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Aggreko Reviews

Updated July 31, 2017
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  • Fun coworkers, good benefits and wellness options (in 9 reviews)

  • Lots of good people willing to help and teach (in 6 reviews)

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  1. "work in progress"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Aggreko full-time

    Pros

    truly international , open minded managers , fast paced, market rate salary and benefits

    Cons

    re organization and lack of clarity

    Advice to Management

    stop working in silos


  2. "Worldwide presence"

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    Current Employee - Service Center Manager in Miami, FL
    Current Employee - Service Center Manager in Miami, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Aggreko (More than a year)

    Pros

    Different location to move to. Worldwide presence. Good co-workers, they want to succeed. Good company to get experience. Excellent techs.

    Cons

    Difficult to obtain bonus and HR sucks. But everything else is excellent. Management is approachable. Nothing else is bad here.

  3. "Sales Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Sales Engineer in Glasgow, Scotland (UK)
    Current Employee - Sales Engineer in Glasgow, Scotland (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great company, great team,

    Cons

    Top heavy in middle management


  4. "chief accountant"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great experience and exposure to the international standard

    Cons

    Growth rate could be at zero due to internal politics

    Advice to Management

    check favoritism and back biting


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Used to be a great company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Aggreko full-time

    Pros

    None right now. The company is on constant restructure!

    Cons

    new management has no idea what they are doing

    Advice to Management

    get their head out of the gutter


  6. "Proyect engineer"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Engineer in Barce, IN
    Current Employee - Project Engineer in Barce, IN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Best company un the world

    Cons

    Really Yo much work hours


  7. "Operational model changes"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Excellent company, dynamic, agile and efficient.. Training and safety are highest priorities.

    Cons

    Too many reestructures and changes keep the personnel in a state of uncertainty about their jobs.

    Advice to Management

    Change is fine, adapting to the market demands is fine, but give time to he changes to work.

  8. "Good company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    Pros

    Experienced people, willing to share and mentor, opportunities across the world, decent time off, benefits comparable to most companies these days with high deductible, but offer hsa as well.

    Cons

    Oil prices have an impact, lots of change for an extended period of time, need more focus on training, refreshing of skills.

    Advice to Management

    Let employees know you are willing to hear theor suggestions


  9. "Great people, terrible local management"

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    Current Employee - Technician in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Technician in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good culture and drive to support customer.
    Good technician training (when they actually send you)
    Average pay - better than many truck shops, but less than our major competition
    Good company to get your feet wet in rental generator industry and then move on to competition

    Cons

    Terrible management, especially at the local level.
    Only views technicians as "replaceable assets" not as valuable individuals
    Can be hard to have a good work/life balance

    Advice to Management

    Take care of your people in the trenches. Quit restructuring every 2 or 3 years. We need stability.


  10. "Aggreko Sales Engineer"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Engineer in Glasgow, Scotland (UK)
    Current Employee - Sales Engineer in Glasgow, Scotland (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Excellent boss. Prospects. Work hard Play hard approach

    Cons

    Too departmental. Over utilised kit


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