Karl Storz Employee Reviews

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Rapidly Growing Company
Manufacturing Coordinator (Current Employee) –  Charlton, MAAugust 20, 2018
Good work culture and employee resources. Business resource groups welcome participation and celebrate diversity through educational events, meetings, performances, and celebrations.

The hardest part of the job is how fast the company is growing and changing. Management needs to keep up with the changes and needs of the business as well as employees to keep order.
Pros
tuition reimbursement, health benefits, 401K
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good place to work for
GI Video Endoscope Assembler (Former Employee) –  Charlton, MAAugust 19, 2018
very good company to work for and overall a good job experience, very clean environment, supervisors were easy to work and communicate with. very good pay
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Great Benefits
Sales (Former Employee) –  CharlestonAugust 10, 2018
Pros: Company had great benefits( 3 weeks vacation, 401K plan 6% match, Tuition benefits, Gym benefits.

Cons: Very little room for advancements in corporate, poor leadership and lack of communication between departments.
Pros
Great Benefits
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Management
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very fast pace enviroment
Hand Finisher Assembler III. Quality (Current Employee) –  North Attleboro, MAAugust 4, 2018
we do rotations on job assignments everyday. Perform annealing on furnace, do some bead blast on parts. i like working independently sometimes if necessary.
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Company is poorly Managed
Credit & Collections Coordinator (Former Employee) –  El Segundo, CAJuly 31, 2018
The workplace culture is very hard to work with.. Middle management rules with control and manuipilation of employees. The company has been reported to better business practices this year 2018.
Not a good look.
Pros
Plenty of work- time goes by fast.
Cons
Unfair distribution of the work; can be good for some and bad for others
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Work well under pressure.
Indirect Purchasing Manager (Former Employee) –  Charlton, MAJuly 30, 2018
Karl Storz thrives on educating their employees. A lot is asked of an employee, however, as long as you are willing to learn, you will do well within the organization.
Pros
It is a company that treats you fair
Cons
Hi pressure environment
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This company is the perfect place for those seeking growth within the fields of Endoscopy and Laproscopic.
Onsite Endoscopic specialists (Current Employee) –  New York, NYJuly 27, 2018
Creating ideas that would improve day to day operations within a team is essential. Networking to establish a collaborative effort from other departments through management on delivering better patient service is recommended.
Pros
Flexibility.
Cons
Advancement.
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Training was very important, and I appreciated that.
Quality Inspector (Former Employee) –  Goleta, CAJuly 26, 2018
I enjoyed working there, my job however was temporary. I would have liked to remain as regular employee. I learned a lot about the product, and worked well as a team with everyone.
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Great Place to work
LMS Training System Administrator (Current Employee) –  Charlton, MAJuly 17, 2018
Great Place to work, Many opportunities for growth and internal education. Job satisfaction and a great atmosphere to work. Co workers are all caring and professional to work with and for.
Pros
Many different activities to get involved with
Cons
Alot to choose from
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Super-friendly culture
Manufacturing Associate (Former Employee) –  Goleta, CAJuly 10, 2018
Karl Storz Imaging (KSI) is one branch of an International corporation consisting of several divisions. At KSI the emphasis is on the positive outcome of the customer's experience. The overall emphasis is on Quality, which is strictly controlled.

People are caring and helpful. Every section is cross-trained in additional processes to help cover all stations in the event of absences. All training is provided and updated regularly. One can ask to be trained or retrained to a specific task as required.

That said, the environment at KSI is friendly, even fun-loving. Several events are planned annually, such as a deep sea fishing trip in local waters, an Annual family picnic, sometimes held at a major theme park or venue; and an annual Aloha Picnic (for employees only) held at the beach. The Winter Holiday party is held in January.
One particular employee, an engineer, organized an Easter egg hiding event every year, to the delight of employees the morning after.

