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BHP Billiton Reviews

Updated Jun 14, 2019

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3.8
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BHP Billiton CEO Andrew Mackenzie
Andrew Mackenzie
382 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great employee benefits and good pay(in 60 reviews)

  • "Great company culture that promotes work-life balance(in 59 reviews)

Cons
  • "There is litteraly no work-life balance and peace would vanish from your life(in 37 reviews)

  • "The need to put in long hours at the start in order to build your own business within the main business(in 25 reviews)

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  1. "Administrative Assistant/Team Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in New Delhi
    Recommends

    I worked at BHP Billiton full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Nice people to work with

    Cons

    There were no as such.

    BHP Billiton2017-08-18
  2. Helpful (1)

    "Was good"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at BHP Billiton

    Pros

    We are exposed to Challenging works, and many task and friendly environment. Staff and department were awesome. Real word projects.

    Cons

    Overtime work and didn't get paid for overtime Salary is very low for freshers. A better place for experienced person but not for freshers

    BHP Billiton2016-06-12
  3. "Field Improvement Specialist"

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    Current Employee - Mine Engineer in Brisbane
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    There are a lot of benefits working for BHP

    Cons

    There are not much cons.

    Advice to Management

    Nothing

    BHP Billiton2019-06-14
  4. "Good company to work for"

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    Former Employee - Mine Engineer in Brisbane
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at BHP Billiton full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    The people were excellent there

    Cons

    Nothing at all, it was great

    BHP Billiton2019-06-11
  5. "Decent workplace"

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    Current Employee - Principal Engineer 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good benefit, latest technologies, flexible work options

    Cons

    Over complicated organization, processes and system

    Advice to Management

    Listen to front line people, in order improve performance.

    BHP Billiton2019-06-11
  6. "Great people to work with but job security is always in question"

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    Former Employee - Marketing in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at BHP Billiton full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great benefits, salary, 401K matching, flexible work schedule. Love the people I worked with. Treated employees right even during separation.

    Cons

    Reorganization constantly and result in layoffs. No one feels his/her job is safe from top to bottom. Trying to run the petroleum business like the mining business. Underestimated the challenges and the lesson learned are costly. Management change often and it's hard to understand the directions/vision and also hard for management to know what you have done for the company. Not a good way to build trust and relationship....

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    Advice to Management

    Management change (sometimes across industries) constantly makes it difficult for anyone to learn and understand what they are supposed to do. Create environment only care about short term goals since leaders know they only will be in the same position for couple of years. All the cost cutting and head count reduction might look good on the balance sheet, but the quality of work will suffer. An old saying is "You...

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    BHP Billiton2019-06-03
  7. "Great"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Brisbane

    I worked at BHP Billiton full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great company and professional development

    Cons

    Bad mates and work environment

    Advice to Management

    Improve salary

    BHP Billiton2019-06-13
  8. "Technology Area review"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I have been working at BHP Billiton full-time

      Pros

      good salaries and benefits. growth opportunities

      Cons

      Immature technology department, each 2 years the department has a reengineering

      BHP Billiton2019-05-28
    • "Good place"

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        Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

        I have been working at BHP Billiton full-time

        Pros

        Work life balance, great pay, collaboration.

        Cons

        Typical things that come with it being a large company.

        BHP Billiton2019-05-25
      • "Great opportunitis"

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        Current Employee - Process Technician in Perth, Western Australia
        Recommends
        Neutral Outlook
        Approves of CEO

        I have been working at BHP Billiton full-time for more than 3 years

        Pros

        Great opportunities for career progression

        Cons

        Fifo roster not a good work life balance

        BHP Billiton2019-05-25
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