Fletcher Building Reviews

Updated 4 April 2014
Updated 4 April 2014
4 Reviews

3.9
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Jonathan P. Ling
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  1.  

    Large successful NZ company that is going through important change

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Auckland (New Zealand)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Auckland (New Zealand)

    I have been working at Fletcher Building as a contractor for more than a year

    Pros

    Lot of opportunities
    Capable and strong leadership

    Cons

    Going through a difficult change from being decentralised to more centralised for some functions.
    Capability in some management positions is not great, but is starting to change

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep going, don't lose the faith

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Still Green

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Auckland (New Zealand)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Auckland (New Zealand)

    I have been working at Fletcher Building

    Pros

    Great opportunities in terms of education and support, not only for staff but their dependents as well.

    Cons

    Divisions are quite separate - not much room for work between them, quite inefficient

    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    It is ok

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Systems Engineer
    Current Employee - Systems Engineer

    I have been working at Fletcher Building

    Pros

    They are big and famous. Have so much resource

    Cons

    Not much opportunity in IT area

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
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    Just because Fletcher's is the biggest, does not make us the best.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Civil Engineer
    Current Employee - Civil Engineer

    I have been working at Fletcher Building

    Pros

    Largest construction company in New Zealand provides access to some of the most interesting projects around. The Fletcher empire has everything you might need here in construction. Because of its size, its a great place to exist as an Engineer if you are average in abilities and ambition. Promotion will come with time served.

    There are also some great people to work with and good managers. It can just be hit and miss.

    Cons

    Being the largest construction company in New Zealand and encumbant firm. The company's rhetoric and literature is of ingenuity, adaptability and continual progress. The reality is often quite different - and is entrenched all the way up to senior management. Being the largest firm with access to resources no other firm in New Zealand has, Fletcher Building relies on its size. In any other larger and more developed country it would not survive as it currently does or be the firm of choice.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    With the huge range of skills and abilities that Fletcher has in it's people, particularly Engineers and skilled tradesmen - ingenuity and performance should be better valued. New Zealand and Fletcher's wonder why so many are crossing the ditch. A lot of the answer lies at home.

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