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Updated February 21, 2018
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  • hard working too much work life balance (in 73 reviews)

  • Manufacturing, stressful & long hours (in 43 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Pretty good"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Applied Materials full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    - Large company with multiple business divisions and multiple market segments. Each division like a separate company with its own culture.
    - Opportunities to travel
    - Opportunity to work on cutting edge technology
    - Diversity and everyone is friendly
    - IoT will drive future growth of company

    Cons

    - Work can be stressful at times. Very fast paced.
    - Hierarchical structure


  2. "engineer"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Applied Materials full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    good benefit 401K business hot

    Cons

    hard working too much work life balance

    Advice to Management

    please think about employee. Not only CEO bonus

  3. "College Intern"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Applied Materials full-time

    Pros

    People are wonderful, great place to learn

    Cons

    hard to find housing for the summer


  4. "Good company to work for."

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    Former Employee - Member of Technical Staff in Sunnyvale, CA
    Former Employee - Member of Technical Staff in Sunnyvale, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Applied Materials full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Decent pay package; Good healthcare plan.

    Cons

    Management sometimes send confusing messages.

    Advice to Management

    Communicate more often and clearly.


  5. "Materials Program Manager"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Applied Materials full-time

    Pros

    get to work with all the engineers and get expose to great job opportunities

    Cons

    not all process are in place


  6. "MTS mechanical engineer"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Applied Materials full-time

    Pros

    Good pay and benefits. Flexible

    Cons

    Promotion not base on your performance.

    Advice to Management

    Be fair.


  7. "Very Amazinng Company to work for"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Applied Materials full-time

    Pros

    People, Benefits, Transfer-ability, 401k, food, campus

    Cons

    People, Healthcare, Parts, Procedures, Help

  8. "Old school, busy, lots of learning, good benefits"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Applied Materials full-time

    Pros

    -good salary, lots of learning opportunities. Many projects abroad. Exposure to different technologies/sciences. Hard working team members. Opportunities for career growth

    Cons

    -The processes/ methods have been in place for a long time, there is resistance to change
    -Generally, not the best communication
    -horrible work-life balance. You are always on call. People are generally stressed out and you feel it in the office
    -not a diverse community


  9. "AMAT Review"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Finance Manager
    Current Employee - Finance Manager
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Applied Materials full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good benefits, profit sharing plan

    Cons

    better IT support, ERP support needed


  10. "developer"

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    Current Employee - Software Developer in Santa Clara, CA
    Current Employee - Software Developer in Santa Clara, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Applied Materials full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    great place to work

    Cons

    no cons to say about managemet

    Advice to Management

    nice managers


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