Nestlé USA Reviews

Updated September 8, 2014
Updated September 8, 2014
341 Reviews
3.4
341 Reviews
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Nestlé USA Chairman & CEO Paul Grimwood
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Decent work/life balance compared to other industries (in 26 reviews)

  • Good benefits but who knows how long that will last (in 31 reviews)


Cons
  • Work/life balance is suffering because of limited resources and delays in filling openings (in 20 reviews)

  • 60-80 weekly no work life balance (in 8 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great Company To Make A Career With

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Nestlé USA full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great people. Value-driven organization, that is constantly looking for ways to improve, while being both socially and environmentally responsible. For those that are willing to manage their own careers, and are open to relocation there are many possible career paths.

    Cons

    With any large company there are more and more politics to navigate the higher you go in the organization. Nestle is no different.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great company for sales career

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Business Analyst  in  Glendale, CA
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Glendale, CA

    I have been working at Nestlé USA full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great development program and opportunities

    Cons

    Multiple relocations are pretty much required to advance in the company

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3. 2 people found this helpful  

    Career Growth for Great Employees

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Campus Recruiter  in  Solon, OH
    Current Employee - Campus Recruiter in Solon, OH

    I have been working at Nestlé USA full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    There are a ton of opportunities available within Nestle USA and if you are a proven contributor you will be rewarded appropriately. There are constantly new innovations coming down the pipeline, so new challenges are regular.

    Cons

    Currently the company is going through a lot of change. If you are not a person who enjoys change and a challenge, then this may not be the company for you.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5. 1 person found this helpful  

    Best CPG Firm I've worked with!

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Glendale, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Glendale, CA

    I have been working at Nestlé USA full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    great collegues, extremely collaborative environment, great product portfolio

    Cons

    technology could be better. Managable now, but could be more effective at what I do if I had better tools.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Better collaboration/communication between OpCo's would be extremely helpful.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great company to work

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Financial Analyst
    Current Employee - Financial Analyst

    I have been working at Nestlé USA full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Competitive pay. work life balanced. Company focus on continued process improvement. It's a team-oriented environment.

    Cons

    Frequent cost cutting initiatives including restructure of the business.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don’t just look at headcount when you want to cut cost. Sometimes the people you cut are highly critical to the success of the business. Once you loss the resources and insights you might incur more costs.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    unforgettable, so many things to learn and meet great people

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Pasturizer  in  Laurel, MD
    Former Employee - Pasturizer in Laurel, MD

    I worked at Nestlé USA full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    a worldwide company with many opportunities

    Cons

    not enough training for new and promoted employees

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    human interacting training for supervisors, many are promoted from within and show favoritism towards their friends that they are now supervising.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  8.  

    Good Team-working environment with a fair wage.

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    Current Employee - Retail Sales Representative  in  Saint Louis, MO
    Current Employee - Retail Sales Representative in Saint Louis, MO

    I have been working at Nestlé USA part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Strong safety focus. As a driver you are your own boss for most of the day. My days are as long or as short as I want to work.

    Cons

    It is a union position. Job can be more physical on occasion.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9. 1 person found this helpful  

    Good Life

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Nestlé USA full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Work/Life balance and Corporate Culture

    Cons

    Detached business segments that can sometimes interfere with consistancy.

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    I feel very lucky to work here!

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    Current Employee - Recruiter  in  Glendale, CA
    Current Employee - Recruiter in Glendale, CA

    I have been working at Nestlé USA full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    high quality leadership that is transparent about company vision and strategy; impressive board level involvement; collaborative atmosphere with really great people

    Cons

    as expected in a fast-paced, high growth environment, there is often a lot to do and not enough time in the day to do it all.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Nestle USA FA Review

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Nestlé USA

    Pros

    Fair salary, growth opportunities, available resources

    Cons

    Internal communication, lack of documentation available for new hires

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