EDF Reviews

Updated May 19, 2022

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3.8
73%
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92%
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EDF Chief Executive Officer of EDF in the UK Simone Rossi
Simone Rossi
85 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great work/life balance as a graduate(in 82 reviews)

  • "Good pay and benefits compared to other organisations(in 35 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Hierachical structure and limited support if you dont have a friend in senior management(in 17 reviews)

  • "Slow moving as a company especially on decision making(in 16 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years
      Featured Review

      Caring company

      Apr 3, 2022 - Smart Meter Engineer in Bridgwater, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Health and safety first Your well-being Approachable managers

      Cons

      Basic salary isn’t the most out there but the other benefits make up for it

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    2. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Considerate employers

      May 19, 2022 - Planning Lead in Sunderland, England
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Focus on health and well being

      Cons

      Energy industry is volatile, often restructures

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    3. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great scheme, excellent, flexible working

      May 2, 2022 - Commercial Graduate Scheme in Durham, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Flexible working. Friendly office. Lots of learning opportunities. Great support.

      Cons

      Based outside of Durham, little going on near by.

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    4. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      EDF

      Apr 27, 2022 - Research Engineer in London, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good work-life balance, great collaborative environment

      Cons

      Professional development is not exactly clear for a research engineer

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Great company benefits but slow progression.

      Apr 24, 2022 - Commissioning Engineer in Bristol, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - They invest in training and educating their staff. - Very accommodating extenuating circumstances (Passionate leave, sabbaticals etc.) - Opportunity to do expat assignments abroad (Mainly in France). - Flexi-working if you're not working on site.

      Cons

      - Very slow career progression (Youngest managers have 10 yrs experience). - Very bureaucratic - Very slow moving project - Lots of pointless "Safety" rules to the point where it feels like indoctrination. - Risk of getting pigeon holed in nuclear forever.

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    6. 2.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Not as good as it was.

      Apr 14, 2022 - Environmental Engineer in Bristol, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good salary, good leave allowance.

      Cons

      Overworked, no final salary pension any more.

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    7. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      RD engineer -London

      Mar 29, 2022 - RD Engineer in London, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Variety of the topics and tasks Nice team and management Nice environnement

      Cons

      Huge turnover as salaries are not aligned on market Lack of concrete projects

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    8. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Good employer overall

      Mar 21, 2022 - Commercial Manager in Glasgow, Scotland
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Great team, clarity on projects

      Cons

      Antiquated systems, processes and technology

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    9. 2.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Stressfull no support

      Apr 4, 2022 - Customer Service Advisor in Hove, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Not many/nice people but only the once from my working group

      Cons

      Horrible pressure put on completely new workers; lack of suppprt/lied about many things at the beginning of training Quantity not quality that metters here

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    10. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Edf sales advisor

      Mar 16, 2022 - Sales Advisor in London, England
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
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      Pros

      Great management, great prospects, nice hours

      Cons

      Nothing really nice company to work for

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    EDF has an overall rating of 3.8 out of 5, based on over 2,864 reviews left anonymously by employees. 73% of employees would recommend working at EDF to a friend and 62% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.

    According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, EDF employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.5 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at EDF. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.

    73% of EDF employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated EDF 3.9 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.9 for culture and values and 3.5 for career opportunities.

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