Compare Prodrive vs Essentra BETA

See how working at Prodrive vs. Essentra compares on a variety of workplace factors. By comparing employers on employee ratings, salaries, reviews, pros/cons, job openings and more, you'll feel one step ahead of the rest. All salaries and reviews are posted by employees working at Prodrive vs. Essentra. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Prodrive

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Essentra

Employee Ratings

  • Prodrive scored higher in 9 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 14 reviews)
Prodrive employees rated their Overall Rating 0.9 higher than Essentra employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.1
(based on 291 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.6
Prodrive employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.7 higher than Essentra employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
2.9
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.6
Prodrive employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.6 higher than Essentra employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.0
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.1
Work-life balance
2.9
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.5
Prodrive employees rated their Senior Management 0.7 higher than Essentra employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.8
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.6
Prodrive employees rated their Culture & Values 0.6 higher than Essentra employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.0
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Prodrive Ceo David Richards
100%
100%David Richards
Prodrive employees rated their CEO Approval 19% higher than Essentra employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Essentra Ceo Paul Forman
81%
81%Paul Forman
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
80%
Prodrive employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 26% higher than Essentra employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
54%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
78%
Prodrive employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 28% higher than Essentra employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
50%

Salaries

Essentra has 95 more total submitted salaries than Prodrive.
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What Employees Say

  • "Good people" was the most mentioned Pro at Essentra.
  • "Senior management" was the most mentioned Con at Essentra.
Pros
There aren't enough reviews matching this company to generate pros and cons.
Pros
"Good people"(in 19 reviews)
"Free tea"(in 13 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Senior management"(in 15 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 12 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Prodrive full-time for more than a year

Pros

Great opportunities great team to work with

Cons

There were no problems here at prodrive

Former Employee - Quality Technician

I worked at Essentra full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

Over the past few years the company has grown from strength to strength, they where in a bad place from previous poor management but have grown, have stability and a focus. Better systems and people... are working together not just within a team but inter department team working. Good communication although there is still room for improvement. Health and safety is at the front of every thing, the company don’t just talk the talk with this but they walk the walk as well.

Cons

Some employees are still bitter about pre ious management and are living in the past, making them a thorn in the side of everyone who wishes to grown, change and succeed in the future market place

Advice to Management

Communication and honesty

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