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Medtronic - Jill op den Kamp: The Story of a Medical Technology Leader


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These are the slides to Jill op den Kamp's presentation on "Working in an international company: challenges and benefits of working for a market leader" at Expatica's International Job Fair on Saturday, 5 April 2014.

Medtronic is the world’s largest medical technology company, offering an unprecedented breadth and depth of innovative therapies to fulfill our Mission of alleviating pain, restoring health, and extending life. Last year, more than 9 million people benefited from our medical therapies, which treat cardiac and vascular diseases, diabetes, and neurological and musculoskeletal conditions.

With a global reach that extends to more than 140 countries, we have a deep understanding of many universal healthcare challenges. We’re using our experience, extensive partnerships, and the passion of 46,000+ employees to help transform healthcare worldwide by improving outcomes, expanding access, and enhancing value.

Imagine playing a role in changing what it means to live with chronic disease. At Medtronic, you can. We’re creating technologies that treat chronic disease in new ways so people can live better, longer. We didn’t become a global leader by sitting on the sidelines. We’re actively involved in shaping the industry and transforming technologies so physicians have what they need to help their patients move forward with life. Our vision requires bold leaders. If you want a career that is challenging, energizing, and rewarding, we hope you’ll consider joining us as we push the boundaries of medical technology.

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Medtronic - Jill op den Kamp: The Story of a Medical Technology Leader

  1. 1. 2014
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  3. 3. to contribute to human welfare by application of biomedical engineering to
  4. 4. • Introduction – Who are we • History – How we began • Why we do it • How we do it • Shared Services organization • Careers at Medtronic • Questions Topics Who we are
  5. 5. Global Leader in Medical Technology * Free cash flow is operating cash flow minus capital expenditures 5,800+ scientists and engineers around the world $16.6B FY13 global sales from continuing operations which generate $3.9B in free cash flow* 46,000+ employees, making us the largest global medical technology company 1,500+ FY13 patents awarded, bringing our total worldwide to more than 28,000 ~45% sales from international markets, representing more than 140 countries
  6. 6. Who is the recruitment team? Vera van ‘t Hoofd - Sales, IT, Supply Chain, Customer Service Mijke Bonsel - Clinical Research, Quality, Finance, Translations Jill op den Kamp - Clinical Research, Quality, Finance, Email: Hellen Rohs – a.i. - HR, Hospital Solutions, Translations, Quality, Regulatory Soraya Janssen - HR Administrative assistant - Intern Janneke Soogelee - HR Administrative support
  7. 7. What we do
  8. 8. Overview Our businesses fall into three main groups at Medtronic: • Cardiac and Vascular Group (CVG) • Restorative Therapies Group (RTG) • Diabetes Group (DG)
  9. 9. Diverse Businesses to Treat Many Conditions CRDM Diabetes Spine Endovascular Therapies Structural Heart Neuromodulation Coronary Surgical Technologies
  10. 10. Serving the World’s Major Geographies Latin America Middle East/Africa Central/Eastern Europe Greater China South Asia United States Asia Pacific Western Europe/ Canada Countries 140+ Locations 280+
  11. 11. Medtronic Netherlands Employees +1200 Locations Heerlen, Kerkrade, Tilburg, Maastricht In the Netherlands: - 45 nationalities - 49% female - Average age 40 years - Average tenure 9.7 years Each year: - On average 150 vacancies - 60 interns
  12. 12. Medtronic in the Netherlands Four facilities in the Southern part of the Netherlands: Four organizations in HEERLEN: • European Operations Center (EOC) • Financial Shared Service Center & Tax • International Information Technology • NL Sales (Medtronic Trading NL BV) • HR Number of employees: Total in EOC, Shared Services and NL Sales: 830 employees Innovatie voor het leven.
  13. 13. Medtronic in the Netherlands Four facilities in the Southern part of the Netherlands: Bakken Research Center (BRC) in MAASTRICHT Number of employees: 255 CardioVascular Operations in KERKRADE Number of employees: 111 CoreValve sales office in TILBURG Number of employees: 7 Innovatie voor het leven.
  14. 14. 1. Join our Linkedin Medtronic Benelux Careers group for all updates 2. Visit for the latest news on both the products and vacancies 3. Visit for the latest updates on vacancies Interested in starting your career at Medtronic?