Flextronics

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Flextronics Reviews

Updated January 24, 2015
Updated January 24, 2015
505 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.  

    Global EMS

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    Former Employee - Commodity Management in Asia, TN
    Former Employee - Commodity Management in Asia, TN

    I worked at Flextronics

    Pros

    It's a global company. Able to learn mAny things.

    Cons

    Many organisation changes .

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stable management and provide sense if sercurity to your enployee

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Great place for experience

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Austin, TX

    I have been working at Flextronics full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    The employees are good caring people that work hard. After 10 years can have 5 weeks of vacation to use. If you are not in production your hours can be flexible.

    Cons

    Last minute changes when management decides to work weekend. This site does not promote from within. All movement tends to be lateral. Bonuses that use to be a selling point for the lower pay are not on par. It's manufacturing and they work production hard.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    The company says it likes to develop and promote from within. Maybe that policy should be better implemented.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Good company

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Flextronics

    Pros

    Very well paid paid and good healthcare plan.

    Cons

    Very few promotion chances to advance

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    none

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Flextronics review

    • Comp & Benefits
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    Former Employee - Planner Scheduler in Milpitas, CA
    Former Employee - Planner Scheduler in Milpitas, CA

    I worked at Flextronics full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    A family community at the work place

    Cons

    Customers can be very demanding

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Have some incentive for being loyal to the company

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Great Job when it lasted

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Global Account Manager in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Global Account Manager in Austin, TX

    I have been working at Flextronics full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Diverse and interesting. Job involved a lot of travel to neat places. Must have great intercommunication skills. Interacted with great people from around the world.

    Cons

    Can get laid off at any time. I never saw it coming. They had to make room for another higher level director. So even though you add a lot of value and do a great job you can get laid off at any time.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Should not lay off experienced employees. A lot of knowledge leaves the company.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Working enviornment

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Verification Engineer in Austin, TX
    Former Employee - Verification Engineer in Austin, TX

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

    Pros

    Flexible work schedule, good benefit

    Cons

    Low pay, no advancement, no recognition

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    Decent Experience

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Production Lead in Milpitas, CA
    Former Employee - Production Lead in Milpitas, CA

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

    Pros

    Good people to work with, felt camaraderie with my co-workers. Benefits were decent

    Cons

    No room for growth. Management did not value input from workers on the front lines

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    No advice

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    working experience

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    Former Employee - Process Engineer in Toronto, OH
    Former Employee - Process Engineer in Toronto, OH

    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
  10.  

    Engineering assistant and database administrator.

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    Current Employee - Engineering Technician in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Engineering Technician in Austin, TX

    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
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    a learning exprience to work for a large comapny like fletronics

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    Current Employee - Cost Accountant in Milpitas, CA
    Current Employee - Cost Accountant in Milpitas, CA

    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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