Compare Western Power Distribution vs Kwik-Fit BETA

See how working at Western Power Distribution vs. Kwik-Fit 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 Western Power Distribution vs. Kwik-Fit. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Western Power Distribution

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Kwik-Fit

Employee Ratings

  • Western Power Distribution scored higher in 5 areas: Overall Rating, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Kwik-Fit scored higher in 4 areas: Career Opportunities, Senior Management, Culture & Values and CEO Approval.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.3
(based on 69 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.1
(based on 126 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.0
Career Opportunities
3.4
Kwik-Fit employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.4 higher than Western Power Distribution employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.0
Compensation & Benefits
2.8
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
2.8
Western Power Distribution employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than Kwik-Fit employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
2.5
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.3
Senior Management
2.6
Kwik-Fit employees rated their Senior Management 0.3 higher than Western Power Distribution employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
2.6
Culture & Values
3.1
Kwik-Fit employees rated their Culture & Values 0.5 higher than Western Power Distribution employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Western Power Distribution Ceo Robert A. Symons
67%
67%Robert A. Symons
CEO Approval
Kwik-Fit Ceo Kenji Murai
76%
76%Kenji Murai
Kwik-Fit employees rated their CEO Approval 9% higher than Western Power Distribution employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
66%
Western Power Distribution employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 22% higher than Kwik-Fit employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
44%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
57%
Western Power Distribution employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 26% higher than Kwik-Fit employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
32%

Salaries

Kwik-Fit has 18 more total submitted salaries than Western Power Distribution.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Planner7 Salaries
£38,427/yr
Technician7 Salaries
£43,702/yr
Manager1 Salaries
£65,000/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Operations Manager6 Salaries
£46,844/yr
Service Technician6 Salaries
£19,938/yr
Manager9 Salaries
£29,181/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Good pay" was the most mentioned Pro at Western Power Distribution.
  • "Good training" was the most mentioned Pro at Kwik-Fit.
  • "Midlands" was the most mentioned Con at Western Power Distribution.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at Kwik-Fit.
Pros
Pros
"Good pay"(in 11 reviews)
"Good salary"(in 4 reviews)
Pros
"Good training"(in 10 reviews)
"Good team"(in 5 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Midlands"(in 4 reviews)
"Wpd"(in 4 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 12 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 7 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Technician

I have been working at Western Power Distribution full-time for more than 8 years

Pros

- Great working atmosphere - Good pay - Most staff have a "can do" attitude

Cons

- Management don't listen to staff suggestions - Staff that are "difficult" get away with murder and are not addressed - You get loaded up with work if you show initiative - Guilty until proven... innocent culture

Advice to Management

Distribute work to people that aren't busy instead of letting them get away with doing nothing

"Good training"10 Oct 2020

Current Employee - "Service Engineer, MOT Tester, Stripper and Fitter"

I have been working at Kwik-Fit full-time

Pros

Excellent training opportunitys Good place to work if you have a good manager The company has changed in recent years for the better

Cons

High staff turnover for less skilled roles Standard rate overtime Below average pay

Job Postings

Kwik-Fit has 242 more recently posted open jobs than Western Power Distribution.