United Microelectronics

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United Microelectronics CEO and Director Shih-Wei Sun
Shih-Wei Sun
8 Ratings
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    Good place to learn, many opportunities in this mid-sized company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Account Manager  in  Sunnyvale, CA
    Former Employee - Account Manager in Sunnyvale, CA

    I worked at United Microelectronics

    Pros

    1. gain knowledge of the latest technology, industrial ecosystem
    2. potential to grow within the UMC group --- there are many subsidiaries

    Cons

    1. overall compensation may not be as good as competitors
    2. foundry business is a mature industry

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Once the compensation matches, the talent comes.

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United Microelectronics Interviews

Updated May 25, 2014
Updated May 25, 2014

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    Manufacturing Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Singapore (Singapore)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Singapore (Singapore)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a day - interviewed at United Microelectronics in March 2011.

    Interview Details

    HR will contact you by phone, and offer to conduct the interview by phone if you're overseas. Alternatively, if you choose to do it in person, you will be interviewed by the manager of the department you are applying for. If all goes ok, they will let you know the results within a week.

    Interview Questions
    • Tell me about your experience in leading a production team.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

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Website www.umc.com
Headquarters Hsinchu, Taiwan
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Public (UMC)
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $2 to $5 billion (USD) per year
Competitors TSMC, Smic, GLOBALFOUNDRIES

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) found its calling in the silicon foundry business. Behind only neighbor and archrival Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing, UMC is a leading silicon foundry, or contract semiconductor manufacturer. Its production services include design, engineering, manufacturing, packaging, sorting, and testing. The company has alliances with Cadence Design Systems and Synopsys, among others. Customers based in North America, such as AMD, Broadcom, Freescale Semiconductor, and Texas Instruments, account for about half of UMC's sales.

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