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Petrobras Reviews

Updated May 25, 2017
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Pros
  • Good Salary, Stability, Atmosphere is nice (in 11 reviews)

  • A multi-national entity which encouraged a consistent work-life balance across board (in 6 reviews)

Cons
  • The poor management led the company to the situation where it is today, with many problems of corruption (in 3 reviews)

  • Slow career growth, as a public company they do not fill open positions quickly, causing an overload on some employees (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "executive bilingual secretary"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    excelent work place, excelent benefits, good environment

    Cons

    slow action in decision taken


  2. "Big job in big company"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Petroleum Chemist in Salvador, Minas Gerais (Brazil)
    Current Employee - Petroleum Chemist in Salvador, Minas Gerais (Brazil)
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Technological competence, company infra-structure and work visibility.

    Cons

    Political interference in the company objectives.

    Advice to Management

    Go ahead with the strategical plans


  3. "General conditions for a Chemical technician"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Petroleum Chemical Technician in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
    Former Employee - Petroleum Chemical Technician in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Salary, bonus, environment, training, knowledge acquired.

    Cons

    Less meritocracy, not so transparent in promotions.

    Advice to Management

    Be more clear with promotions.


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  5. "Systems Analyst"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Systems Analyst in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
    Current Employee - Systems Analyst in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Stability
    - Excellent team
    - Several areas to work
    - A lot of training

    Cons

    - Every process is too slow
    - You can be working in an area that is not the best for you, and the mobility is too difficult
    - Professional growth sometimes depends on political questions.

    Advice to Management

    More attention on where you locate your professionals. You can get much more from them.


  6. "Nice place"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Very rich company and gorvernment supported

    Cons

    Lot of dirty relations and not clear bussiness


  7. "Engineer at Petrobras"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Equipment Engineer in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
    Former Employee - Equipment Engineer in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Petrobras full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Stability, good work environment, benefits.

    Cons

    Slow career growth, as a public company they do not fill open positions quickly, causing an overload on some employees.


  8. "Petrobras"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    It´s a great company with many complex projects and where the best practices in project management is totally used.

    Cons

    Sometimes the decisions take to much time to done.


  9. "Very Good Company."

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Process Engineer Trainee
    Former Employee - Process Engineer Trainee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Petrobras part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Friendly and supportive atmosphere. They do their job just fine!

    Cons

    A lot of red tape! It's because the company is regulated by the government.


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    "Geologist"

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    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Geologist in Salvador, Bahia (Brazil)
    Former Employee - Geologist in Salvador, Bahia (Brazil)
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    International, transparent , efficient and stable company.

    Cons

    There is no Cons in this company


  11. "Great company."

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Systems Analyst in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
    Current Employee - Systems Analyst in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Salary. Amazing benefits. Health plan and free medicines for employee and family.

    Cons

    Too much bureaucracy in daily activities.


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