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ON Semiconductor Reviews

Updated 25 September 2014
Updated 25 September 2014
117 Reviews
3.0
117 Reviews
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ON Semiconductor President, CEO, and Director Keith D. Jackson
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Depending on role work/life balance is pretty good (few people put in more work than they have to) (in 9 reviews)

  • Some very good people work at ON Semi (in 7 reviews)


Cons
  • politics, intimidation, humiliation as motivation, old boy network (in 4 reviews)

  • not much support from upper management, they are afraid to spend money (in 4 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Computer Science intern at ON Semiconductor

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    Current Employee - Web Intern  in  Phoenix, AZ (US)
    Current Employee - Web Intern in Phoenix, AZ (US)

    I have been working at ON Semiconductor as an intern for less than a year

    Pros

    Depends on your manager. If your manager allows, you can possibly work on different project and gain more experience. it's always good to network there and ask to work on projects more relevant to your interests while keep working on the ones you are hired for.

    Cons

    Being a semiconductor company more opportunities for IT and CE guys than CS guys.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    ON Semi Pocatello

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at ON Semiconductor full-time

    Pros

    Hours while in school. Tuition Reimbursement

    Cons

    Tuition Reimbursement, Advancement opportunities, training.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Promotions.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    not great, not bad

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Engineer
    Current Employee - Senior Engineer

    I have been working at ON Semiconductor full-time

    Pros

    good work-life balance, pretty stress free work.

    Cons

    not much support from upper management, they are afraid to spend money. forced vacations and pay freezes while acquiring other companies.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    Its a paycheck...

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    Current Employee - Engineer  in  Gresham, OR (US)
    Current Employee - Engineer in Gresham, OR (US)

    I have been working at ON Semiconductor full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good people to work with in engineering
    No dress-code
    Generally casual atmosphere in engineering
    They appear to be growing strong and have not had a layoff or furlough in a couple of years

    Cons

    Poor labor practices in manufacturing operations (long temp-to-hire process)
    Poor review, promotion, and raise structure
    ~50 hours per week mandatory (poor work-life balance)
    Overly compartmentalized
    Slightly below industry average for wages and benefits (and getting worse: health insurance gets worse every year, raises are very small)

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    There is a reason all the other companies in the area are picking off your experienced engineers: you can get paid better, and get better benefits anywhere else.
    The 10 month delay between review and raise/promotion is a mockery of the review process.
    Try respecting your employees a little more. You make them work hard enough, why not reward them when the company is doing record business? If this is how good it gets when the company is doing great, I would hate to see it when the company is taking a downturn.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  6.  

    laid off

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at ON Semiconductor

    Pros

    really smart and experienced mentors

    Cons

    I was laid off the culture was engaging .

  7.  

    Good Company, Great People

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Product Quality Engineer  in  Phoenix, AZ (US)
    Current Employee - Product Quality Engineer in Phoenix, AZ (US)

    I have been working at ON Semiconductor as an intern for less than a year

    Pros

    Good Company, Great People, Pay is great for interns

    Cons

    Very limited benefits for interns

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Good to start

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    Current Employee - Intern  in  American Fork, UT (US)
    Current Employee - Intern in American Fork, UT (US)

    I have been working at ON Semiconductor part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Considerable people around the workplace.

    Cons

    Heavy workload. I think it is true for many other places.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Nothing to mention

    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    FIP Intern

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    Current Employee - Design Engineer  in  Pocatello, ID (US)
    Current Employee - Design Engineer in Pocatello, ID (US)

    I have been working at ON Semiconductor as an intern for less than a year

    Pros

    Good place to work, very professional work environment, constant training sessions to keep one updated.

    Cons

    i did'nt find any yet

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Algorithm Developer

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Algorithm Developer  in  Waterloo, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Algorithm Developer in Waterloo, ON (Canada)

    I worked at ON Semiconductor as an intern for less than a year

    Pros

    Friendly team working on interesting, challenging projects

    Cons

    Very desk oriented, but what engineering job isn't?

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    keep up the good work.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11. 1 person found this helpful  

    Psychotic, top down, militaristic managers

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    • Senior Management
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    Current Employee - Engineer  in  Phoenix, AZ (US)
    Current Employee - Engineer in Phoenix, AZ (US)

    I have been working at ON Semiconductor full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    They pay well. ON has grown through acquisition of stand alone technology companies and has a broad product portfolio, older technology, but broad.

    Cons

    Training regarding ON semi's systems is virtually non existent. The organizational structure is the same as the CEO's alma mater, National Semiconductor. BU's compete for factory capacity. National Semiconductor was bought by Texas Instruments.

    Only consider wokring for ON if you have no other options.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hire managers who have good people skills. Promoting engineers via the 'good 'ol by' system leads to tyrannical, dictatorial managers who only care about their P&L and view subordinates as an impact to it.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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