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Fast-Paced, Mandatory Over-Time, Well Compensated, Leading Edge Technology, "Live to Work" Job

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  • Culture & Values
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  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Customer Engineer III in Hillsboro, OR
Current Employee - Customer Engineer III in Hillsboro, OR

I have been working at Applied Materials full-time (More than 10 years)

Recommends
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO
Recommends
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

The company pays well and overtime is always available along with traveling assignments if wanted. Excellent experience working in the semi conductor industry with million dollar tools, after working long enough with this company you will be able to go anywhere in the semiconductor industry Performance Based Bonus's After 7+ Years Paid Time Off Accural is 8hrs a paycheck twice a month Rotating 12 Hour Shifts

Cons

Extremely Stressful Projects where the customer is demanding and unreasonable, management does not back up or protect its employees, Mandatory Overtime can be assigned with no prior notice Poor Documentation and Procedures Hostile Environment where one mistake can get you let go Health Insurance and Benefits are slowly becoming unreasonable

Advice to Management

Need to work on the work-life balance Stop cutting bonus's and benefits

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  1. Cheap, cheap, cheap

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Applied Materials

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Good benefits, decent location, free water from the water fountain

    Cons

    Dirty offices, broken furniture, substandard equipment, employees are worker bee types who won't complain yet act miserable. No innovation or progressive thinking here - even the coffee is cheap and tasteless. Barbaric!

    Advice to Management

    Get out of the 90s


  2. Amat

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Purchasing Manager in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Purchasing Manager in Austin, TX

    I have been working at Applied Materials full-time

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Telecommute, challenging environment, relaxed dress code and culture in Austin as compared to scla

    Cons

    Volatile, competitive and very engineering focused.


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