Miasole Reviews

Updated 27 Apr 2020

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2.5
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16 Ratings
  1. "No Reviews"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Senior Process Engineer in Santa Clara, CA

    I worked at Miasole full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    All of the employees are friendly.

    Cons

    Parent company funding is very sketchy.

  2. "Without a budget there is no path forward (not operational anymore)"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manufacturing Director in Santa Clara, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Miasole full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Smart employees, effective team work, good documentation and practices, problem solving methodology, data based decisions, no politics on working level

    Cons

    chronic under-funding by mother company limit attainable achievement, diffuse long term strategy, poor execution of large capital equip projects, communication on executive level needs to improve


  3. "Good company... Bad work ethics"

    1.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sunnyvale, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    1. Interesting technology 2. There are interesting people to learn from 3. Open to new ideas. 4. Potential to be a top runner in the market.

    Cons

    1. Inconsistent funding and upper management from China is unreliable 2. Sketchy IT team, run by an incompetent leader with bad ethics. 3. No transparency whatsoever. 4. Needs a stronger Human Resource Team

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  4. "Ok"

    1.0
    Former Employee - V P in San Jose, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Miasole full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Good opportunity to learn a lot

    Cons

    Frequent direction and management changes

  5. "Great environment to work"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Mechanical Engineering Manager in Santa Clara, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    The engineering teams are great.

    Cons

    Funding depends on China corporation. Chinese are crocks and don't know how to manage money and

  6. "Maintenance"

    1.0
    Former Employee - Equipment Maintenance Technician 

    I worked at Miasole full-time

    Pros

    Thin film Solar is a great new technology.

    Cons

    Our technology was sold to a company in China.

  7. "What a mess"

    1.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Sunnyvale, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Miasole full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    None. This compnay is in shambles.

    Cons

    Poor leadership that does not ensure employees get paid. Closed the doors owing everyone 110 hours of pay for hours worked plus any PTO on the books. This is the second time this company has done this to its employees.

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  8. "Miasole is a good company, unfortunately..."

    2.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Engineer in Santa Clara, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Great management team - Great product - Work life balance - Good incentives for travelling - Smart team, feel like family

    Cons

    The company is great overall, however, it's very unfortunate that it only relies on its parent company for funding. Late salary payments for almost all the employee since October because it's lack of funding.

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  9. Helpful (1)

    "Interesting Place to work but poorly managed"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Mechanical Engineer 

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

    Pros

    -innovative technology -management pushes developing new ideas

    Cons

    -Work can be very slow at times

  10. "N/A"

    1.0
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    Current Employee - Quality Engineer 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Miasole full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    401k match upto 5000$ Health benifits HSA

    Cons

    Senior Management lacks vision. Lack of professional development. Company is completely financially dependent on parent company.

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