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GLOBALFOUNDRIES Reviews

Updated February 16, 2017
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GLOBALFOUNDRIES CEO Sanjay K. Jha
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  • Very strong lack of a work-life balance in most cases (in 45 reviews)

  • Some of the IBM upper management continues to stick to old ways, which keeps moral poor (in 29 reviews)

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  1. "Breath of fresh air"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Community Manager in East Fishkill, NY
    Current Employee - Community Manager in East Fishkill, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at GLOBALFOUNDRIES full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Transparency- open, honest sharing of information with sr. management. Extremely bright co-workers who support you and have your back. Company is willing to keep investing so employees don't have to look over their shoulders.

    Cons

    Lack of corporate culture based on non-organic growth. Need for youth infusion in U.S. fabs acquired from IBM.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the transparency. Acknowledge the great skills and capabilities of your staff.


  2. "Ibm semiconductor technician"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Professional Technician in Burlington, VT
    Former Employee - Professional Technician in Burlington, VT
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at GLOBALFOUNDRIES full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Relocation allowance
    401 match
    Generous sick/vacation time

    Cons

    12 hour, overnight shifts.
    No food service on site

    Advice to Management

    Keep cafeteria open 24/7


  3. Helpful (1)

    "Bright Future"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Maintenance Technician in Malta, NY
    Current Employee - Maintenance Technician in Malta, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at GLOBALFOUNDRIES full-time

    Pros

    Company with a bright future. A lot of customers are coming in and the place is growing like crazy. A lot to look forward to.

    Cons

    Vendor training is done at a very minimum so a lot of time is wasted trying to figure it out on your own.

    Advice to Management

    Provide better training for happier employees and a much more efficient process.


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  5. "intern"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Intern in Burlington, VT
    Former Employee - Intern in Burlington, VT
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great People and friendly work environment.

    Cons

    I did not find any.


  6. "Good place"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at GLOBALFOUNDRIES part-time

    Pros

    Good pay, nice facilities. Decent location in terms of transport.

    Cons

    Very strong lack of a work-life balance in most cases.

    Advice to Management

    Tell your employees to take a break every now and then. Everyone is getting worked like dogs.


  7. "Overall good"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    comparatively good salary and benefit

    Cons

    nothing that I can think of

    Advice to Management

    none


  8. "Globalfoundries Intern experience"

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    Current Intern - Intern - Hourly in East Fishkill, NY
    Current Intern - Intern - Hourly in East Fishkill, NY
    Recommends

    I have been working at GLOBALFOUNDRIES as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Amazing work culture where we can learn and explore

    Cons

    Only con is that the office locations are far from cities which takes a lot of travel time


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Process engineer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at GLOBALFOUNDRIES full-time

    Pros

    good bonous /benifits , health benifits. vacations

    Cons

    too much work...publish or perish


  10. "Intern Experience"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Intern - Hyperion in Santa Clara, CA
    Current Intern - Hyperion in Santa Clara, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at GLOBALFOUNDRIES as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The team is very nice to work work. Lot of Projects and Constant learning environment.

    Cons

    Nothing. Just started to work.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work!!


  11. "Great Company and Environment"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Working on cutting edge technology you get a lot of exposure to the latest facilities in the semiconductor industry

    Cons

    Still in the developing phase as far as huge business is concerned



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