Flextronics
3.0 of 5 365 reviews
www.flextronics.com Singapore 5000+ Employees

Flextronics Reviews

Updated Apr 17, 2014
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64% Approve of the CEO

Flextronics CEO and Director Mike McNamara

Mike McNamara

(183 ratings)

48% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Super high turnover rate

Analyst (Current Employee)
Bukit Mertajam (Malaysia)

I have been working at Flextronics full-time for more than a year

ProsLearn a lot of system and technical skills
Learn about factory culture
Everyone is boss

ConsSuper high turnover rate
All the good people leaves
Does not promote family life
Leaving no skills
The people that stays cannot change their mindset
Management tries to replace skills by passing the jobs to new hires and causes them to leave due to stress and lack of knowledge sharing
Stiff rules and people are treated like robots
Old skool factory
Favoritism is everywhere and politics
No growth. The management positions are beyond saturated like 80% management 20% skilled workers
They already have a circle of inner trust here. Just learn what you can and leave. Don't trust anyone
Salary based on job grade. So the only way to earn more is to go up. Outdated. There are better companies out there. Once you finish learning and go through hell here, the skills are good for you to go out and get a better offer and better company and better culture.

Advice to Senior ManagementFire all the HR. They lack new ideas to retain people

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Sounded great to start, but quickly showed true colors

Field Team Supervisor (Former Employee)
Wilmington, DE (US)

I worked at Flextronics full-time for more than a year

ProsGreat people to work with

ConsStaffing consistency, turnover, hours required, salary

Advice to Senior ManagementCOMMUNICATION!! Don't dangle carrots that your employees can never obtain or are never going to be fulfilled if they do.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Very high internal politics and EGO. leader suppress workers.

Consultant (Current Employee)
Chennai (India)

I have been working at Flextronics full-time for more than a year

ProsSmall group to make good visibility
Not much work or areas to learn

ConsToo much work extraction
Very much suppressing workers
Only leaders ideas are supposed to be perfect not even consider the thoughts of workers
Very much negative environment

Advice to Senior ManagementTry to be board minded.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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This will give you ALOT of overtime.

QA Technician (Current Employee)

I have been working at Flextronics as a contractor for less than a year

ProsPeople are nice (My boss and co-workers are awesome!)
Work for the most part is very easy.

ConsWorking 7 days a week (Every other weekend we get off)
Pay is not great
Your working 9-10 hours a day.
your breaks a really short
you always standing ( on concrete, so your legs WILL HURT!)
Rules are EXTREAMLY strict
The recruiter\traning people will tell you highly inaccurate information so you will take the job
( and they do it because they take money from your paycheck for recuting you until you are no longer a contractor)

Advice to Senior ManagementGive longer breaks, and maybe invest in some more chairs, and people so we dont have to work over time.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Good plans, bad execution

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Flextronics full-time

ProsGood lower level mgmt, good opportunity to learn how things are really built.

Conswork life balance, very hierarchical, no job training very bad for first job, no career path, no vision, attention to detail on meaningless things

Advice to Senior ManagementCreate an innovating/creative environment by putting your employees in positions to succeded rather then having high expectations without clear understanding or tools to fulfull those expectations.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Nothing special

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Flextronics full-time

ProsGood place to start a career and to get experience.

ConsThere is no career growth. Lack of resources.

– I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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A company managed by the Financial Team

Vice President - Senior Level (Current Employee)
Santa Clara, CA (US)

I have been working at Flextronics full-time for more than 5 years

ProsThis is a company that provides multiple opportunities for aggressive hard working people to advance to the Director/Sr. Director levels

ConsThere is little to no focus on the customer.....never have I been at any company where the most senior of management conspires to "Get one over" on the customer......the least customer focused company in the NASDAQ 100 IMHO.

Almost all of the Senior management (VP and above) comes from outside the company

Advice to Senior ManagementRemember that your customers are the foundation of the company....not the bean counters

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Frustrating

Inventory Specialist (Current Employee)
Guaynabo, PR (US)

I have been working at Flextronics full-time for more than 5 years

ProsWorkplace is clean, efficient and comfortable

ConsLimited opportunity for growth. Lack of management efficiency

Advice to Senior ManagementBusiness model should be align across the board

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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My pass through flex mexico

Engineering Manager (Current Employee)
Guadalajara, Jalisco (Mexico)

I have been working at Flextronics part-time for more than a year

ProsBenefits are good and pay rate is ok. Nice facilities.

ConsCaos all production floor and warehouse. Large labor days, people scream and yelling when frustrated. No parking lot.

Advice to Senior ManagementNA

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Mixed of pros and cons working in Flextronics

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Flextronics

ProsGood working ethic, contain labour law to follow.

ConsLimited head count resource, unfair compensation.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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