Molex Reviews

Updated July 29, 2015
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Molex Vice Chairman and CEO Martin P. Slark
Martin P. Slark
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Pros
  • Well work-life balance, traveling lots (in 4 reviews)

  • Good benefits and some good people (in 6 reviews)

Cons
  • Senior management change that took place the mid 2000s after the resignation of the CEO and CFO just didn't work (in 3 reviews)

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  1. Account Maanager

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Los Alamos, NM
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Los Alamos, NM

    I have been working at Molex (More than 5 years)

    Approves of CEO
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    A revived innovative and visionary workplace......

    Cons

    Limited growth which is a constraint for long term


  2. Sales representative

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    Current Employee - Plating Operator in Little Rock, AR
    Current Employee - Plating Operator in Little Rock, AR

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Job security and great benefits

    Cons

    Night shifts and odd work schedule

    Advice to Management

    Takes many years to advance


  3. Good company, but needs better direction.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Molex full-time

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

    Pros

    Good company to work for if you are a young design engineer or product manager. A lot of cutting edge designs and development.

    Cons

    Feels like the company lacks direction in US. Much of the operations are now at their off-shore plants. The work remaining in US is only to debug, before shipping off-shore. Many global initiatives have been started, only to be stuck in development in corporate so some of those people can justify their jobs.

    Advice to Management

    Figure out what to do with US manufacturing. Off-shore plants manage to the metrics making it very frustrating for people in operations in the US.


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  5. Senior Analyst

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Analyst in Lisle, IL
    Current Employee - Senior Analyst in Lisle, IL

    I have been working at Molex full-time (More than 5 years)

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

    Pros

    Global / Opportunities / Travel / 401K / Onsite staffed cafe & fitness center as a benefit

    Cons

    Limited time off / Long hours / Long-term employees resistant to change / limited upward mobility

    Advice to Management

    Reward high performers better than current and give some incentives like high potentials - they're pivotal to the companies growth and success


  6. Be careful what you wish for

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    Former Employee - Former Technician in Auburn Hills, MI
    Former Employee - Former Technician in Auburn Hills, MI

    I worked at Molex (More than a year)

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

    Pros

    All the over time you can want in the lab, nice company functions

    Cons

    Very weak, or uncaring management. Engineers with no leadership abilities; bullying contractors

    Advice to Management

    Grow a pair. When you let your engineers berate employees in front of everyone and do nothing, it invalidates your reason for being on the payroll.


  7. Not a bad place to work

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Maumelle, AR
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Maumelle, AR

    I have been working at Molex full-time (More than 10 years)

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

    Pros

    Benefits were excellent and pay was good and plenty opportunities to advance in company

    Cons

    Back when I started is was about taking care of the employees and showing how much they appreciated your hard work now not so much


  8. Helpful (1)

    Great place to work, excellent opportunities

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

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

    Pros

    They really allow me to explore opportunities around the department. I work with people all over the company and all over the globe. I believe they really care about their employees and want to see you thrive and grow.

    Cons

    Would like to see more project management practices in place.

    Advice to Management

    Really look at those who are working hard and innovating and work hard to keep them.


  9. Design Engineer

    Current Employee - Design Engineer
    Current Employee - Design Engineer

    I have been working at Molex

    Pros

    Great place to work here.

    Cons

    Nothing much about the cons in here

    Advice to Management

    Be more assertive in getting work.


  10. good

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Molex

    Pros

    good company with great benifits

    Cons

    nothing much to say about


  11. Helpful (1)

    I work for Oplink Communications, which has been acquired by Molex.

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Fremont, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Fremont, CA

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Strong, ethical culture. Seeks to reward good workers that provide good value.

    Cons

    Private company, so no stock compensation.



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