SanDisk

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SanDisk Reviews

Updated 28 January 2015
Updated 28 January 2015
253 Reviews
3.4
253 Reviews
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SanDisk President, CEO, and Director Sanjay Mehrotra
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133 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.  

    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.

  2.  

    Intern

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Intern in Milpitas, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Intern in Milpitas, CA (US)

    I worked at SanDisk as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    Very good company to stat with
    Nice people around
    Good Working Environment

    Cons

    Too lengthy process for making decisions

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    HR policies needs to be tweaked a bit
    Growth Opportunities

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    treats employees well

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    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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  5.  

    Good Company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Staff Software Engineer in Bangalore (India)
    Former Employee - Staff Software Engineer in Bangalore (India)

    I worked at SanDisk full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    1. Decent Compensation
    2. Flexible working hours

    Cons

    No or very rare chances to get internal transfer to USA from India.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Great company to work for

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at SanDisk

    Pros

    Fast paced dynamic company leading to tremendous learning and growth opportunities

    Cons

    Flat org structure restricting possibilities of promotions

  7.  

    Good company, but a lot of favoritism and politics

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at SanDisk

    Pros

    Good compensation plan
    Great products
    Good training programs

    Cons

    Favoritism and politics are predominant in the Operations world.
    Very lean company, which significantly impacts the work life balance.
    Executive Management is untouchable.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Project Manager

    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at SanDisk

    Pros

    People are extremely friendly and Co operative

    Cons

    Tremendous pressure on Contract employees

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Encourage consensus approach to solving problems

  9. 1 person found this helpful  

    Best company to work. Need to balance work-life.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Engineer II in Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Software Engineer II in Bangalore (India)

    I have been working at SanDisk full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    1. Very Competitive Salary
    2. Nice Work place
    3. Flexible working hours
    4. Free environment

    Cons

    1. Late night Calls to receive from home - atleast 3 in a week
    2. Too much politics from senior management stayed from long time
    3. Only few teams are getting recognized based on revenue generated
    4. Not measuring the quality of work, only considers the revenue
    5. No cutting edge technology. All way old flash memory and only increasing the capacity
    6. Since small company, immature mentality

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    1. Please cutoff the resources who are staying for long time not campetetive
    2. Make the process clean and neat
    3. Recognize the quality work

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Good internship

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Field Marketing Intern
    Current Employee - Field Marketing Intern

    I have been working at SanDisk

    Pros

    You're on your own and get to visit various retail locations. You schedule product demonstration days and employee trainings if mangers let you

    Cons

    Have to work weekends and evenings as these are high traffic times.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    You guys are good. They really support you

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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