HR is concerned about the wellness of the employees, with lots of events and perks including yoga classes and chair massages. Most employees work four 10-hour days a week with a select few, Service,
and Customer Service,for instance working five 8-hour shifts in order to satisfy Customer's needs. KSI's full service Machine Shop maintains shifts day and night including weekends.
Pros
frequent employee activities
Cons
lunch is only 1/2 hour, barely enough to go out for lunch
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What can I say
Lead HW Design Verification Engineer IV (Former Employee) –  Stafford, TXJuly 7, 2018
The engineering tasks were ambiguously defined and never were fully supported by the management and team members due to personal prejudice and issues. I really did not know why things were out of control. Shortest engineering employment ever.
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Wonderful Company
Coordinator Assistant (Current Employee) –  Southbridge, MAJune 20, 2018
The mission and history of the company are inspiring.

Some want to work as a team player and some just want to be the boss. Wants young people versus experience. The hardest part of the job is lack of consistency.
Pros
benefits
Cons
lack of team player
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Was very unhappy
Account Coordinator (Former Employee) –  Southbridge, MAJune 14, 2018
A crazy amount of training for a temp position! Over 400 hours plus weekly training after that was completed. The company wanted more and more out of me and expected me to take on more and more responsibilities without being hired as a FT employee. As a temp you are excluded from all company events or outings. Did not make me feel like part of the team. Very clicky office environment also. Don’t get on the bad side of HR! Made promises that were not kept and changed my schedule that was agreed upon when I took the assignment.
Pros
I can take what experience I received to a new job
Cons
Broken promises
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Endoscopy Sales
Sales Operations Assistant Manager │ Trainer (Former Employee) –  Culver City, CAMay 29, 2018
A well rounded German company. Within a typical day, you are tasked with attaining product knowledge and discovering ways to hit quota. Team building was key to the success of regional sales divisions. KSEA promoted opportunities to get together for learning, growth, and building teams.
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Product knowledge, training, and travel
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good company
SENIOR CREDIT & COLLECTIONS REPRESENTATIVE (Former Employee) –  El Segundo, CAMay 15, 2018
This is a company that affects the human life, and that is the overall beauty of working for them. Typical day is fast paced but accomplished. The events for the staff were nice as well.
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4.0
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Busy, fast paced position
SAMPLE SERVICE COORDINATOR (Former Employee) –  Charlton, MAApril 18, 2018
Great Company benefits. The company has a lot to offer. The individual department I was in did not have growth opportunity. I loved the customers that I worked with and enjoyed knowing I made a difference at the end of the day with the Sales Executives.
Pros
Benefits
Cons
lack of growth
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Productive and Fun
Regional Sales Manager (Current Employee) –  Nigeria - Crown Healthcare and Privic MedicalsApril 3, 2018
it begins with forecasting the possible clients to visit and outline goals to achieve. Then out listing the contacts of key accounts to make phone contacts, thereafter newer contacts

I learn perseverance, and cordial relationship and manage client by taking all of there complaints seriously.

The hardest part of the job is when clients constantly talk about competitors regardless of how hard you push the brand.

The most enjoyable part of the job is when contracts and deals are closed
Pros
Free Lunch
Cons
Short Break
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Good Internship
Continuous Improvement Intern (Former Employee) –  Charlton, MAMarch 18, 2018
Useful in helping MBAs to explore next stage career options. Strong office community focused on being at the forefront of a competitive field in medical device manufacturing.
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Excellent collaborative company to work for
Director of Marketing for Emerging Markets (Former Employee) –  Los Angeles County, CAMarch 8, 2018
Karl Storz is a leader in surgical endoscopy and as such focuses its attention on bettering patient care through instrument design and surgical procedure
Pros
collaborative and fast paced
Cons
now retirement plan
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Assembler (Former Employee) –  Charlton, MAFebruary 24, 2018
Electronic Packaging is a leading developer and manufacturer of hermetic housings and other components for the reliable, long-term protection of sensitive electronics. Our core technologies are glass-to-metal and ceramic-to-metal sealing, thermal sensing components as well as a variety of cutting edge specialty glass competences.
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