Foster Wheeler

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Foster Wheeler Reviews

Updated Mar 6, 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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    Great company

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsEveryone you work with is helpful and pleasant

    ConsNo problems at this time

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    10 week summer internship in the accounting department.

    Summer Intern (Current Employee) Clinton, NJ

    ProsFriendly people who are very supportive.

    ConsLacking the state of the art technology found in many businesses today.

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

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    "Good Place to work for"

    Engineer (Current Employee) Philadelphia, PA

    Prossalary, met new people in every project, learn new everyday, visit different companies

    Constravel required, no time for family

    Advice to Senior Managementno advice needed

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

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    Good Place to work

    Senior Principal (Current Employee) Chennai (India)

    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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    Worked as senior piping designer on SASOL wax and Engen projects

    Senior Piping Designer (Current Employee) Midrand (South Africa)

    ProsWell organised project setup with good communication between Piping and Client. Frequent model reviews kept the client informed on the progress of the model

    ConsTheir were no downsides. Foster Wheeler is a well structured company with all the disciplines in place

    Advice to Senior ManagementFrequent progress meetings ke[t the client and designers informed

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Great place to work

    Buyer (Current Employee) Reading, England (UK)

    ProsFree parking, great people to work with

    ConsMost Senior Management have been around for a while and can be stuck in historic working ways.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    • Disapproves of CEO

     

    Sr flow assurance engineer

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsVery strong in down stream processing.

    ConsTrying to expand upstream business. In the process of re-organisation

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

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    Company to work with

    Assistant Manager (Current Employee)

    ProsWide areas of exposure
    Employee oreinted as core values

    ConsLitlle slow in decision making
    Cost effectiveness to be more stringent

    Advice to Senior ManagementNeed to fasten up the belt on decision making and groom better leaders at managerial level

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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