Toshiba Reviews

Updated April 12, 2015
120 reviews filtered by
  • Any Location
  • Any Job Title
3.1
120 Reviews
Rating Trends
Recommend to a friend
Approve of CEO
Toshiba President & CEO Hisao Tanaka
Hisao Tanaka
12 Ratings

Pros
  • Good corporate culture, great work life balance, stable & structured work environment (in 7 reviews)

  • good benefits, fixed working hours if you choose for it (in 5 reviews)

Cons
  • Long hours make work life balance difficult (in 3 reviews)

More Pros and Cons

Employee Reviews

Sort: Popular Rating Date
  1. sales coordinator

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

    I worked at Toshiba full-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Great job, great benefits, great environment

    Cons

    Not too many cons, salary

  2. Stable but less competitive

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

    I have been working at Toshiba

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Above-average salary
    2 bonus / year

    Cons

    difficult to be promoted
    working atmosphere wasn't good

    Advice to Management

    N.A

  3. Very good enviroment

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

    I have been working at Toshiba

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Laid back, self driven, company values, let you do your own work without micromanaging, very flexible with time off

    Cons

    not a lot of help with learning new topics, slow response times to questions, lacking training

    Advice to Management

    I don't have any advice but I need to fill 20 word minimum here so here's some words to fill this space.

  4. Is this helpful? The community relies on everyone sharing – Add Anonymous Review


  5. Great learning experience, especially in the Shared Service Center

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Irvine, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Irvine, CA

    I have been working at Toshiba full-time (more than 8 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Nice and friendly people work here: from the securities, cafeteria workers, to managers and directors.
    I'm pretty lucky to have awesome manager and team.
    Free classes from Toshiba University for people who wants to learn and grow.
    Looks pretty good on your resume.

    Cons

    Transition time could be very tough. Some people reacts negatively, others take 100% responsibility of their future and do their best. It's the same thing with life, choose wisely.
    Corporate structures made it harder to communicate more effective and efficiently.

  6. Consolidation

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - SBA in Irvine, CA
    Former Employee - SBA in Irvine, CA

    I worked at Toshiba

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Better use of some resources; optimization of licenses; cost reduction.

    Cons

    Inefficient and inadequate model for shared services; lack of morale; outsourcing for support and development can't meet business needs.

    Advice to Management

    Push back on HQ with quantitative results.

  7. It was a pleasant working experience.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Analyst - Corporates Desk in Irvine, CA
    Former Employee - Analyst - Corporates Desk in Irvine, CA

    I worked at Toshiba

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Management is very attentive, listens to concerns. Tries to give everyone the learning curve.

    Cons

    Not a lot of interaction amongs employees. They seem to stay in their cubicles and let the day slip away.

    Advice to Management

    Keep on doing what you're doing!

  8. Get to learn a lot from experienced folks, but movement within the company is difficult.

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

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

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    1) Experience of colleagues helps learn a lot.
    2) Freedom to communicate & help beyond your own team.

    Cons

    Managment is not nimble. Takes a long time to make decision. Some amount of red-tape.
    Office culture is laid back in most teams but not all.

    Advice to Management

    Work like a start-up. Provide better compensation to engineers to work hard and smart.

  9. DUKE

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

    I have been working at Toshiba as a contractor (less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    4 weeks vacation from day 1

    Cons

    loose IT infrastructure.

  10. Design Engineer I

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Design Engineer I in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Design Engineer I in Houston, TX

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

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    Experience in manufacturing, procurement, design process, and knowledge of drives and motors.

    Cons

    Slow pace, not cutting edge technology.

    Advice to Management

    Increase investment in quality hires, and let go of dead weight.

  11. Director of Product Management

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Toshiba

    Pros

    Loyalty to employees, the don't layoff frequently

    Cons

    Salaries are too low, the don't pay competitively

    Advice to Management

    Pay for play guys, you want talent you have to pay for it.

Toshiba Photos

Pic of facility, both engineering offices and manufacturing floor are connected
Office

+ Add Photo

Work at Toshiba? Share Your Experiences

Toshiba

 
Click to Rate
or

Your response will be removed from the review – this cannot be undone.