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Keppel FELS Reviews

Updated Oct 30, 2019

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2.9
30%
Recommend to a Friend
45%
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Keppel FELS CEO Choo Chiau Beng (no image)
Choo Chiau Beng
48 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good bonus every year depending on earnings(in 21 reviews)

  • "High bonus in the past, stable job(in 13 reviews)

Cons
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  1. Helpful (2)

    "Senior Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Keppel FELS full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    1. Good bonus in the past 2. Big company

    Cons

    1. Boss decides everything 2. Office Politics

    Advice to Management

    1. More open minded 2. Listen to staff opinion

    Keppel FELS2017-09-12
  2. "temp only"

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    I worked at Keppel FELS

    Pros

    Easy weld test gets you in

    Cons

    This company hires/fires/lays off people at the drop of a hat

    Keppel FELS2015-11-16
  3. Helpful (2)

    "Good learning experience"

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    Former Employee - Structural Engineer 

    I worked at Keppel FELS full-time

    Pros

    Good working atmosphere for learning

    Cons

    Slow growth as promotions and salary growth is too slow

    Keppel FELS2014-03-02
  4. "Strong Promote Within Culture"

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    Former Employee - Engineer 
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Keppel FELS full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Management trainee is exposed to extensive opportunities and on the ground experience. Good for first time job seeker to gain valuable experience.

    Cons

    Work life balance is rare and old culture of pushing you to the limit can affect you mentally and physically. Definitely not a place to slow down your pace

    Keppel FELS2019-10-31
  5. "Good to work in Keppel"

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    Former Employee - Commissioned Officer in Dhaka
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Keppel FELS full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Innovative, Creative, that is where you can learn a lot.

    Cons

    A bit tight for the workers, less OT.

    Advice to Management

    Try to give some OT to the workers who are having lower salaries.

    Keppel FELS2019-10-30
  6. "Full Autonomy to do your work"

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    Current Employee - Mechanical Engineer 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Keppel FELS full-time

    Pros

    freedom in the sense you can be not at your desk

    Cons

    lots of red tapes, draw lines between department, inefficiencies, low pay, no nurturing, management no vision

    Advice to Management

    treat your employees right, increase their pay and invest time and attempt to nurture them

    Keppel FELS2019-10-23
  7. "Great place to start."

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    Current Employee - Project Superintendent in Singapore
    Recommends

    I have been working at Keppel FELS full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great place to kick start your career in the marine & offshore industry.

    Cons

    You typically work 7 days a week due to project requirements. Work life balance is bad if you are working under the production team.

    Advice to Management

    Learn to keep your promises. Provide proper remuneration to your employees that equates to their workload/level of responsibility.

    Keppel FELS2019-09-16
  8. "Seiner System Consultant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Keppel FELS full-time

    Pros

    good team. task time line is cool.

    Cons

    very far from my place

    Keppel FELS2019-09-12
  9. "A place for scholars to climb and stagnation for those with not book smart"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Keppel FELS full-time

    Pros

    Pretty good SOP there systematic procedures

    Cons

    Had a bad boss 44 work week No means of promotion for non scholars little year to year pay rise - 2to3%

    Advice to Management

    Look into your employees and promote those who have perform and not because they are just book smart

    Keppel FELS2019-09-09
  10. "System Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Keppel FELS full-time

    Pros

    High bonus. But now no more.

    Cons

    Low Basic and long working hour.

    Keppel FELS2019-08-30
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