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Aggreko Reviews

Updated April 16, 2017
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Pros
  • Fun coworkers, good benefits and wellness options (in 9 reviews)

  • It gives you an opportunity to work in a world class standard working environment (in 6 reviews)

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  1. "Operational model changes"

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    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.


  2. "Logistics"

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    Former Employee - Fleet & Logistics in Dubai (United Arab Emirates)
    Former Employee - Fleet & Logistics in Dubai (United Arab Emirates)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good Team Work and Spirit.

    Cons

    Excessive Work Load which could lead to, no proper family life.

  3. "Aggreko 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 (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Excellent boss. Prospects. Work hard Play hard approach

    Cons

    Too departmental. Over utilised kit


  4. "Get used to swimming in the deep end and you will be fine :)"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dubai (United Arab Emirates)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dubai (United Arab Emirates)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Aggreko full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great place to work at
    It helps if you have people skills and real world business skills to boot
    I have learnt from my peers and seniors.Also had opportunities to share my expertise and develop new skills.
    I have always felt an amazing energy , the workplace is always a buzz and I have personally felt a sense of purpose towards my contribution during my tenure and various job roles held here (6 )

    Cons

    You have to take charge of your own career development, do your own benchmarking and market analysis for your profession (not necessarily a con)
    Difficult to maintain a work- life balance in certain roles and business functions

    Advice to Management

    Flexi times and remote work would be great to have as a certain % of the office hours.


  5. "Was good while it lasted and the oil was flowing!"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fort McMurray, AB (Canada)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fort McMurray, AB (Canada)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Aggreko (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great group of people
    Great pay
    Great Benefits

    Cons

    Management lacked direction from their management. Everyone had good intentions but some poor decisions were made by people 'out of touch'
    Zero work/life balance. Random chunks of time off then two weeks of chaos.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your technicians


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Good"

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    Current Employee - Logistics Coordinator in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Logistics Coordinator in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    great company to work for, everyone is helpful and willing to teach you. many opportunities to move up in the company

    Cons

    during the busy season don't expect to go home on time.


  7. "benefits"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Bonus Salary Flexible Working benefits

    Cons

    Constantly changing structure and confusion over roles

    Advice to Management

    Create stability

  8. "N/A"

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    Current Employee - Facilities in Dumbarton, Scotland (UK)
    Current Employee - Facilities in Dumbarton, Scotland (UK)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Aggreko full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good company to work for.

    Cons

    Heavy work load and pressure.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to the true pulse of your employees.


  9. "Great place, great culture!"

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

    I have been working at Aggreko full-time

    Pros

    Great Culture ,Lovely Office with a great support network

    Cons

    Not a lot of positions going in London office


  10. "director"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Aggreko full-time

    Pros

    good products and services. Good reputation. Solid financially

    Cons

    became to big and complex


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