PepsiCo
3.2 of 5 1,481 reviews
www.pepsico.com Purchase, NY 5000+ Employees

PepsiCo Reviews

Updated Apr 16, 2014
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3.2 1,481 reviews

                             

72% Approve of the CEO

PepsiCo Chairman and CEO Indra K. Nooyi

Indra K. Nooyi

(496 ratings)

58% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Pros:
  • "Work life balance was given to those who handled it responsibly"
    in 77 reviews
  • "Pay and Benefits are really good with the exception of 401K"
    in 43 reviews
Cons:
  • "They preach work/life balance but only when it is convenient for management"
    in 184 reviews
  • "long hours hard physical work, stressful at times to complete all requried"
    in 134 reviews
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Fantastic company to work for. Very fast paced.

Quality Control Supervisor (Current Employee)
Johnstown, PA

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

ProsGreat work environment. Easy going management staff which makes the long hours fun. Always something changing. The guys on the floor are great to work with.

ConsManaging in a union environment is always a challenge. A lot of movement in the management staff. Running 24/7 makes for a lot of phone calls and a lot of weekend problems.

Advice to Senior ManagementDon't move around management staff as quickly. The campus hire program is great, but too much movement leaves the front-line with a lack of trust/authority to the frequently shuffled supervisors.

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

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I love it.

Sanitation/Processing (Current Employee)
Jonesboro, AR

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

Proswell i work in the sanitation department. Its days where you get your hours and dont but overall i like working here because theirs room to grow and get more hours and advantages to move to other departments. Another thing if ur having a hard time with ur job their is always somebody who is willing to help.

ConsThere are not many challenges

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

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A Great place to work.

TOCA (Former Employee)
Tolleson, AZ

I worked at PepsiCo full-time for more than 5 years

ProsThe Benefits are good,the people I worked with are very professional.Management is very responsive to needs.

ConsSometimes the hours were challenging. Sometimes had to work split shifts.

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep focus on Safety

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

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My experience with Pepsi has been an overall good experience, but you have to fight for what you want.

Supply Chain Associate (Current Employee)
Burnsville, MN

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

ProsDecent pay and as much or as little overtime as you want.
Positive work atmosphere and room to grow.
Great company to start your career with and use as a stepping stone.
Great 401K match 6%
Health benefits aren't bad either, even though I do not use them.
They is plenty of room to grow with a high turnover rate in management, so long as you are politically correct for the job
Many free and discounted programs, car rentals, costco memberships, financial planning many opportunities

ConsVery political and company when it comes to promotions
They don't seem to want to utilize there best employees when it comes to promotions
They take a college degree to such a high regard that if you don't have one you don't stand much of a chance
     against someone who does
They tend to "play" their employees in order to get what they need out of them, by giving empty promises or false hope.

Advice to Senior ManagementThey need to let people make or break their own career a little more. There tends to be a lot of micro managing, and not wanting to look bad by endorsing someone for the next step. Let people climb the ladder that have proven themselves instead of strategically keeping people in place when they are ready to move up.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Supply Chain Intern (Current Employee)

I have been working at PepsiCo as an intern for less than a year

Prosthe people were great and always willing to help. There was opportunities to travel and take on different roles

ConsI can't really say anything bad about my team. The only negative is that some of the locations are in remote areas.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Awesome

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at PepsiCo

ProsGood pay, good people, fun

ConsSometimes too big, hard to impact

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Pepsico is awesome!

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at PepsiCo

ProsGreat pension plan! Great benefits! Great people! I love what I do! I wouldn't trade it for the world! Go pepsico! Go pepsico!

ConsLong hours! Disgruntled and discouraging managers of the accounts and sometimes your own managers! My managers are awesome by the way!

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep doing a great job! Superb management with superb employees equals great success!

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

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Corporate World of Making Chips

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at PepsiCo

ProsCompensation is equitable and the culture within most operations are unique.

ConsMust be willing sacrifice family and personal life for career advancement

Advice to Senior ManagementLeaders must lead, not just follow marching orders from Plano.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Good place to work with asteriks

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at PepsiCo full-time

ProsMany jobs to fit what you are looking for

ConsVery Political and great company to work for if you are black.

Advice to Senior ManagementCut out the favoritism.

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

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Pepsi Co QTG Sales Intern (Former Employee)
Chicago, IL

I worked at PepsiCo as an intern for more than a year

ProsThe company was great. I liked it a lot.

ConsI did basic office work. But learned a lot from co workers.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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