Fairchild Semiconductor
3.1 of 5 81 reviews
www.fairchildsemi.com San Jose, CA 5000+ Employees

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You are your own limit in what is available to learn

Engineer (Former Employee)
South Portland, ME

ProsCompany pays very well for the area.
Lot of learning opportunities.
Many good people to work with.
Ability to gain skills is only limited by you.

ConsChange in leadership, not familiar with the industry and the Company.
Trend in offshore manufacturing putting US positions at risk.
Priorities change too often.

Advice to Senior ManagementNeed to understand the skill sets and value in the people before major decisions are made.
You find employees will rally if the objectives are clear and don't change regularly.

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    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
    San Jose, CA

    I worked at Fairchild Semiconductor


    Pros: Pay, bonus and benefits above average Cons: Constantly shifting product focus dilutes peoples efforts Advice to Senior Management: Pick a direction and stay focused. More
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    Low pay, low stress

    Manufacturer (Current Employee)
    South Portland, ME

    I have been working at Fairchild Semiconductor


    Pros: Its very much a team environment at fairchild, where you can come to depend on others to share the work load with.… Cons: Starting pay isn't very high and form what I've heard it takes a while to start earning some good money. Unless you… Advice to Senior Management: Place more importance on planning and logistics when structuring each… More
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