Friesland Foods Reviews

Updated February 28, 2015
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  1. Great company, Great benefits

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

    I worked at Friesland Foods

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Promote from within, great benefits and bonus structure

    Cons

    Huge workload, family/work balance is off track

  2. good enough to gain experience and promote to high level company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Channel Manager in Moscow (Russia)
    Current Employee - Channel Manager in Moscow (Russia)

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

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

    Pros

    many projects and procedures are from holland hq

    Cons

    small company with informal relationships

    Advice to Management

    more delegation

  3. Great internship with lots of responsibilities and much to learn

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Intern - Intl Purchasing Department in Heilbronn, Baden-Württemberg (Germany)
    Former Intern - Intl Purchasing Department in Heilbronn, Baden-Württemberg (Germany)

    I worked at Friesland Foods as an intern (Less than a year)

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

    Pros

    Very helpful and welcoming atmosphere, internship program with a lot of history, which makes the colleagues experienced and they know which tasks and responsibilities to give

    Cons

    interns workes sometimes longer hours than superiors

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  5. Good

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

    I have been working at Friesland Foods

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Healthy company, doing large projects in SAP

    Cons

    Team structure splitted in too many areas

  6. Helpful (2)

    A company that cares about employees!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Brand Manager in Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)
    Current Employee - Brand Manager in Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    - Good salary/benefits for employees: top 10% highest paid in the market, international training, talent development program
    - Opportunity to rotate between functions or move to another country with international assignment
    - A company that cares about consumers, society, environment for a sustainable development
    - Friendly and learnable working environment

    Cons

    - Flat management with heavy workload
    - Not many options to move up due to flat management especially management level

    Advice to Management

    - Rotate between functions and countries to gain diversified experience and exposure

  7. It is an excellent company to work, which has diversified business all around the world

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Finance Manager (Operations) in Jeddah (Saudi Arabia)
    Current Employee - Finance Manager (Operations) in Jeddah (Saudi Arabia)

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

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

    Pros

    This company has a very clear defined compensation package for all levels with annual increments after alignment with employee

    Cons

    The company benefits with good management leaders

  8. Everyday was a challange

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Group Brand Manager in Bucharest (Romania)
    Former Employee - Group Brand Manager in Bucharest (Romania)

    I worked at Friesland Foods full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    - Great training programs delivered by FrieslandCampina Academy
    - Manager empowered direct reports and offer them the freedom to act.

    Cons

    - difficulty in taking decisions on time
    - complex issues to be solved

  9. A good dutch company to work for

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

    I worked at Friesland Foods full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Europeans regulations , work life balance

    Cons

    Brand Name recall is poor

    Advice to Management

    Work on brand name recall

  10. It has been exposing

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Supervisor in Lagos (Nigeria)
    Current Employee - Supervisor in Lagos (Nigeria)

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Good welfare package for staff

    Cons

    Limited growth opporunity for staff

    Advice to Management

    Career advancement for staff should be implement

  11. The experience I had at Friesland was excellent

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Hanoi (Vietnam)
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Hanoi (Vietnam)

    I have been working at Friesland Foods

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    You are given a lot of responsibility and expected to be self-motivated, self-managing, hard working, and to make intelligent decisions

    Cons

    Friesland Foods are really tough for some people with difficult test, required high GPA. They require ong hours of work

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