Tyson Foods Reviews

Updated August 1, 2015
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  1. Ample Opportunity to Grow

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Tyson Foods full-time (More than a year)

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

    Pros

    There are a variety of training programs available to interested team members to expand their knowledge and grow within the company.

    Cons

    There are not many cons. The company culture was a bit too conservative for my liking, but that is just personal preference.


  2. FEM

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

    I have been working at Tyson Foods full-time

    Doesn't Recommend
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    Flexible hours, company expense, yearly raise

    Cons

    Mini micro management, changes occur without notice


  3. haccp coordinator

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

    I have been working at Tyson Foods full-time

    Pros

    great benefits and lots of training at the world headquarters. competitive pay.

    Cons

    too many hours. corporate is always involved in what happens at the plant level. It is very difficult to make changes as there too much red tape.


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  5. Operations associate

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

    I have been working at Tyson Foods

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great field experience Learn how this vertically integrated company works Younger folks are willing to teach you and bring you into the company

    Cons

    The older crowd is not as involved with your learning No set schedule, can change every week

    Advice to Management

    Better communication between the shifts Needs to be more upper management involvement with entry level management personnel


  6. production

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

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Good work place they care

    Cons

    They could pay a little more

    Advice to Management

    Hands on.


  7. gpm

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Unemployed in Lenoir, NC
    Former Employee - Unemployed in Lenoir, NC

    I worked at Tyson Foods full-time (Less than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    average pay, good corporate structure, good corporate policies, good relocation

    Cons

    poor safety ethics, poor communications, poor upper management at plant.

    Advice to Management

    stop treating workers like servants, improve morale, improve sanitation and equipment.


  8. Decent

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Tyson Foods full-time

    Pros

    Decent pay, steady work, great benefits, friendly people

    Cons

    Strict policies, physically demanding, only one day off each week, short breaks

    Advice to Management

    Breaks should be longer to allow employees to feel refreshed or so they can have time to leave during lunch break.


  9. Accounts Payable

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

    I have been working at Tyson Foods full-time

    Pros

    Great culture. Making Great Food. Making a Difference. Awesome work/life balance.

    Cons

    It is corporate so there are politics just like everywhere else.

    Advice to Management

    Promoting on experience may be the easiest way to decide, but it is not the best.


  10. Plant Safety

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

    I have been working at Tyson Foods

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

    Pros

    Weekly paycheck. On-site cafeteria. On-site nurses.

    Cons

    Long hours. Production before safety. Culture will never change. Leadership mentality is results-driven not employee-based.


  11. Production/Maintenance

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

    I have been working at Tyson Foods full-time (Less than a year)

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

    Pros

    The benefits are great, start pay is one of the highest in the city and great work invoromwnt.

    Cons

    Work no matter the weather, work holidays & stay wet...

    Advice to Management

    None



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