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Enel Reviews

Updated April 12, 2018
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Pros
  • Good work-life balance and people care (in 8 reviews)

  • Great Company with good benefits, and a ethical company (in 8 reviews)

Cons
  • s lack of support from their part and their voice is not taken seriously from the upper management (in 3 reviews)

  • Management tend to favour italian people sometimes (in 4 reviews)

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  1. "Electrical Supervisor"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Electrical Supervisor in Enid, OK
    Current Employee - Electrical Supervisor in Enid, OK
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Fantastic people to work with.

    Cons

    Being away from home.


  2. "Lot of Opportunity"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Corporate Development Manager in Andover, MA
    Current Employee - Corporate Development Manager in Andover, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Moving within the organization; capital to invest in projects

    Cons

    Understanding of cultural differences between Europe and North America; utility-like compensation structure

  3. Helpful (3)

    "So disorganized. Bad Management at the very top. (Dept Heads and up). You had so much potential....."

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in Andover, MA
    Current Employee - Manager in Andover, MA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Nice new office, free coffee, summer hours, decent tele-commuting policy if your boss supports that.
    Seems to be a good group of people that work there, people passionate about renewable energy and trying to make a difference.

    Cons

    Very old-fashioned recruiting, very slow and disorganized hiring process, lack of onboarding, matrix style reporting relationships and Enel's Global policies cripple North American operations with their complexity and lack of applicability in the US. Seems to be an overabundance of people in Engineering & Construction and not in the departments that ultimately end up with an operational site (Operation & Maintenance, Safety, Procurement)
    Very outdated policies and benefit allowances/ contributions on 401k (hardly a match) vacation (starts people @ 2 or 3 weeks) / sick / PTO / Maternity. Laughable to companies like Google, Netflix, Facebook, etc.
    Very limited job potential as many positions are magically filled with Italian people from HQ who are trying to progress in their careers, limiting mobility within, even laterally. There is a HUGE nepotism issue at the US location.
    Some people are NOT competent, or qualified for the positions they fill, and they occupy a position based on who their spouse is.

    Advice to Management

    Get it together. You are losing good people, and will continue to lose more.


  4. "Administration Finance Control"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Andover, MA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Andover, MA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Enel full-time

    Pros

    - Summer Fridays
    - Work From Home flexibility

    Cons

    - Very long hours
    - Systems used
    - Lack of strong leadership
    - No autonomy from Enel headquarters in Rome


  5. "Growing Company"

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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 Enel full-time

    Pros

    Renewable energy is a great market to work at. It has tremendous potential and there is a lot of scope for professional growth.

    Cons

    Unfortunately the systems in place are highly inefficient and time consuming.

    Advice to Management

    Upgrade to world class systems for better efficiency


  6. Helpful (1)

    "HR"

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

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

    Pros

    Diversity workplace, nice and relax environment, the type of the business.

    Cons

    You got to learn yourself, small or none on training


  7. "Desktop Service Technician"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Enel full-time

    Pros

    everyon ein the company is very Nice

    Cons

    doesn't keep contractsfor very long

  8. "Purchasing"

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

    I worked at Enel full-time

    Pros

    Great benefit package, aa decent life and work balance, opportunity to work from home. Unlimited growth and potential.

    Cons

    I know there have been changes to management which I believe with improve the overall attitude.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your employees if you see people leaving one dept. on a regular basis look at who leads the department you maybe surprised.


  9. "Expert engineer"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Electrical Engineer in Columbus, OH
    Current Employee - Electrical Engineer in Columbus, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good pay and stability, good benefits

    Cons

    Lot of work, more you think you can do by yourself.


  10. "Site Manager Supervisor"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Enel full-time

    Pros

    Pay is good at level

    Cons

    There are no problems at this company

    Advice to Management

    Good


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