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Good pay but dependent on corporate office
Manager Systems Development (Former Employee), Saint-Laurent, QuebecSeptember 17, 2014
All shots called from Corporate Office. They don't understand the local reality.
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Good Working Environment
Employee (Current Employee), Saint-Laurent, QCAugust 14, 2014
Pros: money, benifits, experience
Cons: room to move up
Great place to work, good team of people and great atmosphere
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Fun place to work, you work hard and play hard. Provides a lot of opportunity to learn and grow. Provides a very professional environment for growth.
Commercial Director, for 3 Continents (Former Employee), Toronto, ONFebruary 23, 2014
Pros: continuing training programs, external and internal. continuous adaptation to change. lot of opportunity to grow.
Experienced and professional management. Learning and training is continuous and is part of your growth plan. Excellent co-workers, congenial work environment. Plenty of room for all good people to grow. Global organization, fair compensation and many business units to expand your professional horizons.
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Nothing to say really
Assembly Operator Cartridge Direct (Current Employee), Ottawa, OntarioFebruary 5, 2013
Pros: short work week
Cons: long hours (12 hour night shifts)
I really don't have too much to say about this company. Good for single people or people that have grown jids like teenagers. Not so good for people with small kids.
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respected neuroscience company with awesome culture
Neuroscience Specialty Sales Representative (Former Employee), Phoenix, AZOctober 20, 2014
Pros: company culture, compensation, contests, benefits, colleagues
Cons: nothing other than being downsized
My typical work day included calling on neuro/psych's in Phoenix, AZ, the river run, and Las Vegas Nevada.

I learned a great deal about seizure syndromes in adults and children, along with psychiatric disorders.

I had superior training and management with Abbott, and learned from all fellow abbott colleagues throughout my tenure.

The hardest part – more... of my job....being downsized

The most enjoyable part of my job was my clients, the products, the geography – less
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Not exactly the position for me
Lab Tech Aide (Former Employee), Abbott Park, ILOctober 16, 2014
I was not trained well and I worked with negative people every day.
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Modern Coporate Environment
Sr. Business Analyst (Current Employee), Temecula, CAOctober 13, 2014
Over the years there were many oprtunities in this organization but this has been changing in the past 3 years.
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Quality control inspector
Assembler III (Former Employee), Temecula, CAOctober 9, 2014
Pros: saving a life, excellent co-workers and alot of ot
Cons: recent layoff
Production in intervention vascular, learned that what I did saved lives.
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I love working at Abbott and AbbVie.
Data Information Specialist (Former Employee), Waukegan ILOctober 8, 2014
My work schedule was flexible and I loved my manager. I learned a lot about data management system and customer service skills.
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Machine Operator (Former Employee), Laurinburg, NCOctober 7, 2014
I ran serveal diffrent machines everyday. I met a bunch of good people there.
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Dedicated to providing quality products
Senior Data Control Analyst (Former Employee), Columbus, OhioOctober 4, 2014
Was a great place from which to retire. The co-workers were awesome, dedicated people and I miss the daily contact with them.
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Cultlure
Workforce Behavior and HR Strategy Manager (Current Employee), Abbott Park, ILOctober 2, 2014
Lack of direction and advancement based on who you know - not capability.
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Great place to work. Nice community of people, good pay, laid back atmosphere.
Regional Incoming Quality Assurance Associate (Current Employee), Altavista, VASeptember 30, 2014
Pros: free lunch every month without injury in the plant
Cons: have to wear hair nets in the plant
I worked as a QA Associate for Abbott and enjoyed my time there very much. I only worked as a temp so I don't know much about the benfits perminant emplyes get, but I heard the were good. Learned a lot about the manufacturing process while working at Abbott, and had a lot of freedom in my work which helped me become a better problem solver. The hardest – more... part of the job was the redudancy of the tasks, but you will find that anywhere. – less
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Modern Day Slavery
Production (Former Employee), Fairfield CaliforniaSeptember 25, 2014
Pros: overtime
Cons: slavery, racism, sexism, hostile work environment
If you want to find modern day slavery just come to Abbott Nutrition in Fairfield California. Extremely long work days and up to 26 working days without a day off. A very hostile work environment between management and the workers. Sexism and racism is also abundant. Management is constantly clashing with the permanent workers and the temporary workers – more... are caught in the middle. Management will hire people on a temp basis and the permanent workers wont train them properly and them blame it on management that they don't find good people. Constant turnover on all levels of the company. Abbott bought this branch 10 years ago and has only made a profit one year so this place is slated for shut down. Good luck with this one just be aware you have been warned. – less
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Its a very good place to work
Guide Wire Operator I (Current Employee), PRSeptember 24, 2014
Pros: healthcare benefits, 401k and the help we get personally
I start a typical day at 5:30 a.m. it's an assembly line were I solder distal for a Guide Wire to be completed. I have learned how I could help other persons by producing the guide wires. Management is basically divided in Manger, Supervisor, Group Leader and Floor Employee. I have great co-workers I feel like we get along like family. There is no hard – more... part I enjoy my job very much. I believe it's getting to save a life every day. – less
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Very technical job
Catheter Assembler (Former Employee), Temecula, CASeptember 23, 2014
Pros: i got alot of experience in many categories from this establishment.
Cons: i don't have any?
• Manufactured Drug-Eluting Stents, Metal Stents and Balloon Dilatation Catheters

• Perform a wide variety of electronic, mechanical, or electro-mechanical assembly operations on assemblies or sub-assemblies.

• Set up and operate automatic or semi-automatic machines and scanning or putting data sheets with product.
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productive , team spirit,leadership
o Senior Medical representative (Current Employee), Riyadh, S01September 22, 2014
The profession of medical representative is an enjoyable career with too many challenges and needs special skills with being ambitious and willing to succeed, in my point of view smart hard working would be the best key success factor... work more,get more.

To be a leader will be more helpful to be a manager ....co-operation between you and your team – more... will make outstanding results and a stunning harmony .....team spirit is like an ORCHESTRA to make a stunning symphony !!!.

The most enjoyable part is that you get an immediate results which can be the best motive for me ( no routines )

Actually i learned too much skills,courses and i got a very good experience with dealing with too many situations,characters and meeting different personality.

Last year i was STAR ABBOTT,Saudi Arabia and i was appreciated in a magic incentive trip in Zambia,Livingstone and i was promoted to senior and team leader ... i'm really very thankful for all my colleagues,managers and ABBOTT. – less
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Great benefits package and pay
Production Specialist (Current Employee), Altavista, VASeptember 18, 2014
You are busy from the come you come in until you leave. You are usually guaranteed a 40 hour work week. The hardest part is not working the hours that you like. The pay is good
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Good one
MKS ALM Consultant (Current Employee), Waukegan, ILSeptember 18, 2014
Excellent Job Work/Life Balance and management.
Overall is good.
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equipment builder and maintenance organization as an Electro-mechanical
Equipment/ line Technician III (Former Employee), Santa Clara, CASeptember 16, 2014
Provides technical support relating to equipment utilized in the manufacturing areas by repairing, maintaining, upgrading hardware and software and modifying production equipment utilizing technical expertise, technical manuals, schematic drawings, precision tools and test equipment.

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