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  • work life balance is not considered (in 37 reviews)

  • Sometimes upper management can have this "I know it all mentality" (in 21 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Review"

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    Current Employee - Associate Consultant in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Associate Consultant in San Jose, CA

    I have been working at Flextronics (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good Environment to Work, Friendly Atmosphere

    Cons

    Everything is good and nothing to be improved

    Advice to Management

    Nothing


  2. Helpful (1)

    "test Technician"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Retesting the failing systems and reviewing the test running to verify the problems and debug for passing test

    Cons

    Learning the different experiences from other deparments

    Flextronics Response

    Sep 16, 2016 – Global Talent Strategy & Operations

    Thank you for reviewing Flex. We appreciate your feedback.

  3. "SAP MDM Associate Consultant"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Consultant in India, TN
    Current Employee - Associate Consultant in India, TN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    In Flex, we have friendly work culture, where we can approach/interactive with others very easily.

    Cons

    Cab boundary can be extended, this impact the employees.

    Advice to Management

    N/A


  4. "analyzer"

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    really good place to work

    Cons

    long hours 15 house a day


  5. "Director"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Flextronics full-time

    Pros

    Some great managers
    Great ethical company

    Cons

    Medical, dental, and vision benefits are subpar and costly
    This company does not support telecommuting

    Advice to Management

    To attract and retain great talent - reconsider how much employees have to pay for medical deductibles and your policy on telecommuting for non-manufacturing workers.

    Flextronics Response

    Sep 16, 2016 – Global Talent Strategy & Operations

    We thank you for your review of Flex, and encourage you to continue sharing your feedback so that we may all benefit.


  6. Helpful (8)

    "Used to be a good place to work"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engineering Manager in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Engineering Manager in Austin, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    I have been able to travel around the world and spend months in exotic locations I would never have otherwise visited. There's a high mix of customers each with their own benefits and challenges. Rarely are two days ever the same.

    Cons

    The compensation is awful. I didn't realize just how bad it was until I started looking outside. We'll get a 2% raise in the summer and we're told we're lucky to get it. They then jack up our insurance premiums, erasing the raise and then some.

    The mantra is do more more more with less less less to the point we're paralyzed. Nothing gets done because we don't have enough people to do it.

    Advice to Management

    Yelling at your supervisors and engineers for not getting work done isn't a solution. We're all working as hard as we can. Consider hiring more people and paying your key contributors what they're worth. We're in a downward spiral where people leave, you work us harder, threaten us with our jobs, which just causes more people to leave.

    Flextronics Response

    Sep 12, 2016 – Global Talent Strategy & Operations

    We appreciate you taking the time to review Flex, and thank you for the feedback. We encourage you to reach out directly to the Talent Management team members who are located in Austin, TX.


  7. Helpful (1)

    "TE"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Quality Engineer in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Quality Engineer in Austin, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great company. Very friendly crew. great people all around as long as you know what youre doing.

    Cons

    Not much room for improvement. Company does not reward well. Have to beg to be rewarded some times.

    Flextronics Response

    Sep 12, 2016 – Global Talent Strategy & Operations

    We appreciate you taking the time to review Flex, and thank you for the feedback. We encourage you to reach out directly to the Talent Management team members who are now located in Austin, TX.

  8. Helpful (7)

    "Long hours, unsupportive management and low pay"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Lead Production Specialist in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Lead Production Specialist in Austin, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Flextronics full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Lots of hours, good people to work with, management needs improvement, can be a fun place to work, if you love hard work and low pay this is the best place for you. Temps outnumber regular employees and conversion of temps can take a few years. Benefits are expensive but decent. Decent on site cafe.

    Cons

    No way to plan for family, or weekends, lots of lay offs, more than a few bits of nepotism going on. Management care little for their employees.

    Advice to Management

    Pay your workers what they are worth, and recognize the contributions that they put forth with decent wages.p

    Flextronics Response

    Sep 12, 2016 – Global Talent Strategy & Operations

    We appreciate you taking the time to review Flex, and thank you for the feedback. We encourage you to reach out directly to the Talent Management team located in Austin, TX.


  9. "IT Program Management Analytics Intern"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Intern in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Intern in San Jose, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Flextronics (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Really great opportunities due to the scope of the company.

    Cons

    The culture is definitely lacking a little bit compared to other newer companies in the area.


  10. "great place to work"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Automation Tech in Coopersville, MI
    Current Employee - Automation Tech in Coopersville, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Flextronics full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    work with great people there.

    Cons

    SomeOily issues at best .


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