Flextronics
3.0 of 5 369 reviews
www.flextronics.com Singapore 5000+ Employees

Flextronics Reviews

Updated Apr 21, 2014
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3.0 369 reviews

                             

65% Approve of the CEO

Flextronics CEO and Director Mike McNamara

Mike McNamara

(184 ratings)

48% of employees recommend this company to a friend
369 Employee Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "Benefits are nice and depending on position work life balance is good"
    in 12 reviews
  • "Good lower level mgmt, good opportunity to learn how things are really built"
    in 9 reviews
Cons:
  • "When you are really bust work life balance can be tough"
    in 9 reviews
  • "Being a contractor, you had to deal with your own upper management plus VZW"
    in 10 reviews
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Nothing special

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Flextronics full-time

ProsGood place to start a career and to get experience.

ConsThere is no career growth. Lack of resources.

– I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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A company managed by the Financial Team

Vice President - Senior Level (Current Employee)
Santa Clara, CA

I have been working at Flextronics full-time for more than 5 years

ProsThis is a company that provides multiple opportunities for aggressive hard working people to advance to the Director/Sr. Director levels

ConsThere is little to no focus on the customer.....never have I been at any company where the most senior of management conspires to "Get one over" on the customer......the least customer focused company in the NASDAQ 100 IMHO.

Almost all of the Senior management (VP and above) comes from outside the company

Advice to Senior ManagementRemember that your customers are the foundation of the company....not the bean counters

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Frustrating

Inventory Specialist (Current Employee)
Guaynabo, PR

I have been working at Flextronics full-time for more than 5 years

ProsWorkplace is clean, efficient and comfortable

ConsLimited opportunity for growth. Lack of management efficiency

Advice to Senior ManagementBusiness model should be align across the board

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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My pass through flex mexico

Engineering Manager (Current Employee)
Guadalajara, Jalisco (Mexico)

I have been working at Flextronics part-time for more than a year

ProsBenefits are good and pay rate is ok. Nice facilities.

ConsCaos all production floor and warehouse. Large labor days, people scream and yelling when frustrated. No parking lot.

Advice to Senior ManagementNA

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Mixed of pros and cons working in Flextronics

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Flextronics

ProsGood working ethic, contain labour law to follow.

ConsLimited head count resource, unfair compensation.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Frustrating place to work

Global Account Manager (Former Employee)
Austin, TX

I worked at Flextronics full-time for less than a year

ProsVery good at workforce diversity and hiring is deliberately that way. There is a family atmosphere at this particular site. Nothing else to say.

ConsSeems like a lot of people hang on and get by with the minimum amount of work and management lets it happen. Favoritism is evident.

Advice to Senior ManagementImprove communication, remove the road blocks and recognize the real talent before it walks out the door.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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I would not come back

Automatic Engineer (Former Employee)
Timişoara (Romania)

I worked at Flextronics full-time for more than a year

ProsPeople are friendly and helpfull

Consfar away from city. People are fired asap when sales are going down.

Advice to Senior ManagementTake actions

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Flextronics

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Flextronics full-time for more than 5 years

ProsFlextronics is an International company, very diverse

ConsFlextronics doesnt have any career opportunities

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Stable company focused on EMS

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
Irving, TX

I worked at Flextronics full-time

ProsSmall office with family atmosphere

ConsOffice politics
New GM is poor leader and communicator
Key employees are leaving the company
No new projects coming in

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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So so

Test Engineer (Former Employee)

I worked at Flextronics full-time for more than 3 years

ProsBig company, good infrastructure with loads of money

ConsRed tape, cannot get anything done without 50 approvals

Advice to Senior ManagementStreamline processes and revamp FlexFlow

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