Rio Tinto Reviews

Updated 28 Jul 2020

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4.0
73%
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93%
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Rio Tinto Chief Executive Jean-Sébastien Jacques
Jean-Sébastien Jacques
51 Ratings
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  1. "Graduate application"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Graduate in Perth, Western Australia
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Quick reply from the company

    Cons

    Not specified examples of the assessments

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  2. "Great work/life balance"

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

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

    Pros

    Embraces flexibility Great salary and perks

    Cons

    No structured learning and growth


  3. "Good"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Account Manager in Perth, Western Australia

    I have been working at Rio Tinto full-time

    Pros

    Good salary good lifestyle and work balamce

    Cons

    Management is not flexible Lack of training

  4. "Heritage Advisor"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Heritage Advisor in Perth, Western Australia

    I worked at Rio Tinto full-time

    Pros

    Supportive environment, fulfilling projects, good opportunities for development and growth.

    Cons

    My experience at Rio Tinto was mostly positive.

  5. "Moving towards to become the best mining company to work for"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Superintendent in Perth, Western Australia
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    stability / diversity / wealth of knowledge

    Cons

    career progression / salary / benefits

  6. "Good safety culture"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Engineer in Pilbara
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Rio Tinto full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Took safety seriously. Subsidised health insurance was good.

    Cons

    Sometimes people were promoted into management roles who weren't suitable managers.

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  7. "Good culture, some times difficult to navigate"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Principal Advisor in Brisbane
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good culture Good salary Large organization Considerate leaders (mostly)

    Cons

    Lots of regulations in place which slows down works related to tech Lots of politics as opposed to being frank and clear

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  8. "Good as a steppingstone or if you are a lifer"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Principal Advisor Risk Management in Perth, Western Australia
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Rio Tinto full-time

    Pros

    Pays well, large multinational with opportunities

    Cons

    Slow to make meaningful changes, half pregnant on inclusion, short termism in decision making, costs prioritised over value, promotions based on technical merit not leadership potential, leadership not strong.

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  9. "Review"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Mine Engineer in Perth, Western Australia
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Rio Tinto full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Dencent pay, good training program

    Cons

    Communication between management and operations

  10. "Ports"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Maintenance Supervisor in Dampier
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Rio Tinto full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Accommodation and travel subsidies

    Cons

    Remote area, high living expenses

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