Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Medical devices manufacturer
  • Year established:
    2000
  • Website:
    http://www.edwards.com
  • Contact
    • 3 The Sector, Newbury Business Park, Newbury, Berkshire, RG14 2PZ

About Edwards Lifesciences Limited

Edwards Lifesciences are the global leader in the science of heart valves and hemodynamic monitoring. Driven by a passion to help patients, the company partners with clinicians to develop innovative technologies in the areas of structural heart disease and critical care monitoring.

With roots dating back to 1958, the company has five core values: be a trusted partner; thrive on discovery; strengthen our community; celebrate our success; and act boldly and decisively with passion and courage to do what is right.

Staff’s individual learning and development needs are extracted from individual development plans and are collated annually. From this, a regional development calendar is put together based on professional and personal development requirements.

The company is led by Chief Executive Officer Nick Walker, who operates an open-door policy and is generally available to answer questions and provide support to any level of employee.


What is it like to work for Edwards Lifesciences Limited

Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
The company set itself environmental targets to ensure all staff stay on track with the company-wide sustainability plan. Some of these targets include: use 100% of electricity from renewables by the end of 2017 and use 90% of Eco paper by May 2018.
My Company
My Company
The company has introduced a range of initiatives for employee engagement, including enhanced long service awards, a coffee club, increased communications and mindfulness sessions for all office-based staff.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
Edwards Lifesciences have a collaborative incentive scheme whereby all employees work towards set goals which are cascaded through the organisation. This is linked to the e-performance system and people are awarded between 5% and 15% of their salary.

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Benefits:

  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

    At least 20% of staff are known to undertake charitable activities during business hours without incurring financial loss

  • Holidays
    Holidays

    Companies offering a minimum of 25 days annual leave to all employees

  • Gym
    Gym

    companies offering either free gym/ sports facilities or offering subsidised gym membership for all employees

  • Health Insurance
    Health Insurance

    Companies offering private health insurance for all employees

  • Long Service
    Long Service

    50% of employees with more than 5 years' service

  • Maternity
    Maternity

    At least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative

  • Profit Related Payment
    Profit Related Payment

    Companies offering profit related pay to all employees

  • Development
    Development

    Companies who provide support for non-work related training

Company Statistics

  • UK sites:

    1

  • Staff Turnover:

    12%

  • Average Age:

    41

  • Male : Female:

    45% / 55%

  • Staff:

    51

  • Earning £35,000+:

    71%

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