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ON Semiconductor Reviews

Updated November 18, 2014
Updated November 18, 2014
128 Reviews
3.1
128 Reviews
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ON Semiconductor President, CEO, and Director Keith D. Jackson
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Review Highlights

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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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Computer Science intern at ON Semiconductor

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Web Intern in Phoenix, AZ
    Current Employee - Web Intern in Phoenix, AZ

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

    Pros

    Depends on your manager. If your manager allows, you can possibly work on different project and gain more experience. it's always good to network there and ask to work on projects more relevant to your interests while keep working on the ones you are hired for.

    Cons

    Being a semiconductor company more opportunities for IT and CE guys than CS guys.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    ON Semi Pocatello

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

    I have been working at ON Semiconductor full-time

    Pros

    Hours while in school. Tuition Reimbursement

    Cons

    Tuition Reimbursement, Advancement opportunities, training.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Promotions.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    not great, not bad

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Engineer
    Current Employee - Senior Engineer

    I have been working at ON Semiconductor full-time

    Pros

    good work-life balance, pretty stress free work.

    Cons

    not much support from upper management, they are afraid to spend money. forced vacations and pay freezes while acquiring other companies.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    Good Company, Great People

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Product Quality Engineer in Phoenix, AZ
    Current Employee - Product Quality Engineer in Phoenix, AZ

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

    Pros

    Good Company, Great People, Pay is great for interns

    Cons

    Very limited benefits for interns

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Good to start

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Intern in American Fork, UT
    Current Employee - Intern in American Fork, UT

    I have been working at ON Semiconductor part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Considerable people around the workplace.

    Cons

    Heavy workload. I think it is true for many other places.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Nothing to mention

    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    FIP Intern

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Design Engineer in Pocatello, ID
    Current Employee - Design Engineer in Pocatello, ID

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

    Pros

    Good place to work, very professional work environment, constant training sessions to keep one updated.

    Cons

    i did'nt find any yet

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    Psychotic, top down, militaristic managers

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Engineer in Phoenix, AZ
    Current Employee - Engineer in Phoenix, AZ

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

    Pros

    They pay well. ON has grown through acquisition of stand alone technology companies and has a broad product portfolio, older technology, but broad.

    Cons

    Training regarding ON semi's systems is virtually non existent. The organizational structure is the same as the CEO's alma mater, National Semiconductor. BU's compete for factory capacity. National Semiconductor was bought by Texas Instruments.

    Only consider wokring for ON if you have no other options.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hire managers who have good people skills. Promoting engineers via the 'good 'ol by' system leads to tyrannical, dictatorial managers who only care about their P&L and view subordinates as an impact to it.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  9.  

    OK to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Design Engineer in Phoenix, AZ
    Current Employee - Senior Design Engineer in Phoenix, AZ

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

    Pros

    Large company, ok business, Large company, ok business,

    Cons

    this company is kind of cheap on spending. bad health insurance

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    Just under average

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Digital Design Engineer
    Current Employee - Digital Design Engineer

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

    Pros

    The people on my team are great. Among team members there is no back-stabbing or ladder climbing. These people are thinning due to attrition and multiple years of the effects of the "Cons" section, but there are still good groups of people in isolated places.

    Cons

    From the corporate level down they have a strategy of "just under industry average". That extends to rate of hiring, amount of people staffed on projects, quality of projects, compensation, benefits, technology, IP, etc. This theory was actually stated in those words at an HR meet-and-greet.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    It is a global market. If you want to be a winner, you have to lead. You don't lead by following. Get a vision and back it. Hire good people and believe them when they tell you something.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  11.  

    Could be so much better

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Principal Design Engineer in Pocatello, ID
    Current Employee - Principal Design Engineer in Pocatello, ID

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

    Pros

    The people in the trenches are great. The Design teams have been able to design some very difficult chips.

    Cons

    The pay is nothing to write home about. The benefits used to be great and they are slowly whittling those down to where I could get better benefits working at Costco.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stop treating your engineers like they are disposable assets. It is difficult to get people to want to move to Idaho, where there are no other options for employment if things don't go well. You should be working harder to maintain the good engineers you already have here.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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