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Campbell Soup Company Overview

Camden, NJ
10000+ employees
1869
Company - Public (CPB)
Food & Beverage Manufacturing
$5 to $10 billion (USD) per year
Campbell (NYSE:CPB) is driven and inspired by our Purpose, “Real food that matters for life’s moments.” We make a range of high-quality soups and simple meals, beverages, snacks and packaged fresh foods. For generations, people have trusted Campbell ... Read more

Mission: Our purpose: Real food that matters for life’s moments. For generations, people have trusted Campbell to provide food and drinks that are good, honest, authentic and flavorful – made from ingredients that are grown, prepared, cooked or baked with care. People ... Read more

Company Updates

  • CAMPBELL NAMED TO THE DOW JONES SUSTAINABILITY INDICES FOR 10TH CONSECUTIVE YEAR

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    Campbell Named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices for 10th Consecutive Year | Campbell Soup Company

    CAMDEN, N.J.-(BUSINESS WIRE)-Sep. 13, 2018- Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index for the 10th consecutive year. These independent rankings recognize Campbell's leadership in creating a more sustainable environment and making a measurable difference in Campbell's hometown communities.

  • CAMPBELL ANNOUNCES SIGNIFICANT ACTIONS FOLLOWING BOARD-LED STRATEGY AND PORTFOLIO REVIEW

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    CAMPBELL ANNOUNCES SIGNIFICANT ACTIONS FOLLOWING BOARD-LED STRATEGY AND PORTFOLIO REVIEW | Campbell Soup Company

    Focusing Portfolio on Campbell Snacks and Campbell Meals and Beverages in North America, Leveraging Iconic Brands and Leading Market Positions Pursuing Divestitures of Campbell International (including Arnott's and the Kelsen Group) and Campbell Fresh to Increase Focus; Proceeds will be Used to Significantly Reduce Debt Raising Overall Cost Savings Target to $945...

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Campbell Soup Company – Why Work For Us?




THE CAMPBELL STORY

Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) is a global food company headquartered in Camden, N.J., with annual sales of approximately $8 billion. The Company makes a range of high-quality soups and simple meals, beverages, snacks and packaged fresh foods. Campbell is driven and inspired by our purpose: Real food that matters for life’s moments. For generations, people have trusted Campbell to provide authentic, flavorful and readily available foods and beverages that connect them to each other, to warm memories, and to what’s important today.

Led by our iconic Campbell’s brand, our portfolio extends beyond soup to foods such as Pepperidge Farm cookies and Goldfish crackers; Arnott’s, Kjeldsens and Royal Dansk biscuits; V8 beverages; Bolthouse Farms super-premium beverages, carrots and dressings; Garden Fresh Gourmet salsas, hummus, dips and tortilla chips; Plum premium organic baby food; Swanson broths; Prego pasta sauces; Pace Mexican sauce; and Pacific Foods organic broths, soups and plant-based beverages.


WE MAKE REAL FOOD FOR REAL PEOPLE

They trust us to provide food and drink that is good, honest, authentic, and flavorful—made from ingredients that are grown, prepared, cooked, or baked with care.

People love that our food fits their real lives, fuels their bodies, and feeds their souls. And they appreciate knowing what goes into our food, and why—so they can feel good about the choices they make, for themselves and their loved ones.


WHAT WE DO EVERY DAY MATTERS

Families of all kinds rely on our foods. Our people rely on us for a challenging and supportive workplace. Our customers rely on us to help them meet the needs of their customers — profitably.

Communities rely on us to help them thrive. And our shareholders rely on us for solid, sustainable returns. We make the biggest impact for all these groups when we set, and meet, high goals.









OUR FOOD ENCOURAGES PEOPLE TO PAUSE AND SAVOR LIFE’S MOMENTS

Whether shared or enjoyed alone, every single product we make connects people — to each other, to warm memories, to what’s important today — and invites them to live those moments to their fullest.

Our purpose has had a profound impact on how we think, talk and act about our food. We are using it as a filter for decision making and have made steady progress, but we realized we needed a more precise definition of real food to drive faster, better and more consistent decisions and outcomes. Enter our Real Food Philosophy.

How We’re Living Our Values

Since 2014, we’ve been on a journey to become a purpose-driven organization. We began by defining our Purpose, Real food that matters for life’s moments, which helped us capture who we are, what we believe, and the company we want to be. We’ve made great progress on our journey, including our work to define what real food means to us through our Real Food Philosophy. But to truly activate the philosophy and become a purpose-driven organization with innovation at the helm, we needed to reinvent our culture, and that started with answering a simple question–What do we value?

In 2016, the Campbell Leadership Team set out to answer that question. Each word was meticulously and purposefully chosen with the goal of redefining Campbell’s Values to create the behaviors and culture we need to live into our Purpose. We believe in these Values and the accompanying behaviors they put forth. Our Values are a representation of what our company and our people have always stood for, while inspiring us to embrace change to compete effectively in a dynamic marketplace.

