Kellogg Company

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Used to be a great company to work at but now I'm probably better off not being there.

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at Kellogg Company

Pros

Good annual salary - pay for overtime at the lower salaried levels.

Cons

You need an armored vest to survive the back stabbing. Be ready to sign on for the program of the month / year and know when it has gone out of style. Don't plan on a long stay with this company they have a history of hiring and then about every 6 - 10 years a big across the board downsizing. It becomes who you know not what you know that matters.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Drop the feel good management program of the month and hire people that know how to manage and lead.

Recommends
Disapproves of CEO

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    What a headache of a job!

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    Former Employee - Line Manager
    Former Employee - Line Manager

    I worked at Kellogg Company

    Pros

    Kellogg pays well for the food industry. You are thrust into learning allot of skills quickly.

    Cons

    The plant runs 24/7. For managers there is a mandated 12 hour shift which is more like 13.5-14 hrs in reality. You have different days off on different weeks. The amount of work expected is high and the tools to accomplish the goals are low. The union is ugly to deal with, HR will not back you and preventive maintenance is very ineffective. Also, how to administer the contract is always difficult since the contract is vague and the amount of "prior practices" is large, confusing and unwritten.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Care about your plant level managers and forget the top down management style. Hourly folks stay because of the high wages but you loose out with the high turnover of management.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
  2.  

    Nette Firma! Arbeiten lohnt sich. Nice company to work for!

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    Former Employee - Verkaufsadmistrator in Bremen, Bremen (Germany)
    Former Employee - Verkaufsadmistrator in Bremen, Bremen (Germany)

    I worked at Kellogg Company full-time (more than 3 years)

    (Translated from English)

    Pros

    Eine gute Bewertung von Arbeitsklima und Teamgeist

    Good working atmosphere and team spirit.

    Cons

    Alle drei Jahre etliche Restrukturierungsmaßnahmen...

    Several restructurings every 3 years...

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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