FormFactor Reviews

Updated 10 June, 2014
Updated 10 June, 2014
33 Reviews

3.2
33 Reviews
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  1.  

    good technology company

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at FormFactor

    Pros

    coworkers are very knowledgeable as they are mainly from big companies such as IBM, WD, Applied materials.

    Cons

    have been losing money and the morale is low

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    explore new business to stay profitability

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Productive, lot of responsibility

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at FormFactor

    Pros

    good manager at FFI. among other thigns

    Cons

    difficult team, among other things

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

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

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Competitive Salaries and excellent work environment

    Cons

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

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Employee

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at FormFactor

    Pros

    Good People and some managers are good

    Cons

    Too many lay offs. No security

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Thin upper management

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

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

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Easy job and flexible working hours.

    Cons

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

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be more sensitive and intelligent.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

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

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

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

    Pros

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

    Cons

    Unstable environment with changing economy.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Good people, poor leadership

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

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

    Pros

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

    Cons

    Management 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 ManagementAdvice

    Make the hard changes and thin out sr. management

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Vice President Engineering

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

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

    Pros

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

    Cons

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

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

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

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Overview

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at FormFactor

    Pros

    Good and motivated work circumstancs

    Cons

    Hard to make a decision

  11. 2 people found this helpful  

    A roller coaster ride.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at FormFactor

    Pros

    Some people are really smart and fun to work with.

    Cons

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

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get rid of more Directors and Senior Directors and VP and the SVP

    Approves of CEO

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