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Pentair Reviews

Updated June 25, 2017
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  • Teams are very lean resulting in low work/life balance (in 8 reviews)

  • Upper management is not engaged with daily work (in 14 reviews)

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  1. "I love working at Pentair!"

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

    I have been working at Pentair full-time

    Pros

    Great leadership and direction,
    Opportunity for rotational experiences
    Supportive team environment

    Cons

    We have aggressive deadlines, but that is part of what makes it exciting and engaging for me!

    Advice to Management

    Continue to encourage rotational employment programs. They are a great benefit of working for Pentair.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Pentair does things the right way- winning right and helping the world in so many ways"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Mid Level Manager
    Current Employee - Mid Level Manager
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Win Right values - winning right. We help the world.

    Cons

    Fast-past but is that really a con? :)

    Advice to Management

    Recognize all promotions at all levels.

  3. Helpful (2)

    "Manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in Milwaukee, WI
    Current Employee - Manager in Milwaukee, WI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    You are responsible for your own success. Simple statement but very powerful within Pentair. You have a lot of tools available to succeed if you chose to utilize them.

    Cons

    Very long interview process but that said a lot about their desire to Win Right with the right people long term.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to challenge Pentair teammates with the Lean mindset while supporting with the tools and processes that ensure success is long term.


  4. "Design Supervisor"

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

    Pros

    good benefits and people to work with

    Cons

    every benefit has a separate contact website, phone number, and login info which is annoying.

    Advice to Management

    good employees should be moved around not laid off.


  5. "New Product Development Engineer"

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

    Pros

    very active, innovation driven enviroment

    Cons

    I cant think of anything


  6. "Medical Assembly"

    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
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    The company it's a good place to work with and good environment.

    Cons

    Too much over time and 6 day a week.

    Advice to Management

    NA


  7. Helpful (1)

    "CS"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Customer Service Representative in Sanford, NC
    Current Employee - Senior Customer Service Representative in Sanford, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great place for growth and opportunity.

    Cons

    Communication can be a struggle between all department in numerous locations.

  8. "Finance Org"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cary, NC
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cary, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    - Competitive pay and great company culture
    - Always looking to innovate and improve
    - Grows younger talent, no age politics for upper management roles

    Cons

    Haven't found one to share

    Advice to Management

    Don't change any of the "pros" section


  9. "Pentair Solid Performance"

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

    Pros

    Great company with solid Strategy Deployment, Financial metrics and great support. There is frequent changes to organizational leadership but direction is constant. Aquire, reduce costs, and return to shareholders. Invests in management talent and ensures employees doing the work are well compensated.

    Cons

    Frequent VP changes makes it difficult to keep continuity with improvement programs and highly competitive to get funding for projects to add revenue with a cost conscious culture.

    Advice to Management

    Keep training and investing in your talent. Provide growth opportunities.


  10. "good work place"

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

    Pros

    Always moving and never get sent home if nothing to do on your line. They will move you to another line that needs help.

    Cons

    None so far that I can tell


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