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Essar Oil Reviews

Updated October 14, 2018
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Essar Oil CEO Lalit K. Gupta
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Pros
  • "Good work life balance and good co workers" (in 8 reviews)

  • "Fast paced and entreprenuerial style by senior management, lots of opportunity for diverse projects" (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Deputy manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Essar Oil full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Excellent company to work with.

    Cons

    till now i found no cons

    Advice to Management

    NA


  2. "Zonal Co-ordination"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Zonal Coordination in Tampa, FL
    Current Employee - Zonal Coordination in Tampa, FL
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Essar Oil (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Opportunity to work in the area of petroleum retailing
    Key member of the non fuel retail sales team
    Employees are valued as important constituents

    Cons

    Slow career growth
    Lack of work life balance

    Advice to Management

    None

  3. "Project Trainee"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Essar Oil full-time

    Pros

    Really good company to work for

    Cons

    Woman bathroom numbers are limited


  4. "Low payers in the starting but at later stages the increments and salary both are quite handsome"

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    Former Employee - Dy Manager in Mumbai (India)
    Former Employee - Dy Manager in Mumbai (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Essar Oil full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    The teams are nice and friendly
    Not too much of workload

    Cons

    Low salary figure for the freshers


  5. "Geophysicist job"

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    Current Employee - Manager in Durgapur, West Bengal (India)
    Current Employee - Manager in Durgapur, West Bengal (India)

    I have been working at Essar Oil full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good exposure to drill sites and get to see a lot happening in a small scale.

    Cons

    Work will be repetitive after some time


  6. "Good all round exposure"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Essar Oil full-time

    Pros

    1. Good exposure among different verticals
    2. Senior management approachable and good guidance
    3. Employee friendly culture

    Cons

    1. Poor paymaster compared to peers


  7. "Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chester, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chester, England (UK)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Essar Oil full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Fast paced and entreprenuerial style by senior management, lots of opportunity for diverse projects

    Cons

    Very poor top level leadership that is inconsistent with poor levels of communication. Very hierarchical approach and weak people culture.

    Advice to Management

    Learn to value all levels of your organisation, trust that you have good people on board and try to maintain a consistent leadership team for more than 2 years

  8. "Learn a lot of experiance"

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    Current Employee - Field Operator in Jamnagar (India)
    Current Employee - Field Operator in Jamnagar (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Essar Oil full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    India's largest refinery , good

    Cons

    Safety management and working environment

    Advice to Management

    Dismiss bond whatever is it


  9. "Pathetic Organisation."

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    Former Employee - Assistant General Manager in New Delhi (India)
    Former Employee - Assistant General Manager in New Delhi (India)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Essar Oil full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Company with great potential but .?

    Cons

    One of the most unorganised oil company. No vision, policy or future plan.

    Advice to Management

    They all are experienced people from industry. They should know how to run an efficient organization


  10. "Bad Company"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Marketing Manager in Jamnagar (India)
    Former Employee - Assistant Marketing Manager in Jamnagar (India)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Essar Oil full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Standard salary offered
    CUG mobile connection,Health insurance,P.F
    Yearly increment is highest

    Cons

    Poor work life balance
    Shift based job,affects health.
    Location and local food is a disgust.Hot weather condition throughout the year.
    Poor management specially in Dispatch Marketing of refinery.
    HR of Marketing(Mumbai) is non reliable and unresponsive to employee complaints.
    HR of Marketing(Mumbai) is dictated by instructions of Area Managers of Dispatch Marketing at Vadinar. No chance given to employee opinions.
    APLI gets deducted monthly which is a part of employee CTC is reverted back late.Most employees of Dispatch Marketing Division are outsiders who feel feel frustrated with work culture in Vadinar. Job is most suitable for local employees.Employees stay back because of high salary offered to compensate with the cons. Lack of manpower. Leaves not confirmed till last minute. Area managers are biased.
    No career growth as dispatch marketing job is unrelated to filed of study & below standard. Victimization of employee in situations based on biased reviews.

    Advice to Management

    HRs & HR policies need to be changed immediately.
    Work-life balance improvement required.
    Employee opinion should be valued.


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