Valero Energy Reviews

Updated Aug 10, 2020

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3.6
68%
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77%
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Valero Energy Chairman, President and CEO Joe Gorder
Joe Gorder
131 Ratings
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  • "The Memphis refinery management lacks field experience & ability to make tough business decisions(in 22 reviews)

  • "Long hours and some holidays scheduled to work(in 20 reviews)

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  1. "Good training, good atmosphere and opportunities of advancment"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Financial Analyst in Montreal, QC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Valero Energy full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    My boss really makes our group understanding what we do and how our work is related to each others.

    Cons

    The industry is complex...but that's why we are there!

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  2. "supervisor"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Production Supervisor in Lévis, QC

    I have been working at Valero Energy full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    team works , good company , product there to stay

    Cons

    big plan , lots of project


  3. "good employer"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
     
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Valero Energy

    Pros

    entrepreneurial spirit in the company

    Cons

    no confidence in their people

  4. "Valero is great!"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Renewables Engineering Co-op 

    I worked at Valero Energy full-time

    Pros

    Fun company culture with unique challenges

    Cons

    Sometimes work could get slow

  5. "Excellent benefits!"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Operator in Memphis, TN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Valero Energy full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Pay, benefits, trust, room for growth

    Cons

    Rotating shifts, mandatory training, lack of union leadership.

  6. "Decent wage, too much emotional labor"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Shift Leader in Bryan, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Valero Energy full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great interactions with regular customers, no lunch break but offered free meal, good for independent people who don't enjoy working with several coworkers at the same time

    Cons

    Management was a total wreck, verbal abuse from superiors, also conditions were very unsafe as the possibility of armed robbery or outbursts from drug-addicted patrons was high during the night shift

  7. "Valero"

    2.0
    Former Employee - Manager 

    I worked at Valero Energy full-time

    Pros

    There are little extra perks

    Cons

    Pay rate is not that great

  8. "Process engineer calero"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Process Engineer 

    I have been working at Valero Energy full-time

    Pros

    Money and benefits and nothing else

    Cons

    Culture. Bias. Everything else. Don’t work here.

  9. "Manager"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fort Smith, AR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Valero Energy full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Position advancement and higher pay availability

    Cons

    To many hours so pay was decreased

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  10. "Good overall"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Business Systems Analyst in San Antonio, TX

    I worked at Valero Energy full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits, fitness center and day care

    Cons

    Work schedule was not flexible

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