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Great opportunity but very demanding - not for the faint-hearted

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Current Employee - Process Engineer  in  Malta, NY
Current Employee - Process Engineer in Malta, NY

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

Pros

Good work environment, very friendly and down-to-earth employees, state-of-the-art facility, good opportunity for entry-level for career advancement

Cons

Steep learning curve for entry-level, 12-hr shifts and often stay longer than expected, expected to work all major holidays (including Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years, etc...) if your shift falls on it, since FAB operates 24/7, job roles sometimes unclear

Advice to ManagementAdvice

I don't think stopping production for a few major holidays would hurt - maybe schedule FAB shutdowns/ system updates for these days.

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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  1. 4 people found this helpful  

    Worst ever

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    Current Employee - Senior Member of Technical Staff  in  Malta, NY
    Current Employee - Senior Member of Technical Staff in Malta, NY

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

    Pros

    Nothing at all but competitive salary

    Cons

    Horrible management. Most of them are from failed companies and they lead to fail.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    You are repeating the same as you did in your previous companies that failed. You are doing the same here. What do you think the outcome will be? Obvious, isn't it?

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
  2. 3 people found this helpful  

    Troubled Outlook for the Future

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Malta, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Malta, NY

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

    Pros

    -High tech industry
    -Local work (most people need to commute to NYC from this region)
    -Matches 4.5% if you contribute 6% to 401k

    Cons

    -Preferential hiring of foreigners to higher paying positions. The vast majority of engineers, senior engineers, and senior managers, are foreign.
    -No internal promotion, although you CAN perform lateral transfers after 12 months.
    -Advertised referral bonuses are rejected by management after the other person is hired.
    -High senior management turnover
    -Safety last mentality. Elevated work with no fall protection allowed, emergency showers and eyewash stations with no drains, or adjacent to high voltage power boxes and receptacles.
    -Irregular splitting of hours to prevent paying overtime. If you work 7pm Saturday until 7am Sunday, the work day is split into two separate pay weeks.
    -12 hour shift workers receive less breaks, less sick days, less vacation days, and more mandatory overtime than standard day shift personnel.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    -Please leave your cubicles and actually go into the work area to reconnect with the workers and work conditions
    -Make calm , level headed decisions, based on facts and not rumors.
    -Listen to the feedback from your employees, they genuinely want to improve conditions and cost efficiency.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
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