Maersk Group Reviews

Updated April 2, 2015
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Maersk Group Group CEO and Partner Nils Smedegaard Andersen
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Pros
  • Work life balance, great opportunities, great culture (in 11 reviews)

  • Good training program with lots of opportunities to work abroad (in 4 reviews)

Cons
  • As with all companies, lots of politics (in 4 reviews)

  • Not so good things about the organisation - Work Life Balance (in 4 reviews)

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  1. Senior project manager

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Maersk Group full-time (more than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    Great work life balance and career development opportunities . High focus on values. Respectful management.

    Cons

    Slow decision making process.

    Advice to Management

    More diversity. More focus on middle mangers development

  2. offshore and seaman

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    Former Employee - Offshore, Seaman in India, TX
    Former Employee - Offshore, Seaman in India, TX

    I worked at Maersk Group full-time (more than 5 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    its a big company n in future also have lot of scope

    Cons

    not any cons company is doing great.

    Advice to Management

    all doing good

  3. Great Company to Work For

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    Former Employee - Operations Associate
    Former Employee - Operations Associate

    I worked at Maersk Group part-time (less than a year)

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

    Pros

    Good work-life balance; Overlap of departments on projects; Very global presence; Upper management was very willing to train

    Cons

    Traditional values; Not much room for promotion or upward growth

    Advice to Management

    More reward should be given to employees to improve morale and retention

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  5. Operations Supervisor

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    Former Employee - Operations Supervisor in Sumner, WA
    Former Employee - Operations Supervisor in Sumner, WA

    I worked at Maersk Group full-time (less than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    They pay for your education and you only have to pay it back if you quit or are fired. They have 401k after one year and full medical benefits immediately.

    Cons

    Work is not difficult; however, it is physically demanding and hours are unreliable. Expect to work 12-14hr days on your feet non-stop on a hard warehouse floor. Also, you'll be in business casual attire and sometimes be expected to handle material.

    Advice to Management

    All supervisors should wear appropriate clothing for the warehouse. Khaki pants and polos at the very least. Jeans and tennis shoes would be desirable and optimal for this work though. Especially during the extreme weather months. Bottom line is: business casual is not appropriate for the warehouse, even if the supervisor goes into the office at times throughout the day, the majority of their day is in the warehouse.

  6. Specialist

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Maersk Group

    Pros

    Charlotte office has good facilities including a gym and a full time fitness manager. Maersk has a lot of great people working for them but it seems most go unappreciated. The company is huge on green belt training for selected.

    Cons

    Very little opportunity for people that are not hand selected for promotion. While the company is proactive in greenbelt training, the opportunity for this particular training is not offered to employees equally. As with all companies, lots of politics.

    Advice to Management

    Widen eyes for all team members' capabilities and aptitude instead of promoting same persons repeatedly giving them more exposure, visibility and learning opportunities.

  7. Solid Company and good learning

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Maersk Group

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

    Pros

    Market rate compensation, diversity in the work force, and lots of opportunities to work internationally. Friendly for foreign nationals

    Cons

    The culture is a bit intense with lots of competition from peers. Also the company has strict corporate hierarchy, and there is obvious power distance btw employees and managers

  8. Very good experience with Maersk. Learned most of my shipping/logistics knowledge from this company.

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    Former Employee - Supervisor in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Supervisor in Atlanta, GA

    I worked at Maersk Group full-time (more than 5 years)

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

    Pros

    Great company to work with. A lot of job rotation opportunities. You can move wherever you want.

    Cons

    Relatively low salary. Rigid rules not really motivating talents.

  9. Awesome workplace!

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    Current Employee - Third Assistant Engineer in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Third Assistant Engineer in Houston, TX

    I have been working at Maersk Group full-time (more than a year)

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

    Pros

    Pay
    Time off
    Company takes care of you

    Cons

    Benefits could be a little better

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great work!

  10. One of the best companies in the industry.

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    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Phoenix, AZ
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Phoenix, AZ

    I worked at Maersk Group full-time (more than a year)

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Maersk is a respected name in the ocean cargo industry and stands out for its professionalism, systems, and training. There was good development support and opportunities for growth.

    Cons

    The division I worked in (regional trucking) seemed far from the minds of corporate leadership overseas. Work days were long and I was expected to be available by phone at night and weekends.

  11. Engineer

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX

    I have been working at Maersk Group full-time (more than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Nothing good about this company

    Cons

    Work, life, balance, breaks and lunch

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