Imperial Oil Reviews

Updated Jun 15, 2020

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4.0
92%
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Imperial Oil CEO Brad Corson
Brad Corson
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  1. Helpful (3)

    "Chemical Engineering Student"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Process Engineering Student in Ontario, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Imperial Oil for more than a year

    Pros

    Sustainable learning experience and training opportunities Exposure to different projects Work for a big company that provides you with resources from ExxonMobil

    Cons

    Poor work life balance fast-paced environment

  2. "Make your own opportunities"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Engineering Co-Op 

    I worked at Imperial Oil full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Fast paced, lots of stuff to learn.

    Cons

    May not have the same experience as others due to each departments' pace.

  3. "Now retired"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Imperial Oil full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    The benefits are very good

    Cons

    Latest senior management don’t seem to care about giving retired employees a periodic pension increase. It has been over 15 years since our last increase, yet they continue to make billions!

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  4. "Procurement Associate"

    4.0
     

    I worked at Imperial Oil

    Pros

    Great people, amazing salary and benefits and job security was a plus. Nice to be a part of a global organization as opportunities are available for high performers,

    Cons

    Your career path and enjoyment all depends on your management. Extremely hierarchical and process / policy oriented; not a lot of autonomy.

  5. "Pluses and Minuses"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Imperial Oil full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Large organization, lots of opportunities Great benefits package Employment stability

    Cons

    Luck of the draw can determine internal growth Archaic ranking system Too afraid to do anything

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  6. Helpful (1)

    "Solid company but industry subject to swings"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
     
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Imperial Oil

    Pros

    Excellent benefits, company considered employer of choice in the town where I worked

    Cons

    It's the oil biz. Up today, down tomorrow. Way down today, maybe up tomorrow. Got tired of the swings and moved to a less volatile industry.

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  7. "Good Company with good values"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Senior Process Engineer in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Imperial Oil full-time

    Pros

    Good working environment and great culture

    Cons

    layoffs are frequent and sometimes misses work-life balance

  8. "Good company to work for."

    4.0
    Current Employee - Supervisor in Sarnia, ON

    I have been working at Imperial Oil full-time

    Pros

    Good pay and benefits overall.

    Cons

    Challenging company to work during peak times, high workload is the norm.

  9. "Good pay and training, Too much work and paperwork and routines"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Process Control Engineer in Sarnia, ON
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Imperial Oil full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good pay and training, Friendly and open coworkers

    Cons

    Too much work and paperwork and routines , culture f badmouthing and stilling others work

  10. "Challenging and rewarding"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Supervisor in Sarnia, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Imperial Oil full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Lots of opportunities for those willing to work.

    Cons

    If you don't work to continuously improve, you may be left behind.

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