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Valero Energy Reviews

Updated October 12, 2018
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  • "Politics, long hours, lean staffing, favoritism" (in 16 reviews)

  • "Work life balance could be better" (in 7 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    "Great place for a career"

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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 Valero Energy full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Strong caring culture. A place where hard work and dedication are expected.

    Cons

    Has always rewarded everyone the same so sometimes extra effort and success is not recognized.

    Advice to Management

    Middle Management is stretched so thin, they don’t have time to communicate as much as needed.


  2. "Associate Process Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Valero Energy full-time

    Pros

    Resourceful, Driven, Community Minded, Lucrative

    Cons

    Politics, No evaluation performance program

  3. "Shipping and Receiving Operator"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Shipping and Receiving in Evansville, IN
    Current Employee - Shipping and Receiving in Evansville, IN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great hourly pay and bonuses!

    Cons

    Long hours and some holidays scheduled to work.

    Advice to Management

    Great management


  4. "Good company to work"

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

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

    Pros

    Good Benefits and work culture

    Cons

    No scope for learning and growth.


  5. "Architect"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Architectural Designer in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Architectural Designer in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Money, benefits, perks, health club,and on site dr

    Cons

    Management harasses, retaliates when one complain

    Advice to Management

    Have hr do their job by investigating


  6. "BI Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Very Good benefits and salary

    Cons

    Time to time entry and exit


  7. "Senior engineer"

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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 Valero Energy full-time

    Pros

    Compensation, benefits,professional challenge, advancement opportunities

    Cons

    Politics, long hours, lean staffing, favoritism

  8. "supervisor"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Valero Energy full-time

    Pros

    good people to be around

    Cons

    bad hours during heavy workers


  9. "Senior controls engineer"

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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 Valero Energy full-time

    Pros

    Work with very knowledgeable people who can help advance your personal learning and growth. Pay and bonuses are good.

    Cons

    On call for weekends and evenings. Working extended hours and shift hour during shutdowns and startups.

    Advice to Management

    Give more vacation for vested employees and more career guidance for all disciplines.


  10. "HR"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Valero Energy full-time

    Pros

    Good comp package and benefits

    Cons

    Management is ok, but could be better. Work life balance could be better


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