Flextronics

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Flextronics Reviews

Updated 16 December 2014
Updated 16 December 2014
489 Reviews
3.1
489 Reviews
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Flextronics CEO and Director Mike McNamara
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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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Employee Reviews

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Challenging company

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Production Supervisor in Bangalore
    Current Employee - Production Supervisor in Bangalore

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

    Pros

    Good learning environment and more responsibility.

    Cons

    More pressure low piece of mind.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More pressure due to assigning unrelated work also.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  2.  

    Flextronics

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Procurement Executive in Bangalore
    Former Employee - Procurement Executive in Bangalore

    I worked at Flextronics

    Pros

    Professional work culture, great guidance from seniors, good learning of industry best practices.

    Cons

    Compensation was average. Closed down the Bangalore operations.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Improve the business by even trying to get the local projects.

    Recommends
  3.  

    Flextronics GSSC, on downslide

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    • 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
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  5. 2 people found this helpful  

    Not recommendable as an Employer.

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    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Chennai
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Chennai

    I worked at Flextronics

    Pros

    If there is no alternative, JOIN! If there is, stay away! Otherwise, could not think of anything positive worth mentioning.

    Cons

    Decision making takes ages, then risk of deciding the opposite of what is required. Arrogance, lack of strategy beyond acquisitions. Focus on centralization and lack of flexibility. Trying to do business in Asia with an narrow-minded American mindset. Too many people in the decision making chain. No real Flextronics identity or culture! Messy organization and bureaucratic structures. No perspective beyond hire & fire: employment roller-coaster!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Develop a genuine Flextronics culture! Clear up the managerial mess in Asia. Do not assign managerial responsibility to job holders who do not understand the culture of the country they are supposed to be responsible for!

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
  6.  

    good job to have

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Flextronics

    Pros

    company is a good job to have. Advancement is fast to point. pay is good for the job you are doing. they do offer great benefits.

    Cons

    the work life balance is not the best. you do have some free time but you have to work retail hours. once ou reach a point, it is very hard to advance.

  7.  

    Flextronics

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Flextronics

    Pros

    After working with the company as a customer for 4 years, I knew that I would one day join the Flextronics family. I have never been more happy since joining the company. Nor have I witnessed an organization of such grand scale invest in their employees' education, careers and professional development. I can't say enough great things about the company and its people; from top to bottom I have found nothing less than first class.

    Cons

    I have no cons to offer.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Great place to work

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Great place to work, good pay scale, a lot of support (when you look for it), seems to be a strong management (but to be seen), not so much micro management

    Cons

    Too large of an organization, can be bureaucratic, a lot of senior management changes in recent months

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Flextronics review

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Planner Scheduler in Milpitas, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Planner Scheduler in Milpitas, CA (US)

    I worked at Flextronics full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    A family community at the work place

    Cons

    Customers can be very demanding

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Have some incentive for being loyal to the company

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Stable with minimal Career Progression

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Failure Analysis Engineer in Senai (Malaysia)
    Former Employee - Failure Analysis Engineer in Senai (Malaysia)

    I worked at Flextronics full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Annual Wage supplements, Quaterly bonus payout, Internal Training development programs

    Cons

    Unflexible working hours, below average annual wage increment

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Implement employment salary level based on grades

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Flextronics

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

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

    Pros

    Personal Growth is in the culture. Lots of opportunity to go places. specialization occurs in segments. Good technology

    Cons

    Not a 9 to 5 job, working globally has it challenges, moving from one segment to another is not as easy as it should be, there are some silo's and the company has some duplicate of roles

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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