Foster Wheeler

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Foster Wheeler Reviews

Updated Jul 23, 2014
All Employees Current Employees Only

3.2 69 reviews

81% Approve of the CEO

Foster Wheeler CEO and Director J. Kent Masters

J. Kent Masters

(16 ratings)

59% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • 9/80 work schedule allowed for a good amount of time off (in 4 reviews)

  • Relaxed, good engineering computer systems, Flexible working hours, so much good hard working individuals trying to give the company a boost (in 3 reviews)


Cons
  • Salary is favourable, but employee benefits require improvements, in particular annual leave days and medical benefits (in 3 reviews)

  • Management have lost the plot, The old guard are hanging on a straw,too much Gossip (in 3 reviews)

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    Good Place to work

    Senior Principal (Current Employee) Chennai

    ProsJob is interesting and professionally satisfying

    ConsToo much of compliance rules, regulations and paperwork

    Advice to Senior ManagementAllow Engineers to work without too much hassle on compliance

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Good learning experience

    Process Engineer (Current Employee) Chennai

    ProsBrand name, Professionalism, Good Projects, Challenges

    ConsWork Culture, Strict timings, Less increments

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

     

    Job Exposure

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsGood variety of jobs available.

    ConsSalary can really improve as per general guidelines

    Advice to Senior ManagementReduce attrition

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    good

    Engineer (Current Employee) Chennai

    Prostimings, team work, exposure, benifits

    Constravel, deadlines, timings, work culture

    Advice to Senior Managementgood job

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Not a good choice in india

    Business Applications Developer (Former Employee) Chennai

    ProsGood company to work outside india

    ConsGood company to work outside india. in india its not doing good

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Very useful experience

    Thermal Performance Engineer-Fired Heater (Former Employee) Chennai

    ProsFoster wheeler is big MNC company.MNC experience is really helpful to my knowledge.

    ConsThey give more important to senior people or smoking colleagues.

    Advice to Senior ManagementPlease ask some basic technical questions in their relative field of engineers at telephonic round interview or writing interview and If applicant will be selected as a employee,then after you will give full work freedom to the selected employee.You do not take one year or six months time to job confirmation of new employee because already he has been qualified at the time of interview.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Excellent work place with good ethical values.

    Chief Engineer (Former Employee) Gurgaon, Haryana

    ProsIt has got very good work practices and strong procedures. Employees are given full freedom to make his openion. Five core values are followed honestly.

    ConsThere is not much of control on senoir management. Some grouping is being done by some people who elevates non capable people.

    Advice to Senior ManagementThere should be monitoring system for top management and shall be amde more transparent system

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Good working culture but no job security

    Senior QA/QC Engineer (Former Employee) Chennai

    ProsGood working culture and safety environment

    ConsNo Job Security . No orders .Top management has not planned for the work flow to the employer

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    Fair

    Assistant Electrical Engineer (Former Employee) Calcutta

    ProsEngineering exposures to some of the best and prestigious oil and gas projects in the world.

    ConsThe quality of work at the Bengal office needs to be improved.

    Advice to Senior ManagementCompensation should be matched with the best in the same business, within India.

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    About the Firm

    Senior Buyer (Current Employee) Chennai

    ProsGood culture & nice working admosphere.

    Consvertical growth chances are seems to be low.

    Advice to Senior Managementencourage people for growth

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