Flextronics
3.0 of 5 360 reviews
www.flextronics.com Singapore 5000+ Employees

Flextronics Reviews

Updated Apr 09, 2014
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3.0 360 reviews

                             

65% Approve of the CEO

Flextronics CEO and Director Mike McNamara

Mike McNamara

(182 ratings)

49% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "Benefits are nice and depending on position work life balance is good"
    in 9 reviews
  • "Tremendous amount of opportunity to learn about customer needs, large scale operation and business process discipline"
    in 8 reviews
Cons:
  • "Demanding pace that makes work-life balance often difficult to achieve"
    in 6 reviews
  • "Being a contractor, you had to deal with your own upper management plus VZW"
    in 10 reviews
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Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Flextronics

Proseasy to work collegial environment and the management is approachable lack of hierarchy good work life balance

Conslow paying not many competent people does not attract talent lack of systems management does not want to spend any money

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Rewarding

Vice President (Former Employee)

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

ProsFast paced and rigorous, with no nonsense execution mindset and minimal overhead. Great place to learn and experience contract manufacturing

ConsProject planning and long term strategies could improve. Too many changes in strategic direction.

Advice to Senior ManagementFocus on a few strategies and align global team on them

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Flextronics is a top tier EMS provider to work for

Global Supply Chain Manager (Current Employee)
San Jose, CA (US)

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

ProsFriendly, collaborative environment. People work very hard and take ownership for what they do.

ConsBalance for home/family life is tough. You will work a lot of hours but will also gain invaluable experience.

Advice to Senior ManagementIncrease the qualifications needed for hiring program managers

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Not a bad place to work.

IT Applications Support (Current Employee)
Austin, TX (US)

I have been working at Flextronics part-time for more than 10 years

ProsPeople here are genuinely nice and willing to help in any way possible. Many opportunities to grow, if you ask.

ConsCompensations is a bit low, no fault to the company. HR tries to get its "bang for the buck"

Advice to Senior ManagementWould be nice if they offered more opportunities for employee growth.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Good

Senior Engineer (Current Employee)
Chennai (India)

I have been working at Flextronics full-time for less than a year

ProsCompensation & Benefits is OK. Senior management is also OK.

ConsNothing much. Work Life balance may be effected.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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I am under the electonics group of Flextronics Cebu and we support different projects involving automotive PCBs.

PCB Design Engineer (Current Employee)
Carmen, Province of Cebu (Philippines)

I have been working at Flextronics full-time

ProsThe environment is great and the opportunity for me to grow professionally is very big.

ConsSo far I havent seen one yet.

– I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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My experience has been positive in just over a year since Flextronics took over the company.

Quality Inspector (Current Employee)
Coopersville, MI (US)

I have been working at Flextronics full-time for more than 3 years

ProsProfit Sharing, excellent dental plan

ConsPay every 2 weeks,

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Program Manager (Current Employee)
San Jose, CA (US)

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

ProsGreat opportunity for career growth. The mix of customers provides a wide range of possibilities. When able to build the right team the job is fun

ConsLong hours are needed to complete the work. Could find yourself doing others job responsibilities if not provided with a strong team.

Advice to Senior ManagementValue and support core PM organization. Happy employees make better employees.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Good for learning as a beginner.

IT Security Analyst (Current Employee)
Timişoara (Romania)

I have been working at Flextronics full-time for more than 3 years

ProsAccess to new technologies, professional capable people, good working environment.

ConsNot open to salary raise or to sponsor training. All shared services were migrated to India or Mexico and the quality and professionalism of people are low.
Management year by year are doing promises they do not keep.

Advice to Senior ManagementStop moving the services to India. A lot of professional people will leave Flex because of this decision.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Good plans, bad execution

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Flextronics full-time

ProsGood lower level mgmt, good opportunity to learn how things are really built.

Conswork life balance, very hierarchical, no job training very bad for first job, no career path, no vision, attention to detail on meaningless things

Advice to Senior ManagementCreate an innovating/creative environment by putting your employees in positions to succeded rather then having high expectations without clear understanding or tools to fulfull those expectations.

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

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