FormFactor
3.0 of 5 32 reviews
www.formfactor.com Livermore, CA 500 to 999 Employees

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Updated Feb 05, 2014

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62% Approve of the CEO

FormFactor CEO and Director Thomas (Tom) St. Dennis

Thomas (Tom) St. Dennis

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33% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Niche market for Probe card technology

Senior Principal Engineer (Current Employee)

I have been working at FormFactor full-time for more than 5 years

ProsContinuous learning from different process is limitless! Challenging! Nice gym!

ConsNot profitable 3 years in a row, continue to downsize and cost reduction. Uncertain. Support 24/7 and weekends. Stress level is high.Politicking is huge.Good working employees have been laid off or resign. No loyalty and does not protect good employees. If your good in 'talking' and presenting and NOT working it's a good place to be, just need to jump in on every email thread and talk the talk but not walk the walk this is a good place to be...

Advice to Senior ManagementA lot of floating Directors, Staff Engineers and Senior Principals that need to streamlines and who really does NOT go in the line or inside Fab. Not deserving of the salaries in regards with their outputs.Need to flash out the employees that every time in the PC and nothing to give to the company...

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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learning a new trade

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Livermore, CA (US)

I worked at FormFactor full-time for more than 3 years

Prosgood conditions,matching 401k and cafeteria

Conslong hours, need to change to 3 shift(24/7 production)

Advice to Senior Managementhire more skilled people with technical bcakrounds

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Great place to work if you don't want to commute to SF or SJ.

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at FormFactor as a contractor for less than a year

ProsCompetitive Salaries and excellent work environment

ConsNot a place for people who don't take much initiative in their work.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at FormFactor

ProsGood and motivated work circumstancs

ConsHard to make a decision

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A roller coaster ride.

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at FormFactor

ProsSome people are really smart and fun to work with.

ConsMany management folks don't understand what they are managing.

Advice to Senior ManagementGet rid of more Directors and Senior Directors and VP and the SVP

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Good while it lasted

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
Livermore, CA (US)

I worked at FormFactor

ProsGood benefits. Free fruit twice a week and snacks at employee meetings in good times. Middle management is good, allows employees lot of latitude without micro management.

ConsUpper management is bloated. Too many VPs trying to run day to day operations instead of figuring out long term strategy.

Advice to Senior ManagementTrim the fat in upper management for lean times. Lose non performing and revenue dissipating groups without playing favorites. Resist old boys club type think.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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