Snyder's-Lance Reviews

Updated April 7, 2015
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  1. Employees are considered "resources" not team members or even employees.

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    Current Employee - Information Technology in Charlotte, NC
    Current Employee - Information Technology in Charlotte, NC

    I have been working at Snyder's-Lance full-time (Less than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Not sure of the pros at this time.

    Cons

    New Manager considers all employees resources. If you have your 90 day review, other employees are asked if the company should keep the resource. Yes/No. Not all managers are like this but this manager can tear down in a day what takes years for a company to build: A TEAM. It must be the new leadership style and design to go with the direction of the company.

    Advice to Management

    If a new manager is constantly losing employees, all blame is placed on not having the resources or the right people when in fact, the manager isn't a manager but trying to learn how to manage while staying short on resources to cover up his lack of leadership abilities. It would also be true to say that this manager would be very good at telling false truths. At what point will the expense be quantified to a measurable number that proves a "resource" has real human value?

  2. Stay Away

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Packaging/Processing in Hanover, PA
    Former Employee - Packaging/Processing in Hanover, PA

    I worked at Snyder's-Lance full-time (More than 10 years)

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

    Pros

    Pay and health benefits are half way decent

    Cons

    Supervisors and managers are the worst I have ever worked for. They talk behind your back with other employees and make you feel you are worthless. Ever since Snyder's merged with Lance they are even worse.

    Advice to Management

    Take some classes or training on how to treat people.

  3. Snyders/Lance of Hanover

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Snyder's-Lance

    Pros

    Decent pay. If you work 12 hr shift, 4 days on and 4 days off, you cannot be forced to work overtime

    Cons

    Work is not appreciated. If not in the "click" you are out of luck. Write up happy.

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  5. I.b.o. Route driver

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    Current Contractor - Route sales. in Cincinnati, OH
    Current Contractor - Route sales. in Cincinnati, OH

    I have been working at Snyder's-Lance as a contractor (More than 5 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    excellent products...sell well.. well known. Customers ask for them!

    Cons

    Local management runs this warehouse like a family owned business! Nepotism,cronyism,and worst of all! ALWAYS CLOSED! Hurts sales!

    Advice to Management

    this not a family owned business anymore " we are publicly traded" act like a major corp...warehouse hours are the same as our customers receiving hours..hurts sales! I'm only 1 driver who sells over 1/2 million $ a yr. for your stock holders!,TAKE NOTE

  6. I loved working for this company

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Snyder's-Lance

    Doesn't Recommend
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    The pay is great in every position

    Cons

    Company use to be a great place to work until the merge.

  7. IBO (Independent Business Owner)

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - IBO in Jacksonville, NC
    Current Employee - IBO in Jacksonville, NC

    I have been working at Snyder's-Lance full-time (More than 3 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Work alone be your own boss.

    Cons

    Route price was evaluated too high.

    Percentage for sales is too low, needs to be higher to make a living.

    Weekly sales average isn't what they said it would be.

    You have to pay for all your expenses/benefits. Gas, insurance, etc, etc.

    If you receive deliveries to a bin the distributor will send you close dated items or either out of date items.

    Advice to Management

    Give IBO's a higher percentage 20% across the board so they can make a living and pay their bills. Believe it not some have these thing called mortgages, children, insurance, etc.

    Tell your district manager's to lay off with the car salesman routine when trying to sell a route. These routes aren't all what this company talked them up to be.

    I would have remained employed at my previous job (Snyder's-Lance major competitor) if I knew everything I know now about this company.

  8. hell

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Shift Leader in Charlotte, NC
    Former Employee - Shift Leader in Charlotte, NC

    I worked at Snyder's-Lance

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    family style, good people,

    Cons

    new manger came in change the family style and now its all about the numbers now

    Advice to Management

    its about the people that doing then job

  9. Promised big things - Reality was different

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Route Sales Representative
    Former Employee - Route Sales Representative

    I worked at Snyder's-Lance full-time (Less than a year)

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

    Pros

    You mostly work on your own

    Cons

    A lot was wrong with the management.

    Advice to Management

    Need to trust employees to do their jobs more without micromanaging

  10. Company really went downhill since merger.

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Master Data in Hanover, PA
    Current Employee - Master Data in Hanover, PA

    I have been working at Snyder's-Lance full-time (More than 5 years)

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

    Pros

    Flexible schedule, nice outlet store.

    Cons

    Promote people that are not qualified.

  11. jacked

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous in Columbus, GA
    Former Employee - Anonymous in Columbus, GA

    I worked at Snyder's-Lance full-time (More than 10 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    coworkers, co workers, co workers, co workers

    Cons

    management, safety, hours, communication, respect, this company don't give you no way to move up unless you are on the know someone list

    Advice to Management

    start over with new and fresh caring people

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