Keppel Offshore & Marine Reviews

Updated July 14, 2015
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  1. Ok

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Keppel Offshore & Marine

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Timely salary, good learning experience, If you have the capability and knowledge then you are welcome to lead the department here.

    Cons

    Not much training for fresher's, they are on their own.

    Advice to Management

    Nothing


  2. Depends on your boss and dept really

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Keppel Offshore & Marine full-time

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    - Big Company - World leader in rig building, ship conversion, specialised vessels - Many challenges - Diverse work environment

    Cons

    - Long Hours - Quantity over quality - Limited exposure for several depts

    Advice to Management

    - Groom the young leaders in line with their career aspirations - Knowledge Management and transfer from the pioneers is poorly managed and needs urgent remedification


  3. Good place to learn

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    Former Employee - Intern in Singapore (Singapore)
    Former Employee - Intern in Singapore (Singapore)

    I worked at Keppel Offshore & Marine

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Steep learning curve for even interns

    Cons

    Long working hours even for interns

    Advice to Management

    reduce workhours


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  5. You reap what you sow

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Keppel Offshore & Marine full-time

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Dynamic, challenging, plenty of work to keep you occupied, good bonus

    Cons

    Rigid working hours, bad communication flow. A global company with local mindset

    Advice to Management

    Should strive towards becoming a true global MNC.


  6. Think twice before joining

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    Current Employee - Engineer At Structural Department in Mumbai (India)
    Current Employee - Engineer At Structural Department in Mumbai (India)

    I have been working at Keppel Offshore & Marine full-time (Less than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Very good Company for job starter. Salary disburse within time. Get exposure for new software. Age group is between 25 to 45 so colleagues are same minded

    Cons

    1. Quantity is more important than quality. 2. Work pressure is tremendous. 3. CPT is getting priority over Engineering. 4. They take 20 months to pay full CTC. 5. HR policies are stringent in certain cases. 6. Long working hour. 7. Practical exposure is less. 8. Outstation employees are not treating with simpathy. 9. Responses of HR and Finance are slow.

    Advice to Management

    1. Groom juniors properly. 2. Kindly give importance to Engineering.


  7. Strong safety culture with ultimate management support towards incident free work environment

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Keppel Offshore & Marine

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Suitable for fresh graduate who seeking for work experience in short period

    Cons

    Nature of business demands more working hour than other industries


  8. Hard to get work life balance

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Keppel Offshore & Marine

    Pros

    High bonus compare to other company

    Cons

    one person handle 3person jobs

    Advice to Management

    Should consider the wealth fare and work life on the employee


  9. Machine

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Keppel Offshore & Marine

    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    - Stability - Effective systems of doing things - Able to join a market leader

    Cons

    - Poor base pay - Very militaristic and inflexible - Outdated HR - Too much pretence (wayang)

    Advice to Management

    Allow at all levels the acceptance or at least the audience for creative ideas Needs to find a better way to retain staff (the best leave - well most)


  10. Good co to start your career

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Keppel Offshore & Marine

    Pros

    High bonus and good colleagues

    Cons

    Long hours Very old school management Employee welfare close to none

    Advice to Management

    Be open to ideas


  11. Top line and bottom line

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    Former Employee - Engineer in Singapore (Singapore)
    Former Employee - Engineer in Singapore (Singapore)

    I worked at Keppel Offshore & Marine full-time (More than 3 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    The projects are interesting and fun

    Cons

    Culture be thrifty on the verge of being scrooge. Rationale is to pay out in bonus

    Advice to Management

    Mgt is too busy. Need better system and processes



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