Valero Energy Reviews

Updated Jan 13, 2021

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3.9
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Valero Energy Chairman, President and CEO Joe Gorder
Joe Gorder
146 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great benefits, they take care of their people(in 36 reviews)

  • "Good pay, great mentors and support staff(in 29 reviews)

Cons
  • "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 21 reviews)

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

    5.0
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    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
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    • 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
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    • 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. "Love working here!"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Manager in San Antonio, TX

    I have been working at Valero Energy full-time

    Pros

    Opportunity for professional growth and to reach personal career goals.

    Cons

    I have found anything too awful...

  5. "Good Company"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Contractor 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Valero Energy part-time

    Pros

    Good company with good pay

    Cons

    Decent company With good pay

  6. "Great Opportunities, Great People"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Process Engineer in San Antonio, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Valero Energy full-time

    Pros

    Many different areas and disciplines for limitless growth. Hard work and interest allow for more opportunities. Decent pay with great benefits.

    Cons

    Depending on the job, it can quite demanding and taxing. Not a progressive company, thus unsupportive if abnormal request or non-conventional idea that don't have a policy. Promotions based on time and tenure, rather than quality of work.

  7. "Good"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Cashier in San Antonio, TX

    I worked at Valero Energy part-time

    Pros

    The Hours are always good

    Cons

    Rude people refuse to wear mask

  8. "Employee minded"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Accountant in Adrian, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Valero Energy full-time

    Pros

    Fair compensation, family and work balance

    Cons

    None at this time, occasional micromanage

  9. "Great place to grow"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Accountant in San Antonio, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The accounting team was great for someone out of college

    Cons

    None that I can think of at the time

  10. "N/A"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Management in San Antonio, TX

    I have been working at Valero Energy full-time

    Pros

    It would be a great place to work

    Cons

    the competition is hard to management to get in

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