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Flowers Foods President and CEO Allen L. Shiver
Allen L. Shiver
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  • Ex- Sales Manager(injured on job)

    Former Employee - Sales Manager in Bluefield, WV
    Former Employee - Sales Manager in Bluefield, WV

    I worked at Flowers Foods full-time (More than 10 years)


    Great Company to work for. I worked for them for 24 years until I fell out of Ryder Truck while running a route one day in 1999, I fell out of back of truck and broke my back, had to have 2 major surgeries but went back to college and would love to go back to work for them in a management position as I was in for 12 years before getting hurt. I feel I received fair pay for a days work. I would love to go back to work for them anywhere in the USA and would settle with workers compensation in Ohio if they would offer me a fair settlement as I would in Ohio and was state funded worker's comp instead of Employer self insured, SSDI has a program for you to try and return to work and I know I would be a great asset to their as I went back to college and got my degree in Accounting, Business Management, Quality Control, among others. Now is a great time to be working for Flowers, I was working for one of the earliest bakeries they bought out in WV which the plant I worked at is now closed.


    When I got hurt the President and others were not fair in treatment of their management team, but they were removed from FBC of WV about 2 weeks after I got injured, but the new management kept me on the payroll for an additional 4 years when all they needed to was 6 months so my insurance and things continued.

    Advice to Management

    If you know who I am get in touch with me if you would consider let me work for the next 10-15 yrs as I know I would be a Great Asset to you, willing to move.

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    Maintenance Supervisor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Houston, TX
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview


    I applied online. The process took 4 days. I interviewed at Flowers Foods (Houston, TX) in September 2015.


    Interviewing Manager went thru the company details, currently searching for 3 Supervisors and 3 Mechanics who are able to work on every piece of equipment include programming PLC's electrical, mechanical and refrigeration. First impression's suggested the maintenance department had a mass exodus due to a lack in maintenance structure, or management, as this type of relation was unlikely to change, I felt it was best quietly bow out of this interview.

    Interview Questions

    • What type of PLC's can you work on and program   1 Answer

Flowers Foods Awards & Accolades

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America's Top Companies , Forbes, 2009
Fortune 500 , Fortune, 2015

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Headquarters Thomasville, GA
Size 10000+ Employees
Founded 2005
Type Company - Public (FLO)
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $2 to $5 billion (USD) per year

Look for Flowers Foods in your breadbox, not your garden. The company is one of the largest wholesale bakeries in the US. Flowers Foods produces, markets, and distributes fresh breads, buns, rolls, corn and flour tortillas, and sweet bakery goodies to retail food and foodservice customers in the western, southern, and northeastern US. The company's brand names include BlueBird, Cobblestone Mill, and Nature's Own. Flowers Foods makes snack cakes, pastries, donuts, and frozen bread products for retail, vending, and co-pack customers nationwide. It also rolls out ... More

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