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Axcelis Technologies Reviews

Updated September 25, 2017
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Axcelis Technologies Chairman, President, and CEO Mary G. Puma
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  1. "Nice"

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

    Pros

    Money and people are nice to be with

    Cons

    Environment is a little basic and boring

    Advice to Management

    More parties


  2. "Lack of teamwork"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Axcelis Technologies full-time

    Pros

    Good health insurance and facility

    Cons

    Departments do not work well together. Teamwork is nonexistent. Departments blame each other for problems and do not achieve problem resolution.

  3. "Not bad but pay is not good.."

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    Current Employee - FSE in Asia, TX
    Current Employee - FSE in Asia, TX

    I have been working at Axcelis Technologies full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    It can be a good way to learn semi tool

    Cons

    pay is low, compared with other vendor


  4. "Some great people, horrible upper management"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Beverly, MA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Beverly, MA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Axcelis Technologies full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Interesting tech, competitive salary, good benefits

    Cons

    Impossible to advance, unpaid overtime expected, inept leadership

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your employees, especially those on the front lines of customer interaction


  5. "Semiconductor"

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

    Pros

    Great co workers and atmosphere

    Cons

    cyclical business with layoffs and working long hours is not uncommon

    Advice to Management

    Conserve cash during downturns and hire team oriented employees


  6. "final test review"

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    Current Employee - Final Test Technician in Beverly, MA
    Current Employee - Final Test Technician in Beverly, MA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Axcelis Technologies full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    long lunch, laid back company

    Cons

    to laid back, no advancement oppertunity


  7. "Good company"

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    Current Employee - FSE in East Fishkill, NY
    Current Employee - FSE in East Fishkill, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Axcelis Technologies full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Steady work, management at the local office cares and listens

    Cons

    Business has been slow over the preceding few years so raises were missing

    Advice to Management

    Listen more to workers

  8. "technical writer"

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    Current Employee - Technical Writer in Tewksbury, MA
    Current Employee - Technical Writer in Tewksbury, MA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Axcelis Technologies (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    flexibility, people, travel, building, cafateria

    Cons

    benefits and compensation, respect, management heavy


  9. "Disorganized and depressing"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Axcelis Technologies full-time

    Pros

    Seems like a great starting point for electrical and mechanical engineers

    Cons

    Does not provide the best environment/opportunities for those pursuing careers in software engineering/no free coffee

    Advice to Management

    Provide free coffee, stop using Labview


  10. "An Excellent Company for young talent"

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    Current Employee - Supply Chain in Haverhill, MA
    Current Employee - Supply Chain in Haverhill, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Axcelis Technologies full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great opportunity for career advancement and learning, especially for younger employees. Benefits are competitive, time off policy is generous. Facility is very nice and conveniently located

    Cons

    Slow revenue growth in last few years, with low stock price. Semiconductor industry can be quite cyclical, with some good years, and some not so good years. Can be understaffed and short handed at times.

    Advice to Management

    Keep encouraging employees to learn and better themselves. Reevaluate competitiveness of base salaries more frequently. Continue to provide employees with as much information as possible about the goals of the business.


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