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Spansion Reviews

Updated May 4, 2017
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Pros
  • Good place to work with lots of good people; laid back as most places in Austin are (in 11 reviews)

  • Great team working across all departments (onshore and offshore) (in 3 reviews)

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

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  1. "VP, Marketing"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    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).


  2. "enjoy everyday work with nice colleagues and managers"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Beijing, Beijing (China)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Beijing, Beijing (China)
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Not much pressure, good relationship between employees, good salary, good location, good working environment. It meets most external requirements for an employee.

    Cons

    Always doubted the projects you are doing is meanningful or important enough to boost the company's business, especially when NOR Flash is going to its end life.

    Advice to Management

    Focus on key business to keep major customers, and avoid price war with competitors to make a better survival. Keep going forward, you are returning back on track.

  3. "Great company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Very good people to work with
    Work life balance
    Good compensation and benefit

    Cons

    Frequent lay off
    No competitive new product


  4. "Fulfilling"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Spansion full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great manager and thus a great organization to work with, Our MD know everyone by their name and go down to production floor frequently. The people in the organization make it a great place to work at.

    Cons

    Unstable financial situation causing frequent force leave and eventually the closing of some of the branch


  5. "Marketing"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Better flexibility to work on

    Cons

    external environment is not good


  6. "Great company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    one really felt appreciated, great wok atmosphere

    Cons

    too little focus on future technologies

    Advice to Management

    Too bad you sold this company


  7. "Director(last year employment 2009)"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Director
    Former Employee - Director

    I worked at Spansion full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Opportunities to expand professional capabilities and to take on more responsibilities as one desire and have ability. Open communication environment. Equal opportunity employer

    Cons

    Didn't have good market and business directions under the previous CEO Bertrand Cambou

    Advice to Management

    It's too late, Spansion went bankrupt in 2009 under Bertrand Cambou, who mismanaged the company!

  8. "Quick pace and challenging environment with people who are respectful of each other and willing to help out."

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    Current Employee - Manufacturing Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA
    Current Employee - Manufacturing Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Work schedule is a con. Its 3 days on and 4 days off and vice versa. In general people are nice and not too pushy.

    Cons

    Its been a while since we have had a profit, and so we are understaffed.

    Advice to Management

    You need to make a profit and have more company events to bring people together, especially the younger newly graduated employees.


  9. "Spansion - A risk worth taking?"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sunnyvale, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sunnyvale, CA
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Excellent exposure expecially for fresh graduates. Spansion is more of a "big start-up", allowing a very good environment to learn how complex global organizations work and the challenges they face.

    Cons

    No Bonuses & benefits. Besides the company is havin a downtrend as far as stock price is concerned. The future is risky.

    Advice to Management

    Focus more on IT Project Management maturity - this will reap benefits for ROI visibility allowing better calculated investments & also delivery of quality product on time.


  10. Helpful (1)

    "SPansion"

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    Current Employee - Controller in Sunnyvale, CA
    Current Employee - Controller in Sunnyvale, CA
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    A growing organization with acceptance of continous change

    Cons

    Slow decision making and very tough market environment

    Advice to Management

    Reduce the number of executive officers


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