MACOM Reviews

Updated July 16, 2015
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  1. Engineer

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    Former Employee - Engineer in San Gabriel, CA
    Former Employee - Engineer in San Gabriel, CA

    I worked at MACOM full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    I had worked for MACOM. The director and managers were very nice. They treated you like their family and had very flexible time.

    Cons

    You have to work hard to earn you reputation.

    Advice to Management

    no opinion


  2. Current Status

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at MACOM full-time

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Money to purchase/expand fabs (In my field). Macom's resources at disposal (coming from a small business perspective)

    Cons

    Large Company, bureaucracy. Lower than normal pay, having trouble retaining employees.

    Advice to Management

    Raise base pay. Currently underpaying all lower level employees by a good deal.


  3. Great Company

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lowell, MA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lowell, MA

    I have been working at MACOM

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    The culture is one of a kind; I felt welcome from the minute I walked into the office. Everyone is happy to be here, which makes me happy to work here!

    Cons

    Haven't seen any cons so far.


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  5. Great Company if you need work life balance

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Electrical Engineer II in Lowell, MA
    Current Employee - Electrical Engineer II in Lowell, MA

    I have been working at MACOM

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Work life balance. People friendly

    Cons

    Frequent org restructure Frequent senior management change

    Advice to Management

    Better product marketing


  6. Project manager

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at MACOM

    Pros

    Good bonus incentive plan if the company meets goals

    Cons

    Upper Management does not respect the employees


  7. Yeah. Try it.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at MACOM full-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Like the hours. Pay is fair.

    Cons

    Training sucks, but not because they aren't trying.

    Advice to Management

    Try listening to employees.


  8. Get your act together

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at MACOM

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Relaxed environment. Everything takes its own time

    Cons

    Managers don't have technical background


  9. Manager

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Kettering, OH
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Kettering, OH

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

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    The BoD know how to make money. Acquisitions are keeping the company alive.

    Cons

    Cliques. Not what you know, it is who you know. Do whatever it takes to make the quarterly number.

    Advice to Management

    Listen.


  10. Eng asst

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at MACOM full-time

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Flex start, no punch clock, honor system. Great work experience

    Cons

    Not much advancement. Have to work OT to make decent money


  11. Good learning experience

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at MACOM full-time (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Great and experienced people Get to learn a lot

    Cons

    Bad upper management Bad benefits for employees

    Advice to Management

    Care for your employees



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