Freescale Semiconductor Reviews

Updated Jul 8, 2020

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Freescale Semiconductor President & CEO Gregg Lowe
Gregg Lowe
343 Ratings
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  • "Work life balance may not be possible at all times(in 34 reviews)

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  1. "Good place to work!"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Digital Design Engineer III in Chandler, AZ
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Freescale Semiconductor full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good interaction with highly skilled designers in a friendly project environment, good benefits with appropriate salary level, challenger projects, good roadmap of products.

    Cons

    Sometimes the lack of transparency between the communication of the top management with the employees was the cause of demotivation of the team

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  2. "None"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Semiconductor Equipment Maintenance Technician in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very nice campus. Lots of work to be done. Always busy

    Cons

    Not many. Great bosses and great engineers

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  3. "Remuneration first Design Verification Engineer"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Design Verification Engineer in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Freescale Semiconductor full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Excellent Work Environment like, Full time Engagement, Lack of Mental Wellbeing and All Work, Disparity in Payscale

    Cons

    All Work and No Play. Least number of Holidays, Low Employee Morale

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  4. "I dont really know tbh"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Research Associate in Orange, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Freescale Semiconductor part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good stuff, healthcare, cool stuff

    Cons

    Nothing really they were great

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  5. "Freescale Semiconductor"

    2.0
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Freescale Semiconductor full-time

    Pros

    I had great colleagues - some of which are still friends.

    Cons

    Lack of internal career mobility.

  6. "Review"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Project Manager in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Freescale Semiconductor full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good teams. Managers always open / available. Free to do your job without too much oversight

    Cons

    Very small raises due to downsizing. Forced vacations.

  7. "Great place to work"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Customer Quality Engineer in Tempe, AZ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Freescale Semiconductor full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Lots of flexibility. Always something to work on.

    Cons

    Like most companies... It can be hard to replace a team member once they leave. More than likely someone else has to pick up the slack for a few years.

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  8. "Good Company"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Principal Engineer in Boca Raton, FL

    I worked at Freescale Semiconductor full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good technology advance semiconductor process access.

    Cons

    large size can hamper communications over team

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  9. "Company really tries to do the right thing"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Sales in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Freescale Semiconductor full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    -excellent customer focus -top notch quality for products -staff that shares info internally -

    Cons

    -some products have been late to market

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  10. "Good place to start a career"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Engineer 
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Freescale Semiconductor full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good place to start a career. Learn about structure and the corporate world. Work with lots of talented people.

    Cons

    Bureaucracy abounds which leads to lots of meetings making it difficult to get work done.

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