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SanDisk Reviews

Updated 19 February 2015
Updated 19 February 2015
260 Reviews
3.5
260 Reviews
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SanDisk President, CEO, and Director Sanjay Mehrotra
Sanjay Mehrotra
137 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Work life balance is good for the most part (in 10 reviews)

  • Friendly Work Environment, Flexible Hours (in 11 reviews)


Cons
  • Work life balance can be tough because the company is run lean (in 14 reviews)

  • lots of politics and fading vision after M-Systems acquisition (in 6 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Worked as a Test developed Engineering intern with the wafer test team.

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    Former Intern - Test Development Engineering in Milpitas, CA (US)
    Former Intern - Test Development Engineering in Milpitas, CA (US)

    I worked at SanDisk as an intern

    Pros

    Excellent job profile, best team to start with if you are looking to work in Nand Flash memory technology, the work culture is very impressive

    Cons

    This was my first job so I had no expectations, it was basically the Facebook of memory technologies for me. The University Relations team has been helpful even after I discontinued.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    So far so good!

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at SanDisk

    Pros

    Very good hiring process - Olga Ocon was my recruiter and was able to provide a clear direction on the entire interview/hiring process.

    Good people to work with - most people are very helpful and are willing to work with you on issues.

    Lots of Corporate Activities - company has at least one event every quarter to celebrate a holiday or event.

    Cons

    Lots of change - seems like the company is still trying to figure out how to manage certain groups....

    Lots of processes - sometimes very difficult to get certain things done because there are a lot of people and processes involved.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    They should do a better job of assessing the current situation and evaluating employees strengths/weakness before doing a re-org.

    Need to improve certain business units culture.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    I work with an awesome group of people

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at SanDisk full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Working with our recruiter Olga is always a pleasure

    Cons

    Trying to move away from telecommuting

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
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  5.  

    overall

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    Current Employee - Staff Firmware Engineer in Milpitas, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Staff Firmware Engineer in Milpitas, CA (US)

    I have been working at SanDisk

    Pros

    good salary
    good work life balance
    good facilities
    good place to work

    Cons

    no cons at this time. no free food

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    none

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    A healthy growing company

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at SanDisk

    Pros

    SanDisk is a very profitable company. CEO has a clear picture about future direction of the company. It has a well defined internal process flow.

    Cons

    Too dynamic. Reorgs all the time.

  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    My experience

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at SanDisk full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    I enjoy working with my team
    Just OK benefits
    nice gym

    Cons

    Food is horrible
    work/life balance could be better
    work on promoting within. We waste so much money on headhunters et. knowing we have great talent within
    lots of favoritism and politics
    offer stock to all levels (we all work hard)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    In flash memory industry it is cutting-edge company. US based, provides high incentive.

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at SanDisk

    Pros

    provides high incentive and high salary.

    Cons

    it is joint venture with Toshiba. and the company culture is japanese and status is lower than that of Toshiba engineer.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  9.  

    This company is very nice to work for.

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at SanDisk

    Pros

    The food is good, but not free.
    Promotions can be easily achieved.

    Cons

    You work long work hours usually.

  10.  

    treats employees well

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    Current Employee - Marketing Coordinator in Milpitas, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Marketing Coordinator in Milpitas, CA (US)

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

    Pros

    good work life balance, offers many benefits to employees, work is challenging,

    Cons

    many people needed to make decisions, slows down progress.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    need more efficient business software to measure ROI

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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