As a Talent Acquisition Specialist at NXP, Sneha Dhar supports recruiting
efforts for India’s Pune region. She thinks NXP has made big strides toward
increasing gender diversity. Citing the variety of women interns, new college
graduates and experienced hires at NXP, she says the company is benefiting
from a more diverse mix. We sat down with Sneha to talk about talent
Talent Acquisition Specialist
NXP: Sneha, how would you sum up the spirit of NXP?
Sneha Dhar: A people-centric company that allows you to work on cutting-edge
NXP: That sounds pretty inspiring, but what else makes NXP a great place to
SD: The number one reason: we put people at the heart of everything we do. Led
by a supportive leadership team, we focus on our employees’ well-being and
encourage them to bring their ideas to the table. We’re always pushing new
boundaries and are hungry to grow. NXP leads the way when it comes to diverse hiring, work-life balance and team collaboration. And, we like to
have fun too! An example is our recent
ice cream social
which took place in all four of our India locations and allowed our new team
members to meet their colleagues and enjoy the rich work culture that NXP
NXP India team members reunite with an ice cream social.
NXP: Why did you decide to join NXP?
SD: For me, it’s come full circle since NXP was always one of my dream
companies to work for. I couldn’t be happier! I feel respected and valued for
my work here.
NXP: Why is India the place to be in your opinion?
SD: India is investing extensively in training Indian youth for the needs of
the 21st century. We have an exceptional semiconductor design talent pool that
makes up to 20% of the world’s semiconductor design engineers. Almost all of
the top 25 semiconductor design companies have their design or R&D centers in
Bright minds. Bright futures.
NXP team members create breakthrough technologies that advance our world.
The future starts here.
NXP: That’s pretty remarkable, but what makes NXP India special in particular?
SD: So many things. For a start, our offices are located in prime Indian
cities, and offer excellent facilities for fresh talent to learn and grow. We
also have a very transparent and open work culture. Both top-down and
bottom-up communication styles are encouraged. What’s not to love?
NXP: How many sites and employees does NXP India have?
SD: We have four
Centers of Excellence
in Pune, Bangalore, Hyderabad and Noida respectively. Over 2,500 engineers are
working with us and the number is increasing every year.
NXP: What kind of vacancies are you looking to recruit for?
SD: We have mostly R&D engineering roles at the moment with a focus on technologies that serve all NXP business segments.