Flextronics Reviews

Updated 30 October 2014
Updated 30 October 2014
469 Reviews
3.1
469 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Benefits are nice and depending on position work life balance is good (in 19 reviews)

  • Work environment is safe and security guards on duty all the time (in 18 reviews)


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

  • Upper management doesn't really communicate well with clients and has no business skills to run the whole projects (in 11 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Great Learning experience during a difficult time with the company

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Test Technician in Austin, TX (US)
    Current Employee - Test Technician in Austin, TX (US)

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

    Pros

    Compensation is decent, and training is great

    Cons

    inconsistent hours. LOTS of layoffs.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2.  

    great to start

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Test Engineer in Guadalajara, Jalisco (Mexico)
    Current Employee - Test Engineer in Guadalajara, Jalisco (Mexico)

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

    Pros

    There is a lot of issues you have to face to.
    Maybe you wont have all the tools to solve that issues but that makes you try a diffferent options in order to get you goal.

    Cons

    working to you boos that possibly doesn't know nothing about the issue you are facing to.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    grat salary, but you better look for another company

    Recommends
  3.  

    working experience

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Process Engineer in Toronto, OH (US)
    Former Employee - Process Engineer in Toronto, OH (US)

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

    Pros

    colleagues are friendly. Flexible environment, nice benefit, nice payment.

    Cons

    poor management, lack of business direction.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    focus on project target, base on employee capacity.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    Good work environment, good team

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Planner Scheduler in Newmarket, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Planner Scheduler in Newmarket, ON (Canada)

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

    Pros

    constantly training and staffing, well supported from management team

    Cons

    Lack of flexibility in shop floor

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    reinforce the supply chain team functions to reduce to workload of production lines

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
  6.  

    Very demanding, thankless, and treated expendable

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Quality Engineer
    Current Employee - Quality Engineer

    I have been working at Flextronics full-time

    Pros

    Good pay and benefits, lots of room for moving lateral or up

    Cons

    Overworked, poor work-life balance, thankless, treated expendable, and expected to move shifts during changes in the project demands on a short notice. Management talks about values but I don't see the practicing of the preaching.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    If you see personnel looking as if they are about to kill over, give them a day off without telling them to take vacation time. Pulling double shifts and never mentioning how thankful you are for having people who sacrifice their lives for a business is very disheartening. Appreciation goes a long way.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Engineering assistant and database administrator.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Engineering Technician in Austin, TX (US)
    Current Employee - Engineering Technician in Austin, TX (US)

    I have been working at Flextronics as a contractor (more than an year)

    Pros

    Great place to start your career.

    Cons

    Lots of moving parts and there is a lot of uncertainty of job security.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Upper management is very customer driven and look for results. Inspiring if you're on their side.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    a learning exprience to work for a large comapny like fletronics

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Cost Accountant in Milpitas, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Cost Accountant in Milpitas, CA (US)

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

    Pros

    a chance to see how company operate in this large size of the sacle. Many employee work there for a long time and enviroment is friendly.

    Cons

    Maybe becuase it is big that sometime, one simple thing will go through many processes that a small company will be done quickly. work expection will be almost no training or transition given for a new job assignment. Salary tends to be low.

    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    I learned a lot of great things here, and got me started on my career of Quality Assurance Inspector.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Quality Assurance Inspector in Austin, TX (US)
    Former Employee - Quality Assurance Inspector in Austin, TX (US)

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

    Pros

    I could get on the Flextronics University website and take all different classes in almost any field there is to think of. I can further my career and move up and since it is a worldwide company you learn a lot more stuff here than you would in just a one country company.

    Cons

    Sometimes there isn't a lot of work, since I was working in Flextronics, but for Aerotek I got laid off. I really loved this company and all it had. Its a shame I didn't get to stay.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hire me back. I am a really hard worker and want to move up in my career. MaryAlice Cancino

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Great Company

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Flextronics

    Pros

    great benefits especially health / medical

    Cons

    Worked Alot of overtime, you need to be prepared for that

  11.  

    Best place I've worked so far

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Quote Project Manager in Austin, TX (US)
    Former Employee - Quote Project Manager in Austin, TX (US)

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

    Pros

    Quarterly bonuses, good management, friendly co-workers, good pay, provides raises, some flexibility with personal schedule. Perks like on site cafeteria and coffee bar. Time off was adequate and benefits were decent.

    Cons

    HVAC system and building need updated. Not really on board with telecommuting. Team initiatives was not a strong point, and options for growth were limited. Training was sporadic.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Bring back ability to telecommute for those with kids.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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