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Old Guard Lost the Plot!

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Reading, England (UK)
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Reading, England (UK)

I have been working at Foster Wheeler full-time for more than 10 years

Pros

Relaxed, good engineering computer systems, Flexible working hours, so much good hard working individuals trying to give the company a boost. very good FEED projects including Lump sum pricing. good PMC projects

Cons

Management have lost the plot, The old guard are hanging on a straw,too much Gossip. bad relations between departments.poor benefits. We have lost too many excellent processionals due lost confidence in management and management not listening.
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Advice to ManagementAdvice

I would focus to winning new projects, draft every living soul in our proposals group. shake middle management a bit.

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    I joined Foster Wheeler 18 months ago and really enjoy working there. The Company clearly values it's employees.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Reading, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Reading, England (UK)

    I have been working at Foster Wheeler

    Pros

    The Company demonstrates real integrity in its dealing with customers and staff, the culture is respectful and everyone works hard.
    Wthin Reading office there are great facilities, gym, restaurant, social club - great employee discounts!

    Cons

    The building is a little dated and it takes a while to learn your way around.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
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    Fair

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    Former Employee - Assistant Electrical Engineer  in  Calcutta (India)
    Former Employee - Assistant Electrical Engineer in Calcutta (India)

    I worked at Foster Wheeler

    Pros

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

    Cons

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

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Compensation should be matched with the best in the same business, within India.

    Approves of CEO
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