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Brasil Foods Reviews

Updated October 19, 2018
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  • "Lack of focus on strategic marketing: innovation or branding are not high in top management agenda" (in 3 reviews)

  • "No one is responsible for anything" (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Marketing Coordinator"

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

    I worked at Brasil Foods full-time

    Pros

    Awesome learnig experience and good environment

    Cons

    Lack of organization. Too many changes

    Advice to Management

    Take care of the people. High levels of turn over are not a good signal


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Challenging environment but full of opportunities"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Brasil Foods full-time

    Pros

    Owner of the two leading food brands in Brazil
    Possibility to work with different categories and portfolios
    Challenging projects
    Possibility to grow fast on the structure if you delivery results

    Cons

    Constant changes on high managements positions and teams
    Lack of clarity on culture and brands roles
    Aggressive environment

  3. "Procurement Coordinator"

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    Current Employee - Procurement Coordinator in São Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil)
    Current Employee - Procurement Coordinator in São Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Big company (100,000 + employees). Complex supply chain, great opportunities to learn and grow. Good company to work.

    Cons

    No wage adjustments on leadership positions. New culture being created, also a lot of changes in the top management.

    Advice to Management

    Focus on people management, to retain talents.


  4. "Procurement Area"

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    Current Employee - Procurement Analyst in Curitiba (Brazil)
    Current Employee - Procurement Analyst in Curitiba (Brazil)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Brasil Foods full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    It's the best school in the food industry. Complex chain and process can add much to your experience. It's quite a challenge working in BRF, and I'm reall gratefull for having this opportunity in my carreer,

    Cons

    Sometimes it can be quite stressfull due to the importance of our role. The large amount of operational work, mainly from another areas takes your time.


  5. "In bad shape"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Brasil Foods full-time

    Pros

    Brf pays a decent salary to the employees

    Cons

    The company had gone through bad management. This affected the company culture and made it lose a lot of money. Under a new board, it will have a long way to try to be profitable again.

    Advice to Management

    Your employees are your most important assets. Their knowledge that runs this company.


  6. "Marketing Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Brasil Foods full-time

    Pros

    - committed employees
    - friendly environment

    Cons

    - underdelivering results
    - constant leadership management changes
    - very complex value chain with some gaps in between
    - strong silo structure

    Advice to Management

    Refresh the entire value chain and address ethical issues


  7. "Manager"

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

    I worked at Brasil Foods full-time

    Pros

    People are great, things move fast

    Cons

    Short term pressure makes people take wrong decisions

  8. "Could be much better"

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    Current Employee - Buyer in São Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil)
    Current Employee - Buyer in São Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Learning process in a fast pace

    Cons

    Bad management and leadership

    Advice to Management

    Lean thinking and continuous improvement are welcome


  9. "OK"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Vienna (Austria)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Vienna (Austria)

    I have been working at Brasil Foods full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    flex time
    average wage
    friendly environment
    always open to new ideas

    Cons

    disorganized
    mostly bad management
    nonexistent career plan
    do not support employment development (courses)
    don't provide extra curricular activities.


  10. "Senior Finance Manager"

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    Current Employee - Senior Finance Manager in São Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil)
    Current Employee - Senior Finance Manager in São Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil)
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good compensation, worldwide actuation, huge company, complex chain

    Cons

    Lack of culture, always in a rush, old minded directors - working hours is measured by quantity, not by quality