Applied Materials
3.2 of 5 555 reviews
www.appliedmaterials.com Santa Clara, CA 5000+ Employees

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Used to be a great company

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

ProsGood compensation and work-life balance

ConsLack of focus/strategy by upper management
Calture of silos and politics instead of results and improvement

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    great products, work like crazy

    Process Engineer (Former Employee)
    Sunnyvale, CA

    I worked at Applied Materials full-time for more than a year


    Pros: Applied makes great products, market dominate player. standards benefits. Cons: I saw my coworker dies! It is true! heart attack! stressful, hard work, 2nd shift, night shift, tool time is expensive; human time is cheap. Semiconductor industry… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    Company in turmoil

    Program Manager (Current Employee)
    Austin, TX

    I have been working at Applied Materials full-time for more than 10 years


    Pros: Salaries and benefits are generous; telecommuting is encouraged especially in IT ; large company with multitude of… Cons: Poorly managed and lagging behind competition; consistent management turmoil and quarterly layoffs; lagging stock price and options; merger with Varian Semiconductor… Advice to Senior Management: Clearer vision and strategy to lead the company. Decide who is in… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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