ALSTOM
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About the company

  • CEO
    Henri Poupart-Lafarge
    80%
    approve of Henri Poupart-Lafarge 's performance
  • Founded
    1928
  • Company size
    more than 10,000
  • Revenue
    £4bn to £7bn (GBP)
  • Industry
    Manufacturing
  • Headquarters
    48 rue Albert Dhalenne 93482 Saint-Ouen Cedex
  • Link
    ALSTOM website
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Rating overview

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3.4820183.7220194.0020203.8020213.502022

Reviews

Warehouse Operative in Derbyshire
on 14 June 2022
the company is good overall
nice to gain experience and to new skills in the field. thr job is not quite secured because you will e working through agency. i guess that is a thing now, hope you will get a chance to get permanent though
Mechanical Systems Engineer in Golders Green
on 17 May 2022
Excellent. Not perfect, but excellent!
Caveats: Alstom is a big company so my experience within one project may or may not reflect accurately on the whole. The contract was fixed term, so long over time issues not well assessed.Apologies if not in order as suggested...Typical day? There's no such thing in a 'Tech Office' environment. Most days are jam packed with more than you can possibly do. At this level if you usually have trouble prioritising, the job is not for you.Management: At some (not all!) levels this was not so hot. Cohesive, effective, practical strategy was not always well implemented. Alstom is not unique here unfortunately.Workplace culture: overall, fab-u-lous. However Alstom's reticence to deal with a (thankfully rare) proportion of abusive or toxic individuals seemingly just because of their value or perceived importance was disappointing. The only major negative I experienced.Hardest part of the job: apart from the above, the hardest part of the job sometimes is dealing with people who do not understand that the department (and project as a whole) does not have as much resource for project x as it is did for equivalent project y from z years ago. Implications are not easy for everyone to pick up on.Most enjoyable part? The immediate team I worked in/for. I have not worked with such a 'good bunch' possibly ever, certainly not since the Olympics.What did I learn? That people are more important than things.I would take a pay cut to work with those people again.
EC&I Technician in Heysham, Lancashire
on 2 March 2022
Poor supervision
Very poor inexperienced supervision leaving apprentices to do absolutely anything they like, which includes a complete lack of respect for the older more experienced guys, They need to be brought back down instead of the "GE" pedestal they're put on
Tool & Calibration/Operations Support Manager in Colchester
on 2 February 2022
Worked for the Alstom business unit BBRP then SSL Into Alstom for 11 years
I was made redundant in 2018 After 11 years service Through the Alstom business partners BBRP then SSL into Alstom Hard work , long hours but had a great career and line managers
Technician in Wembley
on 20 December 2021
Great Training
Best Management and collaborative personnel I've ever met , they induce you step by step to build your knowledges and technical training in the most motivated and competitive way, great methods to achieve their goals , investing in the right way to create the best environment.

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