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TSMC Reviews

Updated January 22, 2015
Updated January 22, 2015
132 Reviews
3.7
132 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Great program and you will learn a lot with the engineers in your group (in 6 reviews)

  • well organization, good salary, enough resource for research (in 10 reviews)


Cons
  • No Work-Life Balance with working hours exceeding 16-18 hours daily (in 15 reviews)

  • long working hour, if you are seeking for work-life balance, this is not the place (in 5 reviews)

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  1.  

    Not bad

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - IT Engineer in Hsinchu (Taiwan)
    Current Employee - IT Engineer in Hsinchu (Taiwan)

    I have been working at TSMC full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Good benefit. Have a nice balance between work and life.

    Cons

    No smart phone available and limited access to internet.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Encourage managers to hold more department-wide activities to make staff and manager-level more closer.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  2.  

    Tough but learn much

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

    I have been working at TSMC

    Pros

    Well education, training, and salaries

    Cons

    Organization is not flexible; Too complex cross organization communication

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More open minded

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Intern engineer (summer)

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Intern in Hsinchu (Taiwan)
    Former Employee - Intern in Hsinchu (Taiwan)

    I worked at TSMC as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    A great chance to experience why TSMC is a leading semiconductor foundry

    Cons

    Less friendly to non-Chinese speakers working environment
    Strict policy in all personal electronic devices

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Good company with strong business. Expanding fast and willing to invest in R&D and Fab capacity.

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

    I have been working at TSMC

    Pros

    Good payment and benefits. Everyone works together toward an agreed gaol for doing things successfully.

    Cons

    Fewer vacancies for high level managers. The company loves to hire high level (director or above) managers from outside.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    4 year engineer

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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 TSMC full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Globally competitive technology, I think

    Cons

    Globally incompetitive salary, no doubt

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  7.  

    Good company for who majors in Electronics, Material, Chemistry and Chemical Engineer.

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

    I have been working at TSMC full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Nice compensation and responsible coworkers.

    Cons

    Stable yet traditional career development.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  8.  

    OK

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - MEMS Development Engineer in Hsinchu (Taiwan)
    Current Employee - MEMS Development Engineer in Hsinchu (Taiwan)

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

    Pros

    Higher salary than Taiwan's average

    Cons

    Longer working time than average

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Working time control

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  9.  

    Large and stable company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Engineer in Hsinchu (Taiwan)
    Former Employee - Senior Engineer in Hsinchu (Taiwan)

    I worked at TSMC full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Profitable company.
    Competitive salary compared with the other company in Taiwan
    Lot Benefits for employees

    Cons

    Working hour is long, but it depends on what department you are working for.
    The company is too large so sometimes you can not get the whole picture of one project.
    The security policy is quite annoying for some of the work

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    Product engineer

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at TSMC

    Pros

    good people, and relative nice bonus

    Cons

    long work hours, high stress

  11.  

    Senior RD integration engineer

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

    I have been working at TSMC

    Pros

    Good training courses, smart coworkers

    Cons

    Changing constantly, sometimes you don't have so much time to get used to the environment

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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