Pentair Reviews

Updated August 25, 2015
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Pros
  • Some very good people working there (in 11 reviews)

  • good pay and better benefits, direct dposit with 24/7 computer access to payroll and benefits as well as employee discounts (in 6 reviews)

Cons
  • Work-life balance was a challenge, there seemed to be an unwritten rule about hours worked (in 4 reviews)

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  1. I love working at Pentair!

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Pentair full-time

    Pros

    Great leadership and direction, Opportunity for rotational experiences Supportive team environment

    Cons

    We have aggressive deadlines, but that is part of what makes it exciting and engaging for me!

    Advice to Management

    Continue to encourage rotational employment programs. They are a great benefit of working for Pentair.


  2. maintenance technician

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    Current Employee - Mechanical Maintenance
    Current Employee - Mechanical Maintenance
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Pentair (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good pay and benefits lots of vacation time.

    Cons

    Horrible temp services that find employees.


  3. Outstanding Company

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    Former Employee - Director in Minneapolis, MN
    Former Employee - Director in Minneapolis, MN
    Recommends

    I worked at Pentair full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    This is the most progressive company I have ever worked for

    Cons

    Tere are no cons I exoerienced

    Advice to Management

    Keep it up


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  5. Pentair

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    The one pentair Culture and sessions about living our win right values

    Cons

    Little visibility to other GBUs

    Advice to Management

    More cross GBU activities


  6. Helpful (1)

    Electrical Engineer

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    Former Intern - Electrical Engineer Co-op in Brookfield, WI
    Former Intern - Electrical Engineer Co-op in Brookfield, WI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Pentair as an intern (More than a year)

    Pros

    They offer a wide range of software and hardware projects from embedded systems to wireless communications.

    Cons

    One of the senior engineers is difficult to get along with. It'll make you want to quit your job.

    Advice to Management

    Teach staff to stop being negative towards others.


  7. Great place to work

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    Current Employee - Engineering Supervisor
    Current Employee - Engineering Supervisor
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Pentair full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Positive Team environment, A great management team that cares about each persons development, A goal driven organization that also clear states the goals. Extremely understanding and accommodating when it comes to balancing your family life and work life. Offers internal and external training.

    Cons

    As with ever company they could improve the overall definitions/communication of each group's metrics...one departments good metric can cause another department to have a bad result.

    Advice to Management

    See con from above.


  8. Helpful (1)

    Positive experience

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Minneapolis, MN
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Minneapolis, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    In my first year, I was pleased to find Pentair to be a very helpful and collaborative culture. Never have I heard the phrase "that's not my job/problem." I feel good working for a company that not only promotes "Win Right" values, but "walks the talk."

    Cons

    Like any large corporation, process and decisions can be slow. The company is very diversified, so it can take a while to fully grasp the business and navigate channels.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to promote the Win Right values and help foster greater collaboration across businesses.


  9. AMAZING!

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Positions off great Flexibility, Culture is fun!

    Cons

    Career paths not always clear


  10. Purchasing Analyst Intern

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great people to work with

    Cons

    work slow at different times


  11. A positive, upbeat place to work.

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    Current Contractor - Graphic Designer in Apopka, FL
    Current Contractor - Graphic Designer in Apopka, FL
    Recommends

    I have been working at Pentair as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great people, comfortable environment. I have enjoyed working at Pentair. There is a real positive, upbeat, team atmosphere. The aquatics life-support industry is fascinating.

    Cons

    I was hired under temporary contract to work on the catalog and enjoyed my time here thoroughly. I just wish they could hire me permanently!

    Advice to Management

    Maybe hiring two people, part time, to share the designer/photographer position would be a good idea.



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