Hostess Brands Reviews

Updated February 11, 2015
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  1. 1 person found this helpful

    Great co workers. Upper management unwilling to change to better company

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    Current Employee - DSM
    Current Employee - DSM

    I have been working at Hostess Brands

    Pros

    Dedicated sales force, good products, vacation and benefits are good. 401k plan. National brands makes it easier to sell displays

    Cons

    Aging fleet trucks, ordering system is outdated, rail system is ancient need to go to baskets. Unwillingness to spend money

    Approves of CEO
  2. Great first job

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    Current Employee - Machine Operator in Franklin Park, IL
    Current Employee - Machine Operator in Franklin Park, IL

    I have been working at Hostess Brands

    Pros

    - Good experience
    - Management practices patience
    - Good trainers

    Cons

    - No quality of life
    - Not flexible

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Have an ear out for employees and their moral. Need to be more organized as far as scheduling, switching and promoting positions.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3. Terrible company to work for.

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Hostess Brands

    Pros

    Pay was good. Hours were good lots of overtime.

    Cons

    Management was terrible. To many bosses.

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  5. Pay

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    Former Employee - Route Sales Representative in Escondido, CA
    Former Employee - Route Sales Representative in Escondido, CA

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

    Pros

    Good Money,Good Benefits,work at midnight off at noon

    Cons

    Split days off,Ceo doesnt know what he is doing

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    weekends off

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  6. good company to work for 12years

    Former Employee - Route Sales Representative in Michigan City, IN
    Former Employee - Route Sales Representative in Michigan City, IN

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

    Pros

    good people to work with always there for you.

    Cons

    company made investments that always cost them money and clients.

  7. was a good company till Interstate Brands bought us, then everything went downhill fast

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Good paying job five day work week, allowed good work and life balance

    Cons

    Mismanagement and wasteful spending from top to bottom

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Clean house and start over with people that know the industry

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  8. Hostess Brands what happen

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    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)

    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 ManagementAdvice

    Get some one who has bakery experience to run the company

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  9. route sales driver

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Hostess Brands

    Pros

    good company to work for

    Cons

    went out of business nov, 2012

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    none

  10. Career at Hostess Brands

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Hostess Brands full-time

    Pros

    People that worked there - relationships

    Cons

    Company closed due to union issues

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    No longer relevant to management

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  11. Hostess brands

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    Former Employee - Machine Operator in Biddeford, ME
    Former Employee - Machine Operator in Biddeford, ME

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

    Pros

    Salary and benefits were good supervises good to work with

    Cons

    Too much corporate control plant manager could run the plant as he sees fit everything had to be okay from corporate too much red tape

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Treat your workers like human beings not like numbers

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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