GLOBALFOUNDRIES

  www.globalfoundries.com
  www.globalfoundries.com

GLOBALFOUNDRIES Reviews

Updated December 15, 2014
Updated December 15, 2014
438 Reviews
2.1
438 Reviews
Rating Trends

Recommend to a friend
Approve of CEO
(no image)
Sanjay K. Jha
110 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Work life balance, a lot of choice of activity to participate if you are interested (in 13 reviews)

  • relaxing working environment, transport provided, work is not difficult (in 18 reviews)


Cons
  • Horrible work life balance for people who actually contribute (in 25 reviews)

  • I haven't even met my upper management and I have been employed with them for over a year (in 23 reviews)

More Highlights

56 Employee Reviews Back to all reviews

Sort: Popular Rating Date
  1.  

    Amazing for anybody who wants to learn

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at GLOBALFOUNDRIES

    Pros

    Great technology, convergence of all engineering fields

    Cons

    too many org changes can affect morale

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    good and bad

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Engineer Process Engineering in Malta, NY
    Current Employee - Engineer Process Engineering in Malta, NY

    I have been working at GLOBALFOUNDRIES full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    flexible to learn and study as long as you like it

    Cons

    management needs to reconsider how to compete sec and t

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    do your best

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3. 3 people found this helpful  

    An exciting opportunity

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Manager in Malta, NY
    Current Employee - Manager in Malta, NY

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

    Pros

    -Employees are enabled to be successful.
    -Exciting leading edge technology and typical associated challenges
    -Positive changes with new CEO and Malta GM

    Cons

    -Lack of accountability at department manager level for failure to deliver.
    -work life balance: some departments are fine, others with narrow visioned managers are not.
    -promotions are few and far between for good performers, reserved for "superstars"

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue with changes made in last 6-9 months

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  4. Is this helpful? The community relies on everyone sharing – Add Anonymous Review


  5. 1 person found this helpful  

    An exciting and busy place to work, however chaotic. But overall a great mix of people.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Process Engineer in Malta, NY
    Former Employee - Process Engineer in Malta, NY

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

    Pros

    -easy to get started on high-impact projects
    -good benefits, above average compensation
    -very diverse workforce, and high energy coming from new college graduates

    Cons

    -the management system is somewhat disorganized, high flux
    -there is a consensus of discontent, however it is not evident of the atmosphere or day to day life

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Increase meritocracy. There are a few great people who work much too hard and it often goes unrecognized.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Dynamic and challenging

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at GLOBALFOUNDRIES

    Pros

    Opportunities are given to employees to perform their best.

    Cons

    Global time zone support.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to the ground level.

  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Huge learning experience, interesting look at a startup.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Engineering Intern in Malta, NY
    Former Employee - Engineering Intern in Malta, NY

    I worked at GLOBALFOUNDRIES full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Latest technology. Lots of freedom at the internship position.

    Cons

    Unorganized at times. Company was still getting its footing, would expect more and more organization in following years.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Enjoyable Job With Good Work/Life Balance

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Technician in Malta, NY
    Current Employee - Senior Technician in Malta, NY

    I have been working at GLOBALFOUNDRIES full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    1) Compressed workweek gives free time.
    2) Complex environment gives motivated employees an opportunity to learn
    3) Decent Pay
    4) Leading edge technology job in the area

    Cons

    1) Upward mobility seems limited
    2) Low morale
    3) Lack of in depth training leave employees underutilized

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    As an hourly employee I have seen no glaring issues. Some may be offended at the clock policies being overbearing, and they may see this as distrust.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Wonderful

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - FSC in Malta, NY
    Current Employee - FSC in Malta, NY

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

    Pros

    Fast paced daily activities. Always working. Excellent compensation for new hires right out of college.

    Cons

    Not enough collaboration between departments. Need to work on talking and working together to achieve the common goal.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Top down release of goals and KPIs

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Low pay but very good work life balance

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Member of Technical Staff in Santa Clara, CA
    Current Employee - Member of Technical Staff in Santa Clara, CA

    I have been working at GLOBALFOUNDRIES full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    very good work life balance
    amazing atmosphere for Indians.

    Cons

    low pay, very low bonuses,

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    MANAGEMENT DO NOT KNOW HOW TO SAY NO - single most reason this company is in dire straits
    If New CEO Sanjay cant wield some magic wand and do something its going to be very difficult.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  11.  

    Corporate world mayhem

    Current Employee - Process Technician in Malta, NY
    Current Employee - Process Technician in Malta, NY

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

    Pros

    Hiring new people, a lot of job openings

    Cons

    Business is still in start up

Work at GLOBALFOUNDRIES? Share Your Experiences

GLOBALFOUNDRIES

 
Click to Rate
or

Your response will be removed from the review – this cannot be undone.