Newcrest Mining Reviews

Updated 21 May 2020

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3.5
67%
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Newcrest Mining Managing Director & CEO Sandeep Biswas
Sandeep Biswas
34 Ratings
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  1. "Great place to work"

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

    I have been working at Newcrest Mining full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Excellent salary. Strong culture and defined values. Excellent atmosphere.

    Cons

    Some groups operating in silo, lacking aligned strategy at times.

  2. "Gold mining company with strong growth potential"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Superintendent 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Not afraid to invest in new technology, always seeking to learn/do better.

    Cons

    Sometimes attracted to 'bright and shiny things' without addressing fundamental issues. Very fast pace which can lead to short-focus.


  3. "Generally Good Employer"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Mine Surveyor in Pilbara
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Newcrest Mining full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great team to work with, good managers

    Cons

    Limited career progression. Average organisation in department limited individual learning or progression

  4. "Smoke and mirrors"

    2.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Operations 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Newcrest Mining full-time

    Pros

    - Exposure to a number of very different working environments - Easy access to capital - There are good eggs here if you can find them... The down side being that they are getting shat on daily by those feeding their own agenda.

    Cons

    - Easy access to capital - Operating in silo's - Inexperienced lower level management disregarding the importance of getting the basics of mining right. Results in finger pointing at other work groups when things fall in a heap on a daily basis. - Poor talent retention - Industry and society rejects are collecting here.

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  5. "Well paid but run by politicians and management analysts"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
     
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Newcrest Mining

    Pros

    Remuneration and job flexibility is good

    Cons

    People don’t commit for the fear of losing their jobs, brought about by the executives and CEO.

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  6. "Great people"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Principal Advisor in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Newcrest Mining full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great technical team with good management at the very top

    Cons

    Perhaps too many non essential people

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  7. "Enjoyable and challenging workplace"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Specialist in Perth, Western Australia
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good salaries, freedom to work independently, plenty of opportunities to use your skills.

    Cons

    Slow to react, bureaucratic, silos, some people have been there too long....

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  8. "Culture varies across the business"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Human Resources in Melbourne
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Newcrest Mining full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Salary and benefits Career opportunities

    Cons

    The culture varies across different business areas, some are very positive but HR was a challenging environment resulting in many people joining the team and choosing to leave shortly after.

  9. "Accountant"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Newcrest Mining full-time

    Pros

    Exciting industry with on site opportunities

    Cons

    Mining systems are outdated and environmentally destructive.

  10. "Alternate Quarry Manager"

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

    I worked at Newcrest Mining full-time

    Pros

    Very good to work for.

    Cons

    Fluctuations in gold price gave uncertain future.

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