Flextronics
3.0 of 5 364 reviews
www.flextronics.com Singapore 5000+ Employees

Flextronics Reviews

Updated Apr 17, 2014
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3.0 364 reviews

                             

64% Approve of the CEO

Flextronics CEO and Director Mike McNamara

Mike McNamara

(183 ratings)

49% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Pros:
  • "Benefits are nice and depending on position work life balance is good"
    in 12 reviews
  • "Good lower level mgmt, good opportunity to learn how things are really built"
    in 9 reviews
Cons:
  • "When you are really bust work life balance can be tough"
    in 9 reviews
  • "Being a contractor, you had to deal with your own upper management plus VZW"
    in 10 reviews
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Big corporation but small business mind

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

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

ProsBenefit is decent and working hours is flexible.

ConsNot really organized. Upper management doesn't really communicate well with clients and has no business skills to run the whole projects. If you want to get some experience, it is ok place. However, not more than that. Flextronics is a manufacture company but trying to be innovative and trying to be a leader in the tech market.. However, at the end it is a manufacture company.

Advice to Senior ManagementUpper management should know how to run the business and give people more clear directions.

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My roles and responsibilities is to provide solution for critical failures & corrective action for hardware pcbs

Debug Engineer (Current Employee)
Bangalore (India)

I have been working at Flextronics full-time for more than 3 years

Proswe can learn more and more improve our technical knowledge

ConsDont want to specify this

Advice to Senior Managementprovide opportunities for employes to go to next higher level

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Amazing company to learner and gain experience.

Program Manager (Current Employee)

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

ProsLots of training, upper management really cares about us as a person.

ConsInability to advance quickly, extremely large company and poor communication.

Advice to Senior ManagementCreate a larger platform for the different areas of the business with will allow more growth. Rapid communication, with correct information 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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Great place to work

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Austin, TX (US)

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

ProsHard work is appreciated and promotions from within are plentiful.

ConsWhen you are really bust work life balance can be tough.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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GREAT PLACE TO WORK FOR

Customer Service Technician (Current Employee)
West Hollywood, CA (US)

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

ProsGood pay and good experience. Hours weren't that bad. OK management. Customer service is definitely a must at this job. Don't expect to never be busy, but makes the day go by fast. Good area to work around as well.

ConsManagement is made to where you don't get weekends off at all. The loyal employees are overlooked when it comes to promotions. Sometimes management acts to where you expendable.

Advice to Senior ManagementTreat employees better, especially the loyal ones.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Great company to work with!

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

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

ProsBest place for freshers and people who can be patient to gain the benefit. Salary could be less initially but once performance is proven, the recognition will be taken care. Greater visibility and wide avenues for learning. Work life balance definitely possible.

ConsNothing in specific to mention....

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Senior Analyst (Former Employee)
Chennai (India)

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

ProsHad on performance upraisal, good shift allowance and transport facility.

ConsExtra working hours, no OT pay, and not so employee friendly from managemend end

Advice to Senior ManagementNo Comments

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

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Satisfied

Team Leader (Current Employee)
Chennai (India)

I have been working at Flextronics full-time for more than 3 years

ProsGood resource management, Lots of opportunity to showcase our talent & grow.
Taking good care towards employee to development personal as well.
Just like Business school. Learn & Grow!!!

ConsCost Reduction activities, No recreation room, No tax benefits,
Can expand transport facility towards safety to women employees during odd-timing.

Advice to Senior ManagementGrowing company

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

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10 years in electronics

Quality Supervisor (Former Employee)
Budapest, MO (US)

I worked at Flextronics full-time for more than 8 years

ProsYou are never bored. Good performance resulting in promotions. Management is open for suggestions. Training opportunities available.

ConsIf you are not in the "inner circle" you can easily be the first to be fired during a headcount cut independently of your performance, this is mainly relevant at leader levels. In case of an average employee it is based on real performance. Working environment is not always good in all offices.

Advice to Senior ManagementLessons learned never identified from business fails. No real benchmark why no more business can be reached.

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

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It was okay...

Assembler/Testing/Technician (Former Employee)
Austin, TX (US)

I worked at Flextronics as an intern for more than a year

ProsDecent pay, easy work, consistent hours

ConsTons of idiots around you, ridiculous procedures, emphasis on idiots

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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