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Hartz Mountain Overview

www.hartz.com
Secaucus, NJ
201 to 500 employees
2004
Subsidiary or Business Segment
Manufacturing
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Mars, Hill's Pet Nutrition, Nestlé Purina PetCare
Hartz has mountains of products for pets! The company makes 1,500-plus pet care products, including nutritional supplements for birds and fish; over-the-counter animal healthcare items; and toys and training aids for dogs and cats. It also caters to ferrets, hamsters, and ... Read more

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    Former Employee - Scientist in Secaucus, NJ
    Former Employee - Scientist in Secaucus, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
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    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Hartz Mountain full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    flexible hours, good middle management, fantastic work/life balance

    Cons

    The company is transitioning away from a great company to work for, to one that kept cutting employee perks. A large Japanese company bought it out and is slowly cutting enployee's benefits and hassling people.

    Advice to Management

    If you want to maintain all the great things about the company you purchased, you should restore the parts of the company that kept so many enployees for 20+ years. If you keep cutting employee incentives, you will lose all the loyal and hardworking employees you invested in.

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    Brand Manager Interview

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    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Hartz Mountain.

    Interview

    I was interviewed by the Directors, the VP for Marketing and the President at that time. Questions asked were very pragmatic, not theoretical, with a keen interest on how I demonstrated certain skill sets and qualities they were looking for. I remember that they wanted to be convinced that I can "roll up my sleeves", deal with ambiguity, and be persevering in conflict situations.

    Interview Questions

    • Cite an example of how you had to deal with a serious conflict at work.   1 Answer
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