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The following is a Graduate Review for Essentra.

Essentra scores 3.3/5 based on 58 reviews.

All reviews are based exclusively on results of feedback from employees from Essentra. Employees are asked to rate Essentra on a wide range of work place topics, which is broken down through star ratings on the right hand side.

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What are the Best and Worst things about your job?


Flexibility, lots of variety, fun/ interesting, challenging, rewarding, fast paced at times, managed expectations.


Little to no support on long term projects. Seem to operate in a black box often; i.e. no recognition and at times little guidance. Any career growth will need to be justified and pushed from our department.

What is the annual salary for this role?

Starting salary: £41,000 - £43,000

Current salary: £41,000 - £43,000

What hours do you actually work, on average?

Start: 07:30

Finish: 21:00

What advice would you give to someone applying to this role?

Must have a strong scientific background and a history of functioning self-sufficiently as far as managing responsibilities and initiating necessary projects.

Do you have any interview tips?

You must be confident in your abilities as well as quick on your feet to run through hypothetical situations. Must be willing to drive innovation.

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