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Applied Materials Overview

Santa Clara, CA
10000+ employees
1967
Company - Public (AMAT)
Electrical & Electronic Manufacturing
$10+ billion (USD) per year
Unknown

Working at Applied Materials

Applied Materials’ roots are in semiconductors — computer chips. We have been the #1 provider to the semiconductor industry since 1992. Today we’re also a global leader in flat panel display and solar PV equipment, two industries that increasingly ... Read more

Mission: Our mission is to help customers turn next-generation technologies into profitable new industries. We engineer highly sophisticated manufacturing equipment and processes that are used to build complex devices at extremely high-volumes. In personal electronics, volume production ... Read more

Applied Materials Reviews

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    I have been working at Applied Materials full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Industry is very strong and so there's a great deal of optimism in the company now. Colleagues are friendly, bright, and highly competent.

    Cons

    Sometimes face barriers to trying to take a new or different approach.

    Advice to Management

    Encourage risk taking and pushing boundaries, not just in technology, but also in culture, business processes, etc.

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Applied Materials Interviews

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    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at Applied Materials.

    Interview

    2 Written rounds : Technical objective questions, Programming round
    1 Face to face Technical Interview : Technical questions on C++,data structures, Advanced Algorithm,Microprocessors & OS concepts.
    1 Telephonic Interview : Current project explanation & related technical questions . IPC and Finite state machines related question.
    1 HR interview : Why I am looking fro job, what si my long term goal . Why AMAT? Some background related question .

    Interview Questions

    • 2 Written rounds : Technical objective questions, Programming round
      1 Face to face Technical Interview : Technical questions on C++,data structures, Advanced Algorithm,Microprocessors & OS concepts.
      1 Telephonic Interview : Current project explanation & related technical questions . IPC and Finite state machines related question.
      1 HR interview : Why I am looking fro job, what si my long term goal . Why AMAT? Some background related question .   Answer Question
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Applied Materials Awards & Accolades

  • 2013 World's Most Ethical Companies, Ethisphere Institute, 2013
  • Preferred Quality Supplier (PQS) Award, Intel Corporation, 2013
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