Sasol

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I have been surprised with this large company at every turn.

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Senior Mechanical Fitter  in  Secunda (South Africa)
Current Employee - Senior Mechanical Fitter in Secunda (South Africa)

Pros

Solid company with many benefits.

Cons

In any large company the danger exists that one could feel like a number.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Management should consist in some degree of people coming from onjob areas.

Recommends
Positive Outlook

Other reviews for Sasol

  1.  

    Terrible

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Easy work, dirty and unhealthy

    Cons

    Tyrant for boss and incompetent. unsafe work environment

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Fire managers

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    A 10 year journey of personal growth ...and still growing.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Johannesburg (South Africa)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Johannesburg (South Africa)

    Pros

    Sasol is a well established (60 years) business with stability in its operations and its commitment as a responsible employer.
    Sasol’s pro-employee approach made it a good employer, even in the most challenging economic conditions, accommodating employees even beyond what would be expected in the most labour protective environment.
    The company’s continued growth, international footprint and diversity of operations (upstream, downstream/chemicals, R&D, new energy, retail, etc) makes it a company where people can move, while maintaining stability while achieving personal growth.

    Cons

    Sasol is like most multinational companies structured for shareholder and legal requirements in such a way to comply with certain reporting requirements – this furthermore necessitates formal approval processes which can be experienced as bureaucratic.
    The engineering foundation of Sasol has lead to a climate where employees (including all functional areas) are challenged to have a “scientific” justification for doing work – this can be intimidating for employees who are uncomfortable with line managers who are challenging “thinkers”.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Sasol has a very stable and solid value proposition for prospective employees and even investors – Sasol should learn to market it as the company is expanding globally.
    Sasol is known in South Africa as one of the top companies to work, this needs to be translated to other countries and communities (with corresponding Corporate Citizenship behaviour).

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
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