Essentra Reviews

Updated Nov 24, 2021

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3.3
56%
Recommend to a Friend
77%
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Essentra Chief Executive Paul Forman
Paul Forman
141 Ratings
Pros
  • "Was a fun culture with good people(in 20 reviews)

  • "Free tea/coffee, flexible working, people are nice(in 13 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Senior management say one thing and do the other(in 16 reviews)

  • "The upper management don't care(in 12 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Great

      Feb 18, 2021 - Printer 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Free coffee machine! Happy with that

      Cons

      Reverse parking, too many nosey people

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    2. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      An overall good place to work

      Nov 24, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Pay, benefits, bonus, communication with employees and genuineness

      Cons

      Some pay inequity between long servers and new joiners. Staff that don't perform are often tolerated without good performance management

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    3. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Senior Manager

      Nov 3, 2021 - Senior Manager 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Fantastic people to work with, moved culture in right direction following previous change of management. Good internal support for personal development.

      Cons

      Historic over ambition in terms of acquisitions without fully realising integrations.

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    4. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Nice company

      Oct 28, 2021 - Supply Chain Analyst in London, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Gives opportunities of growth and career development in a friendly environment

      Cons

      Lack of stability and communication

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    5. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Good organisation going through a lot of change

      Oct 1, 2021 - Procurement Manager 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      You get to learn al lot

      Cons

      Lots of change, not always communicated well

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    6. 1.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Just don’t do it. You will regret it

      Nov 4, 2021 - Marketing in London, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Some nice people and free parking

      Cons

      Abuse management Mentally unsafe place to work Be grateful you have a job mentality Protect the managers at all costs No development

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    7. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Looking for a way forward

      Oct 4, 2021 - Finance Director in London, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Large international company, interesting business units in the portfolio

      Cons

      what is the way forward ? where does the strategy lead?

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Decent

      Sep 16, 2021 - Manager 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Flexible working Good wages and conditions

      Cons

      Senior management interfere Us and them

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    9. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Passionate company

      Sep 15, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great company to work for the tries hard to communicate well with its people. Ambitious for growth although COVID has proven to be challenging in this ambition.

      Cons

      Separation of Group from the Division is a challenge.

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    10. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Training

      Sep 2, 2021 - Mechanical Fitter in Gateshead, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Pretty Good conditions and staff

      Cons

      Inconsistent and poor management proceedures

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