X-FAB Silicon Foundries
3.7 of 5 9 reviews
www.xfab.com Erfurt, Germany 500 to 999 Employees

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Updated Feb 18, 2014

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Hans-Jürgen Straub

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63% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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    Engineering Technician (Current Employee)
    Lubbock, TX

    Prosgood benefits good work environment

    ConsPay is good for the area but low for field

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

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    Five years at this company and it is very rewarding and a great place to work.

    Shipping/Export Compliance Administrator (Current Employee)
    Lubbock, TX

    ProsPersonable senior management. Outstanding IT support. Excellence in performance from all employees expected and management supplies the tools needed for that level of performance. Non smoking environment and rarely an offensive word is heard. I have received lots of verbal appreciation from my co-workers just for doing my job. Great benefits.

    ConsSalaries are typically lower than national averages. Its a long walk from the parking lot to the badge reader.

    Advice to Senior ManagementConsider all employee social function (not just golf tournament for a select few).

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Like semiconductors, opportunity is directly proportional to one's engineering capabilities and know-how.

    Design Engineer Co-op (Former Employee)
    Lubbock, TX

    ProsThe best part of X-FAB is the freedom. They ask you how to do things rather then tell you how they are done. They give you process requirements and then it's up to you. My project was great. It was deriving physical models of the CMOS and BiCMOS fabriation proceses and attempting to put them into FEA software.

    The project required quantifying microscale behaviors that were so powerful they produced macroscopic effects that interacted with macroscopic fabrication processes. If you're into materials science, MEMS, computer chips, or IC technology you'll enjoy the intellectual challenge.

    ConsWhen you start doing things that are far beyond an engineering curriculum there is little expertese to provide the means to an end. Unfortunately, they don't have experts to prevent you from getting stuck on a problem.

    Advice to Senior ManagementIf you want to gain some experience in a chill environment and small city then I highly recommend the job, but if you want a glamorous job in a big city then this may not be for you.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    The building felt like a jail but the people were real nice.

    Intern (Former Employee)
    Lubbock, TX

    ProsProximity to food and everything else in a small town.

    ConsThe building is too big and easy to get lost in.

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep doing a good job.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Average at best

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
    Lubbock, TX

    ProsIf you like Lubbock its an ok place

    Conslow pay, confused management, lots of chickens with no head

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    BETTER THAN NOTHING

    Engineer (Current Employee)
    Lubbock, TX

    ProsWORK EXPERIENCE and some friends

    Conspeople are lazy
    most projects are delayed and never get done
    project managers do not know what is going on with the project

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    Fabulous

    Staff Engineer (Former Employee)
    Kuching, Sarawak (Malaysia)

    ProsSmall organization. Friendly people. People are practically knowing each other making jobs easy and straightforward to accomplished.

    ConsLack of creativity. Lack of strong leadership. The management is not bold and brave enough to keep the talent from leaving.

    Advice to Senior ManagementBe bold and strong on decision. Don't flip flop.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Operation engineering

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsLearn more about high tech and clean room enviroment

    Conssalary too low seem there was no others semiconductor competator

    Advice to Senior ManagementSalary need to review

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    good

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    Prosgreat culture, happy people, nice company

    Conssmall firm, not a bad place to work

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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