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PepsiCo Reviews

Updated December 17, 2014
Updated December 17, 2014
1,987 Reviews
3.4
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PepsiCo Chairman and CEO Indra K. Nooyi
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Work life balance at Pepsico is the one shining facet that it holds (in 111 reviews)

  • PepsiCo offers great pay and benefits and is truly a fun place to work (in 52 reviews)


Cons
  • You have to be focused on your own work life balance because there's so much to do (in 259 reviews)

  • long hours hard physical work, stressful at times to complete all requried (in 174 reviews)

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  1.  

    Frito lay warehouse

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

    I have been working at PepsiCo

    Pros

    15.68 to start and possible OT

    Cons

    only 29 hours to start

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    they do a good job

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  2.  

    Frito lay

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - RSR Route Sales Representative
    Current Employee - RSR Route Sales Representative

    I have been working at PepsiCo full-time

    Pros

    Good weekly pay without a degree requirement

    Cons

    Alot of physical hrs of constant go go go

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Work on your communication

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3. 2 people found this helpful  

    Huge Company, good pay and benefits.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Key Account Manager
    Current Employee - Key Account Manager

    I have been working at PepsiCo (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Relevant global company that used to be a fun place to work. Well recognized brands and products. Great opportunities for diversity candidates.

    Cons

    Upper management spread too thin and communication lacking. Internal selling and politics overtake moving the company forward. Not enough time available to analyze the business and spend with customers. Company does not always place best qualified person in positions as they seek to add diversity candidates. A lot of reorganizations.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    A lot of unhappy employees. Listen to employee recommendations and attempt to change the culture.

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    Resource

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

    I have been working at PepsiCo full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Money- not great not bad
    Training- Lots of training
    Looks good on resume

    Cons

    Long hours
    Work/Life balance
    Mainly babysitting, hard to have your process ideas put to test

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    A lot of hours

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at PepsiCo (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Nice faculty and equipment
    Facility
    Customers
    Friendly
    Fast

    Cons

    Too many hours
     no profit sharing
    Operated. Like a sweat shop

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Share with. Ur employees

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
  7.  

    Manage a district with multiple routes, Large or Small Format accounts

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - District Sales Leader in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - District Sales Leader in San Diego, CA

    I have been working at PepsiCo full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Company does takes care of its district leaders with offsite events and activities

    Cons

    Little work-life balance.
    Managers spend a lot of time running routes
    Horrible staffing and training.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need to invest more money staffing to cover routes and offering management carrer and growth opportunities.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Good company, bad location.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Merchandiser in Nashville, TN
    Current Employee - Merchandiser in Nashville, TN

    I have been working at PepsiCo full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    The starting pay is pretty good when compared to most other companies, day one benefits, one week paid vacation and 24 hours of PTO after 6 months of work. Below average 401k, they match 50% up to 4% of your total pay so they will match up to 2%.

    Cons

    Extremely high turnover rate so most of the time we are understaffed. You are rarely ever in the same store twice, so you will be cleaning up whatever mess the person behind you left. There is rarely communication between sales, delivery or even between merchandisers and supervisors, you hardly ever know what is going on in the stores you're going to be working. Deliveries show up late almost every day. Stores are upset with inconsistent and lack of service, so they will take that out on you.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Good money no chance for advancement in union facility.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Bulk Customer Representative in Canton, MA
    Current Employee - Bulk Customer Representative in Canton, MA

    I have been working at PepsiCo full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great money and benefits. Insurance and 401k. Schedule is flexible. Early mornings mean early afternoons

    Cons

    Union nonsense. Lazy older guys have run of the asylum and no body will change that

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get to know your team better

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Great Supply Chain Internship Experience!

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    Former Employee - Supply Chain Intern
    Former Employee - Supply Chain Intern

    I worked at PepsiCo as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    Very welcoming and friendly culture. Focused on personal growth across the company. Full time employee's were always busy. As an intern there were times where I had to search to find work to do. Dependent upon the project. Great benefits and pay.

    Cons

    Full time usually start off on 2nd or 3rd shift. Not amazing work life balance due to plants operating 24/7.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Loved how management was so transparent and involved all the way down through the company!

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    Frito lay RSR

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - RSR Route Sales Representative in Wyandanch, NY
    Current Employee - RSR Route Sales Representative in Wyandanch, NY

    I have been working at PepsiCo full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    No management over your head, good commission for holidays

    Cons

    waking up extremely early.. Work schedule for different routes.. Work life balance

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen more, go out in the market more

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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