ON Semiconductor Reviews

Updated April 10, 2015
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ON Semiconductor President, CEO, and Director Keith D. Jackson
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Pros
  • Depending on role work/life balance is pretty good (few people put in more work than they have to) (in 9 reviews)

  • Good people to work with in engineering (in 8 reviews)

Cons
  • politics, intimidation, humiliation as motivation, old boy network (in 4 reviews)

  • not much support from upper management, they are afraid to spend money (in 4 reviews)

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  1. Great place to work!

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    Current Employee - Intern - Hourly
    Current Employee - Intern - Hourly

    I have been working at ON Semiconductor

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Friendly environment, supportive colleagues, no pressure, place to learn and experience-flexible hours of daily work

    Cons

    limited fun program- old facilities

  2. Great work life-balance, needs stronger leadership

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at ON Semiconductor full-time (more than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    ON Semiconductor has some of the best work-life balance opportunities for employees. Employees have work from home options and managers are pretty hands-off when it comes to work schedules. The company is very results driven so as long as your getting your work done, they are really good about letting you manage your own schedule. I also enjoy the sense of community the company has built with community evolvement, employee gatherings, etc.

    Cons

    The overall leadership needs a lot of improvement. The company continues to expect more and more from employees but without additional resources. The company runs lean so you have to be ready to wear many hats and juggle multiple tasks at one time.

    Advice to Management

    Training needs to be a priority within groups. Managers also need to take more interest in an employee's career paths and developing their team members.

  3. Strong story of growth through balance of organic growth and acquisition

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    Current Employee - Design Engineer in Phoenix, AZ
    Current Employee - Design Engineer in Phoenix, AZ

    I have been working at ON Semiconductor full-time (more than 5 years)

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

    Pros

    variety of markets and products gives the company strength to weather economic variations, calm and collaborative management style, targets compensation to meet competition. very good at supply chain management

    Cons

    many, many, many different businesses that compete for limited internal manufacturing resources. company runs very lean and you have to be ready to work hard without a lot of support

    Advice to Management

    focus more

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  5. Great company, very fast paced and dynamic, has changed a lot over the years and continues to evolve.

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    Current Employee - Supply Chain Management in Phoenix, AZ
    Current Employee - Supply Chain Management in Phoenix, AZ

    I have been working at ON Semiconductor full-time (more than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Great benefits, good working environment, employees are able to work on any number of exciting assignments. Really positive and interesting place to work.

    Cons

    Very cost sensitive to the point where it sometimes feels counterproductive.

  6. Helpful (2)

    Mostly good.

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern in Pocatello, ID
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern in Pocatello, ID

    I worked at ON Semiconductor as an intern (more than a year)

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

    Pros

    The people were really good to work with there. I never felt like there was a potential problem with any of my coworkers while I was there. The work itself was pretty laid back but still challenging.

    Cons

    The company is cheap and it seems that all they care about is the bottom line. The office culture there definitely needs some work.

    Advice to Management

    Don't be afraid to spend a little bit of money to improve the culture or add some perks for employees. You would probably see increased productivity and a lower turnover rate.

  7. Solid place to work, if a little unfocused at times.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Intern - Marketing and Applications Engineering in Phoenix, AZ
    Current Intern - Marketing and Applications Engineering in Phoenix, AZ

    I have been working at ON Semiconductor as an intern (more than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    My manager is extremely sharp and my group is definitely going places. Lots of fun being a part of that team. Team-oriented and helpful environment. The compensation as an intern was very competitive--I was given a strategic voice on the team, even as an intern, and there wasn't much politics to speak of. I honestly believe I have the best internship at the whole company.

    Cons

    I've seen a real lack of aggression in pursuing new technologies, which has occasionally hurt product groups. Hiring comes in odd cycles. Some groups with untouchable management entertain consistent layoffs.

    Advice to Management

    Pursuing new technologies should play a key role in the development of more product lines. Creative marketing rarely enables growth in low revenue, low margin legacy portfolios.

  8. Great benefits!!

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at ON Semiconductor

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

    Pros

    Great work life balance and benefitd

    Cons

    Long hours during month-end close

    Advice to Management

    Pay bonus to employees below manager level

  9. Great experience!

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at ON Semiconductor

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

    Pros

    I did an Internship with them. They treated you very well and I got to work on some meaningful projects. Work environment was great and compensation.

    Cons

    I'm sure there are, but I didn't work there long enough to find any major flaws.

  10. Helpful (1)

    working environment seems to be normal. good place to start your career and also end your career

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at ON Semiconductor full-time (more than 8 years)

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

    Pros

    benefits are ok especially health benefits. bonuses from the factory are regularly provided if possible. good place for new graduates to learn

    Cons

    promotion are very hard. work life balance is ok but lack of social events. compensation is not at par with other semiconductor companies. training is also limited

    Advice to Management

    compensation review and technical training for key employees for good retention

  11. Apps Engineer

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

    I have been working at ON Semiconductor full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good Environment , nice folks around, learned a lot in the first few years

    Cons

    Saturated opportunities, not a whole lot of cutting edge technology

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