Aggreko Reviews

Updated September 11, 2014
Updated September 11, 2014
20 Reviews
3.4
20 Reviews
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Aggreko CEO Rupert Soames
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  1.  

    It was ok

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Aggreko

    Pros

    Benefits are not that bad

    Cons

    Bad ability to grow within the company

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Not that great with regards to management

  2.  

    Not people oriented.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Aggreko full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Pay well, good time off practice, but you have to work around the clock to get it.

    Cons

    Lack of direction, everyone is only focused on making their big salaries at the top. Good ole boys network.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Do not create a "have: and have not" culture

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  3.  

    Exciting place to work but quality of life is not good. Business demands sometimes require short-notice travel.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Aggreko full-time

    Pros

    Lots of travel, sometimes exceeding 50% of the time. The company does well to take care of employees during business travel.

    Cons

    Short notice travel for long periods of time wreaks havoc with family life.

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    Process engineering

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Process Engineer  in  Abidjan (Cote d'Ivoire)
    Current Employee - Process Engineer in Abidjan (Cote d'Ivoire)

    I have been working at Aggreko full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Aggreko is a safe workplace

    Cons

    Aggreko is a hard working place

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    improvement in the training

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    It’s amazing to work with a company like Aggreko, under extreme pressure and specific targets

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Dubai (United Arab Emirates)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dubai (United Arab Emirates)

    I have been working at Aggreko full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    culture and benefits ,highly customer-focused and phrases such as 'can-do' and 'action-centred' capture the spirit.

    Cons

    Feels like company doesn't recognizes the employees; right persons are not getting promoted or increment given & no work life balance

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Treat the employees according to their experience & attitude to work and dedication .

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Great company to work with.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Inventory Analyst  in  Dubai (United Arab Emirates)
    Current Employee - Inventory Analyst in Dubai (United Arab Emirates)

    I have been working at Aggreko full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    culture and benefits ,highly customer-focused and phrases such as 'can-do' and 'action-centred' capture the spirit.

    Cons

    There's never a dull moment, every day is a new challenge.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Fast Growing company that still needs to get it's act together

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Aggreko full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great opportunities to work on new projects. Business is growing.

    Cons

    No personal life. Expected to work 24X7. Make wasteful decisions. Organization not very organized. Experience is not valued... "do as told"

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to your people.... not just the surveys.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Learning Experience

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Aggreko full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Young Fast growing Company with scope for growth

    Cons

    Some changes are not thought through and hastily implemented

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    try to keep the growth up while maintaining employee satisfaction.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    power rental company

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Aggreko full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    no 1 in power sector, registered in london stock exchange in top 100

    Cons

    2 much of work, no time for own work

  11.  

    Powerful and aggressive working environmeny

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sales  in  Gurgaon, Haryana (India)
    Current Employee - Sales in Gurgaon, Haryana (India)

    I have been working at Aggreko full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Full freedom and help to try out new things and helps you in succeeding in them.

    Cons

    Rigid schedule and unnecessary wastage of money on unplanned travel and hotel booking.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Give us a bit more dynamic management that can see through problems and implement solutions and not so much undue stress on getting the numbers.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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