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very good

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Former Employee - Senior Piping Designer  in  Singapore (Singapore)
Former Employee - Senior Piping Designer in Singapore (Singapore)

I worked at Foster Wheeler as a contractor for more than a year

Pros

get very good knowledge and work style,

Cons

little gap of communication and can't say more,

Advice to ManagementAdvice

make trans perncy with employee

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Very useful experience

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    Former Employee - Thermal Performance Engineer-Fired Heater  in  Chennai (India)
    Former Employee - Thermal Performance Engineer-Fired Heater in Chennai (India)

    I worked at Foster Wheeler full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Foster wheeler is big MNC company.MNC experience is really helpful to my knowledge.

    Cons

    They give more important to senior people or smoking colleagues.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please ask some basic technical questions in their relative field of engineers at telephonic round interview or writing interview and If applicant will be selected as a employee,then after you will give full work freedom to the selected employee.You do not take one year or six months time to job confirmation of new employee because already he has been qualified at the time of interview.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Constant and overwhelming frustration

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    Former Employee - Project Engineer  in  Reading, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Project Engineer in Reading, England (UK)

    I worked at Foster Wheeler full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Lots of talented people on projects.

    Cons

    Those talented people on projects always frustrated and dissatisfied. Corporate management very disconnect from project people and very bureaucratic. Lots of procedures and rules that don't quite work or make sense. Overhead management is about 10 layers, and you are lucky if you get to talk to your immediate line management once in several months; and you have no chance to ever get to meet and talk to managers beyond his level.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Dear upper management: cut your numbers by half and make the company more competitive pn the market. Stop spending all your time in endless corporate meetings and get to know your projects and people who execute those projects. You keep losing talented people because they do not feel valued. Quite on the contrary, most professional, talented and free-spirited people in your company feel they are treated like schoolchildren who always need to be told and disciplined.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
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