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Anglo Platinum Reviews

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  1. "Anglo Platinum gave me the opportunity to study further abnd develop my talents"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - HRD Coordinator in Polokwane (South Africa)
    Current Employee - HRD Coordinator in Polokwane (South Africa)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The company lives the values of safety, caring, honesty, passion, pride and team

    Cons

    At the moment, the strikes and economy are sowing seeds of uncertainty and fear

    Advice to Management

    Start trusting the members of your team more


  2. "Process Engineer"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Anglo Platinum full-time

    Pros

    Excellent pay, challenging work, flexible work practices, diverse work environment. Anglo Platinum also focused on developing employees and paid good bonuses. Safety a priority.

    Cons

    Long work hours, travelling to sites. Workforce is strongly unionised which is challenging. Large bureaucracy with onerous procedures that lead to wasted money.

    Advice to Management

    Allow for more flexible work practices, allow for junior engineers to be mentored and engage more with superiors to gain managerial experience.


  3. "Working at Anglo Platinum"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Employee Benefits Officer in Mpumalanga (South Africa)
    Former Employee - Employee Benefits Officer in Mpumalanga (South Africa)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    A dynamic company, with loads of potential for career enhancements.

    Cons

    Internal procedures might take longer than expected.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work.


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  5. "From a former junior QC engineer"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - QC Field Engineer in Rustenburg, North-West (South Africa)
    Former Employee - QC Field Engineer in Rustenburg, North-West (South Africa)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Anglo Platinum full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    King like benefits, such as company car. The workmates are cooperative.

    Cons

    Politics pretty bad. PCs are in bad condition. Terrible crimes occurred (not company's fault).

    Advice to Management

    Reduce politics


  6. "Metallurgist"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Anglo Platinum full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Exposure to variety of different processes: concentrators, smelters, refineries. Some fantastic senior people. Great access to some of the worlds best processing technologies and minds.

    Cons

    Large company. Very difficult to make changes or improvements. People have a very risk averse attitude. Pockets of mediocrity and poor work ethic.

    Advice to Management

    Look to hire people based on attitude. Try to break down silo's between sites and improve information and resource sharing.


  7. "Great Company"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - IT Support in Shurugwi (Zimbabwe)
    Current Employee - IT Support in Shurugwi (Zimbabwe)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great company with a well-refined organizational culture;
    High level of professionalism;
    Optimisation of human resources;
    Good remeuneration for skilled labour

    Cons

    Limited opportunity to rise up corporate ladder


  8. "Good company to work for"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Procurement Specialist in Amandelbult (South Africa)
    Former Employee - Procurement Specialist in Amandelbult (South Africa)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Anglo Platinum full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Very supportive. Great opportunities for growth. Management can work flexible hours. Lots of training. Salary is very competitive with great benefits.

    Cons

    Long working hours required to meet deadlines month end.


  9. "Good experience"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Metallurgist in Rustenburg, North-West (South Africa)
    Former Employee - Metallurgist in Rustenburg, North-West (South Africa)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Anglo Platinum full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Medical aid, good experience, multiple operations

    Cons

    Red tape, internal politics, no promotion


  10. "Good pays with no development"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Rustenburg, North-West (South Africa)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Rustenburg, North-West (South Africa)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Anglo Platinum (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good salaries and benefits. Also offers good exposure

    Cons

    no development and and high rascism

    Advice to Management

    train the young employee and promote when its due.


  11. "Working conditions"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    The company paid very much attention to our work and social life balance, considering the fact that it was a FIFO basis.

    Cons

    Employee turnover was excessive especially the area I worked for because it was still a project and time and performance was of essence.