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International Rectifier Reviews

Updated 23 Nov 2018

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International Rectifier CEO Oleg Khaykin
Oleg Khaykin
72 Ratings
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  • "Upper management does not have a clue what it takes to get stuff done because it doesn't come to see how it's done(in 13 reviews)

  • "Bad management which does not care for employee(in 4 reviews)

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  1. "Long service"

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    Former Employee - Lead Operator in Newport, Newport, Wales
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at International Rectifier full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Wages, only working 3 shifts one week 4 the next.

    Cons

    Communication from management,

    Advice to Management

    Treat everyone as equals.

    International Rectifier2018-02-23
  2. "Former Employee"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Newport, Newport, Wales

    I worked at International Rectifier full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Good Salary and benefits.

    Cons

    There is nothing bad to say

    Advice to Management

    Good work.

    International Rectifier2018-06-02
  3. "it was good place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at International Rectifier full-time

    Pros

    good money can be earned

    Cons

    management wasn't very good at times

    Advice to Management

    really good

    International Rectifier2018-01-24
  4. "Pretty Good!"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at International Rectifier full-time

    Pros

    Believed in improving the staff internally

    Cons

    Some bad management which spoiled the working environment. Always expected to work over time / out of hours support.

    International Rectifier2018-01-01
  5. "Okay company"

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    Former Employee - Process Engineer in Newport, Newport, Wales
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at International Rectifier full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    All as per U.K. standard

    Cons

    American management short term view

    Advice to Management

    Should have not sold company to Infineon

    International Rectifier2017-01-20
  6. Helpful (1)

    "Two sides of the same coin"

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    Former Employee - Senior Electrical Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at International Rectifier full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    The place has an environment that allows novice engineers to learn with some experienced engineers. Some of the managers are receptive and listen. The life/work balance is good. If you manage your workload and get your job done, nobody will bother you. The division possesses key players with solid expertise in the field and a well established mature process. Training is available to selected employees. Some people...

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    Cons

    There is an obsession with documentation which delays, frustrates and burdens. Some people just don't want to do their job or help, most notably IT. Some managers are too aggressive and not in the right direction. New ideas are not implemented because there is a process in place that cannot change. Some people that do not show abilities or are too argumentative are counterproductive to their colleagues and the division....

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    Advice to Management

    Stop the documentation madness and add people to do documentation instead of burdening engineers. The ECO process is ridiculous. Keep the experienced engineers and invest in new engineers. Bonuses are nice but the salary is what really counts and HR should know. Stop setting up expensive experiments that lead to nothing. Hire more engineers and spread the work more evenly. Pick engineers based on attitude and ability,...

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    International Rectifier2018-11-23
  7. "Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Engineer in El Segundo, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at International Rectifier full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great place to work as an engineer

    Cons

    None that I can think of

    International Rectifier2018-10-23
  8. "marketing"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at International Rectifier

    Pros

    they are fast and agile

    Cons

    IR was a bit lack of innovation

    Advice to Management

    be innovative, think longer term

    International Rectifier2018-08-15
  9. "Customer account associate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Singapore
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at International Rectifier full-time

    Pros

    Good benefit and friendly coworkers

    Cons

    Mid management is too strict and don't know how to encourage people

    International Rectifier2018-07-04
  10. "Planner"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Leominster, MA
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at International Rectifier for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Professional Environment. Mostly nice people to work with. Follows standards for their industry well.

    Cons

    Stress levels were through the roof, especially end of the quarter. All about the $$ and not that much concern about servicing the customer.

    International Rectifier2018-01-31
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