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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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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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    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
  2.  

    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
  3.  

    a learning exprience to work for a large comapny like fletronics

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    • Senior Management
    • 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
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  5.  

    Engineering assistant and database administrator.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • 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
  6.  

    Nice Environment

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Analyst in Chennai (India)
    Former Employee - Senior Analyst in Chennai (India)

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

    Pros

    Good people in the team including the lead and in the site (Austin,TX)

    Cons

    nothing to add much-all good

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    nothing to add much-all good

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  7.  

    good

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Program Manager
    Current Employee - Program Manager

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

    Pros

    company Culture god working atmosphere

    Cons

    work here less than 1 year none so far

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Overall

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Flextronics full-time

    Pros

    Great work/life balance, fair management

    Cons

    None of consequence- typical of any corporate work environment

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Great company to gain experience

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY (US)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY (US)

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

    Pros

    Great company to gain experience. there are no perks and no discounts other then on my sprint bill. vacation time, $60 quarterly bonus,

    Cons

    company doesn't value employees, HR doesn't care, the work schedule is never flexible and forbid to accommodate school schedule. you will not move up in the ladder. i have yet seen or witnessed anyone get promoted while I have been there.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    care about your employees

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    ok

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    Current Employee - Senior Program Manager in Tczew (Poland)
    Current Employee - Senior Program Manager in Tczew (Poland)

    I have been working at Flextronics full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    good if you dont have big expectations

    Cons

    changes, changes, changes... and no influence at all on the company

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    listen more

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Challenging.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Program Manager in Bukit Mertajam (Malaysia)
    Current Employee - Program Manager in Bukit Mertajam (Malaysia)

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

    Pros

    Lots of opportuunity to learn and be exposed to new challenges

    Cons

    Overloaded staff, need more qualified people

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    People skills need to improve, absolutely no direction from leads, most times customers need to guid new employees.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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