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Applied Materials Reviews

Updated October 15, 2018
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  • "hard working too much work life balance" (in 81 reviews)

  • "Nothing really that I can think of other than some long hours which is probably part of every corporate job these days" (in 45 reviews)

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  1. "Good work life balance"

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    Current Employee - SAP Analyst
    Current Employee - SAP Analyst
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good work life balance and work culture

    Cons

    Not many vacations. Good Health plans coverage needed.

    Advice to Management

    None


  2. "customer engineer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Applied Materials full-time

    Pros

    Benefits, career progression, decent pay

    Cons

    lack of training, job stability

  3. "Customer Engineer III"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Applied Materials full-time

    Pros

    Good company to work at. Ability to transfer if there are openings.

    Cons

    Potential for layoffs during hard times.


  4. "Good company!"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Applied Materials full-time

    Pros

    Big company. Plenty of learning and growth opportunities.

    Cons

    Work long hours . Too many meetings.


  5. "Senior Financial Analyst"

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

    I have been working at Applied Materials full-time

    Pros

    Great people that are willing to share their knowledge in the industry. People tend to stay within the company for a long time.

    Cons

    Applied is a large seasoned company that has a lot of bureaucratic layers. At times these can be hard to get through to make process improvements.


  6. "Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Applied Materials full-time

    Pros

    Great Company Vision
    Good Teamwork
    Great leadership

    Cons

    Small site
    Not much room to move to other roles


  7. "good comapny"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Applied Materials part-time

    Pros

    clear management, friendly environment, helpful people, good manager, and good payment

    Cons

    busy, high living cost, intensive, need high efficiency, can't find any more

  8. "Sr Design Engr"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Applied Materials full-time

    Pros

    Good smart people and very interesting projects

    Cons

    Horrible upper level management and lots of managers. Could be effective with not having that many paper pushers.

    Advice to Management

    Clean up management and you will never have a successful team through intimidation.


  9. "Applied Materials great company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good pay, Friendly Environment, Interesting work

    Cons

    Lots of people employed over seas so have to have web meetings with them at weird times.


  10. "NPI MANUFACTURING ENGINEER"

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    Former Employee - NPI Engineer in Austin, TX
    Former Employee - NPI Engineer in Austin, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Applied Materials full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good pay. Nothing else.

    Cons

    Responsibilities very diverse. No one having time to train you.

    Advice to Management

    Training one on one


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