Why Star?

What makes Star a great place to work

What our employees say about working with Star

of employees agree that Star’s values shape everything they do at every level. (2019)
of staff agree ‘Senior managers are active role models and behave in line with Star’s values’. (2018)
of employees said Star is a great place to work. (2020)
of employees feel their work is interesting and have opportunities to learn at work. (2020)

An inclusive and supportive culture:

  • We are proud of the work we do – we conduct our business with integrity and thrive in an environment focused on continuous improvement that allows us to raise the standard at which we operate and work in partnership with our customers to deliver added value
  • We protect and take care of each other – we provide a safe, fun and stimulating environment for people to grow and realise their ambitions surrounded by supportive colleagues and maintaining a healthy work-life balance.
  • We are passionate about innovation – we strive to remain at the forefront of technological development within the industry, focused on long term sustainable solutions. We invest in research and development and share the wealth of knowledge and expertise within our teams openly
  • We invest in our local communities – Throughout our regional network, we offer employment and apprenticeship opportunities, support local initiatives and education programmes as well as supporting local charitable causes through Star’s Community Involvement Programme.

"The concern for staff welfare during the current Covid crisis has been excellent…in difficult times, it makes you realise that Star is a company that really cares about its employees."

"From my time at Star Refrigeration, I have always felt that there is an opportunity to improve my knowledge and skill set and encouraged to advance…Star want people to improve and not stagnate, there are plenty of opportunities for improvement if desired."

"I love working for Star and my only regret is not finding Star earlier in my working life."

"Excellent company to work for. Strong values, genuine experts in the field and a real focus on staff development, wellbeing, opportunity and recognition."

Read more from our employees about their careers with Star

Investors in People & Investors in Young People

Star Refrigeration has been awarded Platinum and Gold accreditation against the Investors in People  (IIP) and the Investors in Young People Standard respectively, capping a hugely successful year for the company. The framework, which recognise outstanding performance in leading, supporting and developing people, underline Star’s dedication to upholding their core values, which include attracting the best talent in the industry, protecting the workforce and their families and retaining staff going forwards.