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8.2 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 18 ratings in 2016)
"Professional. Dynamic. Engaging."
Pros: 
  • The flexi-time system allows employees a lot of freedom with their work/life balance.
  • It’s widely perceived that hard work will result in recognition and career progression.
  • The complete process, from R&D to manufacturing is all done in one location.
  • There is good support available from managers and supervisors as well as a strong social culture.
Cons: 
  • Some employees felt that there wasn’t enough space for everyone in the offices.
  • There were many systems and procedures to learn early on.
  • The company is so large that it can be overwhelming at times.
  • The training programme ran into problems and didn’t run to schedule.
Culture
8.7 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
6.8 / 10
 
Hours
8.6 / 10
 
Salary
8.0 / 10
 
 
Diversity
8.5 / 10
 
 
Training
7.4 / 10
 

What insiders say about...

"It's an online application process with an initial Skype interview. If successful,..."

"There's no forced structure. I have a manager and senior engineers who assign work..."

"Working in a cleanroom, our desk space is minimal, which does not make for a great..."

"I work a 39 hour week. There is a flexi-time system in place where you have core..."

"The pay is quite good but there is no recognition for overtime."

"Great perks including free healthcare, pension, free tickets for different events..."

"Give me an example of where you used teamwork to accomplish a goal. If you could..."

"There are cycle to work schemes in place and carpooling is both accommodated and..."

"They have been pretty accessible and open to conversations so far. They sit in the..."

"There's great respect with regards to diversity throughout the company."

"Due to the size of the company, it may be difficult to progress when you get to a..."

"I'm working on a number of quality issues."

"There are lots of opportunities to learn and develop in a site that houses research..."

"There could be more training and the hours can be long at times. It can be hard to..."

"The reception area of Boston Scientific Galway was originally a manufacturing site..."

"Friendly, with opportunities to develop as an individual."

"I worked here previously as a Co-op and loved the team I was in and the work env..."

"The graduate programme was described as having a structured two-year training plan...."

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