Gerber Products

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Gerber Products Reviews

Updated August 11, 2014
Updated August 11, 2014
5 Reviews
3.9
5 Reviews
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  1.  

    Experience was decent

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Technical Writing Intern in Fort Smith, AR
    Current Employee - Technical Writing Intern in Fort Smith, AR

    I have been working at Gerber Products full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    -Flexible schedule that allowed me to set my own hours as long as I got the work done.
    -Good summer internship for a sophmore level engineering student

    Cons

    -Training was drain out and subpair
    -Not a good summer internship for a junior or senior level engineering student
    -Job was somewhat tedious

    Neutral Outlook
  2.  

    A very rewarding experience, became professional in many leadership positions

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Group Leader, Quality Control in Fort Smith, AR
    Former Employee - Group Leader, Quality Control in Fort Smith, AR

    I worked at Gerber Products full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Excellent opportunities for advancement, job security and competitive wages and benefits.

    Cons

    Let the workers get involved and be involved in the decision making process

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Let the workers who perform this job, and have for many years be involved in the decision making process, and recommend changes.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Used to be wonderful place to work

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fremont, MI
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fremont, MI

    I have been working at Gerber Products full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    The only thing good about the company is the fact they still exsist!

    Cons

    Since the purchase ny Nestle', the factory in Fremont has gone down hill rapidly. Managers have individual motives and will "screw over" their fellow managers or subordinates. There is no integrity within upper management.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    You need to stop lying to Nestle' Vevey on how well you are doing in TPM. We have not improved our efficiciency or reliablity of production. You all feel the need to prove to Vevey that you are better than what they expect of you! Be honest with yourselves, live in reality and deal with what you have. THAT WILL lead you down the road of success!!

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    The BEST Company I have ever worked for! A Company that CARES and APPRECIATES it's Associates!

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Fremont, MI
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Fremont, MI

    I worked at Gerber Products full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    I worked in Fremont, MI which is Gerber's Hometown. A large portion of the community and staff that work at Gerber. Friendly, Trusting and Secure Atmosphere. Great Pay, Amazing Benefits, and the company overall appreciates their associates and lets them know it!

    Cons

    I don't really have any... it was a great place to work!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep doing what your doing.. because it works!

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Nice place to work - was better when owned by Novartis than Nestle

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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Director - Brand Manager in Florham Park, NJ
    Former Employee - Director - Brand Manager in Florham Park, NJ

    I worked at Gerber Products

    Pros

    Generally nice, collaborative people
    Consumer focus
    The 'baby' is first
    Data driven, smart decisions
    Team is smart and hard working

    Cons

    Nestle is a bit bureaucratic
    Nestle folks in Switzerland 'elitist'
    Tolerate 'mean' behavior
    Some leaders 'dump' all the work on person below them

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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