Flowers Foods

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Racial Conflict

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Former Employee - Engineer  in  Tucker, GA
Former Employee - Engineer in Tucker, GA

Pros

good pay , friendly environment , clean,Secure

Cons

racial problems , no access to knowledge needed to perform your job properly

Advice to ManagementAdvice

change supervision and executive pres.

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook

Other reviews for Flowers Foods

  1.  

    Not what they say they are Bailey St is not safe place to work

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    Current Employee - Engineering  in  North Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Engineering in North Atlanta, GA

    Pros

    There are no Pros Here, you will get screwed

    Cons

    Management could care less if you work hard to try & to get promoted ,If you are not one of the good old boys your S.O.L Management at Plant level needs to be looked at, along with HR
    they THINK THEY CAN GET OVER ON EVERYONE, You can not trust anyone there,

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Clean house

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Not a Lean manufacturing facility

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    Former Employee - Engineering Technician  in  Denton, TX
    Former Employee - Engineering Technician in Denton, TX

    Pros

    Great Pay and benefits, Outstanding safety training (Kudos Doc!)

    Cons

    Poor work/life balance, total lack of employee engagement and empowerment, any efforts/suggestions for industry standard process improvements are discourage. Generally, extremely poor "shop floor" employee moral.The only issues causing more concern than the facility's sanitation techniques are upper management's moral and ethical values. Poor follow-through by the maintenance manager to ensure adequate parts, supplies and training are provided, little support from all but one lead, one supervisor, and one assistant chief engineer my 2-year experience there (Kudos Nguyen, John, and Jeff!)

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Better education and training in Lean manufacturing and Six Sigma certification requirements for Lead + positions would reduce scrap and increase production. A shift from "reactive" to Total Productive Maintenance would decrease unplanned maintenance significantly, reducing the need for mandatory overtime. Any planning and scheduling between maintenance and production would enable at the very least the facilitation of a ‘reasonably” effective preventative maintenance plan. The maintenance plans (work cards) in a majority of instances do not coincide with the equipment in place. Considering the facility has been operational for over 8 years (at the time) and this has not been corrected speaks volumes of the mismanagement of the department head’s lack of dedication to improve conditions, processes, and efficiency as well as extreme lack of education, experience, and proficiency for the position.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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