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Almarai Reviews

Updated August 16, 2017
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Pros
  • very organised and good company (in 5 reviews)

  • Almarai is biggest company in gulf is best company and good experience for me (in 5 reviews)

Cons
  • None, It's the best company in middle east (in 2 reviews)

  • Strong policies, alot of pressure with crazy deadlines, different nationalities with diferent cultures (in 2 reviews)

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  1. "General Farm Worker Horticulture"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Penn, PA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Penn, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    grapes harvest, olives harvest, packing grapes,putting net in dates fruits, makes a ring guard in dates tree, spraying the herbicide in dates plantation...

    Cons

    signing contract dairy farm,but when in KSA we put in horticulture that's why we end our contract and not renew our signing contract...

    Advice to Management

    largest company in KSA in food production and manufacturing food


  2. "Best MNC in Gulf"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Team Manager in Riyadh (Saudi Arabia)
    Former Employee - Team Manager in Riyadh (Saudi Arabia)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Almarai full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    progressive work culture.
    best facilities.
    multi culture.
    clear work.
    best hygiene environment.
    great team work

    Cons

    nothing much.
    only company location is not good.
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    Advice to Management

    keep motivating employees

  3. "Save and safe"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    It would be a good experience

    Cons

    Coverage of ill children and other family matter is easier when the job is available


  4. "Sales Finance in FMCG"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Accounting Officer in Riyadh (Saudi Arabia)
    Current Employee - Senior Accounting Officer in Riyadh (Saudi Arabia)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Almarai full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    1- Good working environment
    2- Variety of job tasks
    3- Multinational

    Cons

    1- Heavy workload
    2- Low compensation
    3- High employee turnover


  5. "Software Programmer"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Programmer in Riyadh (Saudi Arabia)
    Former Employee - Programmer in Riyadh (Saudi Arabia)
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Almarai full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Best place to learn business process and operations
    Life-work balance

    Cons

    They recruit you as Programmer and give work of application support and bit feature enhancement and bug fix.
    Too much lack of software development standard no documents and change set logs are not available to employee.
    After working for some months you feel like you knowledge and skills getting degraded dramatically.
    Does not have team coordination improvement meetings.

    Advice to Management

    Create and maintain software development standards and best practices.
    Managers should implement new technologies effectively.


  6. "Maintenance technician"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Electrical Maintenance Technician in Riyadh (Saudi Arabia)
    Current Employee - Electrical Maintenance Technician in Riyadh (Saudi Arabia)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Almarai full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Almarai is biggest company in gulf is best company and good experience for me

    Cons

    Chandra sir is good manger sir Dennis sir is good

    Advice to Management

    Is good management and better for all


  7. Helpful (2)

    "Division Planning Manager - Dairy and Bakery"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Division Planning Manager in Al Kharj (Saudi Arabia)
    Former Employee - Division Planning Manager in Al Kharj (Saudi Arabia)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    It's a very progressive company with robust strong systems and processes.
    Has competitive pay grades and very good work culture of "CAN DO" and TEAMWORK with other departments are exemplary.

    Cons

    Bit difficult to initiate change and hard to grow vertically.

  8. "Outbound Logistics Team Leader"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Team Leader in Jeddah (Saudi Arabia)
    Former Employee - Team Leader in Jeddah (Saudi Arabia)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Gained so much experience in a very short time that I don't expect to have else where.

    Cons

    Compensation was little bit lower than what competitors offer

    Advice to Management

    Take a very good care of the new generation especially the youth in GPT program.


  9. "Good"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Lean Manager in Riyadh (Saudi Arabia)
    Current Employee - Lean Manager in Riyadh (Saudi Arabia)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Almarai full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Tax free salary, year round sun, cross functional exposure, highly talented colleagues and daily challenges to drive company performance in a positive direction

    Cons

    Conservative country and limitations are a challenge. Bring away from home, family and friends. Company doesn't always to understand, or appear to understand these challenges

    Advice to Management

    Need to secure the future of key staff in the medium to long term


  10. "Senior Sensory Scientist"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Senory Scientist in Riyadh (Saudi Arabia)
    Current Employee - Senior Senory Scientist in Riyadh (Saudi Arabia)
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Quality, Top Company in Middle East, Multi-cultured Environment

    Cons

    None, It's the best company in middle east.


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