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Saudi Aramco Reviews

Updated June 19, 2018
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Amin H. Nasser
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Pros
  • "Great work life balance and adventure" (in 37 reviews)

  • "Excellent work environment and wonderful people" (in 46 reviews)

Cons
  • "Tons of bureaucracy, poor middle management" (in 11 reviews)

  • "Long working hours (More than 40 hours per week)" (in 11 reviews)

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  1. "Anonymous"

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

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

    Pros

    Excellent pay, benefits, vacation time, my team was very engaging and welcoming. Great management. Great work life balance and adventure.

    Cons

    Heard experiences can depend a lot on what department you are a part of


  2. "Pilot"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Saudi Aramco full-time

    Pros

    Great work environment and new planes

    Cons

    Low salary and a lot of work

    Advice to Management

    Salary improvement

  3. "Working at Aramco"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Saudi Aramco full-time

    Pros

    Organized workplace, good place for job security and retirement.

    Cons

    Unproductive work environment, punctuality is the most important factor in the company, not productivity. Many old mentalities are basically running the company and would not retire.

    Advice to Management

    To allow younger generations to take on leadership positions


  4. "analyst"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Saudi Aramco full-time

    Pros

    It's a great company to work for

    Cons

    A lot of lazy expats


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Fabulous Company!"

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

    I worked at Saudi Aramco (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Excellent work environment and wonderful people.

    Cons

    No cons at this company.

    Advice to Management

    Keep it up!


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Fair and square place to work in"

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

    I have been working at Saudi Aramco full-time

    Pros

    Fair and square place to work in.

    Cons

    Considered to be the limit for Saudis.


  7. "Great Company"

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    Former Employee - Logistics Coordinator in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Logistics Coordinator in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great benefits , Great Company to work for

    Cons

    Management, don’t listen only take one that’s in charge word..does not their own research of a
    Problem

  8. Helpful (1)

    "aircraft mechanic"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Saudi Aramco full-time

    Pros

    good benefits and working hours .

    Cons

    culture and enviroment weather . also commute.


  9. "Working abroad"

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

    I worked at Saudi Aramco full-time

    Pros

    Once you find a group of people in the same employment of the same mindset, comfort levels in the region increase.

    Cons

    Some of the people in the area, are not a big fan of your race.

    Advice to Management

    Maybe be a bit more open to what we have to offer, rather than having a set frame of mind that is a bit outdated.


  10. "entry level chemical engineer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Saudi Aramco full-time

    Pros

    good pay, friendly work environment

    Cons

    Long work hours, working on weekends


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