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The Top 3 Best Medical Device Companies to Work For

Medical device companies are changing the world of healthcare. From precision medicine to artificial organs and robotic surgeries, there’s never been a more exciting time to be in the field. 

While we have many behind-the-scenes experts to thank for these developments, sales reps play a major role in getting life-changing technology in the hands of the right medical professionals. Medical device sales reps provide critical insights, education, and often training on how to use these complex gadgets. 

Whether you’re already a medical device sales rep or are hoping to become one, you know it’s important to have a strong dedication to the company you’re working for and a passion for its products. We’re helping you get one step closer to achieving that goal by sharing the top three best medical device companies to work for. 

After reviewing our detailed list, one of these companies may ignite a fire inside of you. However, we’re also aware of the endless number of job search possibilities. 

So, keep a note pad next to you. Jot down which details jump out as most important when considering your next career move. Use these insights into your sales rep career aspirations as a starting point for future job searches. 

Here are the top three medical device companies to work for, according to medical sales professionals in our 2020 Best Places to Work in Medical Sales report

1. CONMED

Chosen as the best medical device company to work for in the medium-sized category and third overall best company by medical sales respondents in our Best Places to Work report, CONMED’s support meets employees’ needs inside and outside of the sales office.  

“By focusing on employees’ strengths, we engage and develop them to take on greater roles and challenges at CONMED. This progression of internal talent is something we are very proud of. We’ve also launched a number of innovative new products, which makes selling much more exciting, fun, and rewarding for our sales teams.” — Lisa McCallister, Sr. Manager of Talent Acquisition & HR Training

Medical Specialities: Orthopedics, laparoscopic, robotic, and open surgery, gastroenterology and pulmonary, patient care, and Buffalo Filter Smoke Management

Mission: Our Mission is to enable healthcare providers around the world to deliver exceptional outcomes for patients through accessible CONMED solutions.

Benefits: The CONMED mission and core values reach far beyond patient outcomes. Leaders ensure employees are taken care of as a whole person, not just employees. Along with standard benefits, CONMED also provides: 

  • Short and Long-Term Disability Coverage – CONMED covers these costs on your behalf
  • Maternity Leave
  • Free Flu Shots
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • 401k matched dollar-for-dollar, up to 7%
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Tuition Assistance 
  • Life Insurance

2. Teleflex

A company doesn’t become the second-best overall medical sales company or one of the best medical device companies to work for in the large category without dedicated career pathways. At Teleflex, employees have the power to grow in whatever direction they want. This increases the company’s overall potential to impact patients and clinicians in the best possible way. 

“We have extremely strong career pathways and a variety of different business units that employees can transfer in and out of. Everyday team members have an opportunity to positively impact the patients and clinicians we serve. 

On top of that, we are committed to investing in organic growth opportunities as well as inorganic growth opportunities. All of which support our employees’ growth in whatever direction they choose.” — Mike Cummings, Vice President, Human Resources — the Americas

Medical specialties: Anesthesia, emergency medicine, interventional cardiology/radiology, interventional urology, military/federal solutions, respiratory, surgical, urology, vascular access

Mission: Teleflex is a global provider of medical technologies designed to improve the health and quality of people’s lives. We apply purpose-driven innovation – a relentless pursuit of identifying unmet clinical needs – to benefit patients and healthcare providers. 

Benefits: Employees’ needs and expectations are constantly changing, and Teleflex’s leaders are well aware. That’s why benefits aren’t a stagnant, standard factor for this company.

Mike Cummings, Vice President, Human Resources — the Americas, told us, “We have enhanced our already market-leading benefits position with broader maternity and paternity leave practices, adoption assistance, and also sponsor a volunteer week (JOIN) which allows employees to take time away from work to volunteer. Our people are the Teleflex Advantage.” 

3. Precision Medical Products

As a self-funded startup formed in 2010 by a few people in a garage, Precision Medical Products rose to one of the best medical device companies to work for quickly. Here’s how leaders describe their strategic and fast jump to success: 

“Within 9 years, PMP grew to over $25 Million in annual sales with a team of 140+ people in 36 states. In 2015, Precision Medical was recognized as the #1 fastest growing company in Sacramento. We did this by putting patients first, offering home deliveries, and being known as the experts in our products.” 

Medical specialties: Orthopedic, OBGYN, podiatry, spine, DME 

Mission: Provide the nation’s leading non-pharma take home DVT preventative product, technology, and service to all patients who are at risk post-surgery.

Core employee values: Precision Medical Products sees beyond traditional benefits. Their core values are what help offer employees successful and satisfying careers beyond the standard sales career: 

  • Be intense
  • Have fun
  • Always improve
  • Have integrity
  • Be kind
  • Wow through service
  • Be innovative
  • Give back
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