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Updated Aug 16, 2022

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Found 403 of over 587 reviews
3.4
49% Recommend to a Friend
Imperial Oil CEO Brad Corson
37% Approve of CEO

Found 404 of over 587 reviews

3.4
49%
Recommend to a Friend
37%
Approve of CEO
Imperial Oil CEO Brad Corson
Brad Corson
77 Ratings

Top Review Highlights by Sentiment

Pros
  • "good pay and job stability(in 57 reviews)
  • "Benefits are good.(in 56 reviews)
  • "Good salary(in 32 reviews)
  • "Great people to work with at Imperial and ExxonMobil(in 32 reviews)
  • "Strong safety focus and regulatory compliance(in 16 reviews)
Cons
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  1. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Chemical Engineering Student

    Mar 14, 2017 - Process Engineering Student in Ontario, CA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    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

    3 people found this review helpful
  2. 2.0
    Current Employee, more than 10 years

    Just OK Company

    Jul 26, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    One Friday off per month. Pay. Most people!

    Cons

    Ranking system, Culture, Company strategy and vision, ExxonMobil influence, senior management and last but not least diversity and inclusion

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  3. 3.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Make your own opportunities

    Feb 6, 2019 - Engineering Co-Op 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Fast paced, lots of stuff to learn.

    Cons

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

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  4. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Now retired

    Jan 20, 2018 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    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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  5. 4.0
    Former Employee

    Procurement Associate

    Sep 10, 2017 -  
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    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.

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  6. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Pluses and Minuses

    Nov 18, 2016 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    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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  7. 4.0
    Former Employee

    Solid company but industry subject to swings

    May 6, 2015 -  
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    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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    1 person found this review helpful
  8. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Good

    Aug 11, 2022 - Production Operator 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Good place to work at

    Cons

    It is a good place

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  9. 3.0
    Former Employee, more than 8 years

    XoM

    Aug 16, 2022 - Senior Engineer in Calgary, AB
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Decent pay, strong brand, good career opportunities

    Cons

    Toxic performance assessment , weak team comradery

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  10. 3.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Slow company

    Aug 12, 2022 - Engineer in Toronto, ON
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great coworkers and mentors available. Lots of opportunity to learn new things and jobs

    Cons

    Company that is slow to make beneficial changes but fast to fire and dole out more work

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Imperial Oil Reviews FAQs

Imperial Oil has an overall rating of 3.4 out of 5, based on over 587 reviews left anonymously by employees. 49% of employees would recommend working at Imperial Oil to a friend and 51% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has decreased by -8% over the last 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Imperial Oil employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.7 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Imperial Oil. This rating has decreased by -11% over the last 12 months.

49% of Imperial Oil employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Imperial Oil 2.9 out of 5 for work life balance, 2.8 for culture and values and 3.2 for career opportunities.

According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at Imperial Oil to be coworkers, benefits, career development and the cons to be senior leadership, culture, management.

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