Flextronics

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Flextronics Reviews

Updated 16 December 2014
Updated 16 December 2014
490 Reviews
3.1
490 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.  

    Better then most job.

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    Current Employee - Retail Service Technician in Lafayette, LA (US)
    Current Employee - Retail Service Technician in Lafayette, LA (US)

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

    Pros

    Pretty decent hours. Communication pretty good no matter what level you are on. I feel like the pay is good for the work that we do. Great job if you love helping people and meeting new people everyday.

    Cons

    Dealing with difficult people. Having to meet expectations based on numbers. If the store is short, no need to look for any help because you won't get it. NO OVERTIME!!!!!!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't just look at the numbers and use that on how the store is doing. Make a visit every now and then so you can see the things we have to deal with on the daily basis and then you will know why we say and do some of the things that we do.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Very rewarding and I was able to use all my skill sets and learned more

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    Former Employee - Desktop Support in Austin, TX (US)
    Former Employee - Desktop Support in Austin, TX (US)

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

    Pros

    I worked in a department that was very proactive and my fellow techs helped each other. Pay was good and benefits are adequate. Every day challenged your skills and knowledge. Never a dull moment.

    Cons

    Continuing R.I.F initiative to reduce budgets. Little chance for upward mobility.

    Recommends
  3.  

    Good place to work - work life balanced

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

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

    Pros

    wide range of opportunities, good HR policy, reasonable pay master, work life balance.

    Cons

    night shift allowance to get better to motivate employee.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    employee retention, salary normalization

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Working at Flex

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    Former Employee - Electronic Assembler in Newmarket, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Electronic Assembler in Newmarket, ON (Canada)

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

    Pros

    - good experience to learn a lot of jobs within the company
    - the coworkers were the best part of this job, everyone was like a family, it was like a second home
    - usually stable environment and always busy most of the time except for some periods
    - very diverse so you get to meet people of different cultures and background

    Cons

    - MANAGEMENT were arrogant and didn't care about the workers so much and don't listen to the workers who have real complaints
    - it was far to travel to Newmarket for a lot of workers
    - pay was not that great for most

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stop being greedy and selfish and listen to the needs of the workers and keep them happy. This is why Flextronics eventually shut down.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Good Company

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Flextronics

    Pros

    great team, management, staff, worked well with others

    Cons

    wanted high pay, long time to get raises, hard to advance

  7.  

    Good opportunities, but most of the people work individually. They don't know how to work as a team.

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    Former Employee - Intern
    Former Employee - Intern

    I worked at Flextronics

    Pros

    Good opportunities, at least that's what they said.

    Cons

    The people, it is difficult to work with that kind of attitudes.

  8.  

    Materials Analyst

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Flextronics

    Pros

    Can't really think of anything positive

    Cons

    Politics and Managements, no flexibility, not a good enviorment if you speak English

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  9.  

    Former employee

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    Former Employee - Former Employee
    Former Employee - Former Employee

    I worked at Flextronics

    Pros

    Sounds great. When job is explianed

    Cons

    People running the show make the job harder tha what it is.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Replace yourself

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  10.  

    Nice colleagues , can expose students to understand the real engineering job and environment. Supervisor guided me well

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    Former Employee - Trainee in Senai (Malaysia)
    Former Employee - Trainee in Senai (Malaysia)

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

    Pros

    Training given are quite compact and useful. Trainee can use the machine in quality department and work around the company without much restriction. Many learning opportunities in this company if you are wiling to explore by yourself.

    Cons

    The allowance given is too little. Not enough to cover transportation and expenses. Workload for engineers seems like too much. Turnover rate high.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  11.  

    Broken promises!!!!!

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    Current Employee - Anonymous
    Current Employee - Anonymous

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

    Pros

    Good environment, coworkers, and parking lot.

    Cons

    Not organized. They will promise you they will promote you once you complete your training... bull crap.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't promise positions to people just to get in the company if you are not going to give it to them! Bad business!

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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