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Sanmina Chairman and CEO Jure Sola
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103 Ratings
  • Good, but could have been better

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Sanmina full-time (More than 8 years)


    People are great. Feels like a 2nd family. Good team atmosphere.


    Lack of training. Lack of raises. New employee can feel lost and thrown into something with little knowledge.

    Advice to Management

    Give raises. Recognize employees more. Especially long-term ones.

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Interview Difficulty




    Senior Director of Supply Chain Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Huntsville, AL
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview


    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Sanmina (Huntsville, AL) in August 2015.


    Applied online and received a call 2 weeks later for an onsite interview. It was very "corporate" feeling and old school. The HR person had emailed me to set up the interview and stated that I needed to fill out the attached application paperwork. It wasn't attached so I had to email her back. Once I filled it out, I emailed it back to her. I received ZERO confirmation of receipt. During the interview, it was with the hiring manager and then I spoke with someone that reports to him. I recently completed a supply chain certification (APICS CSCP) which is very well known in the supply chain community. In fact, many jobs require this certification. The one interviewer stated he didn't known APICS was still around. This tells me that his skills are probably stagnant and goes back to the old school mode of thinking. It surprised me that a large company has Sr level employees that don't take advantage of cutting edge training and certification programs. The programs help one's skills to stay relevant. The 2nd interviewer also mentioned that some customers actually yell and cuss at you. Why in the world would a real professional want to be in that type of environment? It's has been one week and I haven't heard back from the company. Even if I do, I'll be declining an offer.

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Sanmina Awards & Accolades

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Barron's 500 , Barron's, 2009
Fortune 500 , Fortune, 2015

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Headquarters San Jose, CA
Size 10000+ Employees
Founded 1980
Type Company - Public (SANM)
Industry Business Services
Revenue $5 to $10 billion (USD) per year
Competitors Jabil, Flextronics, Hon Hai

Sanmina-SCI's services help keep electronics makers sane. The company is a top contract manufacturer of sophisticated electronic components, including printed circuit boards and backplane assemblies (circuit boards with slots and sockets for plugging in other boards and cables). Other products include cable and wiring harness assemblies, custom enclosures, optical components, and memory modules. In addition, the company provides services such as design and engineering, materials management, order fulfillment, and in-circuit testing. Sanmina-SCI has manufacturing ... More

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