Spansion Reviews

Updated Jun 3, 2020

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3.0
44%
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76%
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Spansion President, CEO, and Director John H. Kispert
John H. Kispert
73 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good hours if you want work/life balance(in 12 reviews)

  • "Good place to work with lots of good people; laid back as most places in Austin are(in 11 reviews)

Cons
  • "Mid management too worry about themselves and suck up to the upper management(in 6 reviews)

  • "In bankruptcy the executive team was replaced with great motivated members(in 6 reviews)

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  1. "Plant Maintenance Tech Specialist"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Austin, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Spansion full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Was great all the way around from Leaders to co-workers WHEN it was Spansion LLC!!

    Cons

    Cypress Semiconductor bought us and it went down hill FAST!

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  2. "Work life balance"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Marketing Coordinator 

    I worked at Spansion full-time

    Pros

    Relaxed work environment for all

    Cons

    Lack of direction from upper management


  3. "Engineer"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Spansion full-time

    Pros

    Great place to work, before it went to Cypress

    Cons

    Good ole boys, merged with Cypress, got much worse

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  4. "Software engineer"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Spansion full-time

    Pros

    awesome team and awesome food and benefits

    Cons

    heavy load during weekends and nights

  5. "An ok company to work with"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
     

    I worked at Spansion

    Pros

    Everyone works together, always watch each others back and act as one team in solving problems.

    Cons

    There are some bureaucratic management inside. You need to be inside their circle to have a better life.

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  6. "It was OK"

    1.0
     

    I worked at Spansion

    Pros

    Pay was pretty good and I enjoyed some of my coworkers

    Cons

    I was stuck between a battle between to companies splitting

  7. "Sr MTS Systems Development Engineer"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Member of Technical Staff Systems Development Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Spansion full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    interesting system engineering projects (system testing, flash management, and speech recognition).

    Cons

    tough time during chapter 11 bankruptcy and emerged from it.

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  8. "Specialist, Maintenance Tech Thinfilms"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Maintenance Tech in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Spansion full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Allowed to use your knowledge about systems without a lot of issues from management.

    Cons

    I haven't seen anything at fab25 that I wouldn't expect at any other fab I've worked at.

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  9. "VP, Marketing"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Spansion full-time

    Pros

    Empowering; very team oriented. a bit chaotic, but merely adds to the excitement.

    Cons

    Not too structure (pro and con).

  10. "Sr. Financial analyst"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sunnyvale, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Spansion full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good people. Benefits are ok.

    Cons

    Greedy management. Long working hours due to lack of resources.

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