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Pentair Overview

Minneapolis, MN
5001 to 10000 employees
1966
Company - Public (PNR)
Industrial Manufacturing
$2 to $5 billion (USD) per year
At Pentair, we believe the health of our world depends on reliable access to clean water. We deliver a comprehensive range of smart, sustainable water solutions to homes, business and industry around the world. Our industry leading and proven portfolio of solutions enables our ... Read more

Mission: Pentair delivers smart, sustainable solutions that empower our customers to make the most of life’s essential resource.

Company Updates

  • This week, we are showcasing our smart, sustainable water solutions at Singapore International Water Week. Pentair is proud to be the technology partner at Singapore's dual-mode desalination plant. Learn more here: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQ1uc

    Pentair Showcases Smart, Sustainable Water Solutions at Singapore International Water Week

    Pentair is proud to be the technology partner at Singapore's dual-mode desalination plant SINGAPORE - July 9, 2018 - Pentair is showcasing its latest innovations and water treatment technologies at the 2018 Singapore International Water Week (SIWW).

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Pentair – Why Work For Us?


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About Pentair

We are innovative problem-solvers who believe water is the key for life. We deliver a broad range of smart, sustainable water solutions to homes, business and industry. Whether it’s for fitness & fun, healthier homes, better flood control, safer sky rises, more sustainable ways to farm, or safe drinking water, we won’t stop until the world’s water is managed the best way possible. 

We don’t ‘go with the flow.’ It’s our duty to stay ahead of the current because the future of water depends on us.

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Our Culture

At Pentair, our work is driven by our belief that the health of our world depends on reliable access to clean water. A deep-rooted culture energizes our employees to make a difference within and beyond the workplace. They do so by delivering innovative technologies and solutions to our customers, pursuing continuous improvement across our operations, supporting our teams and communities, and contributing to our philanthropic work and corporate responsibility initiatives.


Living Our Purpose

As a global company with the people, resources, technology and values to make a positive impact on the health of the world through its smart, sustainable water solutions, our Corporate Responsibility programs focus on exploring ways to make the most of life’s essential resource, by building sustainability into our operations and products, and empowering our employees to become involved in our communities.


Our Values

At Pentair, success alone is not enough. We seek to win right. These two words embody our drive to achieve, and our dedication to act according to the highest ethical standards.

We build success by following our win right values of customer first, accountability for performance, innovation & adaptability, positive energy, respect & teamwork, and absolute integrity - embraced by every employee. We would rather lose business for the right reasons than win for the wrong reasons.

This commitment both inspires the values that define us and is the result of those values. We believe that who we are is as important as what we do; because who we are defines what we aspire to, how we act and what we achieve.

Six values define the ethical standards that shape how we work individually, together, and with partners:

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Customer First – We make it easy for customers to do business with Pentair and are tenacious about meeting customer commitments.

Accountability for Performance – We commit to high standards of performance and demonstrate personal ownership for getting the job done.

Innovation and Adaptability – We actively pursue continuous improvement, adapting to changing circumstances and applying new ideas.

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Positive Energy – We display a positive outlook and take responsibility for our impact on others.

Respect and Teamwork – We treat others with respect and openness; we collaborate and align with others for team success.

Absolute Integrity – We are committed to honest and ethical business practices in our dealings with customers, business partners, investors, communities, and each other.

 

Growing with Pentair

At Pentair, we realize the powerful impact of new ideas and those willing to think outside of the box. That's why we're dedicated to providing training and opportunities for tomorrow's leaders. We offer positions for both students and early professionals. These opportunities include internships, co-ops, entry-level positions, and Leadership Development Programs.

The contributions made by participants have the opportunity to positively impact the future of life's essential resource, water.


Leadership Development Programs

Our Leadership Development Programs are designed to give recent graduates three years of diverse, real-world experience through rotational opportunities at multiple facility locations. Participants will gain hands-on experience from our top-performing teams and work closely with Pentair's senior leadership.

We offer Leadership Development Programs in the following areas: Engineering, Finance & Accounting, and Operations & Supply Chain.

 

Internships and Co-ops

You've got goals, we're here to help you meet them.

Our pre-graduate programs are designed to help you explore your future career interests and open doors to new experiences. Grow your understanding of international business, work hands on with the teams behind Pentair's innovative products and receive mentorship from our leaders. Our programs will provide you with the tools and guidance you'll need. Because at Pentair, we won't stop until the world's water is managed the best way possible.



Pentair is #11 on Forbes World's Best Employers!

Pentair is #11 on Forbes World's Best Employers!

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    I have been working at Pentair full-time

    Pros

    GREAT work life balance
    Leaders are focused on coaching/teaching instead of delegating
    Good visibility with the c-suite
    The new Pentair is based on our win right values and focuses on balancing accountability with empathy for others.

    Really great place to start off your career. I've never experienced the coaching and opportunity Pentair offers at other companies.

    Cons

    We are a lean organization, sometimes we run VERY lean.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to invest in coaching/teaching programs for your employee. Developing employees at a young age for long careers at Pentair.

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Pentair Interviews

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    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Pentair (Houston, TX) in February 2018.

    Interview

    2 round interview process. 3 week wait period. Met with manager first round. Second round, met 4 others team members. Went to lunch and had tour of office building.

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Pentair Awards & Accolades

  • Global 2000: World's Best Employers, Forbes, 2017
  • The World's Most Innovative Companies, Forbes.com, 2013

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