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Pentair Reviews

Updated May 29, 2017
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  1. Helpful (2)

    "Manager of Individuals"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Manager in Redwood City, CA
    Former Employee - Manager in Redwood City, CA
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good Training, Awesome Director, LEAN Corporation.

    Cons

    Bad culture, grey areas, micro managing, pay not great.

    Advice to Management

    To cell managers stop micro-managing, favoritism (there should be no grey area) ,rules are set by the company for a reason and can not be bent for some but not others that hurts the company.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Terrible Management (Motiva)"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - QC Manager in Nederland, TX
    Former Employee - QC Manager in Nederland, TX
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    A few good team leads makes the job site (Motiva) somewhat bearable.

    Cons

    Some of the management are totally disrespectful and out of line with their comments. Aggressive and discriminatory language used in front of Motiva reps.

    Advice to Management

    Hire competent management...NOT your buddies


  3. "A bit discombobulated"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Milwaukee, WI
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Milwaukee, WI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Salaries are fair, benefits and 401k matching is nice

    Cons

    Departments do not communicate with each other causing extreme confusion and decreased productivity throughout the office.

    Advice to Management

    Make a clear plan and stick to it.


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  5. Helpful (1)

    "Was a good place until pentair took over"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Warehouse Supervisor in Lakewood, NJ
    Former Employee - Warehouse Supervisor in Lakewood, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    None it's a company that doesn't think of u as nothing but a number

    Cons

    I was employed for 14 years with goyen valve they where like family then once pentair took over they shutdown the warehouse

    Advice to Management

    I was a warehouse worker then became a warehouse supervisor I started in 2001 and by 2012 I was a supervisor


  6. "Supervisor"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Logistics Coordinator in Beloit, WI
    Former Employee - Logistics Coordinator in Beloit, WI
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Yearly Salary, Health Insurance, Profit Sharing

    Cons

    Long Hours
    Too Many management changes

    Advice to Management

    Realize the work expectation with the resources that you have


  7. "Human Resources"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX

    I worked at Pentair full-time

    Pros

    Laidback organization and the ability to work from home.

    Cons

    Unorganized. Pay could be a lot better, especially for the employees who do most of the work.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your employees and remember they're important


  8. "A great start"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Global in Minneapolis, MN
    Current Employee - Global in Minneapolis, MN
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    A good place to grow and learn

    Cons

    lots of chasing shiny new initiatives


  9. Helpful (3)

    "Sales Manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Manager in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Sales Manager in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good company allows you to grow market share with lots of help and people to go to. Good team, great work environment.

    Cons

    Lots of divisions that cross over still operating as independent companies. bring everyone under one umbrella and get them to work together.


  10. "No room for advancement"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Production Worker in Conroe, TX
    Former Employee - Production Worker in Conroe, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Friendly people. Close to a lot of places in Conroe so you can run errands or have a nice lunch

    Cons

    Management is clueless. If you aren't willing to be a yes man this isn't the place for you. They pretend to have your best interest at heart but will cut your throat as soon as it benefits them


  11. "Engineer"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Former Employee - Engineer in Minneapolis, MN
    Former Employee - Engineer in Minneapolis, MN

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

    Pros

    Good company with talented people.

    Cons

    None that I encountered while there.

    Advice to Management

    None


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