I enjoyed my employment with Smith & Nephew, St Elmo facility. We were a small facility and incorporated the family atmosphere.
I worked for an awesome manager and was allowed to perform my responsibilities with little to no direct management over site.
I was extremely sad when the decision was made to transfer the manufacturing operations to Costa - more... Rica.
As for the Smith & Nephew company the culture was different than I was accustom to in that many of the support departments were managed through specific portals. i.e. Human resources, IT, payroll, etc... - less