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Silterra Reviews

Updated March 5, 2017
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  1. "Overall review"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    They have flexible hours, offer snacks and drinks in the kitchen area sometimes free food as well

    Cons

    It is old technologies and doesn't

    Advice to Management

    You did a good job


  2. "Technology Development"

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    Current Employee - Process Technology Development Engineer in Kulim (Malaysia)
    Current Employee - Process Technology Development Engineer in Kulim (Malaysia)
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Silterra full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    A workplace that can excel and fully utilize my skill and knowledge.

    Cons

    There is no downside or negative.

  3. "Good Company"

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    Current Employee - Staff Engineer in Kulim (Malaysia)
    Current Employee - Staff Engineer in Kulim (Malaysia)

    I have been working at Silterra (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    High technology design company. Nice place to work

    Cons

    not sure about the cons. nice place to work


  4. "Tapeout Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Kulim (Malaysia)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Kulim (Malaysia)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Silterra (More than a year)

    Pros

    Challenging, great place for fresh engineers

    Cons

    Unnecessary workload and long hours

    Advice to Management

    Increase headcount and reduce redundancy


  5. "review"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Technology Development Senior Engineer in Kulim (Malaysia)
    Current Employee - Technology Development Senior Engineer in Kulim (Malaysia)

    I have been working at Silterra (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good environment.. Good learning experience

    Cons

    No employee appreciation..in terms of motivation and bonuses

    Advice to Management

    Reward employee..encourage employee


  6. "High Turn Over Rate"

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    Former Employee - Worker in Kulim (Malaysia)
    Former Employee - Worker in Kulim (Malaysia)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - good for beginner
    - leader in High Voltage (HV) chip

    Cons

    - high turn over rate due to various reason- bad management
    - manager of one department can yelling and scolding you and can be heard by all people at same level.
    - high "political game"
    - sort of racist as well.

    Advice to Management

    - please respect others- don't yell and scream at people like nobody business
    - respect others quality time


  7. "Not a good company"

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    Former Employee - Senior Engineer
    Former Employee - Senior Engineer
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Silterra full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good for who just enter the wafer fab industry.
    Salary compatible with market value.
    Could learn many skills if you are hardworking person.

    Cons

    This is a racist company which you could see most of the high post persons are "Malay" and they failed to drive company to make profits. Talk a lot with less actions.

    Advice to Management

    Please change your managers which failed to lead company make profits.

  8. "No future due to company attitude and product limitation"

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    Current Employee - Engineer in Kulim (Malaysia)
    Current Employee - Engineer in Kulim (Malaysia)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Working enviroment is less tension compare to other company with same industry.

    Cons

    Low pay, unfair policy, no confirmed bonus

    Advice to Management

    Be fair to all department and employee.


  9. "Peaceful Work Environment"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    No micro-managing
    Work at your own pace
    Friendly colleagues

    Cons

    Seemingly no directiion
    Long term staffs with own agenda creating their own mini empire
    Finger pointing when things go wrong
    Expensive expatriate employee

    Advice to Management

    Provide a clear direction and defined role to employee. Breakdown the barriers created by self serving selfish employee


  10. "Good Balance of Life and Work but..."

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Engineer in Kulim (Malaysia)
    Current Employee - Senior Engineer in Kulim (Malaysia)
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    bosses, friends are really good and helpful. respect is the practice here. things done fast. system very well equiped.

    Cons

    too small for a fab. employee retention poor. company seem not moving forward.

    Advice to Management

    pay attention to employee retention planning. listen to inputs from veteran employees. stop hiring non creditable graduates.


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