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Aker Solutions Reviews

Updated June 19, 2017
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  • Work subject to the vagaries of the oil and gas industry (in 11 reviews)

  • A lot of upper management changes (in 9 reviews)

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  1. "Production Planner"

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    Former Employee - Production Planner in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Production Planner in Houston, TX

    I worked at Aker Solutions full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    environment and team.

    Cons

    Under qualified individuals in other departments.


  2. "Engineering Supervisor"

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    Former Employee - Engineering Supervisor in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Engineering Supervisor in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Aker Solutions (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Not a bad company, mostly

    Cons

    Not a great company, anyways

    Advice to Management

    Be proactive

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Director, Business Controls"

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    Former Employee - DIRECTOR, BUSINESS CONTROLS in Mobile, AL
    Former Employee - DIRECTOR, BUSINESS CONTROLS in Mobile, AL
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Aker Solutions (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great culture, Spends time developing team members

    Cons

    Offices in Houston and Mobile didn't always get along but things were improving


  4. "HRBP"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Aker Solutions full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Fantastic, caring Organization with very professional employees

    Cons

    Oil & gas industry is in a down turn right now

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work


  5. "personal opinion"

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    Former Employee - Mechanical Designer in Sugar Land, TX
    Former Employee - Mechanical Designer in Sugar Land, TX

    I worked at Aker Solutions (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Very concerned about employees. Good salaries. Friendly atmosphere..

    Cons

    I cannot think of anything I did not like.


  6. "Engineer intern"

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    Former Employee - Intern in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Intern in Houston, TX

    Pros

    Good benefit, good training, the people are really nice and you can learn a lot from it. Strongly recommended

    Cons

    As it is a euro company, so the work process is little slow. Everything is slow here, especially about waiting for their hiring decision.

    Advice to Management

    Need more aggressive on their managment


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Work-Life balance is really good."

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    Former Employee - Senior Engineer in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Senior Engineer in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Aker Solutions full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Very good company to work for. You learn a lot and have a good work-life balance.

    Cons

    Change a lot in management and structure of the company.

    Advice to Management

    Reduce the changes in structure.

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Really like's to keep employees at all cost in stead of laying off they move you to another department"

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    Former Employee - Service Engineer in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Service Engineer in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Aker Solutions full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great benefits and great people

    Cons

    Long hours and offshore alot


  9. "It is a great company"

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    Current Employee - Engineering Manager in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Engineering Manager in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great work/personal life balance. There is a lot of opportunitys for travel and learn different technologies and cultures.

    Cons

    Too many reorganizations in a short period of time. Lack of integration between departments.

    Advice to Management

    The company wants grow and for this happen, needs get more contracts. A better integration between Business Development, Engineering and Procurement is mandatory to allow get more work.
    Invest in more training (not only SAP).


  10. "Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Aker Solutions full-time

    Pros

    Good place to work in. Had fun

    Cons

    There are no Cons in this category


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