STMicroelectronics Reviews

Updated September 19, 2014
Updated September 19, 2014
417 Reviews
3.4
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STMicroelectronics President and CEO Carlo Bozotti
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Very good work life/balance - Good team spirit in general (in 70 reviews)

  • good working environment in few groups for self-motivated people (in 37 reviews)


Cons
  • Few career opportunities, low salary compared to Italy's average for graduates (in 12 reviews)

  • Conservative decision making after taken long time to arrive de-risk (in 10 reviews)

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  1.  

    Very good experience in STMicroelectronics

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    Current Employee - Intern  in  Greater Noida (India)
    Current Employee - Intern in Greater Noida (India)

    I have been working at STMicroelectronics as an intern for less than a year

    Pros

    Very good working culture with good work life balance

    Cons

    no cons in this companey

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    convert more intern as full time employee.

  2.  

    It gave me nice exposure to professional Background. It helped me to grow professionally as well as personally.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Greater Noida (India)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Greater Noida (India)

    I have been working at STMicroelectronics as an intern for more than a year

    Pros

    Very good culture, Flexibility in work, and benefits provided by company is very great. They take care of their employees very well.

    Cons

    Some departments lack to give responsible work to Interns . It could be because they don't want to take any kind of risk.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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    Developer and Test Automation Engineer

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    Current Employee - Developer and Test Automation Engineer  in  Greater Noida (India)
    Current Employee - Developer and Test Automation Engineer in Greater Noida (India)

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

    Pros

    Good Environment.Good work atmosphere.

    Cons

    Less Developing and less growing

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Take utilized work from Employer

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    Learning oriented organisation

    Current Employee - Senior Design Engineer  in  Greater Noida (India)
    Current Employee - Senior Design Engineer in Greater Noida (India)

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

    Pros

    ST is an excellent learning oriented organisation!

    Cons

    Steady decline of its presence in the US market, hence not able to profit at the bulk of consumerism.

  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    Risk averse management, government-like bureaucracy

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    Former Employee - Principal Engineer  in  Ottawa, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Principal Engineer in Ottawa, ON (Canada)

    I worked at STMicroelectronics full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great technology, working with tier one suppliers and customers, exciting projects and products. Smart people to work with. Fair and decent employer with some of the best employee benefits around. Opportunity to learn.

    Cons

    Ingrained silo-mentality; not much cross-pollination between different divisions. Very hard to break into higher level management if you are not Italian or French. Internecine civil war between these fractions. Unnecessary layers of management. Company is treated as a social service by the French and Italian governments which are part owners, resulting in massive employment levels in those countries. Failures are not sanctioned. Cuts made in other parts of the world, impacting bottom line. High level decisions are often made based on political and economic realities of France and Italy, not on what is best for the company.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get a German or American CEO. Welcome bidirectional communication with employees. Take risks. Get off the government funding – it comes with too many strings attached. Get rid of nepotism, reward excellence.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  7.  

    Good experience to work here

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    Former Employee - Systems Analyst  in  Singapore (Singapore)
    Former Employee - Systems Analyst in Singapore (Singapore)

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

    Pros

    The staff welfare not bad.

    Cons

    Hopefully the company can progress better.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Good working experience

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    Former Employee - Application Engineer  in  Singapore (Singapore)
    Former Employee - Application Engineer in Singapore (Singapore)

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

    Pros

    Good work life balance and benefits.
    Good training from knowledgeable supervisors.
    Support for ideas if you got the right manager.

    Cons

    Slow and sometimes unclear progression.
    Semiconductor industry has little room for growth without major restructuring. Need to re-focus in light of competition from China.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Restructure properly and implement the right changes and not just for the sake of restructuring.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    my 13 years in this multinational company were full of good experiences

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    Former Employee - Executive Assistant  in  Geneva (Switzerland)
    Former Employee - Executive Assistant in Geneva (Switzerland)

    I worked at STMicroelectronics full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    working environment, offices, benefits, colleagues,

    Cons

    lack of company culture and HR efforts

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    My belief of being fit for electronics industry strengthened.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Greater Noida (India)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Greater Noida (India)

    I worked at STMicroelectronics as an intern for less than a year

    Pros

    1. Very good environment
    2. Great facilities

    Cons

    1. Not very competitive environment

    Recommends
  11.  

    stm reviw

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    Current Employee - Design Engineer  in  Noida (India)
    Current Employee - Design Engineer in Noida (India)

    I have been working at STMicroelectronics part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    quality work in analog and digital

    Cons

    time allotment for each job is too short

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    nothing

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