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Updated Jul 27, 2014
Chartered Semiconductor – Singapore – “Fab view”

All Employees Current Employees Only

3.2 20 reviews

33% Approve of the CEO

Chartered Semiconductor President, CEO, and Director Chia Song Hwee

Chia Song Hwee

(6 ratings)

33% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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    Enjoyed working there for ten plus years!

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsExcellent systems in place, good environment

    ConsAcquired by Global Foundries resulting in changed direction

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    Good working environment and career building experience

    Manager (Former Employee) Singapore (Singapore)

    ProsProvide good opportunity to work on cutting edge technologies of semiconductor front-end. All the latest equipment, process and Factory Automation CIM technologies can be found. Had experience working is the lastest fab with fully automated "light-off" factory setup in Singapore Fab7.

    ConsSalary should be adjusted timely.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Assume R&D Engineer upon advanced logic process

    (Current Employee)

    ProsGood hardware and corporation culture, good working relationship, abundant expert resource of various field, confortable environment to inspire the creative minds, recognition of diversity among employees and managers, There is a just and reasonable treatment for each employees, a stronger communication and information dissemination among the employees regarding the company's policies and issues. Increase in efficiency of the employees owe to the company's investment in employees' trainings.

    ConsEmployee turn ratio a bit high, not able to keep senior expert very well, inter-department cooperational channel is not very smooth and efficient, food bad, Employees will be slow to react and reply to varying and shifting demographics.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Rewarding

    Process Engineer (Former Employee) Singapore (Singapore)

    ProsThe people and the culture.

    ConsThere is too much politics in the company.

    Advice to Senior ManagementHave clear goals for employees.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    So-So. Good place to start career.

    Process Engineer (Current Employee) Singapore (Singapore)

    ProsLife - work balance. Get to work on cutting edge technology

    ConsStagnant. Things take too long to be implemented. Language barriers exist since almost everyone is Chinese.

    Advice to Senior ManagementWork to improve employee morale.

    – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Fast paced, stressful, high turnover

    Engineer (Former Employee) Singapore (Singapore)

    ProsCutting edge technology, when the economy is bonus is very good

    ConsStressful, tough and very demanding

    Advice to Senior ManagementHave respect for individuals

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Not a learning organization

    Manager (Former Employee) Singapore (Singapore)

    ProsYou won't get fired for non-performance

    ConsEverything else. Management keeps repeating same mistakes during every downturn cycle

    Advice to Senior ManagementThink more like a contract manufacturer and less like a product company

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Good Company for Learning

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsGood Training Ground but stagnant growth.

    ConsLow increment and slow personal growth

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

     

    Focused on working hours, not working efficiency

    Equipment Engineer (Former Employee) Singapore (Singapore)

    ProsTolerable working environment, benefits are on-par with industry peers in the region, clear key performance index (KPI) assigned to each functional department.

    ConsSince management often like to use total working hours as yardstick of employees' dedication to work, the culture is to stay back late.

    Advice to Senior ManagementNeed more focus on working efficiency and time management, i.e. meetings should have clear and defined agenda, with follow-up afterwards.

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    Very nice experience with nice colleges and managers

    Design Engineer (Former Employee) Singapore (Singapore)

    ProsGood teamwork, good manager, good environment

    ConsSalary increment is very little for everyone

    Advice to Senior ManagementMore bonus + salary

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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