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TriQuint Reviews

Updated September 7, 2017
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  1. "Great place to work, can be bureaucratic"

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    Current Employee - Help Desk Technician in Portland, OR
    Current Employee - Help Desk Technician in Portland, OR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Lot's of resources are available to get your job done. Large budget for training and ongoing education.

    Cons

    Large companies move slow with new processes, and things can get bureaucratic.


  2. "Equipment Tech"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hillsboro, OR
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hillsboro, OR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good people advancement is achievable.

    Cons

    Sneakyness with middle management. Needs to be more positive.

    Advice to Management

    Help your team, follow up on employees that exceed expectations constantly. Stand behind your team.

  3. "acoustic engineer"

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

    I worked at TriQuint full-time

    Pros

    good place to work, technology strong

    Cons

    less chance to grow,transparency to the upper manager

    Advice to Management

    keep transparency


  4. "Work Culture"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at TriQuint full-time

    Pros

    Great people to work with.

    Cons

    Difficult to navigate some of the politics.


  5. "Finance"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hillsboro, OR
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hillsboro, OR
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Strong Products and Market Position in RF Industry
    Excellent senior management - strong communication of vision/strategy
    Good compensation and benefits
    Encouraged growth and autonomy
    Good financial systems
    Attracted strong employee base

    Cons

    High customer concentration, especially in mobile
    Very cyclical business due to short mobile product cycles
    Lagged major competitor on several key financial metrics

    Advice to Management

    Continue to focus on executing the business, building additional capacity and innovating
    Continue to look for opportunities to expand the customer base and become less reliant on one large customer


  6. "Good company to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good pay, nice place to work. For new grads, there are lot of opportunities to learn new things. Great culture and honest approach

    Cons

    Too many Upper level management change over short periods of time.


  7. "Great Place (For a big corporate gig)"

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    Current Employee - Systems Engineer
    Current Employee - Systems Engineer
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Lots or resources available for projects

    Cons

    Lots of Bureaucracy, but typical for a company this size

  8. "Not a bad place to work"

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    Former Employee - Fabrication Operator II/Chemical Handler II/Hazmat Handler I in Hillsboro, OR
    Former Employee - Fabrication Operator II/Chemical Handler II/Hazmat Handler I in Hillsboro, OR
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    They have an open culture when it comes to management's interaction with the employees. There have been improvements in management's strategy to obtain clients and market share.

    Cons

    The same con that is inherent in all semiconductor companies, which is: As a supplier, the market can fluctuate with the customers demand or lack thereof. This of course can lead to layoffs. Advancement opportunities are not very frequent on the lower levels.

    Advice to Management

    Keep the channel between management and employees running both ways.


  9. "Nice working environment, high visibility"

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    Former Employee - Massachusetts in Chelmsford, MA
    Former Employee - Massachusetts in Chelmsford, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Good pay, good benefits, no shortage of design tools, company fosters innovation in technologies

    Cons

    Timid business resolve of the upper management, company does not sufficiently utilize its technological strengths to achieve great business success.

    Advice to Management

    Top management should listen more to engineers below to help steer the business direction.


  10. "Great for the floks with offices..."

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    Current Employee - Production Technician II in Hillsboro, OR
    Current Employee - Production Technician II in Hillsboro, OR
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    You get a lot of exercise from standing on a hard tile floor in front of a tool for 10+ hours per day.

    Cons

    Meeting production goals is the only thing management cares about. They see employees as commodities to be purchased at the lowest price possible and are willing to use them up in order to achieve their numbers.

    Advice to Management

    People are people and should be treated as such rather than treated as machines to be used to the greatest extent possible and replaced when they burn out


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