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Helpful (2)

Pentair is not a workplace that in lasting.

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Buffalo Grove, IL (US)
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Buffalo Grove, IL (US)

I have been working at Pentair

Doesn't Recommend
Disapproves of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

Interesting products, and brands are well known. The locations are spread out across the region and offer lateral movement within the organization.

Cons

Unrealistic expectations of product development to production. Need for FMEA process to avoid rush to production, which only creates waste.

Advice to Management

You need to stop letting customers run your business. Of course the customer is king, but transparency should not mean the customer taking over.

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  1. Helpful (1)

    Fair compensation, long hours

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    Current Employee - Product Engineer
    Current Employee - Product Engineer

    I have been working at Pentair

    No opinion of CEO
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good experience for an intern. Was allowed to experience product engineering department and get a feel for if I liked it.

    Cons

    Could have been more engineering related. Boss was kind of full of himself but that could be an isolated incident

    Advice to Management

    Make dialogue more open between lower levels and upper levels. Communicate decisions more with engineers. Give engineers more input in decision making.

  2. Helpful (2)

    Good experience, but finance really holds the purse strings on every activity

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in North Aurora, IL (US)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in North Aurora, IL (US)

    I have been working at Pentair

    No opinion of CEO
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Global company, good brands, good people

    Cons

    Little to no training available, little budget money for any extras like travel, office supplies, advertising, etc.

    Advice to Management

    CEO Randy Hogan needs to look closer at the management of each facility to make sure they are actually following his philosophies. He believes in marketing, branding, advertising but each facility is not focused on those areas. Finance runs the show and does not promote the brands.

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