Flextronics

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Flextronics Reviews

Updated 19 December 2014
Updated 19 December 2014
491 Reviews
3.1
491 Reviews
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Flextronics CEO and Director Mike McNamara
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Benefits are nice and depending on position work life balance is good (in 20 reviews)

  • Work environment is safe and security guards on duty all the time (in 19 reviews)


Cons
  • When you are really bust work life balance can be tough (in 14 reviews)

  • Almost all of the Senior management (VP and above) comes from outside the company (in 11 reviews)

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  1.  

    Some good times and a few bad ones

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Some really good people work here, some really hard workers

    Cons

    Way too many chiefs, hanger's, leaners and networking career climbers. Poor work-life balance

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stop changing your strategy every 6 months

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2.  

    Good school for hardworking Millennials

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    Former Employee - Senior Process Engineer in Guadalajara, Jalisco (Mexico)
    Former Employee - Senior Process Engineer in Guadalajara, Jalisco (Mexico)

    I worked at Flextronics

    Pros

    The company has an incredibly large portfolio of products being designed, manufactured, tested and delivered for diverse OEMs using state-of-the-art top notch technology across the globe. Flex is one of the biggest players in the EMS industry and throughout the years has increasingly developing a good structure. For a hardworking millenial who loves what he/she does and wants to learn the EMS business this company is the place to be.

    Cons

    At the plant level employees often have to spend countless hours at work to get the things done.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Communication is the key.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    good job to have

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Flextronics

    Pros

    company is a good job to have. Advancement is fast to point. pay is good for the job you are doing. they do offer great benefits.

    Cons

    the work life balance is not the best. you do have some free time but you have to work retail hours. once ou reach a point, it is very hard to advance.

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  5.  

    Flextronics

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Flextronics

    Pros

    After working with the company as a customer for 4 years, I knew that I would one day join the Flextronics family. I have never been more happy since joining the company. Nor have I witnessed an organization of such grand scale invest in their employees' education, careers and professional development. I can't say enough great things about the company and its people; from top to bottom I have found nothing less than first class.

    Cons

    I have no cons to offer.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Flextronics review

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    Former Employee - Planner Scheduler in Milpitas, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Planner Scheduler in Milpitas, CA (US)

    I worked at Flextronics full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    A family community at the work place

    Cons

    Customers can be very demanding

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Have some incentive for being loyal to the company

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Stable with minimal Career Progression

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    Former Employee - Failure Analysis Engineer in Senai (Malaysia)
    Former Employee - Failure Analysis Engineer in Senai (Malaysia)

    I worked at Flextronics full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Annual Wage supplements, Quaterly bonus payout, Internal Training development programs

    Cons

    Unflexible working hours, below average annual wage increment

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Implement employment salary level based on grades

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Good place for experienced

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    Current Employee - Process Engineer in Chennai (India)
    Current Employee - Process Engineer in Chennai (India)

    I have been working at Flextronics full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Good work culture.Internally we can move.

    Cons

    growth is less.work load is more.repetitive work will make you feel bored.For freshers package is very very less

    Recommends
  9.  

    Great place to work

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Flextronics full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Great place to work, good pay scale, a lot of support (when you look for it), seems to be a strong management (but to be seen), not so much micro management

    Cons

    Too large of an organization, can be bureaucratic, a lot of senior management changes in recent months

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Flextronics review

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    Current Employee - Project Manager in Chennai (India)
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Chennai (India)

    I have been working at Flextronics full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    *good worklife balance
    *Visibility of the process, transparency

    Cons

    * No clear objective for the employees

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Flextronics

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Flextronics full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Personal Growth is in the culture. Lots of opportunity to go places. specialization occurs in segments. Good technology

    Cons

    Not a 9 to 5 job, working globally has it challenges, moving from one segment to another is not as easy as it should be, there are some silo's and the company has some duplicate of roles

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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