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So scared of Unions that they lose middle management because of it.

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Former Employee - Production Supervisor in Clinton, NC
Former Employee - Production Supervisor in Clinton, NC

I worked at Smithfield Foods full-time (More than 5 years)

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Large company with better pay.

Cons

Expect supervisor to do all the work and upper management take all the credit.

Advice to Management

Get to know your management better, they use Supervisors and them dump them so lazy line people can keep jobs

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Smithfield Foods full-time (More than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good compensation. Market focused, Has some real good people to work with. Adequate employee training and development programs.

    Cons

    Lack of teamwork and support from management. Disengagement by managers and co-workers. Can be a difficult environment to succeed.

    Advice to Management

    Do not put too much credibility, ability, and advancement opportunities in only those who hold advanced college degrees. Not all jobs require it.


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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL

    I worked at Smithfield Foods full-time

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    A steady paycheck. They say the right things, but don't follow through by doing the right things. There are some very nice people that work there; however, those are the ones that they will dump the majority of the work load on without the equivalent benefits.

    Cons

    Lack of opportunity and the inability to move to different positions based on key personal not allowing it because of personal differences. All the good talent leaves, and rightly so. All benefits are fairly skimpy, so don't expect a lot in a compensation program.

    Advice to Management

    Get new management. Most quality heads towards the door when they are limited on expansion opportunities or advancement opportunities.


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