Petrobras

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Petrobras Reviews

Updated November 13, 2014
Updated November 13, 2014
45 Reviews
3.5
45 Reviews
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    Geologist

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Geologist in Salvador, Bahia (Brazil)
    Former Employee - Geologist in Salvador, Bahia (Brazil)

    I worked at Petrobras full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    International, transparent , efficient and stable company.

    Cons

    There is no Cons in this company

    Recommends
  2.  

    Very Good Company.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Process Engineer Trainee
    Former Employee - Process Engineer Trainee

    I worked at Petrobras part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Friendly and supportive atmosphere. They do their job just fine!

    Cons

    A lot of red tape! It's because the company is regulated by the government.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
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    Petrobras

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

    I have been working at Petrobras full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    It´s a great company with many complex projects and where the best practices in project management is totally used.

    Cons

    Sometimes the decisions take to much time to done.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Engineer at Petrobras

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    Former Employee - Equipment Engineer in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
    Former Employee - Equipment Engineer in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

    I worked at Petrobras full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Stability, good work environment, benefits.

    Cons

    Slow career growth, as a public company they do not fill open positions quickly, causing an overload on some employees.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Nice place

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Petrobras

    Pros

    Very rich company and gorvernment supported

    Cons

    Lot of dirty relations and not clear bussiness

  7.  

    Systems Analyst

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Systems Analyst in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
    Current Employee - Systems Analyst in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

    I have been working at Petrobras full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    - Stability
    - Excellent team
    - Several areas to work
    - A lot of training

    Cons

    - Every process is too slow
    - You can be working in an area that is not the best for you, and the mobility is too difficult
    - Professional growth sometimes depends on political questions.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More attention on where you locate your professionals. You can get much more from them.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Systems Engineer

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Systems Engineer in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
    Current Employee - Systems Engineer in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

    I have been working at Petrobras as a contractor (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    - Stability
    - Excellent team
    - Several areas to work
    - A lot of training

    Cons

    - Every process is too slow
    - You can be working in an area that is not the best for you, and the mobility is too difficult
    - Professional growth sometimes depends on political questions.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    General conditions for a Chemical technician

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Petroleum Chemical Technician in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
    Former Employee - Petroleum Chemical Technician in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

    I worked at Petrobras full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Salary, bonus, environment, training, knowledge acquired.

    Cons

    Less meritocracy, not so transparent in promotions.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be more clear with promotions.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Big job in big company

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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Petroleum Chemist in Salvador, Minas Gerais (Brazil)
    Current Employee - Petroleum Chemist in Salvador, Minas Gerais (Brazil)

    I have been working at Petrobras

    Pros

    Technological competence, company infra-structure and work visibility.

    Cons

    Political interference in the company objectives.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Go ahead with the strategical plans

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    The best company of Brazil

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

    I have been working at Petrobras full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    - Benefits: salary, health plan, profit sharing, additional profits.
    - Stability
    - Career planning
    - Office conditions
    - Tranning program
    - Work in several places in Brazil
    - A lot of career opportunities

    Cons

    - Burocracy
    - Deep Hierarchy
    - Politics culture
    - Decisions taken too time to be effective
    - Not everybody is engaged to do the company better

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    - Minimize the hierarchy
    - Simplify the number os softwares used daily.
    - The board of administration need to be formed with only employees, not politicals.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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