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Sasol Reviews

Updated December 4, 2017
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Pros
  • Very good pay compared to industry (in 8 reviews)

  • Very fast growing company with great benefits (in 6 reviews)

Cons
  • Mainly South Africa based, which limit global growth opportunities (in 4 reviews)

  • Lots of red tape which makes implementation challenging (in 4 reviews)

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  1. "Great Place to Work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lake Charles, LA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lake Charles, LA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Friendly, competent people striving for excellence.

    Cons

    A bit disorganized at times.


  2. "Dynamic and Innovative"

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    Former Employee - Project Director
    Former Employee - Project Director
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good work processes, structured, innovative, R&D orientated, growing, great company to work for if you like a diverse work environment and lots of challenges.

    Cons

    long work hours can be a challenge to some folks

    Advice to Management

    Keep growing!

  3. "Merisol USA"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Great communication program. Upper management very supportive of employee initiatives. Really believe employees are valuable. Good working culture.

    Cons

    Most employees have been with the company for many years and aren't as welcoming as some companies I have worked with in past. They are all nice/professional, just not overly welcoming.


  4. "Plant Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Richmond, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Richmond, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Fair, consistent "does what thet say" company

    Cons

    No downside, a little bureaucratic


  5. "Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Engineer in Lake Charles, LA
    Former Employee - Engineer in Lake Charles, LA

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

    Pros

    Company treats employee's very fairly. Good benefits, excellent 401k and pension plan. Plenty of job opportunities in Lake Charles

    Cons

    Pay could be better but benefits make up for the slightly below average pay.

    Advice to Management

    Continue caring about employees, its really nice to work for a company that treats everyone well.


  6. "Great company!"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good work life balance. Good pay.

    Cons

    Too much managers and governance.


  7. "Intern"

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern in Westlake, LA
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern in Westlake, LA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Sasol as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great company, everyone was willing to stop and teach me what I needed to know. Very fast growing company with great benefits

    Cons

    Not really any major flaws other than it may take a little while to hear back from them after interviews

  8. Helpful (2)

    "Great place to work"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very consequent and sticking to: We say what we do and we do what we say. Loyal to employees. Very lean organization. Requires inititive but provides opportunities.

    Cons

    Sometimes inflexible to adapt and fix things that are broken or needing improvement

    Advice to Management

    Approach projects "open ended" and not have results defined before project starts


  9. "SAP PI Consultant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great opportunity to work in a complex landscape

    Cons

    cannot say any downsides of working at Sasol


  10. "Senior Mechanical Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Perth, Western Australia (Australia)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Perth, Western Australia (Australia)
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Sasol full-time

    Pros

    Excellence in Engineering and Project Execution phases

    Cons

    No real show stoppers to report

    Advice to Management

    Sasol have good Managers. Top heavy in Projects sometimes


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