SanDisk
3.3 of 5 178 reviews
www.sandisk.com Milpitas, CA 1000 to 5000 Employees

SanDisk Reviews

Updated Apr 18, 2014
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3.3 178 reviews

                             

81% Approve of the CEO

SanDisk President, CEO, and Director Sanjay Mehrotra

Sanjay Mehrotra

(81 ratings)

60% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "good opportunities to learn different aspects and tackle challenges"
    in 7 reviews
  • "Good products, good vision, great people"
    in 9 reviews
Cons:
  • "Very odd relationship with former M Systems acquisition - as a result, almost all director and above positions have been replaced with Israelis"
    in 5 reviews
  • "SanDisk senior management likes to micro-manage"
    in 7 reviews
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Satisfied

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at SanDisk full-time

ProsGood company and I was good great

ConsLeadership work life and balanced helthful

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Great place to work

Senior Business Systems Analyst (Current Employee)
Milpitas, CA (US)

I have been working at SanDisk full-time for less than a year

Pros- Competitive Salary
- Leadership
- Small workplace culture

Cons- Does not promote telecommuting

Advice to Senior ManagementTelecommuting, flexible work schedules (e.g. 4/10's, etc.), and other programs that could improve on work/life balance.

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

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Good work life balance

Validation Engineer (Former Employee)
Bangalore (India)

I worked at SanDisk full-time for less than a year

ProsNice team to work with

ConsNothing as such which is worth mentioning

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Operations at SanDisk

Senior Industrial Engineer (Current Employee)
Milpitas, CA (US)

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

Prosvery strong operations team; very impressive colleagues

Conscommunication from management down to the teams is not very clear; could be improved

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

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OK place to work

Marketing Specialist (Current Employee)
Milpitas, CA (US)

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

ProsStrong brand, good product, friendly people, decent pay

ConsImpossible to get promoted. always fearful of loosing your job

Advice to Senior Managementtrust your employees

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

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Outsourcing the teams

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at SanDisk full-time

ProsProfessional and fun working environment

ConsOngoing outsourcing of US teams to India and China and consequently laying off the US experienced US employees.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Corporate America

Director, Business Development (Former Employee)
Milpitas, CA (US)

I worked at SanDisk full-time for more than 3 years

ProsNice steady work, if you don't have any aspirations.

ConsOffice Politics are a killer at SanDisk.

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Great people, great company!

Web Production Designer (Former Employee)
Milpitas, CA (US)

I worked at SanDisk as a contractor for less than a year

ProsI really loved being part of a technology proficient team, it was nice to have a team with people at my level of comprehension, learning and teaching.

ConsNot very current equipment and as is the norm w/corporate, purchase orders take FOREVER, like my contract was over before the po even got past it’d first approval....

Advice to Senior Managementwork on your chain of command, I found most everyone to be ABOVE AVERAGE compared to other Bay Area tech employees I’ve worked with. There are too many "choke points” along the ownership/approval chain.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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You will have a challenging and significant experience in SanDisk.

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at SanDisk

ProsMulti-cultural team; flat company structure; great learning and working enviromnet

ConsThe company can do better and design better products in order to win in the mobile world.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Too Dynamic to be comfortable

Staff Software Engineer (Current Employee)
Milpitas, CA (US)

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

ProsGood work culture
You can quickly grow if you can work hard
Very good exposure to latest technology
A lot of internal politics have been reduced considerably
Great CEO and executive team - Great values
Great direct managers

ConsMany changes and each change takes a lot of time to settle down. Employees would miss direction in this period

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep changes to minimum

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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