Flextronics

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Flextronics Reviews

Updated 24 January 2015
Updated 24 January 2015
504 Reviews
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Review Highlights

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.  

    Flextronics review

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    Former Employee - Planner Scheduler in Milpitas, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Planner Scheduler in Milpitas, CA (US)

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

    Pros

    A family community at the work place

    Cons

    Customers can be very demanding

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Have some incentive for being loyal to the company

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Stable with minimal Career Progression

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    Former Employee - Failure Analysis Engineer in Senai (Malaysia)
    Former Employee - Failure Analysis Engineer in Senai (Malaysia)

    I worked at Flextronics full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Annual Wage supplements, Quaterly bonus payout, Internal Training development programs

    Cons

    Unflexible working hours, below average annual wage increment

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Implement employment salary level based on grades

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Great place to work

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Flextronics full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Great place to work, good pay scale, a lot of support (when you look for it), seems to be a strong management (but to be seen), not so much micro management

    Cons

    Too large of an organization, can be bureaucratic, a lot of senior management changes in recent months

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Flextronics

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Flextronics full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Personal Growth is in the culture. Lots of opportunity to go places. specialization occurs in segments. Good technology

    Cons

    Not a 9 to 5 job, working globally has it challenges, moving from one segment to another is not as easy as it should be, there are some silo's and the company has some duplicate of roles

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Flextronics review

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    Current Employee - Project Manager in Chennai (India)
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Chennai (India)

    I have been working at Flextronics full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    *good worklife balance
    *Visibility of the process, transparency

    Cons

    * No clear objective for the employees

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Satisfied with my career at Flextronics on the whole.

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    Current Employee - Senior Analyst in Chennai (India)
    Current Employee - Senior Analyst in Chennai (India)

    I have been working at Flextronics full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Attractive location was an advantage and lots of Employee Benefits offered. Very nice people. Had a Good Personal Bonding with everyone. Everyone was very helpful and respected each other's work.

    Cons

    When compared to the Industry standards, compensation and hikes were a bit disappointment. Certain tasks were not properly assigned nor delegated.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Better then most job.

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    Current Employee - Retail Service Technician in Lafayette, LA (US)
    Current Employee - Retail Service Technician in Lafayette, LA (US)

    I have been working at Flextronics full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Pretty decent hours. Communication pretty good no matter what level you are on. I feel like the pay is good for the work that we do. Great job if you love helping people and meeting new people everyday.

    Cons

    Dealing with difficult people. Having to meet expectations based on numbers. If the store is short, no need to look for any help because you won't get it. NO OVERTIME!!!!!!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't just look at the numbers and use that on how the store is doing. Make a visit every now and then so you can see the things we have to deal with on the daily basis and then you will know why we say and do some of the things that we do.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  9. 1 person found this helpful  

    Very rewarding and I was able to use all my skill sets and learned more

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    Former Employee - Desktop Support in Austin, TX (US)
    Former Employee - Desktop Support in Austin, TX (US)

    I worked at Flextronics full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    I worked in a department that was very proactive and my fellow techs helped each other. Pay was good and benefits are adequate. Every day challenged your skills and knowledge. Never a dull moment.

    Cons

    Continuing R.I.F initiative to reduce budgets. Little chance for upward mobility.

    Recommends
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    Working at Flex

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    Former Employee - Electronic Assembler in Newmarket, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Electronic Assembler in Newmarket, ON (Canada)

    I worked at Flextronics full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    - good experience to learn a lot of jobs within the company
    - the coworkers were the best part of this job, everyone was like a family, it was like a second home
    - usually stable environment and always busy most of the time except for some periods
    - very diverse so you get to meet people of different cultures and background

    Cons

    - MANAGEMENT were arrogant and didn't care about the workers so much and don't listen to the workers who have real complaints
    - it was far to travel to Newmarket for a lot of workers
    - pay was not that great for most

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stop being greedy and selfish and listen to the needs of the workers and keep them happy. This is why Flextronics eventually shut down.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    Good place to work - work life balanced

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    Current Employee - Manager in Chennai (India)
    Current Employee - Manager in Chennai (India)

    I have been working at Flextronics full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    wide range of opportunities, good HR policy, reasonable pay master, work life balance.

    Cons

    night shift allowance to get better to motivate employee.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    employee retention, salary normalization

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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