Smith & Nephew
Get weekly updates, new jobs, and reviews

Smith & Nephew Employee Reviews

Job Title
Location
Found 14 reviews matching the search
See all 896 reviews
Job Work/Life Balance
Salary/Benefits
Job Security/Advancement
Management
Job Culture
A good company but no growth opportunities with in South Africa. Benefits are extremely good but salary not market related. Flexible working hours when working after hours.
Pros
Company fuel and meal allowance
Cons
No growth opportunity
Was this review helpful?
Job Work/Life Balance
Salary/Benefits
Job Security/Advancement
Management
Job Culture
It was my first working and office environment. Everyone wanted to give us their knowledge. Managers are supportive. It quite peaceful environment were you expected to be professional. What I noticed was that all managers were calm they did not jump to conclusion and there are good observers. They picked up that I have no computer knowledge and took me for classes without making me feel small and many more. I gained a lot of office orientation.
Was this review helpful?
Job Work/Life Balance
Salary/Benefits
Job Security/Advancement
Management
Job Culture
Excellent company with great benefits. Effective training and coaching> Room for growth. Global territories available. Challenging and fun atmosphere. Is an innovative and demanding medical device manufacturer. They are a leader in the Wound Management , Orthopedic and Sports Medicine areas and a great place to work. No better job exists than one that , at its core, is focused on making patient's lives genuinely better
Pros
Benefits and Training Growth
Was this review helpful?
Job Work/Life Balance
Salary/Benefits
Job Security/Advancement
Management
Job Culture
Very good and productive place to work at. Management is top notch and great benefits too. Environment friendly and company is very understanding when it comes to your personal life.
Pros
Free lunches on fridays
Cons
Hours a bit hectic
Was this review helpful?
Rate your recent company
Share your experience to help others
Job Work/Life Balance
Salary/Benefits
Job Security/Advancement
Management
Job Culture
This job was performed during school holidays. The work environment was good, healthy and friendly. I learned a lot of things about customer service and team work.
Pros
Good work ethics
Cons
Proffesionalism
Was this review helpful?
Job Work/Life Balance
Salary/Benefits
Job Security/Advancement
Management
Job Culture
checking mail for queries that needed urgent feedback. Urgent order processing. Relaxed office environment, which made a day that much easier. Great management
Pros
Words of praise from management for a day gone well.
Cons
Not being given praise when all went smoothly
Was this review helpful?
Job Work/Life Balance
Salary/Benefits
Job Security/Advancement
Management
Job Culture
Morning started with checking my email for feedback,queries from customers hospitals. Order processing. Stock availability checking. Office was very relaxed always. Explaining to a customer why a patient was billed incorrectly. A challenge but loved getting to the bottom of it.
Pros
Words of praise from sales representatives and customers
Cons
Customer not being satisfied with the efficiency of a problem being sorted
Was this review helpful?
Job Work/Life Balance
Salary/Benefits
Job Security/Advancement
Management
Job Culture
I worked for Smith & Nephew for 18 years, I enjoyed my first 10 years of employment. The last 8 years I was very unhappy as Management changed, I was very unhappy with their ethics.
Pros
Very good perks
Cons
Not compassionate
Was this review helpful?
Job Work/Life Balance
Salary/Benefits
Job Security/Advancement
Management
Job Culture
Hand to be available at all hours. on call Had to call on doctor's and PNP's Conducted IST's with nursing staff. Large terroritry to cover Work public holidays
Pros
International Company
Cons
Long Hours
Was this review helpful?
Help us improve!
Is Indeed your favorite place to learn about companies?
Job Work/Life Balance
Salary/Benefits
Job Security/Advancement
Management
Job Culture
My typical day: Check sales update daily Account analysis Addresses sales reps enquiries and queries Addresses promo material requests Update compliance systems I've learnt to solve problems and deal with different personalities. Compliance admin is the hardest part of the job. I like customer interactions, and product launches
Pros
Multinational company
Cons
Lack of communication adressing change
Was this review helpful?
Job Work/Life Balance
Salary/Benefits
Job Security/Advancement
Management
Job Culture
It a very nice and warm place to work in and i enjoy every minute spend here and the management are faily and i enjoy working around my co-workers coause we work as a team im ajust looking for a new challenge
Pros
Free Lunches, Bonuses, Rewards ect
Cons
work from Monday to Friday no public holidays
Was this review helpful?
Job Work/Life Balance
Salary/Benefits
Job Security/Advancement
Management
Job Culture
Productive and very serious working environment, its a coporation that is well known globally. it headquotas are in Memphis in the United Stated
Pros
opportunity to learn more about working for the coporation
Cons
non renewable contract
Was this review helpful?
Job Work/Life Balance
Salary/Benefits
Job Security/Advancement
Management
Job Culture
Working at Smith & Nephew has afforded me the opportunity to engage with people on so many levels and gave me the opportunity to put my knowledge, skills and experience into practice. I have no regrets working at this company as they provided a platform for growth and innovation. The hardest part of working at the company is the culture on managing on perception. Efforts and Good work is not valued or even often ignored or never acknowledged. career advancement is a bit of an issue as there are people that have been in their roles for a long time and are not willing to move and give others a chance to prove that they can also do the jobs. The most enjoyable part of the job is the opportunity to travel and engage with people on all levels. The opportunity for career growth is not such a positive aspect. Overall, i love working at S&N, management just needs to accept change and not be so resistent.
Pros
opportunity to travel, Great benefits, freedom of engagement with key stakeholders and Key opinion leaders of the company
Cons
no acknowledgement for a job well done, no credit is given where credit is due
Was this review helpful?
Job Work/Life Balance
Salary/Benefits
Job Security/Advancement
Management
Job Culture
I get to the office and go through my email, then list all those that need to be actioned. Collect all filing doccumentation and assist managers with various tasks they need done through out the day.I have learnt the importance of time management and prioritising ttasks as well as paying attention to detail because a minor insignificant mistake could have a major effect on another level.My co-workers are very pleasent and friendly people which makes my day at the office that much easier.My job gets rather challenging whenever we have multiple conferances to prepair for at the same time because they are usually in diffarent cities and each have quite a large quantity of marketing mateial handle. However it is very rewarding for me to be aknowledged for the hard work and extra hours i sometimes put in and a new task always gets me excited and eager to get to work.
Pros
subsidised lunches. shuttle from the gate every morning .
Cons
we work at head office therefore we service many of our other branches aroud sout africa, which can be very demanding at times.
Was this review helpful?
See more Smith & Nephew reviews
You may want to try:
  1. Employee Reviews