Schwan's
2.1 of 5 205 reviews
www.theschwanfoodcompany.com Marshall, MN 5000+ Employees

205 Employee Reviews (View Most Recent)

Sort all reviews by: Date Rating
in
  • Culture & Values
         
  • Work/Life Balance
         
  • Senior Management
         
  • Comp & Benefits
         
  • Career Opportunities
         
  • No Opinion of CEO

4 people found this helpful  

Unrealistic Expectations and Poor Management

Route Sales Representative (Current Employee)

ProsThere is a pretty hefty discount on the food, which is good. Management is also very hands off while actually out in the field, and reasonable tools are provided to help boost sales. Fairly decent insurance and 401(k)

ConsAs of right now, RSR expectations are ridiculous. You are lucky if you can get by with an 11.5 hour day (my longest day pushes 14 hours). If you are sick or there is an emergency, you are required to make that day up on your day off. Sick days are non existent, vacation days are a joke compared to the amount of hours that you put in. Vertical advancement is non existent (there are only 2 real positions past RSR).

Advice to Senior ManagementRealize that many of the drivers that are making the company all of the money actually have lives outside of the truck. No door-to-door salesman should ever be expected to knock on someones door at 9 o'clock at night.

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

Was this review helpful?
Yes | No
Add Employer Response Flag Review
    • Culture & Values
           
    • Work/Life Balance
           
    • Senior Management
           
    • Comp & Benefits
           
    • Career Opportunities
           
    • Approves of CEO

     

    Fantastic Company!

    Human Resources (Current Employee)
    Bloomington, MN

    I have been working at Schwan's full-time for less than a year


    Pros: Dynamic organization, cares about its people, good work/life balance, fun… Cons: None really. We are working out a lot of the… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
    • Culture & Values
           
    • Work/Life Balance
           
    • Senior Management
           
    • Comp & Benefits
           
    • Career Opportunities
           
    • Disapproves of CEO

    2 people found this helpful  

    Over worked, under paid.

    Route Sales Representative (Current Employee)
    Benton, AR

    I have been working at Schwan's full-time for more than 3 years


    Pros: Benefits, Once you leave the depot in the morning you… Cons: Remember that comment about not being watched over? Scratch that. you have a GPS. They know where you are, how long you were there. No… Advice to Senior Management: Enough with the contests already. One big one a year is enough. Let us build our routes the way we see fit. Let us have… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
There are newer reviews on Schwan's.

Worked for Schwan's? Contribute to the Community!

Your response will be removed from the review – this cannot be undone.

Glassdoor is your free inside look at Schwan's reviews and ratings — including employee satisfaction and approval rating for Schwan's CEO Dimitrios Smyrnios. All reviews posted anonymously by Schwan's employees.