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Amazing place to learn semiconductor device and process flows

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Process Engineer in Santa Clara, CA
Current Employee - Process Engineer in Santa Clara, CA
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at Applied Materials full-time (More than a year)

Pros

Very talented workforce, latest technology, good customer collaboration

Cons

Sometimes, it feels like AMAT product offerings are into a very wide landscape, and management tends to lose focus on priorities

Advice to Management

Streamline products, optimize resources, and get out of markets which do not seem to have long term visibility

Other Employee Reviews for Applied Materials

  1. summer intern in applied materials

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    nice people and work environment

    Cons

    work in Varian, and a little far-off


  2. Great Company Doing its Best to Grow

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Declined in Santa Clara, CA
    Former Employee - Declined in Santa Clara, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Applied Materials full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Committed management and focused on key R&D, business lines. New management respected by Wall Street is in transition. Values employees who are committed to company success and meets or exceeds objectives.

    Cons

    Big company mentality rather than entrepreneurial. Can be difficult to make real change. Visions of grandeur, then layoffs every other year. Cyclical pains. Constant cost cutting and budget controls are hard to deal with and after several it can wear you down.

    Advice to Management

    None at this time. The vision is good and the transition seems to be on the right track. Macro business environment determines success in any given year so you are constantly looking over your shoulder. Even in a good year, cost cutting abounds and leaves little room for wanting to push the envelope.


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