Valero Energy Reviews

Updated Aug 6, 2022

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4.1
76%
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88%
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Valero Energy Chairman, President and CEO Joe Gorder
Joe Gorder
251 Ratings
Pros
  • "They have a Great Benefits Package(in 53 reviews)

  • "Good pay for area & good management(in 47 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Long hours weekends holidays weather(in 23 reviews)

  • "Work life balance is nonexistent(in 19 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      SME culture with a Fortune 500 war chest

      Mar 1, 2022 - Analyst in Montreal, QC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Very lean structure and authentic culture

      Cons

      Few growth opportunities in Montreal

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    2. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Good

      Jun 18, 2021 - Site Worker in Sudbury, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Amazing, super, great, punctual, benefits

      Cons

      Low time, salary, hours, environment

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    3. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      supervisor

      Jun 26, 2017 - Production Supervisor in Lévis, QC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      team works , good company , product there to stay

      Cons

      big plan , lots of project

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Good training, good atmosphere and opportunities of advancment

      Apr 17, 2014 - Financial Analyst in Montreal, QC
      Recommend
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      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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    5. 4.0
      Current Employee

      good employer

      May 11, 2013 -  
      Recommend
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      Pros

      entrepreneurial spirit in the company

      Cons

      no confidence in their people

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Review

      Jul 23, 2022 - Manager 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great Company that cares about their employees.

      Cons

      There are no cons for this company.

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    7. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Overall good

      Aug 6, 2022 - Auditor 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good place to start your career but not a lot of growth overall

      Cons

      Company culture is forced and base pay could improve

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Great company overall

      Jul 22, 2022 - Lead Specialist in San Antonio, TX
      Recommend
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      Pros

      -Benefits - on-site clinic, on-site cafeteria, on-site gym, on-site daycare, Christmas party -Pay - decent salary, annual bonus, annual COLA (usually 2.5%), 401k match up to 7%, healthy defined contribution pension -Lots of volunteer opportunities and ways to get involved with the community -Employees - a truly great group of people work here -Casual dress code M-F -I have the best boss I could ever ask for

      Cons

      -Culture - traditional, conservative, good ole boys club, lack of diversity, very few minorities in leadership positions -Flexibility - WFH is not allowed I'm hoping these things change over time.

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    9. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      This review is based on a swing shift job

      Jul 26, 2022 - Ethanol Plant Operator in Fort Dodge, IA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Pay and benefits are very competitive

      Cons

      Swing shift jobs are not for everyone

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    10. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Excellent Place to work

      Jul 11, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Top notch benefits (pension, 401k, medical, wellness clinics on-site, fitness center, basketball court and tennis courts)

      Cons

      No flexible work schedules or work from home options

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    Valero Energy Reviews FAQs

    Valero Energy has an overall rating of 4.1 out of 5, based on over 754 reviews left anonymously by employees. 76% of employees would recommend working at Valero Energy to a friend and 76% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.

    According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Valero Energy employees rate their compensation and benefits as 4.1 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Valero Energy. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.

    76% of Valero Energy employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Valero Energy 3.5 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.8 for culture and values and 3.7 for career opportunities.

    According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at Valero Energy to be culture, career development, benefits and the cons to be work life balance, management.

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