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Abengoa Bioenergy Reviews

Updated October 12, 2017
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Javier Salgado Leirado
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  1. "Plant Manager"

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    Former Employee - Plant Manager in Colwich, KS
    Former Employee - Plant Manager in Colwich, KS
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Abengoa Bioenergy (More than a year)

    Pros

    Excellent people to work with. Opportunity for personal and professional growth and advancement.

    Cons

    Unstable financial controls lead to parent company bankruptcy


  2. "Director"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Exciting team in a progressive industry.

    Cons

    Lack of direction from management.

  3. "Review"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Abengoa Bioenergy full-time

    Pros

    Comfortable work environment at HQ

    Cons

    Limited room for advancement across company


  4. "Purchasing"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Abengoa Bioenergy full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good Pay, Good Plant Staff

    Cons

    Corporate could of helped the plant staff better

    Advice to Management

    Better Training


  5. "Above average in most areas"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Understanding and compassionate leadership team.

    Cons

    Poor communication with most departments being based out of Spain.

    Advice to Management

    Make sure to close the communication gap and/or remove the barriers.


  6. "Laboratory Technician"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Abengoa Bioenergy full-time

    Pros

    Great experience, Cool technology, lots of overtime

    Cons

    Horrible corporate decisions and management, very unprofessional plant technicians outside the lab, zero room for upward mobility, lots of overtime

    Advice to Management

    Let the facilities staff the positions they are short on instead of trying to run on a skeleton crew to save money


  7. "Great job"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Abengoa Bioenergy full-time

    Pros

    High paying job. Great people

    Cons

    Nothing company was very great

  8. "Supervisor"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Abengoa Bioenergy full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great people to work with at the plant level. Environmentally friendly.

    Cons

    Rigid hierarchy and huge bureaucracy slowed everything down to a standstill. Decision making was impossibly slow and inefficient.


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Sustainable energy"

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    Current Employee - Plant Manager in Mount Vernon, IN
    Current Employee - Plant Manager in Mount Vernon, IN
    Recommends

    I have been working at Abengoa Bioenergy full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Environmentally friendly. Alternative to save oil deposits.

    Cons

    majority of north american company are filing bankruptcy except Illinois and Indiana

    Advice to Management

    Abengoa Bioenergy of Indiana


  10. "Good place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Abengoa Bioenergy full-time

    Pros

    Great staff, good schedule, good benefits

    Cons

    non-union, ran in Spain, very little discipline for laziness


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