United Microelectronics Reviews

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

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    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 Management

    Once the compensation matches, the talent comes.

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    Anonymous Employee in Singapore (Singapore)
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    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at United Microelectronics (Singapore (Singapore)) in April 2014.

    Interview

    I applied through a campus job fair and the process took 4+ weeks

    Interview Details – Skype interview is required.

    Interview Questions:
    1.Tell me about yourself
    2.Explain semiconductor thin-film process. How much you know in back-end, like CMP and plating?
    3.Personality check
    4.Are you willing to work oversea.
    6.Q&A

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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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