Flextronics Reviews

Updated 26 April 2015
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Pros
  • Benefits are nice and depending on position work life balance is good (in 20 reviews)

  • Work environment is safe and security guards on duty all the time (in 19 reviews)

Cons
  • When you are really bust work life balance can be tough (in 14 reviews)

  • Almost all of the Senior management (VP and above) comes from outside the company (in 11 reviews)

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  1. Sr. Program Manager

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    Current Employee - Senior Program Manager in Austin, TX (US)
    Current Employee - Senior Program Manager in Austin, TX (US)

    I have been working at Flextronics (More than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    great opportunities to expand ones knowledge base.

    Cons

    Many long days, ultimately impacts family life. Need work life balance.

  2. really wass able to use my skills where needed

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Flextronics

    Pros

    One of the best places I ever work clean environment, co-workers worked as a team

    Cons

    Was only a contract type of employment

  3. Controller

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Good company with structured finance system and good communication among the staff.

    Cons

    There are also changes and restructuring within the organisation and make staff find difficult to adjust to

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  5. Customer Service Manager

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Flextronics

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Large, multi-faceted, many resources to access

    Cons

    Sometimes too large, too disjoint

  6. It had a great time working at flextronic, the people of HP demo is the best!!

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    Former Employee - Forklift Operator/Material Handler in Louisville, KY (US)
    Former Employee - Forklift Operator/Material Handler in Louisville, KY (US)

    I worked at Flextronics full-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    The more qualifications you have the more they rise your salary, plus they have amazing benefits for company employers.

    Cons

    When the season is bad it's hard to do the 40 hours a week. They don't have almost overtime.

  7. Materials Analyst

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    Current Employee - Materials Analyst in George Town (Malaysia)
    Current Employee - Materials Analyst in George Town (Malaysia)

    I have been working at Flextronics

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good working environment (depends on department), good place to gain knowledges

    Cons

    Low Increment and high turnover

    Advice to Management

    Meeting after meeting and no progress is a waste.

  8. QA

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    • Culture & Values
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor in Austin, TX (US)
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor in Austin, TX (US)

    I have been working at Flextronics as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    They offer you a good health plan so you will have some good benefits. After one year you wil be able to be an experienced quality inspector even if you don´t have a background on that field.

    Cons

    No chance to be permanent soon. They don´t encrease your salary so you remain the same youyears and years.

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    management

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    Current Employee - Manager Level in San Jose, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Manager Level in San Jose, CA (US)

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

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Excellent people at work in the business and IT environment where many directors are very supportive

    Cons

    Some IT leadership are "too" political detracting from the overall value chain delivery

    Advice to Management

    weed out political VPs who may use top down mandates to drive their own agenda at the expense of Flex

  10. Electronic Technician

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    Former Employee - Electronics Technician in Plano, TX (US)
    Former Employee - Electronics Technician in Plano, TX (US)

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

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    Work was challenging and co-workers were nice.

    Cons

    Management was terrible and communication was lacking.

    Advice to Management

    Take care of the people and they will take care of the company.

  11. Program Management

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Timişoara (Romania)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Timişoara (Romania)

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Flextronics is a very dynamic and fast paced company. Adapting rapidly, they tend to take quick decisions.

    Cons

    Very high level of stress, workload much bigger than some of the competitors.

    Advice to Management

    Better structure workload and task assignment.

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