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A fun work enviroment with a pingpong table.
Quality tester (Former Employee), Beaverton, ORJuly 15, 2014
When we were on our break we had our own ping pong table and a small area with computer access. All my coworkers were friendly.
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Acute Care Sales (Current Employee), Lenexa ksJune 27, 2014
Family owned company selling medical equipment throughout the continuum of care.
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Great people I worked with
temp (Former Employee), Skaneateles Falls, NYMay 27, 2014
Pros: great people, clean
Cons: no advancement, no benefits, being a temp
I met a lot of special people working here. I had fun working here but at the same time, there is no advancement here. The company is kinda unfair.
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Get it done attitude among employess, wtih Best Known Methods
Senior Test Engineering Specialist (Current Employee), Beaverton, ORApril 14, 2014
Challenging and rewarding. Not sure of company strategy for the next 1-3 years.
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Excellent company to work for
Credit Analyst/Administrative Assistant (Former Employee), Skaneateles, NYApril 6, 2014
Great people, advancement, good benefits, a gym!!! Busy work days
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Enjoyable Team Work
Software Test and Validation Engineer (Former Employee), Skaneateles Falls, NYMarch 13, 2014
Pros: team work
I was placed into the testing team and working with my team everyday for a year was a great experience. It really opened me up to group work. Management for the most part kept us busy with tasks, but when there were no official tasks to be done, we performed adhoc testing or lab maintenance. The culture was pretty relaxed, but still demanded you to – more... complete work in an appropriate amount of time. Overall, it was a very good experience. – less
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Good place to work
Embedded Software Engineer (Current Employee), Skaneateles, NYMarch 3, 2014
Excellent co-workers, good fitness club and fun activities
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Privatly owened family company
Technician III / Department Maint. Coord. (Former Employee), San Diego, CA , Skaneateles Falls, NY.February 28, 2014
Pros: new gym & lunch room. nice bonus at the end of the year. supports education.
Cons: moving to many jobs to mexico.
Attended daily department morning market meeting. Prioritize work schedules and assign task. Performed daily Calibration and Preventive Maintenance on department equipment. Maintained and updated master spread sheet for PM's, Conducted evaluations, repairs, and overhauls on customer’s equipment and automated testers to ensure proper operation. Covered – more... as Supervisor when needed. – less
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Machine Operator
Machine Operator (Former Employee), Skaneatles, NYFebruary 16, 2014
Did not enjoy this job. It was very difficult cuz the machines always kept breaking down and it slowed down my progress.
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A typical day
Manufacturing Operator II (Former Employee), Skaneateles Falls, NYJanuary 29, 2014
Pros: benefits, enjoyed the job
Cons: need to move away from manufacturing and go to administrative and they do not have part time work
I assembled medical products, packaged them, shipped them, trained Kelly Service And CPS employees to do the jobs I was proficient in. I helped with Kaizens and engineer builds. I interacted with process changes and help pass FDA audits. I was successful at Quality and effective in time management. I illustrated great communication skills and am a flexible – more... co-worker. – less
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Productive and motivate place
Customer Service Rep for Latin-American (Former Employee), Doral, FLDecember 11, 2013
A typical day on Welch Allyn start with meetings with the Sales Rep, then meeting with the Team, and the rest of the day working and contact with the customer all the time
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Great place to work.
Manufacturing Operator II (Former Employee), Beaverton oregonNovember 5, 2013
Great company to work for. Wonderful people. Atmosphere is nice and great supervisiors
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Lay Offs, Low Pay, No Advancement
Production Worker, Kelly Temp (Former Employee), Skaneateles, NYNovember 4, 2013
Pros: out of work by 3 pm
Cons: management, lay offs, backstabbing coworkers
For a reputable company like Welch Allyn, they are one of the lowest paying entry level factory jobs around. They work with employment agencies and you can only work 11 month stretches at a time then must take a mandatory 3 month lay off. However, most of us don't make it 11 months before a layoff occurs.

Top officials do not forecast the future very – more... well. We were told how we were going to have job security and overtime opportunities for the next three months and two weeks later, we were told the future was grim and layoffs were likely to occur soon. And they did.

When you are a production worker at Welch Allyn, you are subjected to wearing a "blue coat". All non-production workers do not wear a coat. At breaktime, we go to the same cafeteria and stand in the same line to order food. The "no-coats" ignore the coat-wearing workers, budge in line, and treat them like they do not exist.

The work, itself, came in varying levels of difficulty. Either it was 8 hours of putting three screws in a bag and sealing it, or running one of the positions on the line that took days/weeks to learn and master. Some supervisors expected unreasonable amounts of output.

There is a lot of back-stabbing that takes place among the factory workers. There is a definite disconnect between the temp workers and the WA employees. It's cut-throat to save your job. Everyone is related to someone, it's best you don't speak at all to anyone. I have not felt so low about myself and my place of employment in my entire life. It is worse than being in an over-managed high school full of rules, ridiculous regulations, and video surveillance. – less
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High tech but relaxed environment
Assembler and testing (Former Employee), Beaverton, OROctober 19, 2013
Had to be on my feet a lot but everyone was great to work with. fast paced assembly, lean manufacturing.
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Great atmosphere and people!
Customer Service Trainer (Former Employee), Beaverton, ORSeptember 5, 2013
Pros: people and helping out in the local community
Cons: company downsizing
What I liked best about working at Welch Allyn was the people and business culture. Good benefits and pay.
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Clean place to work,friendly and fun place to work as well.
Medical Device Assembler (Former Employee), Auburn, NYJuly 28, 2013
Pros: paid lunch
Cons: no smoking on their property
I loved working at Welch Allyn. I was a temp. so I was laid off or would have continued working there. Everyone was nice and helpful until I got to know what I was doing.
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Welch Allyn is a well respected company in the global medical industry
Director, Employee Relations (Former Employee), Skaneateles, New YorkJuly 23, 2013
Pros: positive employee relations environment and a dedicated work force
Cons: minimal
The Company is privately held and strives to maintain the personal touch while recognizing the challenges of competing in a rapidly changing industry. The Company is fortunate to have a dedicated work force who will assure the company will be successful in the coming years
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lay offs
Shipper (Former Employee), Skaneateles, NYApril 28, 2013
Most of the employees are temps and layoffs are frequent. The supervisor lied and said that no one would be laid off then two weeks later at least half a dozen of us were laid off.
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fun place to work at
manufaturing (Former Employee), Skaneateles, NYMarch 12, 2013
got boring sitting in one place for 8 hours straight, but have wounderful co-workers made it more exciting to go to work. very clean. the most hardest part of the job was to make sure the machine was at the lright messurement. the most enjoyable part of work was doing the accual work i was assigned to
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Good Work Environment
Serving as Quality Engineer (Current Employee), Beaverton, ORDecember 26, 2012
A typical day at work is about 9-10 hours. I learn a lot about Lean process.

About Welch Allyn

Headquartered in Skaneateles Falls, N.Y., Welch Allyn is a privately-held, global manufacturer of innovative medical diagnostic – Read more