Applied Materials
3.2 of 5 524 reviews
www.appliedmaterials.com Santa Clara, CA 5000+ Employees

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Market leader in a fast maturing industry

Senior Program Manager (Former Employee)
Santa Clara, CA

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

ProsCustomer-focused thinking in a sector of relentless change

ConsCulture is of keeping you doing what you have been good at doing. No notion of growth out side the box.

Advice to Senior ManagementPromote unconstrained thinking that is truly outside your comfort zone.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Nice ppl, Fair pay, demanding, bureaucratic, slow moving, career development available if you seek opportunities

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Santa Clara, CA

I have been working at Applied Materials full-time for more than a year


Pros: I have been lucky to have nice and understanding managers. That said, they are also very demanding. Nice does… Cons: It is very bureaucratic = many layers of approvals, takes weeks to get something simple done. This is very frustrating. In areas where they should… Advice to Senior Management: Unstack the layers. Too bureaucratic means moving slow and not innovating fast. There are smart people here who need to get their hands on funding… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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Old Boys Club

Materials Manager (Former Employee)
Santa Clara, CA

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


Pros: Decent compensation. Decent benefits. Leadership position in the industry. Cons: Management by crisis, Fire-fighting rewarded. Complex environment. Less focus on… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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