SanDisk

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SanDisk Reviews

Updated Jul 30, 2014
All Employees Current Employees Only

3.3 198 reviews

83% Approve of the CEO

SanDisk President, CEO, and Director Sanjay Mehrotra

Sanjay Mehrotra

(95 ratings)

61% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Work life balance is good for the most part (in 7 reviews)

  • good opportunities to learn different aspects and tackle challenges (in 7 reviews)


Cons
  • Favoritism and poor scheduling and work life balance (in 7 reviews)

  • Very odd relationship with former M Systems acquisition - as a result, almost all director and above positions have been replaced with Israelis (in 5 reviews)

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    solid

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsGood office culture. Nice office building. Great gym.

    Constraffic, slightly pricycafeteria, somewhat limited parking

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

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    Great company-- still feeling growing pains

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    Prosgreat campus, smart people, fun culture, lots of diversity

    Consdisorganized, department runs lean, people on team seem burnt out

    Advice to Senior Managementhire more people!

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

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    Chaos

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsOkay campus, nice people generally.

    ConsToo much chaos from top down. Everyone always scrambling, teams are understaffed, people overworked and underpaid. Poor communication.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Great people to work with

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsThe company is slightly old-school in its thinking compared to other companies in the Bay Area. But, it is still good for you if you want to work in semiconductor space. You can get the chance to work closely with senior management. There are not many hierarchies.
    Work life balance is good for the most part. You are not expected to be working on the weekend unless something urgent happens.

    ConsGreat company to learn about operations and engineering. From a longer term perspective, semiconductor memory business is going to get commoditized. So the company as a whole is dependent on memory prices.

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    Coordinator

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsThe people in my group were great. Love the flexible schedule.

    ConsYou are just a number there. Expected to work long hours. Very corporate type of job.

    Advice to Senior ManagementMainly upper management, you should smile more often.

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    Needs improvement

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Milpitas, CA

    ProsFree breakfast, daily oatmeal and bagels/muffins on Fridays

    ConsManagement does not want to listen to suggestions

    Advice to Senior ManagementBe more open minded

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

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    work style

    Staff Firmware Engineer (Current Employee) Milpitas, CA

    ProsEstablished process and pretty much everything on a predetermined track. Good people to work with and finding mentors is not hard

    ConsIf you are looking for a more dynamic place, this isn't the one

    Advice to Senior ManagementTrim the middle management

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

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    Leading memory company.

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsGood opportunity and nice colleague

    Consshanghai office is directly next to factory.

     

    SanDisk

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsMid-size company, dynamic culture, results oriented

    ConsHardware-focused, need for more process

    Advice to Senior Managementnone

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    Cool company, but Operations team is a disaster

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsCoolness factor for working for a popular consumer electronics company.

    Cons1. Very political and autocratic.
    2. If you are "Friends of Manish Bhatia" you will prosper, get big bonus, get out of schedule promotions. Else, GOD help you.
    3. People who do good are the ones who are A+ in following orders, can heavily praise their bosses openly (think how would you do good in North Korea), and never show a glimmer of intelligence.

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

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