Keppel Offshore & Marine

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Keppel Offshore & Marine Reviews

Updated October 14, 2014
Updated October 14, 2014
30 Reviews
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  1.  

    My experience at Keppel

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Engineer in Singapore (Singapore)
    Current Employee - Engineer in Singapore (Singapore)

    I have been working at Keppel Offshore & Marine full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good place to stay your work. Good working environment.

    Cons

    Need to be more flexible to face the challenges in the work.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

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    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Long working hours not justifiable by the low salaries

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Engineering Intern in Singapore (Singapore)
    Former Employee - Engineering Intern in Singapore (Singapore)

    I worked at Keppel Offshore & Marine as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    High bonus, extensive shuttle bus service, OT pay even for executive level, able to learn alot, cheap food at the canteen

    Cons

    Lack of employee benefits, low starting salary, start work at 7.30am, tough working conditions (breathing all the welding gases on site)

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Too profit driven resulting in no employee loyalty towards company

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Machine

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Keppel Offshore & Marine

    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    - Outdated HR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 ManagementAdvice

    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)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    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 ManagementAdvice

    Be open to ideas

  6.  

    not bad

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Engineer in Singapore (Singapore)
    Current Employee - Engineer in Singapore (Singapore)

    I have been working at Keppel Offshore & Marine as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    can learn alot, not much politics, everybody work tgt

    Cons

    no work life balance..just work sleep and repeat

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    management needs to be more open

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    An intensive training center

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Engineer
    Current Employee - Engineer

    I have been working at Keppel Offshore & Marine full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Able to learn almost everything regarding shipbuilding .

    Cons

    - long working hour and most of the time staff is overload

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Top line and bottom line

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Engineer in Singapore (Singapore)
    Former Employee - Engineer in Singapore (Singapore)

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

    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 ManagementAdvice

    Mgt is too busy. Need better system and processes

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Intern for 3 months

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Singapore (Singapore)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Singapore (Singapore)

    I worked at Keppel Offshore & Marine as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    Shuttle bus provided to and fro work. Lots of opportunities to learn from senior engineers, foreman and supervisors.

    Cons

    No particular training schedule for interns. If there is a project on hand, may have to work on saturdays and sundays.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Tough, but bonus is good

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Assistant Project Manager in Singapore (Singapore)
    Current Employee - Assistant Project Manager in Singapore (Singapore)

    I have been working at Keppel Offshore & Marine full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    The bonus is good. The progression is fast, very fast, if your are Singaporean & working on site(in production department).

    Cons

    Work 6-7 days per week & with OT almost everyday, almost without fail. Almost always work on public holiday. (Keppel run 24hrs) Harsh working environment.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Take into consideration employee's work life balance, youngsters nowadays are no willing to sacrifice life for pay.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Work if you think U can out-perform the others. Else looks else where

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Piping Engineer in Singapore (Singapore)
    Current Employee - Piping Engineer in Singapore (Singapore)

    I have been working at Keppel Offshore & Marine full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    High bonus but when business is bad, there is no guarantee.

    Cons

    Low basic pay & increment, not much prospect. Unless you are high profile employee.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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