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On average, employees at Freescale Semiconductor give their company a 3.9 rating out of 5.0 - which is equal to the average rating for all companies on CareerBliss. The happiest Freescale Semiconductor employees are Senior Software Engineers submitting an average rating of 3.0 and Test Engineers with a rating of 0.0.

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3.9
Average Rating
(based on 46 Freescale Semiconductor Review Ratings)

Ratings by Category

Company Culture
3.9
Growth Opportunities
3.5
People You Work With
4.4
Person You Work For
4.1
Rewards You Receive
3.8
Support You Get
3.9
Way You Work
4.0
Work Setting
4.0
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Senior Manufacturing Test Engineer

"Freescale is a great company to work for."

What do you like about working at Freescale Semiconductor?

"The diversity of the knowledge required to work on the evaluation PCB assemblies."

What don't you like about working at Freescale Semiconductor?

"Nothing"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Get more involved and acknowledge achievements."

Test Engineer

"Work Hard, Party Harder !"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Fire the marketing team which could not find one customer for CPG even after 4 years."

Company-Industry Rating Comparison

3.9
Freescale Semiconductor (76)

4.7 Highest Rated in this Industry is Sigma Designs (5)
2.2 Lowest Rated in this Industry is Polara Engineering (6)
3.9 Average of All Companies in this Industry (20,196)
Design Verification Engineer

What do you like about working at Freescale Semiconductor?

"good balance of work and personal"

What don't you like about working at Freescale Semiconductor?

"company doesn't know how to execute"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"complete projects"

System Validation Contractor

"Contractor's eye view of working at Freescale"

What do you like about working at Freescale Semiconductor?

"The people I worked with on a daily basis were, for the most part, very friendly and easy to get along with. Those people gave what they expected to see from others and worked well as a team to succeed."

What don't you like about working at Freescale Semiconductor?

"There are managers there who are far harder on contractors than on full employees. There are also managers who don't listen to the people who work for them. They make some contractors work hours without any form of compensation."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Stop and listen to your people. Try to see their point of view and don't concentrate on just what you think is right. Your people may not be right, but giving them a fair hearing shows them respect that they will be able to reciprocate...and they might just happen to have a good idea."

Equipment Technician

"Adequate at best"

What do you like about working at Freescale Semiconductor?

"money, vacation, health benefits"

What don't you like about working at Freescale Semiconductor?

"work schedule and work load"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"quit, you are taking this company down"

DFT Engineer

"Undergoing tough times right now."

What do you like about working at Freescale Semiconductor?

"Good people/engineers"

What don't you like about working at Freescale Semiconductor?

"Management is poor"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Change it"

Manufacturing Manager

"Post going public the company is in financial difficulty"

What do you like about working at Freescale Semiconductor?

"Great people at the lower levels"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"If you need a job, this is a good holding pattern type of company. If you are low person on the hiring list, be prepared to be laid off"

What don't you like about working at Freescale Semiconductor?

"No major opportunities, too much debt, layoffs, management changes"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Need stronger leadership vs. just technical management. Old Motorola mentality is not helping any new growth. Need some outside personnel to improve moral and need to compensate them as change-agents."

Test Engineer

What do you like about working at Freescale Semiconductor?

"Flex work hours, casual work environment, career related trainings, focused descriptions yet day to day activities varies, never boring."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Be prepared, professional attire."

What don't you like about working at Freescale Semiconductor?

"Too many organizational changes."

Account Manager

"FSL is a wonderful company, great products and very ethical"

What do you like about working at Freescale Semiconductor?

"Teh people, products, services, and way the company conducted itself. Very ethical."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Be honest and willing to work hard. It will pay off."

What don't you like about working at Freescale Semiconductor?

"There is really nothing to say. I didn't have a bad experience."

Device Engineer

What do you like about working at Freescale Semiconductor?

"Working with others to develop, and implement changes as a group."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"A great place if you don't mind punching a time clock."

What don't you like about working at Freescale Semiconductor?

"No flexibility. No life work balance"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Just because someone is at there desk from 7-6 doesn't mean they are actually working. Perception is number one."

Systems Architect

What do you like about working at Freescale Semiconductor?

"Can work independently or with teams. Lots of great talent to work with"

What don't you like about working at Freescale Semiconductor?

"Large company that is badly managed. Politics often gets in the way of getting things done."

IT Architect

"Great pay and benifits, not currently a stable company."

What do you like about working at Freescale Semiconductor?

"I enjoyed the people, the flexibility, and the pay."

Senior Embedded Software Application Engineer

"It was a nice place to work"

What do you like about working at Freescale Semiconductor?

"Professional environment"

Freescale Semiconductor Employee

"O.K. Place to work."

What do you like about working at Freescale Semiconductor?

"People"

What don't you like about working at Freescale Semiconductor?

"Management"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Remove the good ole boy mentality."

Freescale Semiconductor Reviews FAQs

Is Freescale Semiconductor a good company to work for?

Freescale Semiconductor has an overall rating of 3.9 Average Rating out of 5, based on over 46 Freescale Semiconductor Review Ratings left anonymously by Freescale Semiconductor employees, which is equal to the average rating for all companies on CareerBliss. 91% of employees would recommend working at Freescale Semiconductor.

Does Freescale Semiconductor pay their employees well?

Freescale Semiconductor employees earn $80,000 annually on average, or $38 per hour, which is 21% higher than the national salary average of $66,000 per year. 16 Freescale Semiconductor employees have shared their salaries on CareerBliss. Find Freescale Semiconductor Salaries by Job Title.

How satisfied are employees working at Freescale Semiconductor?

91% of employees would recommend working at Freescale Semiconductor with the overall rating of 3.9 out of 5. Employees also rated Freescale Semiconductor 3.9 out of 5 for Company Culture, 3.8 for Rewards You Receive, 3.5 for Growth Opportunities and 3.9 for support you get.

What is the highest paying job at Freescale Semiconductor?

According to our data, the highest paying job at Freescale Semiconductor is a Chief Software Architect at $250,000 annually. Browse Freescale Semiconductor Salaries by Job Profile.

What is the lowest paying job at Freescale Semiconductor?

According to our data, the lowest paying job at Freescale Semiconductor is a Receiving Team Leader at $20,000 annually. Browse Freescale Semiconductor Salaries by Job Profile.

What are the pros and cons of working at Freescale Semiconductor?

According to reviews on CareerBliss, employees commonly rated the pros of working at Freescale Semiconductor to be Company Culture, Growth Opportunities, People You Work With and Person You Work For, and no cons.

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