More than a year after introducing these Values, we’re seeing them come to life in a variety of ways across Campbell:

  • On our social network. Campbell employees interact on Workplace, an internal social media platform powered by Facebook. Our people have gotten creative and made the site their own, using the hashtag function to tag corporate Values in their posts.
  • In our talent development efforts. Our Values are being embedded into performance management internally and behavioral interviewing externally, allowing us to attract and retain individuals who share Campbell’s ideals.
  • In our training. We introduced new Campbell University training through which employees can learn how to apply the Values to their own work. Values 360 helps employees assess how well their own behaviors align with company standards.
  • From our leaders. Our C100, or the top 100 leaders within Campbell, are key to transforming our culture to reflect our Values. Leaders recorded a series of videos discussing what Campbell’s Values mean to them.

At Campbell, we strive to create an inclusive and inspired environment, rich in diverse people, talent and ideas to fuel our growth and create a high performance culture driven by engaged employees.   We believe that the key to success is attracting, retaining and engaging a diverse workforce that reflects our consumer of today and tomorrow.

Campbell has 9 Identity (ID) Networks.  These are groups that are dedicated to building our inclusive culture and connecting employees to the business 

  • Four dedicated to affinity (America Indian, Asian, Black and Hispanic)
  • One focused on position/job (Campbell Administrative Professionals aka CAPs)
  • One focused on the generations (Bridge)
  • A LGBTQ network (OPEN)
  • One dedicated to living into our purpose, “Real food that matter’s for life’s moment” (Roots)
  • Our largest group the Women of Campbell


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Campbell’s offers 3-month internships and 6-month co-op positions that will provide you with tangible work experience in your field or area of study, the inner workings of Campbell Soup Company, innovation and leadership.  This means you will:

  • Collaborate on cross-functional teams, as part of a diverse group of employees
  • Meet executive leaders during “coffee chats” and “lunch-n-learn” events
  • Participate in networking and community outreach activities
  • Make a difference

Interns and co-op participants also have many opportunities to network with their fellow students, at both undergrad and Graduate level. Whether it’s participating in a coffee chat, a sporting event or volunteering in the community, you’ll be provided with the opportunity to participate in a well-rounded and structured program.  

  • Real conversion success stories – The University Recruitment Program is a part of Campbell’s Workforce Strategy.  The intent of the program is to convert high performing interns / co-ops into full time employees
  • Real access and connection to leadership – During your internship / co-op experience you have the opportunity to formally and informally engage with leaders across the organization
  • Meaningful projects with Real business outcomes – Whether you are supporting a new product launch, line extension, process efficiency or workforce succession plan our interns / co-ops have the ability to make an impact on current and future priorities


Do you have the ingredients to be extraordinary? Apply Online Now


2018 Corporate Responsibility Report

At Campbell, our Purpose — Real food that matters for life’s moments — has fundamentally altered how we think, talk and act about our food, from farm to table: from how our food is grown and the ingredients we select, to how we prepare our foods and the types of brands in our portfolio.


For nearly 150 years, Campbell has made real food and real experiences that connect our consumers to each other and to the world around them. People trust us to provide foods and drinks that are good, honest, authentic and flavorful — made from ingredients that are grown, prepared and cooked or baked with care.


And, now more than ever, consumers expect brands to be socially and environmentally responsible, serve a purpose in their lives, reflect their values and beliefs, and make a difference in the world. Moreover, they want companies like ours to be authentic and open, particularly about how and where their food is made, why certain ingredients are used and how those ingredients are produced and sourced.


We welcome this era of transparency as a new opportunity to connect with consumers. We know the people who buy our foods hold us to a higher standard, and we welcome that accountability. That’s our character as a company.

 



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    "Progressive, Forward-Thinking Culture"

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    Pros

    Progressive and forward-thinking culture. Several resources designed to enhance career development. Several on-campus benefits including top-of-the-line cafeteria, fitness center, outdoor work space, treadmill desks, and on-site daycare.

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Campbell Soup Company Interviews

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    Application

    The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Campbell Soup Company (Philadelphia, PA) in May 2015.

    Interview

    The interview process was pretty standard. I had a phone screen and then an in person interview with two managers. Everyone was nice UNTIL it came to follow up. I reached out to the manager via email twice asking her to let me know their decision and I never heard back from her. I find it very unprofessional for a talent acquisition team manager/lead to ignore an email from a candidate that they interviewed in person. As a recruiter I never treat candidates that way. At the very least I give them the courtesy of responding with a "thank you for your time, but we have decided to pursue other candidates." That takes 1 minute.

    A large part of recruiting is customer service from the beginning to the end of the process.

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Campbell Soup Company Awards & Accolades

  • America's Most Reputable Companies, Reputation Institute, 2018
  • Top 100 Internship Programs of 2018, WayUp, 2018
  • Global 2000 Leading Companies, Forbes, 2014
  • DuPont Awards, businesswire, 2013
  • CEO Award, Corporate Responsibility Magazine, 2013
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