Coca-Cola Bottling Consolidated

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Updated Jul 21, 2014

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3.3 96 reviews

77% Approve of the CEO

Coca-Cola Bottling Consolidated Chairman and CEO J. Frank Harrison III

J. Frank Harrison III

(57 ratings)

66% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Good pay, good benefits, must be a hardworker(in 5 reviews)

  • Great company pride at coca cola(in 5 reviews)


Cons
  • Long Hours, Chinese overtime, unrealistic expectations(in 13 reviews)

  • The warehouse I'm at has 3 managers, 7 full-time employees, and 10 part-time(in 6 reviews)

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    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsGreat people and great organization

    Conspersonal growth distance from Lake Norman

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

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    Merchandiser (Current Employee)

    Prospart-time merchandisers make decent money and work around 16-20 hours in a weekend and our expected to work holidays, but don't have to. The management and employees are very good and try to work around your schedule.

    ConsThe opportunity to move up in the company is very hard, because there are not many jobs required to run a warehouse. The warehouse I'm at has 3 managers, 7 full-time employees, and 10 part-time.

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep up the good work, but offer more incentive to keep part-time employees around.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Great place to work

    Flex Merchandiser (Former Employee) Greenville, SC

    ProsI enjoy working with merchandise and helping customers, like a lot to create sales

    Consmerchandise it water very heavy.

    Advice to Senior Managementgreat job

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

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    Good company depending on which branch you work out of.

    Account Developer (Former Employee) Fayetteville, NC

    ProsGood advancement opportunities. Quality co-workers. Company integrity. Decent benefits.

    ConsInconsistent management. Long hours. Some goals were set in contrast to other goals where failure was almost assured in one category or another.

    Advice to Senior ManagementListen to your people in the trenches. Understand that the blanket approach is not always the best approach.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Was worth working here to get my foot in the door of the job world.

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsGreat work/life, If I needed off for any reason my boss would let me go, 15min breaks along with 30min lunches.

    ConsIf it is a small CCBCC then goodluck getting a full time job there, as the smallers ones usually have 1 full time guy and like 10 part time guys avg 20-30hours a week.

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

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    Absolutely no work-life balance.

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Charlotte, NC

    ProsFrom my experience, the pay has been at decent levels.

    ConsFrank Harrison is a Christ-believer, and he has boldly added God-honoring values to the company's mission statement. I strongly agree with this move. However, God-honoring values are not lived-out in the company. The employees are extremely overworked. The company will not hire more people because it would cut into the financial bottom line. (How much money does Frank Harrison need?) Frank may not realize how bad the work environment is at the office. He does not make himself seen to the common employees. This is no excuse. He should be more in-tuned to the employees and the demands of the various jobs. Requiring salaried employees to work 65 or more hours a week is not a honorable requirement or work atmosphere.

    Advice to Senior ManagementRead and follow the mission statement, daily.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Sales Associate (Former Employee) Wilmington, NC

    ProsWidely recognized brand. It is a good stepping stone. Boss was a good one and was always willing to help.

    ConsGood ol' boys club attitudes. Computer system is archaic and you would think that a large company like this would have current technology.

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

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    BEST JOB EVER!!! Outstanding Company, outstanding culture, absolutely loved every aspect of my job during my tenure.

    Technician (Former Employee) Charlotte, NC

    ProsWork environment, coworkers, pay, perks

    ConsEvery so often days could run a little longer than expected, but if you manage your time wisely you can avoid this issue.

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep up the GOOD WORK!!

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

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    Route Driver (Former Employee)

    Proshad weekends off only pro

    ConsBad management, lies to get you hired

    Advice to Senior ManagementHire good hires and keep them.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Bulk Merchandiser

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) Halifax, NC

    Prosdiscount on soft drinks.. that's about it

    ConsLong Hours, Chinese overtime, unrealistic expectations

    Advice to Senior ManagementChange overtime pay

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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