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Rio Tinto Reviews

Updated 21 Aug 2019

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Rio Tinto CEO Jean-Sébastien Jacques
Jean-Sébastien Jacques
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  1. "Senior Commercial Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Commercial Analyst in Perth, Western Australia
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Has a great pay for the job.

    Cons

    Have to travel a lot more.

    Rio Tinto2019-07-10
  2. "Work"

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    Current Employee - Nld in Dampier
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good pay good weather and people

    Cons

    Long hours, hot in summer and humid

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the work

    Rio Tinto2019-07-16
  3. "Good Career development and great potential"

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    Current Employee - Data Scientist in Perth, Western Australia
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    good $ package and development opportunities

    Cons

    sometimes not very flexible with new technologies

    Rio Tinto2019-07-01
  4. "Working for rio"

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    Current Employee - Technician in Perth, Western Australia
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    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    All the benefits paid and discounts

    Cons

    There are none at the moment

    Rio Tinto2019-06-23
  5. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Talent Acquisition in Brisbane
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    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Lots of opportunities to grow, great work culture, very diverse and inclusive workforce due to global operations, great benefits

    Cons

    still some silos in the organisation, but we do have a good senior management team who are looking to challenge the stereotype of a global mining organisation

    Advice to Management

    better succession planning and promoting from within

    Rio Tinto2019-06-18
  6. "Large comnpny that is on a journey of maturity with some career building challenges"

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    Current Employee - Principal Advisor in Perth, Western Australia
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    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Supports innovation if it aligns with key buzz words

    Cons

    Doesn't actively listen and engage some of their most experience technical subject matter experts

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the effort to engage and the journey to develop a world class technical workforce could be the ultimate prize

    Rio Tinto2019-06-23
  7. "Plenty of opportunity! With a catch."

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    Current Employee - Geoscientist in Brisbane
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Plenty of opportunities to be had within the large company.. if you ask for them. Very good safety culture, and emphasis on integrity & respect.

    Cons

    No flexibility on remuneration and no allowances provided when working away

    Rio Tinto2019-06-13
  8. "Ticking Time Bomb"

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    Current Employee - Procurement Specialist in Perth, Western Australia
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Fairly decent salary Flexibility in some roles

    Cons

    Red tape galore Incompetent, self serving management Lack of alignment between product business units and centralised functions A high percentage of experienced staff have exited the business in the last 7 years. The use of labour hire contracts for white collar roles

    Advice to Management

    Back off from the slash and burn cost cutting, stop the sham contracting nonsense of using labour hire contracts and performance manage poor leaders out of the business.

    Rio Tinto2019-05-31
  9. "Vacation Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Vacation Engineer in Perth, Western Australia
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    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Rio Tinto

    Pros

    Excellent company culture for vacation/graduate engineers Opportunities to work on impactful and complex projects Fantastic vac pay grade

    Cons

    Did not provide help with relocation/rent/transport Did not get as much site experience as I'd liked

    Advice to Management

    More support for vacation students would make the program much more competitive over other companies

    Rio Tinto2019-05-10
  10. "Rio Tinto ERA"

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    Current Employee - Superintendent Asset Management in Darwin
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    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Rio Tinto full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Global Company, Development, Safety focus

    Cons

    Unnecessary processes and audits etc

    Rio Tinto2019-04-17
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