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Beam Global Spirits & Wine Reviews

Updated May 22, 2017
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Beam Global Spirits & Wine CEO Matt Shattock
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Pros
  • Some great people left at the mid level despite the annual purges/reorganizations (in 8 reviews)

  • Great brands, great people, great perks (in 5 reviews)

Cons
  • Base pay, work life balance, hard to get to management position (in 6 reviews)

  • Senior management (especially the CEO) has no idea how the business works, and is arrogant (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Great Place"

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    Current Employee - QA Technician in Clermont, KY
    Current Employee - QA Technician in Clermont, KY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Beam Global Spirits & Wine full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Very Flexible, great management, amazing work life balance. Also they give employees free product and other incentives.

    Cons

    Plants and corporate are disconnected, but they are working on it. Some small drama in other groups.

    Advice to Management

    Keep listening to your employees, both corporate and plant level. People are happy but to stay that way there needs to be open communication.


  2. "Satisfied to be part of a growing company"

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    Current Employee - Demand Analyst in Deerfield, IL
    Current Employee - Demand Analyst in Deerfield, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Beam Global Spirits & Wine full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Thirsty Thursdays, Sunny Fridays, Free Booze

    Cons

    Lower salary than want for the level of careere

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good job in recognizing their employees

  3. "Great culture"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Continuous process improvement, free product, generous profit sharing

    Cons

    Base pay, work life balance, hard to get to management position

    Advice to Management

    Develop your strong contributors, adjust pay as needed to make it competitive


  4. "Great Career and Life experience"

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    Current Employee - Supervisor
    Current Employee - Supervisor
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Beam Global Spirits & Wine full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Employee growth, good salary, Tuition reimbursement, growing company, Lots of networking opportunities, good product education.

    Cons

    Communication needs improvement, and Safety needs to be #1 concern. Disconnect between salary and hourly, need to find a way to create a total team concept.

    Advice to Management

    Lead by example, and follow through on commitments


  5. "great experience"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I worked at Beam Global Spirits & Wine full-time

    Pros

    Best part was work culture

    Cons

    sales Management, coordinating part, work schedule


  6. "Great Company..."

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    Former Employee - Intern
    Former Employee - Intern
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Fun atmosphere, great people.
    Work hard, play hard

    Cons

    Some occasionally spiky characters revealed themselves in times of tough love

    Advice to Management

    Crack on


  7. "Amazing company for university students doing co-op!"

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    Former Intern - Financial Analyst in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Former Intern - Financial Analyst in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Beam Global Spirits & Wine as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great environment to learn. Everyone is friendly and willing to teach. Challenged me with a lot of opportunities.

    Cons

    I didn't really see any cons working for Beam!


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