FormFactor Reviews

Updated May 11, 2021

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28 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good work life balance and helpful managers(in 11 reviews)

  • "Maintains a friendly work environment(in 8 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Poor management - they do not value long term employees and the skills they bring(in 4 reviews)

  • "Upper management has shown tendencies to favor/protect tenured employees(in 4 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Good company

      May 11, 2021 - Software Engineer 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good company culture, good work life balance

      Cons

      No downside. No downside. No downside.

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    2. 2.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Fair company, personal experience not great

      Mar 22, 2021 - Technical Position 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - The company leaders are doing their best to grow the company and I think they have done a good job - I never saw or experienced any unfair treatment because of race or gender - The benefits are adequate - Upper management was always friendly with me - Cutting edge technology with opportunities to learn - Work life balance was pretty good in my experience

      Cons

      FormFactor is a fair company overall but my experience was tarnished by the managers I reported to. Experiences maybe different depending on placement. Personal experience cons: - Management shares very little information - Was spoken to inappropriately by management on more that one occasion - Received very little feedback for self improvement. Quarterly check-ins were a formality - Made inquiries/requests for career advancement and was not taken seriously with no explanation why Company cons: - Short lead time and low run orders result in department infighting and finger pointing - Segmented information sharing work culture - Departments may work against each other with little intervention from upper management - Short lead times and upper management pressure lead to stress and higher likely hood for mistakes

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    3. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Dynamic Work place

      May 4, 2021 - Senior Staff Engineer in Livermore, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      close to central valley via 580

      Cons

      24 hour fabrication facility is sometimes demanding

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    4. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Small company small teams

      Feb 21, 2021 - Manufacturing Technician II in Carlsbad, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Hours, pay, benefits, as long as you do your job management works with you.

      Cons

      Work life balance, demanding, needs IT infrastructure upgrade

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    5. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Awesome Company

      Feb 22, 2021 - Clean Room Technician 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Friendly environment where they want you to learn and understand and grow

      Cons

      No cons a great friendly place to be

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    6. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Small company trying to transition to HVM.

      Mar 14, 2021 - Senior Facilities Manager in Portland, OR
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Small company with a friendly environment

      Cons

      Don't report into the site management so takes a lot of extra effort to be included in site communication, decisions and planning.

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    7. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Mid management not that great!!

      Jan 12, 2021 - Principal Process Engineer in San Jose, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Executive team has been great, company and stock prices have grown from the time I have started, which tells me the management is leading the company in the right direction.

      Cons

      Immediate manager (mid level) are not knowledgeable. People have been working here for ages, with no real understanding of how things work at other companies.

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      nice place to work

      Feb 10, 2021 - Cleanroom Technician in Livermore, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      good people, friendly environment, secure environment

      Cons

      always busy working hard to fulfill targets

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    9. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Good place to start a career in semicon fab.

      Jan 29, 2021 - Manufacturing Technician I in Livermore, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Benefits Bonuses Schedule Culture Food

      Cons

      Low pay, Bad management, Less career advancement, low raise

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    10. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Great starting Point

      Feb 6, 2021 - Production Test Technician in Beaverton, OR
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Work was enjoyable. People on the floor were great.

      Cons

      overtime, holiday scheduling, bonuses and time off handled weird

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