Flowers Foods

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Flowers Foods Reviews

Updated December 12, 2014
Updated December 12, 2014
47 Reviews
3.3
47 Reviews
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Flowers Foods Chairman, President, and CEO George E. Deese
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  1.  

    Have to work long hours just to make a decent living

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Driver Salesman in Kansas City, MO
    Current Employee - Driver Salesman in Kansas City, MO

    I have been working at Flowers Foods full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    If you are single and have the time then this is the place for you.

    Cons

    Not much flexibility for family life as have to work 7 days a week.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Let the Drivers do their job and things would go more smoothly. Stop being so secretive with everything.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    hard work a lot of hours can make a lot of money

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Flowers Foods

    Pros

    work at your pace is good

    Cons

    to many hours in a day

  3.  

    Company has I/T issues

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

    I worked at Flowers Foods full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great product, great production, good distribution.

    Cons

    I/T not innovative, behind the times in technology, not willing to change

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Find someone who can lead an I/T department and actually introduce new/improved technology instead of only doing what is begged from the business. Sure its a "Good Ol' boys" club and things have worked for a hundred years but eventually the old, tired establishment will pass into the night and then where will the company be?

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    it is a good but a shady company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Independent Distributor in Lafayette, LA
    Current Employee - Independent Distributor in Lafayette, LA

    I have been working at Flowers Foods full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    the money is honestly the best part of this job

    Cons

    everything else is shady and not ethical

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    let the independent distributor be independent !!!!!!!!!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    The problems that you have are not handled correctly.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Supervisor in Montgomery, AL
    Former Employee - Supervisor in Montgomery, AL

    I worked at Flowers Foods

    Pros

    professional growth is permitted to a degree.

    Cons

    little personal time off to spend with family.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    treat people fairly

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    Need more management support

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Account Manager
    Current Employee - Account Manager

    I have been working at Flowers Foods

    Pros

    Benifits are ok, good products.

    Cons

    low pay no management support

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    spend more time in the market

  8.  

    good work place company in good shape

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Maintenance Tech in Phoenix, AZ
    Former Employee - Maintenance Tech in Phoenix, AZ

    I worked at Flowers Foods full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    good money and benifits 401k

    Cons

    working hours, and work schedule

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    good place

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Flowers Foods

    Pros

    good benifits, good insurance, pay is good

    Cons

    none that I can think of

  10.  

    long hours decent pay

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Independent Distributor in Dallas, TX
    Former Employee - Independent Distributor in Dallas, TX

    I worked at Flowers Foods full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    you are your own boss to a certain extent
    you set your own schedule
    most of your accounts are already set up
    meet new peopl

    Cons

    make sure your inventory is perfect cause they will charge you back the following week no matter the amount
    your sales manager will always throw you under the bus when talking to your stores about an issue
    they want low stale and full shelves cause it's not their money

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    grow a pair and stand up for your distributor. without them, you don't get paid.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    independent distributor

    • Work/Life Balance
    Current Employee - Independent
    Current Employee - Independent

    I have been working at Flowers Foods full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    great income. you control your own pay.

    Cons

    long hours. got to love retail.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    drop the price of Tasty Kake

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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