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"Good technology company, limited career oppotunity"

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Current Employee - Senior Member of Technical Staff in Sunnyvale, CA
Current Employee - Senior Member of Technical Staff in Sunnyvale, CA
Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I have been working at Applied Materials full-time (More than 10 years)

Pros

Cutting edge semiconductor processing technology, diverse workforce, broad product portfolio (therefore can have various positions to switch to); reasonable working environment; good training/continual education programs.

Cons

a lot of politics; no long term planning; poor marketing; eroding technical leadership; overall lousy management; ...

Other Employee Reviews for Applied Materials

  1. "New leadership is great what Dr. ordered"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Upper Management
    Current Employee - Upper Management
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Applied Materials full-time

    Pros

    Finally AMAT is getting back to it's core competency, innovating breakthroughs in semiconductor manufacturing technology

    Cons

    been a lost culture since Splinter took over

    Advice to Management

    90% focus on identifying and fixing customer problems but still do some key infrastructure improvements 1 or 2 key initiatives per year. Give GMs the right mentoring, coaching, training, authority, accountability and tools to prove themselves, and reward them well if they succeed.


  2. "Employee for 4 years at AMAT"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Tech Lead in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Tech Lead in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The Pay Is Great and employees are awesome minus management

    Cons

    Management is terrible
    Hours are terrible
    Room for Advancement is very low

    Advice to Management

    Hire better managers and supervisors. This group is going downhill quick

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