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Keppel Offshore & Marine Reviews

Updated July 12, 2017
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Pros
  • Good place for fresh graduate to start and good bonus (in 5 reviews)

  • Opportunities to learn and develop fresh graduates (in 4 reviews)

Cons
  • Long working hours, low work-life balance (in 7 reviews)

  • Work Life Balance bad / Work Place bias treatment (as there are Indians, Bengalis, Chinese, Burmese, etc (in 6 reviews)

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  1. "Busy but friendly environment"

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    Current Employee - Subcontract Officer in Singapore (Singapore)
    Current Employee - Subcontract Officer in Singapore (Singapore)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Company has less politics and most colleagues are friendly and helpful.

    Cons

    Too little people hence most are overloaded. Long working hours.


  2. "Excellent"

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    Former Employee - Senior Project Manager in Singapore (Singapore)
    Former Employee - Senior Project Manager in Singapore (Singapore)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Keppel Offshore & Marine full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Excellent exposure for anybody. The management is very dynamic especially senior management and unbiased.

    Cons

    Middle Management is missing, the senior management hass not been able to develop the middle management efficiently.

    Advice to Management

    Must diversify into other types of business and reduce dependence on Oil and Gas business.

  3. "Good place to grow"

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    Current Employee - Engineer in Singapore (Singapore)
    Current Employee - Engineer in Singapore (Singapore)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good place to gain experience for fresh graduates.

    Cons

    No work-life balance for me.

    Advice to Management

    nil


  4. "Trainee"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Keppel Offshore & Marine full-time

    Pros

    Bonus
    Steep learning curve
    Good exposure

    Cons

    Progression / promotion criteria unclear
    Basic salary not competitive
    Far location
    Jobs not evenly distributed
    Individual performance poorly rewarded

    Advice to Management

    Open and clear communication on the policies and decisions made.


  5. "Not good"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Keppel Offshore & Marine full-time

    Pros

    Like Govt service,No challenges at all

    Cons

    No carrer or financial growth

    Advice to Management

    They will not listen to any of employees


  6. "Assistant Project Manager"

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    Former Employee - Senior Electrical/Project Engineer in Singapore (Singapore)
    Former Employee - Senior Electrical/Project Engineer in Singapore (Singapore)

    I worked at Keppel Offshore & Marine (More than a year)

    Pros

    Working in a highly dynamic and high stress environment in the shipbuilding industry have equipped me with the essential temperament and resourcefulness to tackle the constant challenges that come with the job. This job has also equipped me with leadership and teamwork skills that is paramount in today's fast changing environment.

    Cons

    Time management is highly critical in order to strike a well-balanced life but sometimes sacrifices may be inevitable to get the work done in time.


  7. "Keppel review"

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    Former Employee - Research Engineer in Singapore (Singapore)
    Former Employee - Research Engineer in Singapore (Singapore)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Employees were friendly; Not much time pressure; Salary on par with industry standards

    Cons

    Management not easily approachable; not foreigner friendly; Long working time; Bonus scheme

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your employees' opinions. Don't hesitate to take risks.

  8. "Engineer"

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

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

    Pros

    Great work site exposure, Innovative ideas and learning.

    Cons

    Partiality, poor salary structure, poor management.

    Advice to Management

    Revise salary structure, provision for rewards and recognition.


  9. Helpful (2)

    "Average workplace"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mumbai (India)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mumbai (India)

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

    Pros

    Timely salary, fix timings, overtime payment, you are lucky if you get a chance to work at Singapore shipyard.

    Cons

    Not much to learn, only drafting and modelling work, HR policies are worst than anywhere.


  10. "Ok-Ok"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    On Time salary to the employees

    Good bonus

    Cons

    Working environment is not good.

    Nothing for employee personal development.

    Very less annual increment.

    Advice to Management

    Change working culture.


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