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PBF Energy Reviews

Updated February 25, 2019
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  • "Little focus on career development" (in 2 reviews)

  • "Not sure of cons yet, maybe long hours, I enjoy my job so the hours really are not a huge deal at all when it comes to staying at work for awhile" (in 2 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Coop"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at PBF Energy full-time

    Pros

    Great company to work at, plenty of opportunities to grow

    Cons

    Had to work weekends on occasion to supervise turnarounds


  2. "ok place"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at PBF Energy full-time

    Pros

    benefits, starting pay is decent

    Cons

    little room for advancement, voice not heard by upper management

  3. "Growing Company"

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    Current Employee - Manager in Parsippany, NJ
    Current Employee - Manager in Parsippany, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at PBF Energy full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good pay and excellent benefits

    Cons

    Need more structure and more communications

    Advice to Management

    Communicate more with your employees - not just management


  4. "Good pay! Benefits could be better."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good pay! Benefits could be better

    Cons

    Lack of guidance at the supervisor level.

    Advice to Management

    Put people in jobs that actually have a little experience in that area.


  5. "Maintenance"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great place to work. Great career

    Cons

    There aren't any cons, yet


  6. "Company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at PBF Energy full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Progressive company for young employees,

    Cons

    won't allow 9/8's or other flex schedules

    Advice to Management

    Allow 9/8's and promote from within


  7. "Good company without large corporate presence"

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    Current Employee - Engineer in Toledo, OH
    Current Employee - Engineer in Toledo, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at PBF Energy full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    1) PBF Energy is a growing independent refiner.
    2) Good profit sharing program with employees.
    3) Five oil refining sites that operate independently.
    4) No large corporate presence that over-rides local business practices.
    5) Ample opportunities to succeed in one's current job.

    Cons

    1) Little to no communication on profit sharing program.
    2) Little focus on career development.
    3) Some department bear more responsibility than others.

    Advice to Management

    Recognize individuals who greatly contribute to the organization and take the time to find out how to properly reward them (either with spot bonuses or compensated time).

  8. "Great"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Nimble organization, responds generally well to change

    Cons

    Can sometimes feel like the "old boys club"


  9. "billing associate"

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    Current Employee - Billing Associate in Parsippany, NJ
    Current Employee - Billing Associate in Parsippany, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at PBF Energy part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    free lunch on Fridays. flexible if you need time off.

    Cons

    same thing every day. not many chances for promotions, just moving departments.

    Advice to Management

    look at promotions more


  10. "Disgruntled ex employee"

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    Former Employee - A Operator in Delaware City, DE
    Former Employee - A Operator in Delaware City, DE
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at PBF Energy full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits and pay scale

    Cons

    Management does not care about their employees. They do not listen to operators like they should.

    Advice to Management

    Give good employees a second chance. Listen to experienced operators