MEMC Electronic Materials - Tough year for solar industry, even tougher for MEMC | Glassdoor
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"Tough year for solar industry, even tougher for MEMC"

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Doesn't Recommend
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

Good history as a semiconductor company
Fair prospects for solar in future, if 2012 can be navigated
Pay and benefits comparable to peers in industry
Can learn about solar industry inside-out and on a global level
Good opportunity for MBAs to stay a few years and move on

Cons

Poor communication overall and cowboy-style decision making by executives
Poor employee morale
No effort on employee growth or leadership development
Disorganized IT and HR

Other Employee Reviews for MEMC Electronic Materials

  1. "tough times ahead in US and Europe"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    well paid especially given location
    good people
    interesting work

    Cons

    volatile field and difficult to predict future
    it is not clear if MEMC will continue to be a major player in semi field
    MEMC has taken a markedly different direction recently by moving upstream in solar - which parts will it keep/shed/grow?


  2. "pro"

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

    Pros

    management is brilliant and respected

    Cons

    work life balance is non existent across the board

    Advice to Management

    invest in people and systems ... so people don't have to sacrifice life for results

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