Vishay Siliconix

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Vishay Siliconix Reviews

Updated December 4, 2014
Updated December 4, 2014
41 Reviews
3.2
41 Reviews
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Vishay Siliconix President, CEO, COO, and Director Gerald Paul
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  1.  

    Loved the fast pace of the work environment

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Facilities Tech in Sunnyvale, CA
    Former Employee - Facilities Tech in Sunnyvale, CA

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

    Pros

    The fast pace of the semiconductor industry

    Cons

    Employment not very stable as with the semiconductor industry

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Job security is very important to employee

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Not a very great place to work

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Product Engineer in Santa Clara, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Product Engineer in Santa Clara, CA

    I have been working at Vishay Siliconix

    Pros

    Well experienced senior staff people.
    Everyone is ready to help when stuck.

    Cons

    Still using really old technology
    No bonuses even if you are senior.
    Too much micromanaging.
    No stocks for regular employees, only meant for top 10% of the total head count of the company.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Start rewarding people for what they do for the company.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    Not so friendly work environment.

    Current Employee - Failure Analysis Engineer in Santa Clarita, CA
    Current Employee - Failure Analysis Engineer in Santa Clarita, CA

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

    Pros

    The company has strict principles on the quality of their semiconductor devices. HR is easy is deal with, and they are friendly.

    Cons

    Senior engineers don't respect new or junior engineers. They don't want to share knowledge with the new hires. People from different departments are pointing fingers to each other. This company has poor upper management. They want to hire as many temporary engineers as they could without ever considering transitioning them to permanent positions. Department heads don't realize there is a learning curve for new hires, and they want the new hires to do perfect jobs.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be willing to make temporary hires to permanent positions if they have the talents the company needs. Saving money by limiting this transition would only make people leave this company, and that would slow down the company operations.

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  5. 1 person found this helpful  

    Vishay Siliconix is a mediocre place to work over-all

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Santa Clara, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Santa Clara, CA

    I worked at Vishay Siliconix as a contractor (more than an year)

    Pros

    There are none that I can think of now because of their continuing effort to move out of he Valley. There is also no room for growth. Hires and fires temp employees regularly.

    Cons

    Management tends to micromanage but failed to recognize good employees. Lots of politics. Employees always
    restless because of threat of getting laid off due to

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need to understand what is really going on in the front lines. Give credit where credit is due.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Ideal Company that you can work and retire! Good benefits and Company is very fair !

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Wafer Fab Specialist in Santa Clara, CA
    Former Employee - Wafer Fab Specialist in Santa Clara, CA

    I worked at Vishay Siliconix full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Good benefits and nice people to work with!

    Cons

    Business reduction in force due to bad economy! So far it's a good company to work!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    No comment

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Senior Staff Engineer

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Staff in Santa Clara, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Staff in Santa Clara, CA

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

    Pros

    Above average salary, good working culture, fair bonus plan.

    Cons

    Do not offer ESPP, out dated working environment & equipment.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Vishay Siliconix is a stable workplace

    Former Employee - Staff Engineer in Santa Clara, CA
    Former Employee - Staff Engineer in Santa Clara, CA

    I worked at Vishay Siliconix full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Friendly work environment. Good technologies and Products.

    Cons

    Outdated equipment for future technology development. Limited growth potential.

  9.  

    They cut back my working hours to les then 40 per week

    Former Employee - QA Inspector II in Santa Clara, CA
    Former Employee - QA Inspector II in Santa Clara, CA

    I worked at Vishay Siliconix full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    It was close to my resident, not hardly a commute

    Cons

    Seem like they had too many cut backs.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Was o-kay

  10.  

    Was good

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - QA Inspector II in Santa Clara, CA
    Former Employee - QA Inspector II in Santa Clara, CA

    I worked at Vishay Siliconix part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    People were nice and it was PERNMENT position

    Cons

    Hours got cut to less then 40 hours per week could not work overtime either.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    not sure what to mention.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    Okay place to work

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

    I have been working at Vishay Siliconix full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits, provide lots of reponsibility

    Cons

    Hugh amount of bureaucracy, loads of upper management, rampant micro management, low compensation. offices were last updated in the late 80's.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Workforce is ageing, need to attract and keep new blood. Also there is a common negitive attitude

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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