Flextronics
3.0 of 5 366 reviews
www.flextronics.com Singapore 5000+ Employees

Flextronics Reviews

Updated Apr 20, 2014
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3.0 366 reviews

                             

64% Approve of the CEO

Flextronics CEO and Director Mike McNamara

Mike McNamara

(183 ratings)

48% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "Benefits are nice and depending on position work life balance is good"
    in 12 reviews
  • "Good lower level mgmt, good opportunity to learn how things are really built"
    in 9 reviews
Cons:
  • "When you are really bust work life balance can be tough"
    in 9 reviews
  • "Being a contractor, you had to deal with your own upper management plus VZW"
    in 10 reviews
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Lead Engineer (Former Employee)
Singapore (Singapore)

I worked at Flextronics full-time for more than a year

Prosgood working environment, nice colleague, location is good.

Consweak training and market competence

Advice to Senior Managementtry to compete with foxcomm

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Great company

Retail Technical Support (Former Employee)
Stockton, CA (US)

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

ProsPaid training, minimal travel, incentives to perform

ConsMore than five superiors to answer to, not unlike Office Space

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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I had a good experience here.

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Flextronics

ProsFair salary. Great people to work with.

ConsQuestioned management's cost savings decision.

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Excellent company

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

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

Prosthe company has a lot of opportunities , the skills can be used very often.

ConsManagement leadership have changed the targets are not well aligned.

Advice to Senior ManagementChange the target and keep the talent

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Flextronics full-time for more than 8 years

ProsGlobal resources and common practices

ConsNever actually get the benefit of global resources

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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 Administering the material management in the organization(100Million dlls), coordinating, buyers, MPS planners, produ

Materials Manager (Current Employee)
Zapopan (Mexico)

I have been working at Flextronics full-time for more than 5 years

Prosworld class manufacturing and continuous improvement

Cons2 downsizings per year and we need to work 12 hours a day.

Advice to Senior Managementaccuracy with customers commitments

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Flextronics DSC

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Flextronics full-time for more than a year

ProsGreat Bonuses
Paid Training
Realistic Goals
Easy Job with decent pay

ConsHard to find many con's, hours aren't very flexible but that's expected

Advice to Senior ManagementHire managers who are competent

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Nice company

Test Engineer Tech (Current Employee)

I have been working at Flextronics as a contractor

ProsHad some of the best co-workers I've ever had here. Everyone was great, we laughed and joked around a lot all while getting our work done.

ConsThe hours are TERRIBLE. You'll work 7 days a week literally for about a month straight, and then other weeks you'll most likely work around 6 days a week. The work-life balance is extremely difficult. I'm still single, so I can't imagine what it's been like for those that are married and that have children.

Advice to Senior ManagementIf you don't think someone will be converted from a contract employee to a full-time employee, then just tell them. Don't lead them on for months.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Creative, stream-lined, innovative

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
Milpitas, CA (US)

I worked at Flextronics full-time for more than a year

Proslow tolerance for administrative overhead - must add value to customer's needs

ConsNot a lot to say...low margin business means not a bunch of frills, but more than enough to run the biz

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Technician (Current Employee)
Austin, TX (US)

I have been working at Flextronics full-time for more than 8 years

ProsBenefits are nice and depending on position work life balance is good. If you like OT there is usually lots of opportunities.

ConsLast second changes in work hours. Usually requiring to work the weekend and being notified on a Friday at end of shift.

– I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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