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Marathon Petroleum Reviews

Updated February 12, 2018
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Marathon Petroleum President and Director Gary R. Heminger
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Pros
  • Great company with good pay and benefits (in 20 reviews)

  • Management places an importance on work/life balance (in 19 reviews)

Cons
  • The work/life balance is hard to maintain (in 20 reviews)

  • Their office complex is in Findlay Ohio, so most business related or executive positions are going to be in Findlay (in 12 reviews)

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  1. "Procurement Contracts Rep"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Marathon Petroleum full-time

    Pros

    Great culture, work life balance, people, and ethical standards.

    Cons

    Harbors the politics of a large corporation.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to grow the company and value people the way you have over the years


  2. "IT CO-OP"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engineering Co-Op in Detroit, MI
    Current Employee - Engineering Co-Op in Detroit, MI

    I have been working at Marathon Petroleum full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Love the co-workers
    Friendly environment
    Good pay
    Good benefits

    Cons

    Cannot think of any cons

    Advice to Management

    Management is doing a great job. Keep it up

  3. "Ok place to work at"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Refining Engineer III
    Current Employee - Refining Engineer III
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Marathon Petroleum full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    People you work with are nice and helpful. Will get the opportunity to learn and gain lots of experience in a plant setting. Also offers Good pay and benefits.

    Cons

    I really don’t have anything negative to say about Marathon except for the work locations for some of the refineries.


  4. "Engineer"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engineer in Findlay, OH
    Current Employee - Engineer in Findlay, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Marathon Petroleum full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great people, good pay (great for Ohio, okay for petro industry), challenging work.

    Cons

    Career planning seems can be an afterthought. Some locations are not desirable.

    Advice to Management

    Develop your people for the future.


  5. "Great People"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Findlay, OH
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Findlay, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Marathon Petroleum full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Positive atmosphere, great people, good benefits, strong leadership team.

    Cons

    Vacation time starting is weak at 2 weeks, locations are less than desirable (especially HQ), still see some limited "good old boys" activity and movement of people.

    Advice to Management

    Focus on the next generation, bringing in and retaining talent. Big generational shift coming.


  6. "Good Company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    They have a Very strong Safety Culture

    Cons

    Not too many cons to working there


  7. "Refining Engineer Two Full Time"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Marathon Petroleum full-time

    Pros

    Good salary and benefits hours aren't bad during non shutdowns

    Cons

    Long hours can be required during shutdowns. 2 weeks vacation to start.

    Advice to Management

    None

  8. "Great company, boring locations"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Marathon Petroleum full-time

    Pros

    Great company, opportunities, and benefits

    Cons

    HQ and refinery locations are in boring towns


  9. "Mechanical Engineering co-op"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Engineering Co-Op in Robinson, IL
    Former Employee - Engineering Co-Op in Robinson, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Marathon Petroleum full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Excellent culture, Tons of responsibility given to interns,

    Cons

    locations for work arent desirable

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great work


  10. "Company that cares"

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

    I worked at Marathon Petroleum full-time

    Pros

    Great place to work. Good people and the company really cares about its employees at the corporate headquarters. Workload and management expectations are easily attained.

    Cons

    Salary lower than average.

    Advice to Management

    You're an oil company.... Pay your people above average salaries.


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