Vertellus Reviews

Updated Aug 28, 2021

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3.1
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14 Ratings
  1. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Company is Growing - Great Place to Work

    Aug 17, 2020 - Manager 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Vertellus is an interesting place to work - the growth of the company means it offers varied projects as it continuously improves. The leadership team are steering the business through difficult external conditions well.

    Cons

    Vertellus is not for those who just want to come in, do a basic job and go home again. The pace of change is uncomfortable for some.

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  2. 1.0
    Current Employee, more than 5 years

    Realistic worker

    Jul 7, 2021 - Shift Manager in Widnes, England, England
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Regular pay, hard working eployees

    Cons

    Blame culture, lack of empathy and no progression

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  3. 1.0
    Current Employee, more than 10 years

    Ruining companies acquisition after acquisition

    Apr 11, 2021 - Site Director in Widnes, England, England
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Well paid job with good package

    Cons

    Poor management, zero market knowledge, unwilling to listen to staff

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  4. 1.0
    Former Employee, more than 8 years

    Joke

    Jan 31, 2021 - Anonymous Employee in Middlesbrough, England, England
    Recommend
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    Pros

    The workforce have to try and polish a turd

    Cons

    Management have no clue about running a chemical site

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  5. 2.0
    Current Employee, more than 10 years

    Inept management

    Apr 8, 2020 - Production Operator in Workington, England, England
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Good shift pattern. Good salary

    Cons

    Out of their depth management. More bothered about getting their names 'in lights' than the smooth running of the factory.

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  6. 3.0
    Current Employee, more than 8 years

    Honest review

    Apr 1, 2020 - Process Operator in Workington, England, England
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Great pay and time off due to current shift pattern. A lot of money spent on new plant and equipment for the future

    Cons

    Management terrible. Poorly maintained plant. Dangerous attitude towards safety (Profit takes priority). Looking to change current shift pattern unnecessarily. Limited progression.

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  7. 3.0
    Former Employee

    Vertellus

    Aug 14, 2019 - Process Worker 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Decent pay and good workforce

    Cons

    Some of the management out of their depth

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  8. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 10 years

    Responsible for the safe and efficient production of multiple chemical process.

    May 27, 2019 - Chemical Process Operator in Middlesbrough, England, England
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Good management and employees are well treated.

    Cons

    It’s an Old Chemical Plant.

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  9. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Engineers

    May 3, 2019 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Work is varied and interesting Lots of opportunities for development If you're good at your job it gets recognized and rewarded

    Cons

    None that I can think of

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  10. 2.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    process technician

    Jan 8, 2016 - Process Technician in Widnes, England, England
    Recommend
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    Pros

    shift pattern of 4 on 4 off with 18 day break every 8 weeks gives you plenty of time off so work life balance is good

    Cons

    12 hr shifts can be long if you are not used to them,like many older chem plants the work can be hard, a lot of manual handling.

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