Flowers Foods Reviews

Updated June 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. Great company

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Industrial Engineering Supervisor in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Industrial Engineering Supervisor in Atlanta, GA

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Stability and constant work. Plenty of hours

    Cons

    Weekend and night work overnight


  2. You get out what you put in. Wonderful place to work.

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - District Sales Representative
    Current Employee - District Sales Representative

    I have been working at Flowers Foods full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Very competitive pay, family-like work environment, great benefits, job security, many locations nationwide, fast paced, high demand for help, awesome leadership in management, Christian based

    Cons

    long hours, requires very high level of dedication, tough physical and mental work

    Advice to Management

    trim the fat...... get rid of the people not performing and let the best run the show


  3. laborer

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

    I worked at Flowers Foods full-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    good boss good equipment and good values

    Cons

    weather permitting, work in the rain

    Advice to Management

    keep doing what your doing


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  5. Great company!

    • 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 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.


  6. 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.


  7. 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.


  8. Room To Grow

    • 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 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. 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.


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

    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • 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.


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

    • Work/Life Balance
    • 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.



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