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Hitachi Europe Reviews

Updated 19 Nov 2019

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3.7
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Hitachi Europe Chairman, President and CEO, Hitachi Global and Hitachi, Ltd Takashi Kawamura (no image)
Takashi Kawamura
6 Ratings
  1. "Admin"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Hitachi Europe full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Highly-driven, focused staff and great management

    Cons

    No cons that I can think of

    Hitachi Europe2019-04-29

    Hitachi Europe Response

    May 8, 2019HR Advisor

    Thank you for giving the feedback that Hitachi Europe is highly-driven, focused on staff and has great management. That is really positive for us and it is appreciated!

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  2. "Dated culture"

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    Former Employee - Manager in Maidenhead, England
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Hitachi Europe full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Kind people, loyalty goes a long way.

    Cons

    Low pay, no buzz in the office, no focus on personal development and limited career progression opportunities.

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    Hitachi Europe2019-11-19
  3. "Good company"

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    Current Employee - Sales Representative in Maidenhead, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    everyone is extremely friendly and helpful

    Cons

    appreciate those that are older, regardless of experience

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    Hitachi Europe2019-10-23
  4. "Great"

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    Former Employee - Product Specialist in Maidenhead, England

    I worked at Hitachi Europe full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    good to work over there

    Cons

    no thing it;s a good firm

    Hitachi Europe2019-01-17

    Hitachi Europe Response

    February 8, 2019HR Advisor

    Thank you for taking the time to leave a great review!

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  5. Helpful (1)

    "Great Company!"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Hitachi Europe full-time

    Pros

    People, Culture, Work-Life Balance, Learning Opportunities, Good Management

    Cons

    None that I can think of

    Hitachi Europe2018-12-14

    Hitachi Europe Response

    January 10, 2019HR Advisor

    Thank you for this really positive review!

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  6. "Great Culture"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Hitachi Europe full-time

    Pros

    There is a good atmosphere at HEU.

    Cons

    Adding value to be seen with a long term view.

    Hitachi Europe2018-12-13

    Hitachi Europe Response

    January 10, 2019HR Advisor

    Thank you for the helpful review and comments here.

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  7. Helpful (2)

    "Great Company with little career improvement"

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    Former Employee - Product Marketing in Maidenhead, England
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Hitachi Europe full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Trustable and reputable company, makes business easy when speaking with customers. Japanese culture brings some Japanese qualities to the company. Multicultural.... up to a certain degree depending on the department you end up in. Good 9-5 job.

    Cons

    Career progression is given by age, not merit and favours the Japanese workers. Business decisions are made slowly given they operate in a fast paced environment. Age group is too high, a young person will feel very bored working here.

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    Hitachi Europe2018-01-12
  8. "Hitachi Europe Ltd"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Hitachi Europe full-time

    Pros

    Diverse, dynamic, multi-national, multi-sector, regional group hub, great people, good benefits

    Cons

    Slow decision making, activity shrinking

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    Hitachi Europe2017-11-29
  9. Helpful (2)

    "Great atmosphere"

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    Current Employee - Human Resources Administrator 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Hitachi Europe full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Really lovely atmosphere - everyone is so friendly and happy to help. You feel welcomed and supported from the very start. The Company values are considered at every step of the recruitment process so new hires all tend to have similar attitudes and approaches to work.

    Cons

    Processes are quite old fashioned, although it is going through a process of change at the moment.

    Hitachi Europe2017-06-09
  10. "Lots of Potential"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Hitachi Europe full-time

    Pros

    Hitachi Europe is a great place to work in if you want opportunities to work with lots of other Hitachi organisations across Europe. Good exposure to different aspects of the business

    Cons

    Although there is a lot of work done with external partners, there were many silos internally and sometimes difficult to break down.

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    Hitachi Europe2017-04-05

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