Tyson Foods

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Tyson Foods Reviews

Updated November 18, 2014
Updated November 18, 2014
135 Reviews
3.6
135 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Giving real work, that effects company, Great work life balance, Everyone is nice, Great place to work (in 5 reviews)

  • Good pay, good training and good company 401k plan (in 6 reviews)


Cons
  • Some roles seem to lack a defined career path and some promotions seemed to be more about who you know rather than what you know (in 3 reviews)

  • Long hours unclear management poor pay as a career lack of efficiency ineptitude by higher ups or corporate (in 3 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Great Career

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Springdale, AR
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Springdale, AR

    I have been working at Tyson Foods full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    This is a great place to work. Very engaging, family friendly and plenty of room for growth.

    Cons

    Upper management is very friendly, but can tend to forget others, such as direct reports.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't forget those under you! Sometimes I see upper management not giving other reports the credit they deserve, or attention they need for their growth.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Employment History

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    Former Employee - Scaler in Wilkesboro, NC
    Former Employee - Scaler in Wilkesboro, NC

    I worked at Tyson Foods full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Good, loving people, and a easy job.

    Cons

    The new supervisor was racist.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Life at Tyson foods

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Team Member in Broken Bow, OK
    Current Employee - Team Member in Broken Bow, OK

    I have been working at Tyson Foods full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Hands on training for me was easy to learn in this way, I have had various supervisors and most of them were great. I lost my mom a few years back and they were wonderful giving me the time off I needed.

    Cons

    The main problem I have is that to me they have an unfair pay rate..I make as much hourly as people that have been there for 20 years and people that have been there just a few years make almost as much as I do..I think they should take loyalty in to account and pay extra for the people that actually stick with them...another major problem is all the repetitive movements after awhile effects your hands, shoulders and other various parts

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Think about the loyal people that stick with the company, tell people when they do a good job, don't just tell them when they are doing wrong.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    EIM Coordinator

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - EIM Coordinator in Fayetteville, AR
    Former Employee - EIM Coordinator in Fayetteville, AR

    I worked at Tyson Foods full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Good benefits, good management group. Pay is where it should be. Advancement opportunities open up often. Pay is in the low 60's with bonus potential.

    Cons

    They hire many who do not live near home office, so they can work from home. The work to be done when not travelling is not evenly distributed.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Think they are moving in the right direction.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    OTR DRIVER

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - OTR Driver in North Richland Hills, TX
    Current Employee - OTR Driver in North Richland Hills, TX

    I have been working at Tyson Foods full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Great Pay, Great Benefits, Very Organized & Home Time... Communicate On The PeopleNet Is Great..

    Cons

    Safety Can Be Annoying... Need Newer Trucks... Try To Answer & Speak To Drivers Calling. 5 Minutes Out Here Alone Waiting Isn't Cool..

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Nothing. They're Ok For Now..

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    A challenge that changed how i viewed labor work.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Debone in Berryville, AR
    Current Employee - Debone in Berryville, AR

    I have been working at Tyson Foods full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    I interacted with different people from cutters, leads, and supervisors.

    Cons

    Sometimes we have to work in other departments if necessary.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    customer service

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    good company to work for

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Maintenance in Springdale, AR
    Current Employee - Maintenance in Springdale, AR

    I have been working at Tyson Foods full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    company does great job with allowing you to use vacation when you want to . they have good core values and

    Cons

    they acquire to many assets then have to let go of people already working to make room for people from new companies acquired.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Great Company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Springdale, AR
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Springdale, AR

    I have been working at Tyson Foods full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    The People, the culture, company growth

    Cons

    Currently in a cycle where perceptions matter more than results.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    good place to work, bad supervisors.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Forklift Pallet-jack Driver in Vienna, GA
    Former Employee - Forklift Pallet-jack Driver in Vienna, GA

    I worked at Tyson Foods full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    good hours, flexible, good benefits,

    Cons

    had problems with constant changes of supervisors..deductions to high.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    supervisors and human relations were unsupportive. computer error they refused to correct cost me my job and they knew it was an error.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    Used to love my career path

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Tyson Foods

    Pros

    Great experience, benefits are above average. For several years, I really thought I made the right decision and enjoyed the teams I've worked with.

    Cons

    Stress, upper management has "good ole boy" mentality. Hours are long, work/ life balance is very challenged. Some teams seem great on the outside, but be aware of those who lack true integrity.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

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