Pros: cutting edge fab, new equipment, ability to gain responsibility, potential for advancement and experience
Cons: company culture, "busy" work, frustrating systems and red tape
Great place for a person to gain experience early in their career. Cutting edge FAB with new equipment that produces advanced LSI chips.
Day-to-day depends largely upon what department you are in. There is definitely a downside of large amounts of inane, and pointless tasks that you will be asked to do. However, you are likely to be given responsibility – more... within your scope and if you have the drive you can find yourself empowered to make tough decisions and do interesting work.
Company culture is...well...interesting. It could definitely be improved. There are definitely a lot of unhappy people that work there. Part of this is related to being a subsidiary of a foreign company - it can feel like you are at the mercy of headquarters. – less