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Amazing place to learn semiconductor device and process flows

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Current Employee - Process Engineer in Santa Clara, CA
Current Employee - Process Engineer in Santa Clara, CA

I have been working at Applied Materials full-time (more than an 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 ManagementAdvice

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

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Challenging work, excellent compensation

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    Current Employee - Member of Technical Staff in Gloucester, MA
    Current Employee - Member of Technical Staff in Gloucester, MA

    I have been working at Applied Materials (more than an year)

    Pros

    Excellent compensation & benefits, challenging work environment. Management does a good job of avoiding layoffs during down time

    Cons

    Economic ups & downs of the silicon industry. Work environment can be very demanding. Lots of travel for customer facing positions.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Was once a great company

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    Former Employee - Human Resources Manager in Austin, TX
    Former Employee - Human Resources Manager in Austin, TX

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

    Pros

    Great people, very good benefits, used to have good training programs.

    Cons

    The culture of the 90's and early 00's is long gone. Solar was a total waste of time, talent, and capital.

    The stock hasn't budged in 10 years, stock buy back - fail, dividend - fail, cash from $8B to $2B. What a train wreck.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Mike needs to go. The company needs to focus on the core business again, just like what Jim did back in the day.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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