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Loughborough, England (UK)
1001 to 5000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
Unknown / Non-Applicable
Lafarge, Siniat
British Gypsum leads the market in high performance internal partitioning systems. We have been at the heart of the construction industry in the UK for nearly 100 years, providing plaster, plasterboard, drylining and ceiling solutions which shape modern interiors. We use our ... Read more

Mission: Our mission is to develop innovative products and services that help customers build better spaces to live, work and play — from homes and offices to local hospitals and schools.

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Alastair Bell
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    Current Employee - R&D Engineer in East Leake, England (UK)
    Current Employee - R&D Engineer in East Leake, England (UK)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
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    I have been working at British Gypsum full-time (More than 3 years)


    - Friendly environment
    - Great focus on Health and Safety
    - Rich training program for new starters


    - Salaries not in line with the industry
    - Little prospect for career progression within the department (Cross department or inter company mobility required)
    - Very political

    Advice to Management

    Work should be done to revalue technical positions within the company. The lack of career prospects for staff with a technical background is appalling and does not motivate staff to remain in the department and be fulfilled.

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    Energy Engineer Placement Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bath, England (UK)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview


    I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at British Gypsum (Bath, England (UK)) in May 2016.


    Pretty standard interview, with competency questions. They asked background questions, then previous situations in which I solved a problem, asked a competency question on how to improve efficiency of process.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me a bit about yourself
      What sets you apart?
      Name a time you solved a problem  
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British Gypsum Awards & Accolades

  • Supplier of the Year, Jewson, 2015
  • Best B2B Sector Social Media Campaign, Social Buzz Awards, 2014
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