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"Hijacks Your work life balance"

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Current Employee - Process Engineer III in Fremont, CA
Current Employee - Process Engineer III in Fremont, CA
Doesn't Recommend
Approves of CEO

Pros

Pay is above average in the industry though not the best. Good benefits.
Good plasma ecthing technology, this is somethink one would like dispite too many cons.

Cons

-Primarily Single product company, possibly sink in case competitor innovate.
-Highly political environment, you spent more time watchin back than doing engineering work.
-Process/product engineering job hijacks life and significantly impact work life balance.
-Good work is rarely appriciated unless you are in close political circle.
-To many middle managers ( Sr engineers manageing Sr engineers!!) doesnt let clear vision go to engineers level.
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Advice to Management

good engineer is not always a good manager, consider this during promotions.
Though senior leadership is extremely smart , yet not effective because of middle man ( middle manager)

Other Employee Reviews for Lam Research

  1. "Great experience so far, but depends on your manager"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fremont, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fremont, CA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Lam Research is in a great position, has a clear technology leadership, and has competent senior management that knows the industry

    Cons

    Hands-off approach to career advancement (depending on manager) and can be long working hours if you are in a heavily technical role

    Advice to Management

    Better analyze the value of employees by taking the complete activities of the employees into account. Matrixed environment can conceal real contributors.


  2. "Demanding from upper management"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Staff Process Engineer in Fremont, CA
    Current Employee - Staff Process Engineer in Fremont, CA
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great company culture including mutual respect and cooperative between groups

    Cons

    Demanding work environment and heavy workload


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