Foster Wheeler
3.3 of 5 58 reviews
www.fwc.com Geneva, Switzerland 5000+ Employees

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Houston Office

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
Houston, TX

I worked at Foster Wheeler full-time for more than 5 years

Pros9/80 work schedule allowed for a good amount of time off. 3 weeks PTO for new hires. Good 401K and medical insurance programs. The building and furniture are above average.

ConsUpper management likes to micro-manage and monitor its employees. They ask for opinions from their employees, but they don't seem to want to implement any change related to employee satisfaction. When the previous CEO left for another office, bonuses and incentives diminished or disappeared. It's pretty difficult to get recognized for your achievements or hard work at this company. It's also hard to advance in the company unless you are buddy-buddy with someone with power and influence in the company.

Advice to Senior ManagementListen to your employees, and try to trust them to be honest on their own.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Tired operational staff that became lazy because of poor and constantly revolving management.

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Houston, TX

I have been working at Foster Wheeler full-time for less than a year


Pros: Salary is decently competitive and their 401k matching is comparable… Cons: To really know FW requires knowing the history from various other workers. Many workers are fairly new due to turnover and the boom and bust… Advice to Senior Management: Implement TCO mentality from top down and provide global guidance to offices in… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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Didn't enjoy my time there

Accountant (Former Employee)
Livingston, NJ

I worked at Foster Wheeler full-time for more than 5 years


Pros: None that I can think of. Cons: A company that works in low margin industries can't be generous to their employees. Terrible raises, delayed raises, 4 in 5 years, etc. … Advice to Senior Management: None No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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