Flowers Foods Reviews

Updated June 15, 2014
Updated June 15, 2014
36 Reviews

3.4
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Flowers Foods Chairman, President, and CEO George E. Deese
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    Fortune 500 company

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Flowers Foods

    Pros

    Salary, benefits, and job security.

    Cons

    Long hours and work most holidays.

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    Room To Grow

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Flowers Foods full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Family atmosphere, career advancement, work/life balance, benefits, training, job safety, job security. Management does a great job planning ahead.

    Cons

    Hours can be tough for plant employees and pay.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Wonderful company to work for.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Flowers Foods

    Pros

    Great advancement opportunities within the company. The company cares about its employees.

    Cons

    Can be demanding at times, but it is also very rewarding.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pay attention to what is happening locally.

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    Great structure and mangement along with competative pay and great benifits.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Production Supervisor  in  Denton, TX
    Current Employee - Production Supervisor in Denton, TX

    I have been working at Flowers Foods full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    In this evergrowing economy this is one job that will always be around so the only reason you could loose this job rests on your own shoulders. Mangement is reasonable with their demands and expectations.

    Cons

    Sometimes you will work more than 40 hours a week but there is no con i really found with this job in the past 5 years.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    You are doing a great job Bobby, Lee, Amber & Clint.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Flowers Bakery of Crossville is a great place to work.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Production Supervisor  in  Crossville, TN
    Current Employee - Production Supervisor in Crossville, TN

    I have been working at Flowers Foods full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good wages, good benefits, great people.

    Cons

    Schedule changes due to volume.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Love learning new stuff.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - General Worker  in  London, KY
    Current Employee - General Worker in London, KY

    I have been working at Flowers Foods

    Pros

    The pay is great,Its close to home,Its a good job.

    Cons

    not enough time off for sick days.with or without pay we need more time off.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the good work.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    Slow but steady

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Saint Louis, MO
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Saint Louis, MO

    I have been working at Flowers Foods

    Pros

    Good company, family values and managment is fair. Great brands and growing every year. A leader in the bread category.

    Cons

    low pay to start. Hard work.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Its a great company if your willing to stick it out and work your way up. Get a better handel on local pricing.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
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    Flowers is a great company to work for.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sales Manager
    Current Employee - Sales Manager

    I have been working at Flowers Foods full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    The pay is good ,I enjoy my co workers, and the companys' culture and values are in line with my own

    Cons

    You work a lot of hours at times and can be a challenge to balance your personal and work life

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I have no advice to management at this time my experience at Flowers thus far has been great.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    A fast paced environment thats money driven.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Bread Distributor
    Current Employee - Bread Distributor

    I have been working at Flowers Foods

    Pros

    Freedom to complete the task at your own discretion,better pay,and the tax deductions

    Cons

    no benefits,must pay for your expenses(truck maintenance,gas,whatever)

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Thats the beauty of it.I'm my own boss.

    Recommends
  11.  

    One of the best companies I've worked for.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - SAP Business Analyst
    Former Employee - SAP Business Analyst

    I worked at Flowers Foods

    Pros

    Stable job. Relatively stress free. Great environment. Effective & friendly peers & seniors. All employees treated with respect. This is a company that truly values its employees. Would highly recommend.

    Cons

    Relatively fewer opportunities for huge advancements in technology.
    Number of vacation days.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    They are doing a terrific job.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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