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Program Manager

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at Applied Materials full-time for more than 8 years

Pros

Very talented workforce.
Very good employee benefits
Company strives to be the best in the industry

Cons

Cyclical semiconductor business causes periodic reduction in force

Recommends
No opinion of CEO

Other Reviews for Applied Materials

  1.  

    Interesting: Learning & solving new problems on a day to day basis. Plenty to learn always!

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Applications Engineer  in  Hillsboro, OR
    Current Employee - Applications Engineer in Hillsboro, OR

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

    Pros

    Excellent technology, smart people, cutting edge work, engaging and challenging projects

    Cons

    Lots of middle management, who only delegate and don't really contribute any demonstrable value to the organisation. Work life balance can take a hit as a consequence

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Reduce the organisational bureaucracy and middle management politics

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Product Line Manager

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    Current Employee - Global Product Manager  in  Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Global Product Manager in Austin, TX

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

    Pros

    Flexible working schedule, benefits, technology leadership in many areas.

    Cons

    Limited personal growth, middle management needs to be changed, leadership capabilities have yet to be proven.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Middle management is stale. Need change within Director and Senior Director ranks. To many VPs.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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