Valero Energy Employee Reviews about "great benefits"

Updated Dec 7, 2020

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Valero Energy Chairman, President and CEO Joe Gorder
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182 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. "Valero Review"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Commercial Analyst in San Antonio, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Valero Energy full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits and environment to work in.

    Cons

    It is not a very youthful company and still have a lot of old ways of running a company.

  2. "Greatest company in SA"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Accounting Coordinator in San Antonio, TX

    I have been working at Valero Energy full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits, they take care of their people.

    Cons

    The only downside I have (which may be a pro for some) is that the work floor is very very quiet. Takes some getting used to


  3. "Good for the money, bad for the mind"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Has great pay. Has great benefits. Hours are concrete. Opportunity for overtime.

    Cons

    If you have ever wanted to work with adults who act like children, look no further.

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  4. "Great company however manager and supervisor are terrible"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Laboratory Technician in Wilmington, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Company pays well. Great benefits.

    Cons

    Manager and supervisors are terrible leaders. They are the ones that have the least technical knowledge and are the ones that will compromise your safety. The Description that suits the manager most is liar.

  5. "Start of career"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Metallurgist in New Orleans, LA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Valero Energy full-time

    Pros

    Family style environment. Lots of opportunity to progress. Great pay. Great benefits. Lots of learning opportunities and training events.

    Cons

    Limited travel. Lack of alternative work schedules relative to industry.

  6. "Great Company; Poor Management"

    2.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Accountant in San Antonio, TX
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Valero Energy full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    The company at its core is good; great benefits & perks.

    Cons

    Management does a poor job of providing leadership. Depending on department morale is low, there is inadequate staffing needed to perform job functions, and management has unrealistic expectations. Poor work-life balance.

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  7. "Great company and great benefits"

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

    I have been working at Valero Energy full-time

    Pros

    Great company with great benefits.

    Cons

    Local management is terrible at their jobs.

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  8. "Great company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Reliability Engineer 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great Benefits. Competitive compensation. Good company values

    Cons

    Heavy work load, as is expected in industry

  9. "Ok"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Accountant 
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Valero Energy full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great benefits, dr on-site, gym, day care and cafeteria

    Cons

    Good luck trying to move up in the accounting side of the company. Not a lot of upward progression. Pay is less than industry average.

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    "Terminal operator"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Terminal Operator in Belfast, Northern Ireland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    They have a great benefits package and bonus scheme

    Cons

    They have a massive lack of communication from directors/management to on the ground employees

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