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Overall a good experience, however very dependent quality of local site management.

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Doesn't Recommend

I worked at Flextronics full-time (More than 10 years)

Pros

Competent local management Good communication and cooperation between site level teams fostered a "get er done" attitude Fast paced, never boring Competitive benefits

Cons

As with most contract manufacturers at this level you are only as good as the "best" customer at your site. No apparent cohesive corporate level strategy to aggressively increase U.S. sites business. Corporate, reactive not proactive. It's every site for them selves, sink or swim. Too many layers of expensive corporate level management which impacts individual sites ability to provide the lower cost value proposition customers in this space demand.

Advice to Management

Lean manufacturing and management principles are not just for the individual factory sites, They are crucial at the top. When evaluating corporate level business processes and practices don't be afraid... embrace the "Five WHYS".

Other Employee Reviews for Flextronics

  1. pretty good

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Production Technician in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Production Technician in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Flextronics full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    quick and fast paced environment in the industry, great to get experience and learn new developments

    Cons

    no movement to escalate pay or benefits, not to much of a salary when you get started

    Advice to Management

    none


  2. will not allow talent to follow their career path

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    There are interesting problems to solve here. It is an IE gold mine. Some good people here. That's about it.

    Cons

    Very low pay. Management is by intimidation and fear. No effective communication.

    Advice to Management

    Allow talented employees to grow their careers.


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