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Sanmina Reviews

Updated March 20, 2017
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Pros
  • The people I work with are very good people I work with (in 22 reviews)

  • Good work life balance but it depends on the team which you work (in 11 reviews)

Cons
  • I think they base the price of insurance on upper management pay scale (in 20 reviews)

  • No raises, no process or structure, no career growth (in 17 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Test Engineer"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engineer in Huntsville, AL
    Current Employee - Engineer in Huntsville, AL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Sanmina full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Exposed to new technologies and leading companies in various sectors of industry.

    Cons

    Financial incentives or merit increases do not accompany growth in employee value add and effectiveness. Employee self assessments are a waste of time.

    Advice to Management

    Restore accountability between management and the customer, management and the rank and file, commitment to Operational Excellence and results that exceed expectations. Culture of mediocrity has to change before customers go elsewhere for services.


  2. "Business Development Manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Development Manager
    Current Employee - Business Development Manager
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Sanmina full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Highly respected EMS company. Very stable and profitable.

    Cons

    Pressure to sell ALL plants and ALL commodities.


  3. "Shift Leader"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Shift Leader in Turtle Lake, WI
    Current Employee - Shift Leader in Turtle Lake, WI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Sanmina full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Outstanding leadership at all levels

    Cons

    Unsteady market, orders from customer goes up and down

    Advice to Management

    keep fighting for more business


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  5. "I went from a temp to a supervisor in less than 2 years."

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manufacturing Manager Supervisor in Huntsville, AL
    Current Employee - Manufacturing Manager Supervisor in Huntsville, AL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Close to home. Hours aren't bad either. Getting new customers. Business is picking up.

    Cons

    Lack of communication between shifts. Insurance is not good. Pay isn't up to par with other companies in the electronic field.

    Advice to Management

    Listen.


  6. "Management"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Sanmina full-time

    Pros

    The work is challenging and diverse

    Cons

    Work 24/7 and schedules are not realistic

    Advice to Management

    Everyone does not have to run to the ball


  7. "Program Manager"

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    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Sanmina full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good place to start your career. Stable peers depends on work site.

    Cons

    You will work long ours. Your will do reports for reports that mean nothing in the real work or help customers. Performance excellence is an example. It only for Sanmina. Will not help your career. Stay away

    Advice to Management

    You need to take some ethics class om how to treat your employees.


  8. "Undergoing a lot of changes. Positive, but currently under-resourced"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Teammates are all positive and willing to work with you.

    Cons

    Because they are under resourced, everyone is overworked and stressed but we are still expected to over perform.

    Advice to Management

    Hire more people and evenly distribute the workload.


  9. "Manufacturing"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Sanmina full-time

    Pros

    The people I work with are very good people I work with.

    Cons

    The upper management treats the people on the floor disrespectful. We work 6 days a week, every week. Its not fun. We only get one day off a week. We have not had a raise in like 15 years.


  10. "uhmm."

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor in San Jose, CA
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor in San Jose, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    lots of overtime in production department. leads are good

    Cons

    supervisors its a Boss not a Leader. it takes atleast a year to be permanent. they stopped 401 k. no raise.


  11. "Manufacturing Engineer"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    High level industry to work with

    Cons

    Low pay salary for long period of time

    Advice to Management

    Improve the social conditions for employs



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