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Bankers ruining a once great company!

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Current Employee - Hourly Production Operator in Houston, TX
Current Employee - Hourly Production Operator in Houston, TX

I have been working at Anheuser-Busch full-time (more than 10 years)

Pros

Big bonuses for upper managers (top 6 or so in each brewery)
Tons of overtime
Up to 8 weeks vacation (not for salary types, new hires top out at 4 weeks)

Cons

Banker upper managers only care about $$$ and nothing else.
Large turnover in "group" managers because they are expected to do the impossible
Management bent on cost and job cutting without regard to long term effect on product quality.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

I don't know if it's just in the Houston brewery or if it's rampant throughout the A-B brewery system. In Houston the budget (or lack there of) is law. Things don't get fixed, they get a band-aid to get thru this 8 hour shift then it's someone elses problem. Parts are rarely on hand to actually repair something. It's time to long at the long term effect this time of management will have on this brewery and the jobs it creates in this community rather than keying in on keep local managements bonuses at the maximum.

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Good company

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    Current Employee - Weekender in Fort Collins, CO
    Current Employee - Weekender in Fort Collins, CO

    I have been working at Anheuser-Busch part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Pay, pay, and oh yeah did I mention pay. Also a good secure company to work for.

    Cons

    Having no life on weekends, no guarentee that you will get shifts on the weekends, and takes a long time to get full time and if you do get full time be prepared to work night shift alot

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Pre-InBev Merger Divested

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    Former Employee - Group Manager in Saint Louis, MO
    Former Employee - Group Manager in Saint Louis, MO

    I worked at Anheuser-Busch full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    two free cases of beer per month, fun learning environment, tasting experience not relegated to brewmasters or certain managers, global opportunities, engineers and scientists have interesting roles

    Cons

    male dominated, very few underrepresented minorities in upper management, some favoritism (maybe unlike any other company in that way), 24/7 and 365 shifts and monitoring needed (as with any biological process)

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Attempt to hold everyone up to the same standards or expectations and hire with diversity in mind (it is a business case).

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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