Good Co-workers & Work. Bad Upper Management.
Lead Test Specialist (Current Employee) – Palo Alto, CA – July 13, 2015
Work days are not typically stressful for me. Although, there will be days when it gets very busy. The amount of work and responsibility for my job/department does not fit the pay. There is a lot to learn, but once you're over the learning curve things get stagnant and very repetitive. Most upper management does not listen to the concerns/advice of the employees that do the actual work. However, there are a few floor supervisors that do actually work hard and listen to the employees. The co-workers are great for the most part, but some can be pretty clueless and expect the senior employees to do most of the work and guide them without taking the initiative to retain what they are being trained to do. The hardest part of the job is the poor work/life balance combined with bad pay to responsibility ratios. It's not fun having to do someone else's job, and then not getting credit for it. The best part of the job is just being a part of manufacturing a space satellite. It feels like a big accomplishment to help produce some of the most complex electronics technology.