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Great experience with great people

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Former Employee - Mechanical Engineering in New York, NY (US)
Former Employee - Mechanical Engineering in New York, NY (US)

I worked at Mattel as an intern (less than an year)

Pros

excellent location, great work environment, the people are amazing, fun, colorful, learned a lot about the product development process, half day fridays

Cons

hard to get overtime as an intern, some really busy times, and some slow times, large part of the job is communicating with China which can get difficult at times

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
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    Great place to work

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    Current Employee - Senior Analyst in El Segundo, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Senior Analyst in El Segundo, CA (US)

    I have been working at Mattel full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Work life balance is great and working with toys is interesting and fun

    Cons

    Work is a bit inconsistent and hard to plan for considering the hierarchical structure that sets up the workflow

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great place to work

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    Former Employee - Structural Packaging in El Segundo, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Structural Packaging in El Segundo, CA (US)

    I worked at Mattel part-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    1/2 day Fridays. Good pay and benefits. Good products with a huge marketing machine for support.

    Cons

    Long hours. Mattel tends to lay people off when they get very high on the pay scale, even if they are doing a great job. Not a place you can work 30 years and retire.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    People, not just dividends are important.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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