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Trafigura Operations Reviews

Updated Mar 19, 2019

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Trafigura CEO Jeremy Weir
Jeremy Weir
6 Ratings
  1. Helpful (1)

    "Operations"

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    Operations in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Trafigura

    Pros

    Company has extensive reach in to some markets providing a great opportunity to trade around.

    Cons

    Inexperienced managers leaves some desks without any direction.

    Trafigura2015-04-09
  2. "Oil Operations"

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    Current Employee - Oil Operations Analyst in Mumbai
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Trafigura full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    - great exposure to different products, regions - Accessibility to wide knowledge base - higher packages and bonuses as per market standards - Acknowledgement of great work is quick and team really contributes to your growth curve

    Cons

    You really need to give your best effort and provide your 24*7 availability

    Trafigura2019-03-19
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    "Operations Analyst"

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    Operations Analyst in Mumbai
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Trafigura for more than a year

    Pros

    * Great Pay with bonuses * Heirarchy has been changed recently with promotions every 3 years * Direct Interaction with Hub offices * Great as a first job in oil trading

    Cons

    * Work pressure is Intense * Might have to work in timezones(Geneva, Singapore, US) * 24*7 role and you have to be prepared to work on weekends as well

    Advice to Management

    * Better retention of Staff * Lesser Work Load

    Trafigura2019-02-05
  5. "Worse place to start a career"

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    Former Employee - Operations Analyst in Mumbai
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Trafigura full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    the money they pay you is good. But beware

    Cons

    - Endless working hours - zero work life balance (the blackberry becomes an extension to your body) - Stress eating at cafeteria and all the free sugar drinks make you hate yourself - Personal vendetta run by higher ups in/outside of india

    Advice to Management

    Management needs to change their view that if they pay you the money they have right to your soul and every single minute of your life.

    Trafigura2019-02-20
  6. "Extremely stressful"

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    Current Employee - Operations in Mumbai
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Trafigura full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    I can't think of anything

    Cons

    24 hour job, extremely stressful, Thankless people, No sense of care for employees

    Advice to Management

    Strengthen your HR. Make them answerable.

    Trafigura2019-01-20
  7. "Amazing place to work with opportunity to learn and Grow"

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    Current Employee - Oil Operations in Mumbai
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Trafigura full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Exposure to Real world problems which could impact millions of lives on a day to day basis. Opportunities presented to pave career path based on ones interests , inclinations and skill set. Plenty of Opportunities to learn and contribute Good compensation structure. Exposure to a wide client base across the globe. Flat organisational structure

    Cons

    Challenge to get a hang of the job in the beginning, which may require working long hours at times.

    Trafigura2018-12-21
  8. "Dynamic and challenging"

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    Current Employee - Oil Operations in Mumbai

    I have been working at Trafigura full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    -Good exposure to commodity trading business, international shipping and logistics -Dynamic and proactive work culture which keeps one on one's toes - Employee efforts are recognised and rewarded constantly - Good compensation structure - Opportunity to work in a global fast paced environment

    Cons

    - Not the best in terms of work life balance initially but gets better with experience - Holidays followed depends on the region the individual is covering and subject to market schedules

    Trafigura2018-12-30
  9. "Exciting and enriching work environment"

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    Current Employee - Oil Operations in Mumbai
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Trafigura full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great learning opportunities, Flat management structure, Open and welcoming company culture, Young colleagues, International exposure

    Cons

    Challenging assignments, Long hours, Occasionally stressful

    Trafigura2018-12-12
  10. "Traffic operations"

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    Former Employee - Traffic Operator 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Trafigura full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great exposure to all aspects of the business

    Cons

    Little to no promotions or career opportunities.

    Advice to Management

    Please give talented operators a chance to be traders if they wish to. Operators are the backbone of a trading company and those with commercial ambitions will prove the best traders.

    Trafigura2016-12-19
  11. "Operator"

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    Operator in Singapore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Trafigura

    Pros

    Medi Insurance is quite good

    Cons

    Heard lots of redundancy and termination of contracts immediately

    Trafigura2016-11-11
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