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Featured Review

"Great Company"

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  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Birmingham, England
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Birmingham, England
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at Rolls-Royce full-time (More than a year)

Pros

Great company, highly recommended, fantastic support. Warren East is fantastic.

Cons

Very difficult to go from contractor to permanent

Other Employee Reviews for Rolls-Royce

  1. Helpful (4)

    "Mixed bag, leaving after 5 years"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Derby, England
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Derby, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Rolls-Royce full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    If you get a good manager then you will have a good time working at RR, plenty of good managers but also some bad enough to lose their entire team (either physically or respect wise) within weeks of starting
    - Possible to progress
    - Some great people
    - Great products

    Cons

    Former decisions haunting the company;
    - Progression at staff levels requires a lot of work and it isn't possible to get a pay rise when you interview and accept a promotion. If you progress quickly in terms of positions it can be hard to keep up in terms of pay scale.
    - HR mostly outsourced/off-shored (inflexible and detached)
    - Major excel abuse/over reliance
    - IT outsourced, very limited engineering/programming in house. IT staff are virtually all project management managing implementation of off the shelf software (over budget and behind plan)

    Advice to Management

    Embrace and enable programming in all areas of the business create teams to develop for each function to break the excel addiction and step out of the past, make HR more human and give people the grade of jobs they interview and are selected for (leave boarding in place for progression within a role)


  2. Helpful (2)

    "Good but with issues"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Derby, England
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Derby, England
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Rolls-Royce (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Many like minded professionals. Some serious thinkers here.
    Overall direction is good but perhaps with a little too much of 'do as I say not as I do'
    Strategic direction is recovering after decisions from last CEO.

    Cons

    Watch HR carefully. Ethics training does not seem to have reached this team. I have experience of them justifying a decision with 'policy' only to admit on questioning that there was no documented policy. They also do not react with the pace expected of a team that supports operational areas.
    Tendency for some Senior managers to defend their empire rather than the common good.

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