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Updated Aug 28, 2019

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Rio Tinto CEO Jean-Sébastien Jacques
Jean-Sébastien Jacques
2 Ratings
  1. Helpful (1)

    "Complete work and life balance"

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    Current Employee - Reliability Specialist in Parkes
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good money Work-life balance Safety First Integrity Equality good community support

    Cons

    Away from India - a bit homesickness always in remote areas..bit away from city

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    Rio Tinto2012-07-03
  2. "Sourcing Specialist"

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    Current Employee - Sourcing Specialist in Perth, Western Australia

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

    Pros

    good job, the best i have had

    Cons

    i don't have any cons to speak of

    Rio Tinto2019-08-28
  3. Helpful (1)

    "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

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    Rio Tinto2019-05-31
  4. "Great company culture"

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    Former Employee - Environmental Specialist in Perth, Western Australia
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Feel part of a team, generally take safety very seriously. Reasonable communication to all employees. Good pay, nice place to work.

    Cons

    Sometimes shortsighted planning regarding staff numbers. Still maintain coal assets. Very male dominated company, could do more in this space.

    Rio Tinto2017-12-10
  5. Helpful (1)

    "Reasonable company"

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    Current Employee - Operational Readiness Specialist in Perth, Western Australia
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Rio Tinto full-time

    Pros

    Good global company. Well respected in industry. strong focus on production and returning shareholder value.

    Cons

    No career advancement unless you are female or from an indigenous background

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    Rio Tinto2017-04-11
  6. Helpful (1)

    "Not well managed company, in many senses."

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    Former Employee - Specialist in Perth, Western Australia
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Rio Tinto full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Reasonable package. Most colleagues are very professional and helpful.

    Cons

    Need to be cautious about office politics and be sensible to corporate information as your oversight will be used by someone against you, even though your have very legitimate reasons and good intention.

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    Rio Tinto2014-07-01
  7. "Great company, good culture but poor management and direction"

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    Former Employee - Specialist in Brisbane
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great benefits, good office location and flexible working arrangements

    Cons

    Poor management no career progression.

    Rio Tinto2013-07-20
  8. "Good company to work for in general"

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    Current Employee - Sourcing Specialist in Orchard, Central
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good health benefits, work life balance

    Cons

    Career progression mostly comes from being proactive and there is no transparency

    Rio Tinto2018-10-02
  9. "Things are changing"

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    Current Employee - IT Technical Specialist in Saguenay, QC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great opportunities if you want options to work all over the world as they are present in many countries.

    Cons

    It is much more difficult to advance in career in a technical role.

    Rio Tinto2018-09-21
  10. Helpful (1)

    "As with most giant corporations: Good to Terrible"

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    Current Employee - Senior Specialist in Salt Lake City, UT
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great local working teams; Focus on safety, health and environment; good pay and benefits

    Cons

    Constant fear of re-orgs and job instability; Poor upper management teams with too many people in upper management but not enough doing the actual work; Lack of transparency to outright lies when it comes to company decisions ;affecting jobs

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    Rio Tinto2018-09-17
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