Silterra Reviews

9 Reviews
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Silterra CEO Kamarulzaman Mohamed Zin
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  1.  

    Good company for semiconductor industry

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Engineer  in  Kulim (Malaysia)
    Former Employee - Engineer in Kulim (Malaysia)

    I worked at Silterra as an intern for less than a year

    Pros

    competitive salary, good environment and friendly teammates

    Cons

    Unable to claim OT for executive position

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Not a good company

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Engineer
    Former Employee - Senior Engineer

    I worked at Silterra full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

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

    Cons

    This 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 ManagementAdvice

    Please change your managers which failed to lead company make profits.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    No future due to company attitude and product limitation

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Engineer  in  Kulim (Malaysia)
    Current Employee - Engineer in Kulim (Malaysia)

    I have been working at Silterra full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

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

    Cons

    Low pay, unfair policy, no confirmed bonus

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be fair to all department and employee.

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

    Peaceful Work Environment

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Silterra full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    No micro-managing
    Work at your own pace
    Friendly colleagues

    Cons

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

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Good Balance of Life and Work but...

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Engineer  in  Kulim (Malaysia)
    Current Employee - Senior Engineer in Kulim (Malaysia)

    I have been working at Silterra

    Pros

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

    Cons

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

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

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

    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    I feel lucky to work in Silterra

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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Silterra

    Pros

    Business 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.

    Cons

    The 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 ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the good work

    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Great working place

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Intern
    Former Employee - Intern

    I worked at Silterra

    Pros

    Do a lot of projects

    Cons

    Low benefit and salary for interns

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Give reward to everybody even the interns

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  9. 1 person found this helpful  

    Focus on job....

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Silterra

    Pros

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

    Cons

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

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Mr. 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

    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Good starting job company but not good for permanent career

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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Engineer
    Current Employee - Engineer

    I have been working at Silterra

    Pros

    Near to home and cheap cost of living in Kulim

    Cons

    No future and directionless management. Strongly depend on govt fundings.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Look carefully for the future and stop listening to expat.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

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