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

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Updated Apr 04, 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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Productive, lot of responsibility

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at FormFactor

Prosgood manager at FFI. among other thigns

Consdifficult team, among other things

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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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 (Current Employee)

I have been working at FormFactor

ProsGood People and some managers are good

ConsToo many lay offs. No security

Advice to Senior ManagementThin upper management

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Easy, non-challenging work and frequent lay-offs.

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at FormFactor full-time for more than a year

ProsEasy job and flexible working hours.

ConsFrequent lay-offs, high turnover rate, too many redundant managers. Inadequate bonus, no career prospect.

Advice to Senior ManagementBe more sensitive and intelligent.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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FFI is great company with lot of potential but market dynamics affect FFI profusely

Process Engineer (Former Employee)
Livermore, CA (US)

I worked at FormFactor full-time for more than a year

ProsNew cool technology to work with. Extensive matrix of technology including various inter-disciplinary work and technologies together.

ConsUnstable environment with changing economy.

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

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Good people, poor leadership

Senior Financial Analyst (Former Employee)
Livermore, CA (US)

I worked at FormFactor full-time for more than a year

ProsGenerally good people, good location. A lot of talented employees who have gone on to better places and more career growth

ConsManagement over the years did not adjust to changes in market. Company is just floating along burning cash. Needs to be both the market leader AND make a profit.

Advice to Senior ManagementMake the hard changes and thin out sr. management

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Vice President Engineering (Former Employee)
Livermore, CA (US)

I worked at FormFactor full-time for more than 5 years

ProsHi Technology Company. A lot of hard working people, and in general do have a good team spirit

ConsThe company has been losing money for almost 5 years.
There has been many layoffs, and the morale is low

Advice to Senior ManagementNeed to fing a way to improve the morale, otherwise the non voluntary attrition will hurt really soon.

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

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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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Too many VPs for a small company

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

I worked at FormFactor

ProsGood products, ok culture, benefits & compensation

ConsIt's who you know and not what you know; Some PhD are useless, lack of industry experience and know how

Advice to Senior ManagementNeed to implement employee survey; don't operate the company as if it's a large company

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