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Valero Energy Reviews

Updated 3 Dec 2019

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3.9
65%
Recommend to a Friend
80%
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Valero Energy CEO Joe Gorder
Joe Gorder
117 Ratings
Pros
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  1. "Great company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Valero Energy full-time

    Pros

    9 day fortnight, laid back environment

    Cons

    Office politics, can be difficult to progress unless your 'face fits', feeling like an unknown face within a large company

    Valero Energy2019-02-28
  2. "Terminal operator"

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    Current Employee - Terminal Operator in Belfast, Northern Ireland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Valero Energy full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    They have a great benefits package and bonus scheme

    Cons

    They have a massive lack of communication from directors/management to on the ground employees

    Advice to Management

    Speak to your staff more openly

    Valero Energy2019-03-06
  3. "Great Company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Valero Energy full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits all round by the company

    Cons

    Limited new openings are available

    Valero Energy2017-09-22
  4. "Undergraduate Process Engineer"

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    Undergraduate Process Engineer in Pembroke, Wales
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Valero Energy for more than a year

    Pros

    Good working environment for learning, perfect amount of responsibility to enable growth

    Cons

    Quite location that is great in summer but not very pleasant come winter

    Valero Energy2016-10-13
  5. "New company in the UK prepared to move quickly to suit operations"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Swansea, Wales
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Valero Energy full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Salary is good, as is the location,people, a reasonable career ladder and everyone is expected to do volunteering/work which shows the company has good home and work ethics and also family friendly

    Cons

    Shift work/On call/No overtime for salary staff

    Valero Energy2016-06-22
  6. Helpful (1)

    "HR Administrator"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Valero Energy full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    fantastic, good work life balance

    Cons

    can be hard to progress

    Advice to Management

    Great job

    Valero Energy2016-05-04
  7. "Large corporation"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Valero Energy full-time

    Pros

    Forward thinking, keen to improve, great people

    Cons

    All that goes with large corporations and office politics.

    Valero Energy2016-01-14
  8. "decent mid level oil industry employer"

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    Current Employee - Operations in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Valero Energy full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    9 day fortnight, final salary pension, laid back atmosphere

    Cons

    poor management, slow decision making, moronic staff

    Valero Energy2014-07-21
  9. Helpful (1)

    "A varied experience in a short space of time"

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    Current Employee - Engineer in Cardiff, Wales

    I have been working at Valero Energy full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    work life location people and colleagues are great

    Cons

    Authoritarian approach seems to create uncertain environment

    Advice to Management

    Listen to the workforce

    Valero Energy2013-03-24
  10. "It was very resourceful and educational."

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    Former Employee - CSR-1 in San Antonio, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Valero Energy full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Teaches self responsibility and self reliable efficiency.

    Cons

    Certain times of the day or night can leave u with nothing to busy yourself with

    Advice to Management

    Kids mess up. Give em a chance to learn and become self productive giving them positive reinforcement.

    Valero Energy2019-12-03
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