Travis Perkins Reviews

Updated 7 Jul 2020

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3.4
65%
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64%
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Travis Perkins CEO Nick Robert (no image)
Nick Robert
11 Ratings
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  • "Long hours, no set break schedule for some types of shifts (sometimes worked 7-8 hours before taking a break)(in 16 reviews)

  • "Uncertainty in senior management and future of company(in 8 reviews)

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  1. "Enjoyable working with a great team"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - FLT Driver 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Travis Perkins full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    A Great team and benefits

    Cons

    Sometimes poor management at work

  2. "Travis Perkins - Review"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Walsall, England
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Travis Perkins full-time

    Pros

    National Company - Amazing Learning Programmes - Always Opportunities - Learn something new everyday - New customers everyday - Quick pace

    Cons

    Can have frustrating customers - sometimes have to do all on your own -

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  3. "Supply chain analyst"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Supply Chain Analyst in Northampton, England
    Recommends
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Travis Perkins full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Fantastic people and fantastic culture

    Cons

    No cons - great company

  4. "Truck Driver"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Truck Driver 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Travis Perkins full-time

    Pros

    Good Hours/Family friendly good pay

    Cons

    Bad weather makes the day worse

  5. "Great Company"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Financial Analyst in Northampton, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Travis Perkins full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    People, Culture, Goals, Work life balance, Free Hot Drinks

    Cons

    Salary, micro management, Senior mangement

  6. "Excellent"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Data Engineer in Northampton, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Travis Perkins full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Up to date technologies used

    Cons

    group under the plan of dissolving different divisions

  7. "Good Team"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Recruiter 
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Travis Perkins full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great team Good processes to follow Systems easy to use

    Cons

    Structure and manager changed constantly Senior managers don’t care or even know that you exist

  8. COVID-19

    "Bad"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Engineer in Northampton, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Travis Perkins full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    None I could think of

    Cons

    Made redundant during height of pandemic can't find job elsewhere

  9. "My Employer of Choice"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Human Resources Business Partner in Northampton, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Travis Perkins part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    This is my second stint at the company and here are the reasons I returned: Being part of a family where upholding family values is at the centre of our culture and everyone is made to feel very welcome Collaborative working to move the business forward Strategic Partner Part time working to allow a balance between work and children

    Cons

    Due to the Group's size and scale, when you join the business it can take a little time to understand the intricacies of each business unit

  10. "class 1 driver"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Hgv1 Driver in Cardiff, Wales
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Travis Perkins full-time

    Pros

    Monday to Friday work and Bank Holidays off.

    Cons

    The decision makers within the company haven't got a clue ,I wouldn't trust them to run a tap never mind a company, one of their company mottos is Family Friendly Business what a joke and they expect you to work unpaid overtime welcome to Travis Perkins

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