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3.9
Average Rating
(based on 33 Mattel Review Ratings)
Company Culture
3.9
Growth Opportunities
3.5
People You Work With
4.3
Person You Work For
4.1
Rewards You Receive
3.6
Support You Get
3.8
Way You Work
4.2
Work Setting
4.3
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Production Worker
in Middleton, WI

"I have worked for American Girl for 5 months and I would recommend other people work there."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Senior PeopleSoft Administrator
in El Segundo, CA

"Good company, great social environment. Also flexible working hours."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5

Company-Industry Rating Comparison

3.9
Mattel (62)

4.5 Highest Rated in this Industry is Litton Industries (24)
2.5 Lowest Rated in this Industry is Johanson Technology (11)
3.5 Average of All Companies in this Industry (1,261)
Mattel Employee
in East Aurora, NY
Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Mattel Employee
in El Segundo, CA

"Great perks. Highly political."

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 2 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 2 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 2 / 5

Average Mattel Ratings in the Past 3 Years

Year Salary
2011 $3
2012 $4
2013 $3
Mattel Employee
in El Segundo, CA

"Enjoyed my work. Always thrilled to have creative designing with all vendors to get their job done with full enthusiasm. It had always been a privilege to work with Mattel since the day of inception. Hope all goes well."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Mattel Employee
in Los Angeles, CA

"Great place to work in. Mattel is a very high standard toy company with a great management and operation skilled employees."

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 2 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Senior Director of Product Management
in El Segundo, CA

What do you like about working at Mattel?

"The challenges in meeting business goals in cost, schedule & quality. The focus on team & people."

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

"Just express the what difference can be made in genearting innovations."

What don't you like about working at Mattel?

"The frequent changes in top management that had changed the directions of the company."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Focus on product innovations and growth of international markets. Reward employees on great innovations."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Senior Director of Sales
in El Segundo, CA

What do you like about working at Mattel?

"transactions and REAL ESTATE RESPONSIBILITY, diversity in negotiating office, industrial retailanbd wareshouses."

What don't you like about working at Mattel?

"Unnecessary politics and individuals that are not transparent and accoutable"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"be more strategic globally, think locally and utilize all of youir assets"

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
HR Manager
in El Segundo, CA

What do you like about working at Mattel?

"There were plenty of resources and I worked with a lot of smart people."

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

"If you are willing to work hard, the opportunities are endless. It's just a matter of how much you are willing to sacrifice work life balance."

What don't you like about working at Mattel?

"The company culture is incredibly political. It was difficult trying to get work done while expending a lot of energy on not rocking the boat."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Work on taking down a lot of the silos that exist across functions."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Regional Sales Manager
in El Segundo, CA

"Wonderful"

What do you like about working at Mattel?

"Professional, all departments have clear direction to help support each other"

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

"Your experience will speak for its self, all handled in a professional manner"

What don't you like about working at Mattel?

"Sometimes to many meetings, slow to respond so actions could be taken to beat out competitors"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Include the guys and girls on the street in decisions..."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Director of IT Infrastructure
in El Segundo, CA

What do you like about working at Mattel?

"Great corporate culture. Excellent work in the community with respect to helping children and special needs individuals"

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

"Depends on the hiring manager. However, we tend to have all day interviews. So do your homework."

What don't you like about working at Mattel?

"Dysfunctional IT leadership and department. No growth path for key employees"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Change top IT leadership and put in place a fact based organizaton"

Person You Work For 2 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 1 / 5 Rewards You Receive 1 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Project Designer
in El Segundo, CA

"Many highs and lows... Very well organized... The perfect Corporation..."

What do you like about working at Mattel?

"Great working environment and everything you would need too advancement yourself within the company!"

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

"Be passionate about your work and you can go very far!"

What don't you like about working at Mattel?

"The hours can be from 8:00am to 5:00pm to 8:00am to 1:00am."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Enjoy life and don't expect someone to do something that you would not do yourself."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Electronics Engineer
in El Segundo, CA

"great company to work for. you can learn a lot and create a nice people network."

What do you like about working at Mattel?

"enjoy working with many different business units with great people."

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

"be a great presenter, sell your self and your experience in a professional way."

What don't you like about working at Mattel?

"too much rework and not so good processes in place. time to market is very short and the market is constantly changing around you."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"ask the people how to improve and you will get good ideas, try to be less of a micro manager."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Warehouse Supervisor
in San Bernardino, CA

What do you like about working at Mattel?

"Good place to work. care about the people and family that work there"

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

"I would like to go back when company would interview people face to face not on the internet."

What don't you like about working at Mattel?

"closing down the warehouse. The company is good to the employees not much bad about working for Mattel."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Open door policy at all times. letting employees know what is going on day to day."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Senior Producer
Person You Work For 1 / 5 People You Work With 1 / 5 Work Setting 1 / 5
Support You Get 1 / 5 Rewards You Receive 1 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 1 / 5 Way You Work 1 / 5
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