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Silterra Reviews

Updated Feb 4, 2014
Silterra – Malaysia – “Silterra Malaysia”

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3.0 9 reviews

100% Approve of the CEO

Silterra CEO Kamarulzaman Mohamed Zin

Kamarulzaman Mohamed Zin

(6 ratings)

50% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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    Good company for semiconductor industry

    Engineer (Former Employee) Kulim (Malaysia)

    Proscompetitive salary, good environment and friendly teammates

    ConsUnable to claim OT for executive position

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Not a good company

    Senior Engineer (Former Employee)

    ProsGood for who just enter the wafer fab industry.
    Salary compatible with market value.
    Could learn many skills if you are hardworking person.

    ConsThis is a racist company which you could see most of the high post persons are "Malay" and they failed to drive company to make profits. Talk a lot with less actions.

    Advice to Senior ManagementPlease change your managers which failed to lead company make profits.

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

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    No future due to company attitude and product limitation

    Engineer (Current Employee) Kulim (Malaysia)

    ProsWorking enviroment is less tension compare to other company with same industry.

    ConsLow pay, unfair policy, no confirmed bonus

    Advice to Senior ManagementBe fair to all department and employee.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Peaceful Work Environment

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsNo micro-managing
    Work at your own pace
    Friendly colleagues

    ConsSeemingly no directiion
    Long term staffs with own agenda creating their own mini empire
    Finger pointing when things go wrong
    Expensive expatriate employee

    Advice to Senior ManagementProvide a clear direction and defined role to employee. Breakdown the barriers created by self serving selfish employee

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

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    Good Balance of Life and Work but...

    Senior Engineer (Current Employee) Kulim (Malaysia)

    Prosbosses, friends are really good and helpful. respect is the practice here. things done fast. system very well equiped.

    Constoo small for a fab. employee retention poor. company seem not moving forward.

    Advice to Senior Managementpay attention to employee retention planning. listen to inputs from veteran employees. stop hiring non creditable graduates.

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    I feel lucky to work in Silterra

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsBusiness is expending as the company stratery match with the global trend for the past 3 years. Asia Pacific is booming which drive positive in account for past few years.

    ConsThe fab capacity is limited to only 1 plant, progress of open 2nd site is slower than expected as the market cycle getting shorter.

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep up the good work

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    Great working place

    Intern (Former Employee)

    ProsDo a lot of projects

    ConsLow benefit and salary for interns

    Advice to Senior ManagementGive reward to everybody even the interns

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Focus on job....

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsFocus on the job given and just do it.
    Small town and low cost of living.

    Conslack of stake holder if any problem/issue happen to customer.
    Too focus on the job within position without inter department/group skill.

    Advice to Senior ManagementMr. Eg KahYee already left the company and I like his vision that place the company with the right person with mast network to secure deals for the company. Too bad he was replaced by Dr. Kamarulzaman "Dr. K" Mohamed Zin in 2008

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    Good starting job company but not good for permanent career

    Engineer (Current Employee)

    ProsNear to home and cheap cost of living in Kulim

    ConsNo future and directionless management. Strongly depend on govt fundings.

    Advice to Senior ManagementLook carefully for the future and stop listening to expat.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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