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4.0
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99%
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Mike Slessor
13 Ratings
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  • "Upper management has shown tendencies to favor/protect tenured employees(in 4 reviews)

  • "Not the highest level of technical ability, there were some very good people and some very poor people technically(in 3 reviews)

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  1. Amazing place to work!

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    Current Employee - FSE in Beaverton, OR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at FormFactor full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great people, benefits from day 1!

    Cons

    None, seriously a great place to work!

    Advice to Management

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  2. good company

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I worked at FormFactor full-time for more than a year

      Pros

      flexible with time, friendly people, great programs

      Cons

      located in Livermore not in silicon valley

    • Good company

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      Current Employee - Supply Chain Intern in Livermore, CA
      Doesn't Recommend
      Neutral Outlook
      Disapproves of CEO

      I have been working at FormFactor full-time for more than 2 years

      Pros

      great learning, helpful colleague and free starbucks

      Cons

      limited growth, away from city, low salary rate

    • Helpful (2)

      Every VP is an Expediter, and not much else...

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      Former Employee - Production Supervisor in Livermore, CA
      Doesn't Recommend
      Neutral Outlook
      Disapproves of CEO

      I worked at FormFactor full-time for more than 6 years

      Pros

      Great people in general, other than the senior management team.

      Cons

      CEO strategy in recent years has been to promote various mid-level engineers or sales people to Operations VPs and incentivize them with obscene bonuses for hitting shipment goals. Results in completely maniacal behavior where they are nothing more than rabid expediters and there is no actual creative or critical thinking, just a culture of simple and total fear and blame, where everyone just jumps from crisis to crisis...

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      Advice to Management

      They would not listen to it anyway, they are all-knowing Captains of Industry!

    • Great company

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      Current Employee - Manufacturing Technician in Milpitas, CA
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at FormFactor full-time for more than 2 years

      Pros

      There are multiple shifts to choose. Annual salary increase. Job stability. Multiple positions available to learn. Great benefits. Awesome management team. Family atmosphere.

      Cons

      Repetitive actions that tends to bore you.

    • Good working environment

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at FormFactor full-time for more than 2 years

      Pros

      Working as a team corporate

      Cons

      There is some stress level to meet OTD

    • Process Technician III

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      Current Employee - Process Technician III 
      Recommends
      Neutral Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at FormFactor full-time for more than a year

      Pros

      - Work Culture, More hands on, good benefits

      Cons

      Needs more innovative minds Lack of flexibility If it's not broke don't fix it mentality

      Advice to Management

      Ask feedback from your employees

    • A&T technician

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Disapproves of CEO

      I have been working at FormFactor full-time

      Pros

      Family oriented, good benefits such as 401K, ESPP, and tuition reimbursement. Close to home. Daily OT pay, long weekends.

      Cons

      Difficult to grow within the area, long hour days (12hr shift), ups and downs within the semiconductor industry.

      Advice to Management

      Keep promises you make to employees regarding their career path. Show appreciation when an employee deserves it. You should not prioritize OTD over quality.

    • Good points and bad

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I worked at FormFactor

      Pros

      Good people mostly, decent teamwork, experienced people in senior positions

      Cons

      Benefits average, zero promotion ladder or steps to improve

    • Helpful (1)

      Senior Supervisor of Production(Approximately 2 years)

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      Current Employee - Senior Production Supervisor in Livermore, CA
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at FormFactor full-time for more than 2 years

      Pros

      -Outstanding Executive Management Team in place. -Comprehensive Benefits Packages. -Generous PTO policy in high tech manufacturing allows for a great work/life balance. -Veteran friendly corporation! -Tuition Reimbursement Program (up to Masters level) -Some of the most passionate, dedicated, and professional employees that I have had the pleasure of leading. -Engineering-Driven Niche Product of Advanced Test ProbeCards...

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      Cons

      -Extremely Lean Manufacturing Environment with tight lead times offers significant challenges. While this is more of an opportunity to grow, develop, and break down barriers, than a negative, it is not for the faint of heart(especially those who occupy a leadership role).

      Advice to Management

      -Continue to develop employees who demonstrate superior levels of initiative, drive, passion for excellence, and an eagerness to learn;for they are your heart and soul, and the future of the organization. -To be an industry leader; you have to be willing to lead from the front. In order to maintain a lead from the front, you have to be willing to set the pace. -Continue to diversify not only in the product mix while...

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