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Microsemi Reviews

Updated March 27, 2017
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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Senior mechanical engineer"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Beverly, MA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Beverly, MA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Microsemi full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    respect the engineer and science

    Cons

    management change too frequently, supply chain is incapable

    Advice to Management

    R&D needs some encouragement and focus.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Great Internship"

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    Former Employee - Accounting Intern in Aliso Viejo, CA
    Former Employee - Accounting Intern in Aliso Viejo, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Microsemi full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Everyone is very nice and friendly and willing to help with anything you may need. There is not too much work and there is a good amount of down time but it isn't to bad because you do get to learn a lot about the field. There is also always for in the office which is nice.

    Cons

    Everyone is older and you don't work with any other interns so the environment isn't fun for college students.

    Advice to Management

    great job!


  3. "Good company to grow professionally."

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    Former Employee - Precision Assembler III in Beverly, MA
    Former Employee - Precision Assembler III in Beverly, MA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Microsemi full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good schedule. friendly supervisors, diversity

    Cons

    Lack of comnunication in some areas.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to you and make sure the have what they need to improve the work.


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  5. "Great Company Overall"

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern in Aliso Viejo, CA
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern in Aliso Viejo, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Microsemi as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The executives are hard working friendly people, which trickles through the company's culture

    Cons

    Training and work load for entry level guy like me was pretty limited

    Advice to Management

    Keep it up, but integrating a training system for entry level employees would make things more efficient


  6. "Customer Service Representative"

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    Former Employee - Customer Service in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Customer Service in San Jose, CA

    Pros

    My direct manager was super knowledgeable about the business. She was open to mentoring me.

    Cons

    upward mobility is slow. They were actively looking for ways to ship any job oversee to cut costs

    Advice to Management

    give raises to your superstar employees


  7. "Deputy Program Manager"

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    Former Employee - Deputy Program Manager in San Diego, CA
    Former Employee - Deputy Program Manager in San Diego, CA
    Recommends

    I worked at Microsemi (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Freedom to do my job.

    Cons

    Sometimes poor Communication and transparency


  8. Helpful (1)

    "Wafer Fab Technician"

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    Former Employee - Diffusion/Thinfilms Technician in Lakewood, CA
    Former Employee - Diffusion/Thinfilms Technician in Lakewood, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Microsemi (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Worked with a great group of people,learn a lot, great atmosphere

    Cons

    very unfortunately that our division has to move to another state.


  9. "decent company to be a part of"

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    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor in Aliso Viejo, CA
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor in Aliso Viejo, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Microsemi as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Pros

    the company puts a lot of investment into its projects, and that trickles down to the people working on those projects.

    Cons

    it can seem like you are of a lower class than that of management, because they treat them much better than regular employees

    Advice to Management

    keep an eye on your project managers. they have quite a bit of slack on their ropes, if you dont watch out, people will start to hang themselves at some point


  10. "EHS Specialist"

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    Former Employee - EHS Specialist in Lawrence, MA
    Former Employee - EHS Specialist in Lawrence, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Good benefits, nice people, competative wages

    Cons

    Moving product overseas creates job cuts

    Advice to Management

    continue to treat people fairly and keep jobs in the USA


  11. "Good"

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

    Pros

    A lot of bright individuals moving company forward

    Cons

    Some can be not accountable

    Advice to Management

    Recognize talent


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