Aker Solutions Reviews

Updated 24 Feb 2021

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Aker Solutions CEO Luis Araujo
Luis Araujo
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  1. "No upgrate to title even after getting charterdx6"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Mechanical Engineer in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Aker Solutions full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Excellent people Great location Good opportunity

    Cons

    Not enough recognition Need more training budget Low salaries

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  2. "Poor Management"

    2.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Project Engineering in Aberdeen, Scotland
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Aker Solutions full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good pay, reasonable work life balance.

    Cons

    Bullying Poor support No inter department collaboration

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  3. "Poor development opportunities"

    1.0
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    Former Employee - Engineer in Aberdeen, Scotland
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Aker Solutions full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Starting pay can be reasonable and good facilties.

    Cons

    Bad for development. Untrustworthy management. Not valued as an employee.

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  4. "good place to work fir"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Aker Solutions full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    opportunities to learn and personal development

    Cons

    low salary comparing with other compatitors

  5. "Good place to work, it will add to your experience and provide you with training. However, the turnover is too high"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Systems Engineer 

    I worked at Aker Solutions full-time

    Pros

    Training, experience, work life balance and flexible working

    Cons

    Turn over is too high causing an intense environment

  6. COVID-19

    "Redundancy"

    3.0
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    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Field Service Technician in Aberdeen, Scotland
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Aker Solutions full-time

    Pros

    They were a good company to work for. No issues up until Covid/Redundancy

    Cons

    Lack of Communication when Covid started. Only email contact while being made redundant at end of project. I feel the company could have overseen things more at a personal manner rather than hide from the situation.

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  7. "Aker Solutions workshop"

    2.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Production Manager in Inverurie, Scotland
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Aker Solutions full-time

    Pros

    Fantastic workshop facilities, clean, efficient and well equiped.

    Cons

    Quality is no longer a priority, zero consideration for their employees or the progression of apprentices and graduates.

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  8. "Good place to work"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Electrical Engineer 

    I have been working at Aker Solutions full-time

    Pros

    Great people within the teams

    Cons

    Management team communicates a lot but action is rarely taken

  9. "Improvement Specialist"

    2.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Continuous Improvement Specialist in Aberdeen, Scotland
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Aker Solutions full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    good people, flexible working hours

    Cons

    disjointed organisation, too many management layers

  10. "Needs better management"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Mechanical Engineer 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Aker Solutions full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Some good people Good customer base Decent wages

    Cons

    Lack of promotion opportunity High level management lacking You're just a number Don't value loyalty

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