Campbell Soup

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Campbell Soup Reviews

Updated Jul 10, 2014
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3.5 142 reviews

59% Approve of the CEO

Campbell Soup President and CEO Denise Morrison

Denise Morrison

(66 ratings)

69% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • One can achieve a fairly good work/life balance in most departments(in 17 reviews)

  • Great people who take pride in doing good work(in 12 reviews)


Cons
  • formal training can be hard to come by(in 3 reviews)

  • Work/life balance can be a challenge because cutbacks over the last several years have required everyone to do more with less(in 3 reviews)

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    great experience

    Maintenance Mechanic (Former Employee) Sacramento, CA

    Prosexcellent training, very safe, great benefits, good learning experience, unionized, company store, good products for kids,

    Conssome coworkers had ben working at campbells 20-30-40 years had never seen the inside of another company therefore did not know what it what they had I was there for only 6 years

    Advice to Senior Managementlisten, listen, listen, get to know your workers, focus on the situation of event not the person

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    A high performance organization.

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsCampbell values their employees, encourages problem solving, training, and innovation.

    ConsIf you like the overtime, its there, however if you value spending weekends with loved ones, depending on workload and resources, you will be forced to work the overtime as with any food factory.

    Advice to Senior ManagementManagement is doing an outstanding job!

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Nothing but a learning and growing experience

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsWork life balance
    Compensation
    Experience opportunities
    People (depending on department and level of engagement)

    ConsMovement is slow
    Growth opportunities can be limited depending on department

    Advice to Senior ManagementActively work and communicate with high potential employees to move to higher level positions.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Good place to work

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) Camden, NJ

    ProsCampbell Soup Company is a good place to work. They hire people with strong academic background and skills. The company has been acquiring numerous outside companies recently which should increase the revenue.

    ConsCompany has had several reorganizations in the last few years and let employees go. Unknown if more layoff are coming in the future.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Campbell Soup is a solid company

    Business Unit Leader (Current Employee) Sacramento, CA

    ProsWork life balance, innovative, forward thinking, most managers engage the workforce. Cross-functional team development increased year after year for the past 3 years.

    ConsBeing a large corporation their are numerous layers to get through to get to the decision makers. Local VP and Plant Manager were too wrapped up in the business politics to see the plant was the target to close. Many employees saw it coming and tried to get the attention of the VP and plant manager to find a way to stop the closure event.

    Advice to Senior ManagementDenise Morrison, the next plant closure or major change that takes place show that you care. You displayed absolutely no empathy to the Sacramento closure.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Outstanding

    Vice President (Former Employee) Camden, NJ

    Pros- career path and opportunities
    - employee engagement

    Cons- Politics
    - Camden, NJ
    - Concentration of risk in USA, Soup, Walmart

    Advice to Senior ManagementTake more risks

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Poised to make a difference

    Vice President (Current Employee) Philadelphia, PA

    ProsLeadership team that wants to shake things up
    Plenty of challenges
    More than fair compensation

    ConsToo much risk averse deadwood at senior levels

    Advice to Senior ManagementBe bold

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Campbell's Soup

    Manager (Former Employee) Camden, NJ

    ProsIcon brands, great management team,

    ConsCanned soup is not "on trend" and continues to be important to the financial portfolio

    Advice to Senior ManagementDiversify the portfolio. Consider more acquisitions and divestitures

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    A great company with strong brands and relationship based culture

    Director (Current Employee) Camden, NJ

    Proswork life balance, corporate social responsibility

    Conshas been slow to react to changes in the market in the past

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Times and tides are changin'

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Camden, NJ

    ProsNew CEO in Denise Morrison, emerging as a better leader now out of the shadow of Doug Conant, compared to working under him. She sees the need for change, and is starting the transition. She has established a leadership team with the will to transform the business, compared with the previous regime of old school network retirement fund builders. This will be an exciting couple of years, where new things will be tried, opportunities for differentiation and disruptive pathways will be more readily accepted, and the building of a healthier future and culture begins.

    ConsHaving to deal with the aftermath of 10 years where the company stood still, and product portfolio stood still. Now we see the first sign of life after a long dormant period, where image was more important than profitability or growth. Difficulty will be halting the 10 year slide and turning the corner - May have to look for solutions from outside the world of soup to reverse the irrelevance of the products to today's consumer base.

    Advice to Senior ManagementDiversify, acquire new businesses, take more risk, focus on something other than condensed soup! Change with the times - We were not always Campbell Soup Company, so we can change again, possibly to just Campbell's and spread our wings.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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