Hostess Brands Reviews

Updated July 26, 2015
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  1. Helpful (1)

    I was a machine operator who ran the machinery that wrapped buns, robots that delivered the wrapped product to trays whi

    Former Employee - Machine Operator-production in Denver, CO
    Former Employee - Machine Operator-production in Denver, CO

    I worked at Hostess Brands full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good pay, good co-workers, benefits.

    Cons

    It was very hard work

    Advice to Management

    none


  2. Union always keep the upperhand. Hostess allowed some very bad Union contracts.

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Delivery Manager in Memphis, TN
    Current Employee - Delivery Manager in Memphis, TN

    I have been working at Hostess Brands full-time (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Free Cupcakes and always a laid back atmosphere.

    Cons

    Short staffed..always picking up others work.


  3. Great

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Hostess Brands full-time

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great company to work for!

    Cons

    Really dont have nothing bad to say!


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  5. Helpful (1)

    Product Manager

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Hostess Brands

    Pros

    Great potential growth in the industry

    Cons

    none that i could think of


  6. 24 years of uncertain

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Route Salesman in Phila, PA
    Former Employee - Route Salesman in Phila, PA

    I worked at Hostess Brands full-time

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    my immediate supervisor was great

    Cons

    poorly ran company from upper management

    Advice to Management

    nothing now they got what they wanted. They closed it down .


  7. Bankrupt Company.

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Assistant Chief Engineer in Memphis, TN
    Former Employee - Assistant Chief Engineer in Memphis, TN

    I worked at Hostess Brands full-time (Less than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Unable to come up with one.

    Cons

    Limited money to spend on repairs


  8. I enjoyed the actual work that i did. However upper management had no idea how to operate the company.

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Route Delivery Driver in Columbus, OH
    Former Employee - Route Delivery Driver in Columbus, OH

    I worked at Hostess Brands full-time (More than 10 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    I learned a lot about people route sales and merchandising.

    Cons

    Upper management ran the company out of business.


  9. Hostess Brands what happen

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Route Sales in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Route Sales in Los Angeles, CA

    I worked at Hostess Brands full-time (More than 10 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    It was a great job 8 years ago

    Cons

    last 5 years it went down hill. to many differant ceos running the company in differant ways

    Advice to Management

    Get some one who has bakery experience to run the company


  10. Helpful (1)

    Good opportunity to grow the company and save money

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Procurement Analyst in Kansas City, MO
    Former Employee - Procurement Analyst in Kansas City, MO

    I worked at Hostess Brands full-time (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    People were good to work with, systems were being updated, and they helped the community

    Cons

    Union contracts killed the company

    Advice to Management

    Protect against unions


  11. Helpful (1)

    Good place to work

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

    I worked at Hostess Brands full-time (More than 5 years)

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

    Pros

    The people was good to work with.

    Cons

    Communication was a negative downfall

    Advice to Management

    Wish continued success.



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