Flowers Foods Reviews

Updated July 28, 2015
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Flowers Foods President and CEO Allen L. Shiver
Allen L. Shiver
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Pros
  • good pay , friendly environment , clean,Secure (in 5 reviews)

  • You meet all kinds of great people out on the route (in 3 reviews)

Cons
  • Long long hours, seven days a week because you cant afford help, too many unprofitable stops that take up your day (in 6 reviews)

  • Route Owners pay for allowances and have no control on them so they continue to go up and up (in 4 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    Slow but steady

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Saint Louis, MO
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Saint Louis, MO

    I have been working at Flowers Foods

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good company, family values and managment is fair. Great brands and growing every year. A leader in the bread category.

    Cons

    low pay to start. Hard work.

    Advice to Management

    Its a great company if your willing to stick it out and work your way up. Get a better handel on local pricing.


  2. Love learning new stuff.

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - General Worker in London, KY
    Current Employee - General Worker in London, KY

    I have been working at Flowers Foods

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    The pay is great,Its close to home,Its a good job.

    Cons

    not enough time off for sick days.with or without pay we need more time off.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work.


  3. Flowers Bakery of Crossville is a great place to work.

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Production Supervisor in Crossville, TN
    Current Employee - Production Supervisor in Crossville, TN

    I have been working at Flowers Foods full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good wages, good benefits, great people.

    Cons

    Schedule changes due to volume.


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  5. Great structure and mangement along with competative pay and great benifits.

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Production Supervisor in Denton, TX
    Current Employee - Production Supervisor in Denton, TX

    I have been working at Flowers Foods full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    In this evergrowing economy this is one job that will always be around so the only reason you could loose this job rests on your own shoulders. Mangement is reasonable with their demands and expectations.

    Cons

    Sometimes you will work more than 40 hours a week but there is no con i really found with this job in the past 5 years.

    Advice to Management

    You are doing a great job Bobby, Lee, Amber & Clint.


  6. i have the opportunities to learn how to operate different types of cnc machines.

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Machine Operator in Philadelphia, PA
    Current Employee - Machine Operator in Philadelphia, PA

    I have been working at Flowers Foods full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Very professional and friendly environment

    Cons

    Unfortunately i don't get the chance to work a lot of over time.

    Advice to Management

    Please create some over time.


  7. Wonderful company to work for.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Flowers Foods

    Approves of CEO
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great advancement opportunities within the company. The company cares about its employees.

    Cons

    Can be demanding at times, but it is also very rewarding.

    Advice to Management

    Pay attention to what is happening locally.


  8. Room To Grow

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Flowers Foods full-time (More than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Family atmosphere, career advancement, work/life balance, benefits, training, job safety, job security. Management does a great job planning ahead.

    Cons

    Hours can be tough for plant employees and pay.


  9. Fortune 500 company

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Flowers Foods

    Pros

    Salary, benefits, and job security.

    Cons

    Long hours and work most holidays.


  10. Helpful (2)

    Stable satisfying work environment

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous
    Current Employee - Anonymous

    I have been working at Flowers Foods

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Working for Flowers has been challenging but stable.

    Cons

    Sometimes you run into periods of long work days with no time off.

    Advice to Management

    Lead thru helping others to aspire.


  11. Great company!

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Flowers Foods full-time (More than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great place to work, good benefits, and many opportunities to grow and learn.

    Cons

    None that I can think of.



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