Glencore Reviews

Updated 2 Aug 2020

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4.0
86%
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89%
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Glencore CEO Ivan Glasenberg
Ivan Glasenberg
96 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good working environment, flexible in terms of work / leave hours(in 16 reviews)

  • "Good pay incl benefits, holidays(in 14 reviews)

Cons
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  1. "Good Remuneration and Variety of Experience"

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

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

    Pros

    Good Pay Variety of Work Owner operator so it is more stable Mentoring Subsidised Accommodation, Meals and Gym Novated Car Lease Penalty Rates

    Cons

    Graduate Engineer, so none so far

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  2. "Decent benefits, difficult leadership"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Auditor in Sydney
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Glencore full-time

    Pros

    - Good pay and benefits - Interesting industry

    Cons

    - Internal Audit department has difficult leadership - no real team spirit, everyone tries to fly under the radar (culture of fear)


  3. "Wish that I had never worked there. More stress than you can imagine. Bullying is accepted and perpetrators protected."

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Mobile Plant Operator in Murrin Murrin
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Glencore full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    The people on the ground were amazing, friendly, and willing to share their knowledge.

    Cons

    Management are abhorrent bullies, who know how hard it is to fight such a big company. I will win in court though.

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  4. "Very happy I made the move"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Mine Surveyor in Mount Isa
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Excellent onboarding program for people moving from overseas.

    Cons

    None that I can think of as yet

  5. "Universal Mediocrity"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Machine Operator in Singleton
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Glencore full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Proximity to home, regular income.

    Cons

    Poor workplace culture, poor career prospects for women and older individuals (over the age of 40 years). Management practices discrimination, favouritism, nepotism and bigotry.

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  6. "Glencore have a bad reputation"

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

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

    Pros

    salary is good , shift work suits some people well ,plenty of work opportunities

    Cons

    work culture is pretty bad , not very supportive

  7. "Maintainer"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Fitter 

    I have been working at Glencore full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Quality pay structure with employees

    Cons

    Longer rosters working week on week off

  8. "Good company"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Mine Engineer 

    I worked at Glencore full-time

    Pros

    team work, dedication. communication & good mine

    Cons

    Not bad, developing team & mine

  9. Helpful (1)

    "Wonderful Organisation"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mount Isa

    I have been working at Glencore full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    * Pay * Bonus Scheme * Life work balance

    Cons

    * Career progression * Difficult to implement change

  10. Helpful (1)

    "Toxic company culture"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Geologist in Mount Isa
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Glencore full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good renumeration if you can stomach all the cons below.

    Cons

    Absolute worst experience of my professional life, where the culture is more toxic than the lead extracted from the ground. From senior mine management down - the toxic work environment and lack of support is disgraceful. Management changed roster with less than 2 weeks notice. Senior management are incompetent, lie to staff and bullying is rife. Extremely high staff turn over.

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