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Pinnacle Foods Overview

Parsippany, NJ
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public (PF)
$2 to $5 billion (USD) per year
At Pinnacle Foods we are at the top of our game and the key to our success is clear. Everything we do is driven by our purpose: unleashing brand potential, dynamically evolving and improving our already beloved products to bring more convenience, taste, nutrition, and joy to ... Read more

Company Updates

  • This week marks our third Pinnacle ACTs (Action Changes Things) week! Almost 1,000 Pinnacle employees across the company are volunteering for more than 80 organizations that support the causes of food, shelter and the environment in their communities

  • In honor of Earth Day on April 22, employees across the company have taken part in various activities to help our environment. This photo shows our Fennville, MI, Granola, CO and Laval, QC teams.

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Pinnacle Foods – Why Work For Us?

We are the maker, marketer and distributor of branded food products that have been American favorites for decades. Our employees located in more than 20 offices and plants across North America rally around our mission. We work to transform our brands to be more profitable for our customers and more enjoyable for our consumers.

At Pinnacle Foods, every employee has the opportunity to make an impact—from marketing and research & development, to manufacturing, finance and sales—each function plays a critical role in our success.  By living our values of trust, candor and ownership we create great relationships that help us deliver results and drive meaningful change for our brands and business

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Bob, Vice President of Pricing Strategy

Every day I work with very smart, experienced people who like challenges and are full of great ideas to help us reinvigorate our iconic brands. Pinnacle is a company on the rise and I’m excited to be part of it.

Michael, Senior Research Chef, Frozen R&D
As a Chef at Pinnacle Foods, I get to impact the business by working closely with cross-functional teams, customers, and consumers to identify new opportunities for advancement and innovation of our great products.

Andrew, Category Development Manager
Pinnacle’s people are among the brightest in the industry, and the working environment encourages leadership, collaboration, and camaraderie. I’m proud to work for a company with such great people and significant growth potential!

Becky, Sr. Manager, Commercialization
I have worked at Pinnacle for nearly 7 years and I can honestly say my work here has always been exciting and rewarding. We have some great brands, breakthrough product innovation, and highly motivated employees.

Mark, Telecom Engineer, Network Services
Pinnacle Foods - great brands, great people, and great leadership make this an exciting place to work! Every week there are challenges and opportunities presented that allow each and every employee to make an impact as an individual and together! Unleashing Brand Potential makes for a brighter future for all!

Our exclusive LiveLife program was designed with employees and their families in mind, helping them better manage life across four key areas—health, work-life balance, finances and safety. From your first day on the job, the LiveLife program is available to you and your family at no cost to you.

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    Trust, Candor and Ownership the ability to do your job and communicate what resources you need to be successful and everyone moving toward the same goal.


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Pinnacle Foods Interviews



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    I applied online. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at Pinnacle Foods (Parsippany, NJ) in March 2017.


    The interview process went very well! Within maybe a week of applying for the position, I heard back from Talent Acquisition and was told that the team was interested in seeing what I had to offer as a candidate, and asked for my availability to schedule a phone interview. I had the phone interview a day later (it was a Friday), and was told that if the team wanted to proceed with me, Talent Acquisition would get back to me regarding an in-person interview. That following Tuesday, I was asked for my availability to come in for an in-person interview. My interview was scheduled two weeks from that date, as it was most convenient for everyone's schedule. The in-person was a panel-type interview, in which I met and interviewed with four members of the team I would be working with, and finally Talent Acquisition at the very end to go over logistics. The first four individual meetings were 45 minutes each, and the final was 30 minutes. The bulk of the interview questions were either behavior-based in order to get a feel for who I was as a professional and individual, or "Tell me about a time when--" questions. In addition to gauging suitability for the position, the company also wants to see that you embody what they stand for, what they do, and what you can bring to the table to help them with their mission. I was told that if the team wanted to proceed with me, I would hear back shortly thereafter and be asked for references. A week later, Talent Acquisition reached out to me for my references, which I completed right away, and the following day, I received the offer for the position.

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Pinnacle Foods Awards & Accolades

  • 2016 VegNews Best of Show Award: Gardein™ Vegan Scramble Breakfast Pockets, Vegnews, 2016
  • Duncan Hines® Perfect Size® for 1 Cakes and Gardein™ Meatless Italian Pizza Crumbles, National Restaurant Association, 2016
  • Canadian Grand Prix Innovation Award, Canadian Grand Prix, 2016
  • Prevention Magazine’s 2016 Cleanest Packaged Foods Awards: Birds Eye® Steamfresh California Style Protein Blend, Gardein™ Crabless Cakes, Earth Balance® Protein Peanut Blend and EVOL Chicken with Rice, Beans, Veggies & Cheddar Fajita Cups, Prevention Magazine, 2016
  • 2016 Best New Product Award, Better Homes and Gardens, 2016
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