Flowers Foods Reviews

Updated March 14, 2015
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  1. Room To Grow

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

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

    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.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. independent distributor

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

    I have been working at Flowers Foods full-time (more than a 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
  3. Wonderful company to work for.

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

    I have been working at Flowers Foods

    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 ManagementAdvice

    Pay attention to what is happening locally.

    Approves of CEO
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  5. 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

  6. Tried.overworked.exhausted. no holidays.no weekends.unfriendly environment.one week vacation.

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX

    I worked at Flowers Foods full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Good pay moderate work, friendly office personal,

    Cons

    Its not a set schedule for any of the shifts. Your title could be night but you find your self there in middle of day.You have to stay till finish and it could be 16 hours. No training available for machines.leads are not involved.breaks are prolong and each person goes one at time.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Try harder get involved

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
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    fast past.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Maintenance Engineer in San Antonio, TX
    Current Employee - Maintenance Engineer in San Antonio, TX

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

    Pros

    the benefits are great! and the people are very helpful . management has a firm grasp on what is going on out on the floor. employee safety comes first1

    Cons

    The summer heat is challenging.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    profit sharing would be a great incentive!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8. distributor

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Contractor - Independent Distributor in Charlotte, NC
    Current Contractor - Independent Distributor in Charlotte, NC

    I have been working at Flowers Foods as a contractor (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    good money but not worth all the time it takes and bull you have to put up with from dishonest managers.

    Cons

    company screws you out of money. This used to be a great company to work with but has become almost unbearable over the last year.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I will love to see the day when you idiots run this company into the ground.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9. Sales manager

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sales Manager in Bluefield, WV
    Former Employee - Sales Manager in Bluefield, WV

    I worked at Flowers Foods full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good Pay, benefits, hard work, but rewarding, great company for long career, great customer service if employees are trained properly

    Cons

    long hours, putting people in positions that they have no ideal that the hell they are doing just because they held a position with some company they just bought out, and over looking great loyal employees that have given them years of service

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    be aware of what is going on more at local plants even if you have to have spy to keep u informed

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10. Not what they say they are Bailey St is not safe place to work

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

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

    Pros

    There are no Pros Here, you will get screwed

    Cons

    Management could care less if you work hard to try & to get promoted ,If you are not one of the good old boys your S.O.L Management at Plant level needs to be looked at, along with HR
    they THINK THEY CAN GET OVER ON EVERYONE, You can not trust anyone there,

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Clean house

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11. Racial Conflict

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Engineer in Tucker, GA
    Former Employee - Engineer in Tucker, GA

    I worked at Flowers Foods full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    good pay , friendly environment , clean,Secure

    Cons

    racial problems , no access to knowledge needed to perform your job properly

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    change supervision and executive pres.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

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