Aker Solutions Reviews

Updated June 30, 2015
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Pros
  • They work hard to live up to their core values and ensure that they have a good working environment (in 13 reviews)

  • Extremely good when it comes to work-life balance (in 8 reviews)

Cons
  • All business units are not equally developed (in 3 reviews)

  • Constant change, management team is young and therefore inexperienced (in 3 reviews)

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  1. Work-Life balance is really good.

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Engineer in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Senior Engineer in Houston, TX

    I worked at Aker Solutions full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Very good company to work for. You learn a lot and have a good work-life balance.

    Cons

    Change a lot in management and structure of the company.

    Advice to Management

    Reduce the changes in structure.


  2. Perfect company for starting your career

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Aker Solutions

    Pros

    Perfect company for starting your career

    Cons

    Poor work-life balance (but that's with most of the companies in India)


  3. Helpful (1)

    Really like's to keep employees at all cost in stead of laying off they move you to another department

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Service Engineer in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Service Engineer in Houston, TX

    I worked at Aker Solutions full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great benefits and great people

    Cons

    Long hours and offshore alot


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  5. It is a great company

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engineering Manager in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Engineering Manager in Houston, TX

    I have been working at Aker Solutions full-time (More than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great work/personal life balance. There is a lot of opportunitys for travel and learn different technologies and cultures.

    Cons

    Too many reorganizations in a short period of time. Lack of integration between departments.

    Advice to Management

    The company wants grow and for this happen, needs get more contracts. A better integration between Business Development, Engineering and Procurement is mandatory to allow get more work. Invest in more training (not only SAP).


  6. Helpful (1)

    Just got placed in aker solution

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Aker Solutions

    Pros

    very comfortable envirnment, Great infrastructure, Very nice peopleJust got placed in aker Solution

    Cons

    there are no cons i saw uptill now


  7. Has it real values?

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

    I have been working at Aker Solutions full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Great challanges in engineering issues

    Cons

    most of the time the anwsers accepted by the managers bring more problems than solutions


  8. Very good company for start ups

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Electrical Design Engineer in Mumbai (India)
    Former Employee - Electrical Design Engineer in Mumbai (India)

    I worked at Aker Solutions full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good knowledge gained. good opportunity to work

    Cons

    less salary. early stagnancy, no perquisites.

    Advice to Management

    good work done


  9. International Exposure, Perfect Work-Life Balance

    Current Employee - Mechanical Engineer in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
    Current Employee - Mechanical Engineer in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)

    I have been working at Aker Solutions full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good Benefits, Friendly Colleagues, Attentive Manager, Lots of free time and pantry is always full house, my career progression is not clear.

    Cons

    Slow Management and Human Resource, Cancellation of OT allowance mid-project

    Advice to Management

    Expedite the management process, allow the gen-y with different idea to present at a board meeting


  10. employee friendly company

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - Design Engineer in Maidenhead, England (UK)
    Former Contractor - Design Engineer in Maidenhead, England (UK)

    I worked at Aker Solutions as a contractor (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Better career growth good projects good working atmosphere good managment

    Cons

    cant really find any cons about this company


  11. I temped there as a Receptionist. All of the staff there were professional and helpful. Best temp job ever.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - Receptionist in Vancouver, BC (Canada)
    Former Contractor - Receptionist in Vancouver, BC (Canada)

    I worked at Aker Solutions as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Very professional group of people who know how to balance work and lifestyle.

    Cons

    The opening hours were East coast so the doors open very early.



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