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Sanmina-SCI review by an ex-veteran

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  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Quality Engineer in San Jose, CA
Former Employee - Quality Engineer in San Jose, CA

I worked at Sanmina full-time (More than 8 years)

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

Slow pace Easy to get a job Excellent learning ground for a variety of industries

Cons

Highly stressful due to bureaucracy Non-transparent / no direction from upper management Constant threat of lay-off (I was there for over 9 years) Trivial raises

Advice to Management

Remove bureaucracy. Focus on making more profit rather than just saving money (cost cutting, lay-offs) Incentivize long term outlook from plant VPs rather than quarterly/annual performance Retain long-term employee by proper incentives rather than penny-pinching.

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  1. Not a good company for experience people !

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    Current Employee - Senior Systems Analyst in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Systems Analyst in San Jose, CA

    I have been working at Sanmina full-time (More than 8 years)

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

    Pros

    Good learning experience,flexible work environment.

    Cons

    No competitive compensation and poor management [IT]


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    Business Management

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Development Manager in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Business Development Manager in San Jose, CA

    I have been working at Sanmina full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good opportunity to grow and build. Working autonomous is key to being successful and not having to deal with executive management breathing down your neck

    Cons

    micro management and continuous renegotiating of comp plans.

    Advice to Management

    Too much middle management. You can get more done with the right management in place.


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