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  • "Lack of transparency sometimes from senior management on why decisons are made(in 29 reviews)

  • "Complex and frustrating decision making at times (although improving)(in 27 reviews)

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  1. "Manager"

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    Former Employee - Procurement Manager in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Rolls-Royce full-time for more than 20 years

    Pros

    prestigious brand, good work location

    Cons

    inflexible work hours and not many benefits

    Rolls-Royce2019-03-01
  2. "Very capable people but the company isn't good at developing its staff"

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    Current Employee - Optimization Engineer in Derby, England
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Rolls-Royce full-time for more than 9 years

    Pros

    Really great people World leading engineering company

    Cons

    Very onerous boarding process Lack of care about developing employees I've had no training (other than mandated courses) for five years Arrogance around skills in some areas

    Advice to Management

    Look after your teams better

    Rolls-Royce2019-05-21
  3. "Engineering Intern"

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    Former Employee - Engineering Intern in Derby, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Rolls-Royce full-time for more than 2 years

    Pros

    Everyone is friendly and supportive - ask anyone to help and they will give you their time if they are free. Great engineering company Great way to frame studies from a business point of view

    Cons

    Going though difficult changes when I left. Can be hard to make big changes in company from intern position.

    Advice to Management

    Give engineering interns, more engineering related work

    Rolls-Royce2019-05-20
  4. "Brilliant company to work for, a privilege"

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    Current Employee - IPT Lead in Bristol, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Rolls-Royce full-time for more than 6 years

    Pros

    Great people with a wealth of talent

    Cons

    Some restrictions in promotion internally

    Advice to Management

    Be more transparent about where the business is going

    Rolls-Royce2019-05-13
  5. "Diagnostics Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Birmingham, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Rolls-Royce full-time for more than 2 years

    Pros

    Good work colleagues; Healthy amount of overtime;

    Cons

    Shift work changes each week from early to late --> disrupted home life. At the time. RR was obliged to reduce head count - so I took another opportunity That situation doesn't exist now.

    Advice to Management

    No advice - management in the test domain was high calibre

    Rolls-Royce2019-05-09
  6. "Interesting work and employees are looked after"

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    Current Employee - Controls Engineer in Derby, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Rolls-Royce full-time for more than 4 years

    Pros

    Good culture - Staff are supported well, focus on occupational health, good benefits (Sharesave, pension, staff discounts), variety of talent/experience

    Cons

    IT, processes and pace, middle and micro management, difficult to deal with underperforming employees

    Advice to Management

    Don't promise world class IT, be realistic about it.

    Rolls-Royce2019-04-23
  7. "Great Place to Work"

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    Current Employee - Manufacturing Engineer in Bristol, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Rolls-Royce full-time for more than 6 years

    Pros

    Lots of opportunities for growth and development for those who seek it. Leading the way in mental health and well being in the work place. Mental Health Champions.

    Cons

    Complex processes can get in the way of process improvement.

    Rolls-Royce2019-04-23
  8. "Project Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Project Engineer in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Rolls-Royce full-time for more than 9 years

    Pros

    Some of the best designs and technology in the world.

    Cons

    Lots of paper work and approvals required in safety conscious environment.

    Advice to Management

    Work more efficiently , less meetings

    Rolls-Royce2019-04-21
  9. "Amro"

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    Current Employee - Design Automation Engineer in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Rolls-Royce full-time for more than 20 years

    Pros

    Its an amazing and from my opinion its an classic royale industry...

    Cons

    There are no downsides from me

    Advice to Management

    No advice its actually a better management

    Rolls-Royce2019-04-16
  10. "Good training"

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    Former Employee - Engineering Manager in Derby, England
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Rolls-Royce full-time for more than 9 years

    Pros

    Solid training ground for young engineers-interesting technology, some good people.

    Cons

    Progressing as an engineer tends to mean leaving engineering behind. Limited career/salary growth for engineers.

    Rolls-Royce2019-04-30
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