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Current CEO: William H. Kucheman

Status: Active

Guidant Corporation is a subsidiary of Abbot Labs and Boston Scientific. It is headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, with facilities in Ireland, Puerto Rico, Minnesota, Texas, Washington and California. The company designs and produces cardiovascular medical products such as artificial pacemakers, stents, implantable defibrillators and more. Guidant competes with companies like Johnson and Johnson, Medtronic and St. Jude Medical.

Guidant’s mission is to provide leading technology for medical practitioners and life-saving devices to help prolong the lives of patients. Despite the highs and lows of the company since its establishment and the controversies involving its competitors, it continuously strives to deliver quality products and services to all its customers. Guidant made a number of product innovations in 1995; 25 products were introduced, including perfusion catheters and the Ventak Mini defibrillator. These products created a huge impact on the fiercely competitive industry, making Guidant stand out. The Ventak Mini II Guidant followed and became the device preferred by many surgeons.

Guidant careers are offered to talented and smart individuals who want to join their growing team. Working at Guidant gives qualified people a chance to be a part of the Guidant culture of excellence, where everyone is motivated to grow and help create products that will make a difference in patient’s lives. Employees at all levels are recognized equally.

Many jobs are waiting for highly motivated people. Guidant is currently looking for employees to work as market managers, territory account managers, quality engineers, sales representatives, molecular specialists, technicians, medical directors, accountants, receiving inspectors and more. Students and professionals have a good chance of being hired, as there are a lot of areas and positions to be filled in both Guidant and Boston Scientific.

Being a part of the team entitles qualified applicants to enjoy a broad range of competitive Guidant benefits. All employees can get paid time off, life insurance, medical, dental and vision plans, adoption assistance, educational assistance, 401K retirement savings plans with company match, health care and dependent care flexible spending accounts and an employee stock ownership plan.

On-site facilities are also available for employees to use like fitness centers, barber shops, car washes and car detailing, dry cleaning services and full-service cafes. Employees get access to the ride-share program, local merchant and movie ticket discounts, book fairs, ATMs and credit unions and day-care facility assistance. The company provides regular employee sports events where everyone can take some time off work and have fun.

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