SanDisk
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SanDisk Reviews in Milpitas, CA

Updated Jul 6, 2014
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84% Approve of the CEO

SanDisk President, CEO, and Director Sanjay Mehrotra

Sanjay Mehrotra

(44 ratings)

53% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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    Fruitful experience

    Staff Firmware Engineer (Current Employee)
    Milpitas, CA

    ProsCash rich! Good company and work culture. You would learn lot of new tools/softwares which are used to ease up the product development process. On personal level, company arranges different kind of activities (outside work) for its employees.

    ConsThe benefit package is standard which other bay area companies also give. Being a cash rich company, it can do better in compensating Employees.

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

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    No sick days

    Senior Device Engineer (Current Employee)
    Milpitas, CA

    ProsThere is very few good reasons.

    ConsSick days does not exist in SanDisk. Getting sick means losing vacation days which makes going to work a priority over health. Such policy is quite rare and has a very negative effect on company's overall image.

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

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    Good and Bad both

    Design Engineer II (Current Employee)
    Milpitas, CA

    ProsWork place is very competitive.
    Manager is very helpful & supportive.
    Facility are good like the gym , volleyball court and cafe.
    Company is doing great so stock prices are rising rapidly. This gives good returns on ESPP otherwise not much of an advantage for Design Engineer II.

    ConsSalary is too low.
    Work life balance is missing.
    No overtime pay.
    Still using old verification technique.

    Advice to Senior ManagementDo something about the salaries of Freshers. And if you want to stick to median pay then give good hike every year.

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

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    Very Good Culture

    Design Engineer (Former Employee)
    Milpitas, CA

    ProsWork culture is very good

    ConsNothing much. Things are good as is.

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    Great place to work

    Senior Business Systems Analyst (Current Employee)
    Milpitas, CA

    Pros- Competitive Salary
    - Leadership
    - Small workplace culture

    Cons- Does not promote telecommuting

    Advice to Senior ManagementTelecommuting, flexible work schedules (e.g. 4/10's, etc.), and other programs that could improve on work/life balance.

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

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    good company, but not energetic enough

    Design Engineer (Current Employee)
    Milpitas, CA

    Prosstable working environment
    good management
    work/life balance is good

    Consslow career development
    slow PERM process

    Advice to Senior Managementno

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

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    OK place to work

    Marketing Specialist (Current Employee)
    Milpitas, CA

    ProsStrong brand, good product, friendly people, decent pay

    ConsImpossible to get promoted. always fearful of loosing your job

    Advice to Senior Managementtrust your employees

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

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    Operations at SanDisk

    Senior Industrial Engineer (Current Employee)
    Milpitas, CA

    Prosvery strong operations team; very impressive colleagues

    Conscommunication from management down to the teams is not very clear; could be improved

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

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    Great people, great company!

    Web Production Designer (Former Employee)
    Milpitas, CA

    ProsI really loved being part of a technology proficient team, it was nice to have a team with people at my level of comprehension, learning and teaching.

    ConsNot very current equipment and as is the norm w/corporate, purchase orders take FOREVER, like my contract was over before the po even got past it’d first approval....

    Advice to Senior Managementwork on your chain of command, I found most everyone to be ABOVE AVERAGE compared to other Bay Area tech employees I’ve worked with. There are too many "choke points” along the ownership/approval chain.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Director, Business Development (Former Employee)
    Milpitas, CA

    ProsNice steady work, if you don't have any aspirations.

    ConsOffice Politics are a killer at SanDisk.

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