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TSMC Reviews

Updated Jul 20, 2014
TSMC – US – “TSMC”

TSMC – US – “TSMC”
All Employees Current Employees Only

3.6 103 reviews

97% Approve of the CEO

TSMC Chairman Morris Chang

Morris Chang

(70 ratings)

75% of employees recommend this company to a friend

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 14 reviews)

  • long working hour, if you are seeking for work-life balance, this is not the place (in 4 reviews)

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    Process engineer

    Process Engineer (Former Employee) Tainan (Taiwan)

    Prosmuch money learn a lot of tool

    Conslong work time very heavy review

    Advice to Senior Managementno comment

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

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    Good company if stability is what you want

    Senior Engineer (Current Employee) Hsinchu (Taiwan)

    Pros--big company with steady growth
    --satisfying salary in TW
    --the leading company in the field of semiconductor manufacturing

    Cons--hard to get promotions
    --unreasonable rules for employees
    --long working time
    --inflexible management

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

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    Principal Engineer (Current Employee) Hsinchu (Taiwan)

    ProsThe company invests large sector of capital into research and development. Good place for technology development, since sufficient resources are available.

    ConsThe management emphasize very much on personal performance. Some people use 'strategies' to obtain credits. But the 'strategies' can be immoral. The environment is quite political.

    Advice to Senior ManagementInspire employees by encouragement, not scold or threaten them to work. Pay respect to employees.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Good company,

    Engineering Manager (Former Employee) Hsinchu (Taiwan)

    ProsSmart people, great leader. Company is going strong.

    ConsSome RD manager could be very difficult to work with, especially if your customer needs extra data or customization support.

    Advice to Senior ManagementNone

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

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    R&D Engineer

    R&D Engineer (Former Employee) Hsinchu (Taiwan)

    Pros- Biggest technology company in that area
    - Advanced Processes
    - Leading company in semiconductor industry

    Cons- Working hours too long
    - The company is basically based on "manufacturing", not intelligence
    - salary not competitive

    Advice to Senior Managementmanagement should be smarter

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Good Learning Experience for fresh graduates

    Physical Design Engineer (Former Employee) Hsinchu (Taiwan)

    ProsA lot of responsibility to do important projects, work independently and explore different areas. Very good location.

    ConsLong working hours during tapeout, short product cycles, shortage of manpower, lack of efficient training program for newcomers.

    Advice to Senior ManagementUse human resources a bit more cautiously. Reduce working hours.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Intern (Current Employee) Hsin-chu (Taiwan)

    ProsWorking with good teams, people and advisor

    Consmanufacturing industry is not as fun as software industry

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

     

    Stabilize, work-life balance

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsHigh salary, Stabilize, Top Semi-conductor Firm

    ConsPeople who would not accept living in HsinTzu

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    Challenging and Tough but nice pay

    Process Engineer (Current Employee) Hsinchu (Taiwan)

    ProsThe salary is much more higher than other semi-conductor companies. Working condition is acceptable. People are nice here.

    ConsWorking hour is much longer than other companies. 24-hour on-call basis.

    Advice to Senior ManagementI need to take a long vacation.

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

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    HR summer intern

    Human Resources Intern (Former Employee) Tainan (Taiwan)

    Pros1. Structured company and division
    2. Willing to disclose useful organizational information and materials to interns
    3. Many opportunities to be assigned to real projects and to be involved in on-going projects of the division

    ConsHR interns got fewer opportunity to engage with other interns

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

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