the reps walk on. Treated very disrespectfully -on average work 60 days straight before you can have a Sunday off but not really because your still expected to answer calls and be ready if they need you. Can’t drive the same car as your wife or go more than 50 miles away if you do happen to get one day off after at least 6 months of employment"

Manufactura (Former Employee) says

"No se lo recomiendo a nadie pésimo lugar para trabajar..."

Associate Customer Service Rep (Former Employee) says

"Management is not diverse. The manager that took over our team is rude and never took the time to learn his team. He and his team lead are fake and abuse their authority operating under a regime of intimidation. But when their managers are watching they present very kind. When they are out of management view they are cunning and plotting. Neither are fit leaders and not educated on working with multiple backgrounds."

Technical worker (Former Employee) says

"Abteilungsleiter und Manager sollten ausgewechselt werden und genau angeschaut bei der Auswahl und nicht nur standardisierte fragen wo man sich vorher auswendig gelernt hatte. Die Arbeit in der Firma ist eintönig und wenn dann ein Fehler mal Passiert werden Sie von einigen Mitarbeitern versteckt. Passieren aber bei ein paar einzelnen kleine Fehler werden Sie Monate lang diskutiert wo ich die Ansicht hatte das es schon Mobbing ist."

SNR. FP&A Analyst (Former Employee) says

"There was a high management staff turnover creating a bad stabilty environment. Management pushed expectations downwards never providing support although saying you could speak up, they shut you down when you did. I never had leave in 9 months, forcing me to leave for health reasons."

Regional Sales Manager (Former Employee) says

"Stryker is an excellent company to gain experience, but caution to those who look to make a career here. It is an awful self serving culture. Good exposure, but the employees do not have the hospitals and physicians best interests in mind."

Customer Service Representative (Former Employee) says

"The training I received from the so call senior rep was horrible. The job is complex and if I would have gotten proper training I could have been better equipped to do the job. Person who trained me was aloof and not friendly at all. Sales reps were very nice and supportive. My manager was awful. Would not recommend anyone to work here."

Production Worker (Former Employee) says

"The Management Is Not That Good! They Treat You Like Your Still In High School. An If Your Not in Good With Your Supervisor They Will Pick On You For Little Things. There Is Soooo Much Drama There Its Not Funny. They Don't Care About You! I Almost Died An They Gave Me Points For It Which Is Not Nice , I Have Health Issues An They Only Cared About If I Could Work Or Not . An They Try To Make You Feel Like Your 12 Years Old. The Only Good Thing Is That I Made Some Good Friends!"

Associate (Current Employee) says

"Unqualified and inexperienced management. A collection of attaboys. No real work culture. Zero teamwork. Silos among divisions. Fraternity mentality and zero respect for outside of stryker experience."

Anonymous (Current Employee) says

"If you're going to be a contractor, do not do it. The stryker staff is arrogant and most of them will treat you like dirt. You won't have the same benefits or perks as the stryker staff. There is a high turnover rate here for a reason, especially among the contractors."

Sales Representative (Current Employee) says

"N/a Did not enjoy my time with stryker due to work/life balance and no ability to grow within the company. I do not recommend for anyone that wants to spend time doing anything besides stryker."

Assembly Line Worker (Former Employee) says

"They say you work “some weekends” but I worked everyday for 3 months. Not only that we were forced to say after an hour later. This is not the best place to work unless you just want money.NoneEverything"

Network Engineer (Former Employee) says

"Staff it IT provides lectures about professionalism but yet act like 2 year olds. People hear are miserable shady and back stabbers. They lies to me said it was a full time job but was only a contractor for 3 months and was let go. Not sure bout company future but they cannot afford phones and say they are worth millions. dont work here it's a horrible environment."

Associate Director - Upper Extremity (Former Employee) says

"middle management has intense pressure to perform and has often mistreated employees as a result. focus is much more on hitting predetermined performance goals than on the development & satisfaction of employees."

Onstaff (Former Employee) says

"A lot of kissing butt and if you're supervisors didn't like you, you dont get hired in. a lot of mandatory overtime. A lot of being on your feet. not a great place to work"

Craniomaxillofacial Process Lab Technician (Former Employee) says

"Lack of career advancement and growth opportunity. Completely unacceptable salary and benefits. Minimal to non existent supervisor/management presence. Supervisor/manager often worked from home, not available to contact.nonelack of career advancement and growth opportunity, poor management a"

Senior Financial Analyst (Former Employee) says

"Negative culture and a very high turnover of employees. They do not acknowledge hard work. Very unorganized company. No direction, no clarity on job duties. It is no wonder the turnover of employees is so high for all kinds of levels from staff to upper management. Horrible management.I would not recommend anyone to work here.High turnover, unorganized, negative culture"

Foot & Ankle Specialist (Former Employee) says

"Stryker likes to buy employees and companies. Once they own you they will give you a couple years before they want to get rid of you and bring someone else in that is cheaper.Company nameTerrible environment"

Team Member/ National Loaners East (Former Employee) says

"if you dont have connection you can not move forward unfortunately the worse company that i ever work .old team member believe that they own the companybenefitswork load very stressful"

Assembler (Former Employee) says

"They like the communication there and don't appreciate hard workers they want you to look busy and not actually get a lot of stuff done but have a few seconds of free timeNoneManagement is awful"

Shipping/Receiving/Material Handler (Former Employee) says

"Stryker has horrible management. They let the drug addicts run things and the management was incompetent. If you like being over worked and under compensated while working, be my guest."

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