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Horsham, PA
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
Food & Beverage Manufacturing
$5 to $10 billion (USD) per year
Although you know our brands, you may not know us. We’re Bimbo Bakeries USA, the largest baking company in America and we are excited to offer professional and personal opportunities to Feed Your Life!
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Mission: Delicious and nutritious baked goods and snacks in the hands of all.

Bimbo Bakeries – Why Work For Us?

Not everyone is familiar with the Bimbo Bakeries USA name. However, everyone in the U.S. has likely enjoyed at least one of our many products at one time or another. Some of our iconic brands and fresh products can trace their histories back to the late 1800s or early 1900s, when our traditions of freshness and value began. Bimbo Bakeries USA’s story begins in 1994, when Grupo Bimbo – Mexico’s largest baking company with operations in 32 countries – purchased La Hacienda, a California-based tortilla company. Bimbo Bakeries USA then entered the U.S. bread market in 1997 with the acquisition of Pacific Pride Bakeries of San Diego.

The company grew again in 1998 with the purchase of Mrs Baird’s Bakeries in Texas, which at the time was the largest family-owned bakery in the U.S. The combined operations were renamed Bimbo Bakeries USA (BBU).

In 2002, BBU acquired the Western U.S. baking business of George Weston Ltd., adding such iconic premium brands as Oroweat®, Entenmann’s®, Thomas’® and Boboli®. In 2009, Grupo Bimbo purchased the remaining U.S. fresh baked goods business of George Weston Ltd., adding brands such as Arnold®, Brownberry®, Freihofer’s® and Stroehmann®.

In 2011, BBU completed its largest acquisition to date: Sara Lee’s North American Fresh Bakery business. Adding Sara Lee’s bread business doubled BBU in size, enabling us to better deliver on our mission, vision and values.

Today, BBU operates more than 50 bakeries, employs more than 20,000 associates and distributes products through 11,000 sales routes throughout the United States.


Thomas'                                                          Sara Lee


Nature's Harvest                                       Arnold


Bimbo                                                               Oroweat


BallPark                                                            Brownberry


Marinela                                                          Entenmann's


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    "Very good compensation"

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    Excellent pay and benefits. If you enjoy the odd shifts there alway an opening'


    Extreme corp. structure. Weight gain!

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    Find your empoyees strenth and style and help him maximize his potential instead of leting him flounder!!

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    I applied online. I interviewed at Bimbo Bakeries in February 2017.


    I had initially met a recruiter at my campus career fair and was told to apply online. I applied online and heard back within 2 weeks and was scheduled for a phone interview. The interview was very casual and it was more about getting know you. The recruiter touched based with me often about where I was in the process. I spoke with a director about 3 weeks after the initial interview and was given an offer almost immediately after our conversation.

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