Flextronics

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Flextronics Reviews

Updated 17 January 2015
Updated 17 January 2015
509 Reviews
3.0
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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.  

    Good Company to learn.. But not to sustain long..

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Procurement Specialist in Chennai
    Current Employee - Procurement Specialist in Chennai

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

    Pros

    Good training on concepts
    Friendly Team environment
    Challenging job

    Cons

    Below market average Pay & 90 days notice period
    No Flexibility & No Leaves on Indian Public Holidays
    Very less career growth opportunity

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Cut out many hierarchies in managing workforce it just promotes bureaucracy
    Organize strict skip-level manger meetings and with HRs at-least half yearly
    Provide growth opportunities to employees rather providing referrals benifits

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    my first employer and Bad experience

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

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

    Pros

    Working culture is just ok.

    Cons

    - Politics.
    - Blaming.
    - work on old tool made on excel (means there is no as such tool to work on.)
    - No proper training to new joiners.
    - No support from management.
    - Poor managing skills.
    - Not a employee friendly company.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    It wont be effective.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
  3.  

    Good work culture but not satisfied by their Salary policies

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Buyer Direct Material in Chennai
    Current Employee - Buyer Direct Material in Chennai

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

    Pros

    Good corporate culture, moderate work life balance, hard to get promotions

    Cons

    some projects are hard to work and some of them wont support.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Suggest to improve the HR policy regarding salary.

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

    Very high internal politics and EGO. leader suppress workers.

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

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

    Pros

    Small group to make good visibility
    Not much work or areas to learn

    Cons

    Too much work extraction
    Very much suppressing workers
    Only leaders ideas are supposed to be perfect not even consider the thoughts of workers
    Very much negative environment

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Try to be board minded.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Flextronics GSSC, on downslide

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Manager in Chennai
    Former Employee - Manager in Chennai

    I worked at Flextronics

    Pros

    Can be Flexible if in Manager level position
    good place to relax and retire

    Cons

    Politics.
    Old School Boys have enroached the senior positions
    Little scope for growth beyond a certain level

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get more scope out from San Jose

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Managers are not aware of people issues on the floor and don't care about employees.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Test Engineer in Memphis, TN (US)
    Current Employee - Test Engineer in Memphis, TN (US)

    I have been working at Flextronics

    Pros

    Floor workers get great support from the engineering technicians.

    Cons

    Management more worried about quantity than quality. Product going out the door is very low quality.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get on board and understand the reasons for poorest quality in the industry. Get more competent quality engineers and quality management personnel.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  8.  

    review

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Flextronics

    Pros

    training system is very good

    Cons

    lower pay than other similar company

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    Typical Contract manufacturing company.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Production in Austin, TX (US)
    Current Employee - Production in Austin, TX (US)

    I have been working at Flextronics full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Work with some very good customers

    Cons

    When product has completed the NPI processes and production issues have been resolved product is moved to lower cost regions resulting in loss of jobs.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be up front on the real business forecast. Don't let it be implied that there will be enough projects to keep everyone working.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  10.  

    Tech Supervisor

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

    I have been working at Flextronics full-time

    Pros

    Great company to work for

    Cons

    No more contract with VZW

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    .

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    Great Learning experience during a difficult time with the company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Test Technician in Austin, TX (US)
    Current Employee - Test Technician in Austin, TX (US)

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

    Pros

    Compensation is decent, and training is great

    Cons

    inconsistent hours. LOTS of layoffs.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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