Valero Energy Employee Reviews about "refinery"

Updated Dec 2, 2021

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4.0
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Valero Energy Chairman, President and CEO Joe Gorder
Joe Gorder
207 Ratings
Pros
  • "They have a Great Benefits Package(in 53 reviews)

  • "Good pay for area & good management(in 47 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Long hours weekends holidays weather(in 23 reviews)

  • "Work life balance is nonexistent(in 19 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 10 years
      Featured Review

      Great Company

      Feb 20, 2021 - Senior Pipeline Controller 
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      They have a Great Benefits Package

      Cons

      No downside to working at Valero

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    2. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      Great co

      Jun 26, 2021 - Accountant 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Fantastic place to work at and may it continue

      Cons

      None to name maybe more work flexibility

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    3. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Good prospects

      Nov 8, 2021 - Marine Coordinator in London, England
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Lot of autonomy and good work life balance.

      Cons

      Progression can be slow dependent on business area.

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    4. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Terminal operator salary

      Jul 1, 2021 - Terminal Operator in Haverfordwest, Wales
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Good share plan and bonus scheme

      Cons

      No salary structure for progressing through training. You train for certain areas and you don't know what your pay rise will be until after you've completed training

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great

      May 27, 2021 - Operator 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Great place to work. Great

      Cons

      None at all. Love it

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great place

      Feb 19, 2021 - Trading Operations in London, England
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Fantastic work life balance and team atmosphere.

      Cons

      Very flat structure so little upward opportunities

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    7. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Chemical Engineering Placement at Pembroke Refinery

      Sep 28, 2020 - Undergraduate Engineer in Pembroke, Wales
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Great experience, lots of responsibility

      Cons

      Remote location, lack of development

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    8. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Valero energy employment

      Apr 14, 2020 - Process Operator in Pembroke, Wales
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Competitive salary, challenging field, employment benefits

      Cons

      Independent refiner, relocation options, job security

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    9. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Terminal operator

      Mar 6, 2019 - Terminal Operator in Belfast, Northern Ireland
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      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

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    10. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great company

      Feb 27, 2019 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      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

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