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TSMC Taiwan Reviews

Updated June 14, 2017
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  1. "tsmc is good for new entry"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Section Manager in Hsinchu (Taiwan)
    Current Employee - Section Manager in Hsinchu (Taiwan)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    money is ok, good corporate governance

    Cons

    long working hour, demanding command chain


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Principal Engineer of Quality and Reliability"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Principal Engineer in Hsinchu (Taiwan)
    Current Employee - Principal Engineer in Hsinchu (Taiwan)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Top in this business and keep growing.
    Good salary and lots of opportunity for freshmen.

    Cons

    Too many managers which means unnecessary meeting and review.
    Wasting too much young talent on useless work.

  3. "4 yield inline defect control and bright field defect inspection tool hands on / managing experience."

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Process Integration Engineer in Taichung (Taiwan)
    Current Employee - Process Integration Engineer in Taichung (Taiwan)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    The money is okay, basically this company obey the laws and government regulations.

    Cons

    No life. Very pushing (unreasonable request) and they will ask you to do so to others if they think it's needed.

    Advice to Management

    Think about your employees are one of their own family and they are no slave robots or data generators.


  4. "Senior Administrator"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Administrator in Taipei (Taiwan)
    Former Employee - Senior Administrator in Taipei (Taiwan)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    1. Excellent compensation that rewards strong performance
    2. Strong leadership
    3. Intelligent and caring colleagues

    Cons

    Heavy work loading in certain occasion.

    Advice to Management

    Taking employee feedback seriously is vital to build a human workplace.


  5. "Deputy director"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Section Manager in Hsinchu (Taiwan)
    Current Employee - Section Manager in Hsinchu (Taiwan)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Industry pioneer and always put the resource in the right way. A lots of smart people work together

    Cons

    Not so international company, Hard work but promotion is very tough

    Advice to Management

    Try to make precisely and detailed description when employee make a good or worse job


  6. "Long working hours, good for locals"

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    Former Employee - Engineer in Hsinchu (Taiwan)
    Former Employee - Engineer in Hsinchu (Taiwan)

    I worked at TSMC (Less than a year)

    Pros

    1) Good compensation
    2) Helpful people and HR

    Cons

    1) Long Working hours
    2) Tiring to work on shop floor

    Advice to Management

    Treat humans as humans


  7. "Serious IP protection"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Process Engineer in Hsinchu (Taiwan)
    Former Employee - Process Engineer in Hsinchu (Taiwan)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at TSMC (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    IP protection policy make strong competency

    Cons

    Even hard-copy data to paper is seriously monitored. worst case will be fired if IP leak.

    Advice to Management

    Don't always treat employees as thief , make more benefits to employee

  8. "You should try it when you're young."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Principal Engineer in Hsinchu (Taiwan)
    Current Employee - Principal Engineer in Hsinchu (Taiwan)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Pay is good enough to live in Taiwan.

    Cons

    work and life balance is not that good, depends on department.


  9. "Intern experince"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern in Hsinchu (Taiwan)
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern in Hsinchu (Taiwan)
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    learning a lot from TSMC especially filter experience

    Cons

    Spend a lot of time on doing gross


  10. "Excellent salary, but it takes you lots of time staying at the company"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Process Engineer in Taichung (Taiwan)
    Former Employee - Process Engineer in Taichung (Taiwan)
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at TSMC (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great chance for freshman to accumulate fortune. Such a challenging job

    Cons

    Nothing to complain except your time spebt in the company

    Advice to Management

    Keep moving


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