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Cadbury Reviews

Updated October 8, 2017
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  • All the good will was lost with the hostile takeover by Kraftfoods (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Nice place to work."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Finance Executive in Baddi (India)
    Current Employee - Finance Executive in Baddi (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cadbury full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Nice place to work and get exposure.

    Cons

    Lots of work load is there in Cadbury.


  2. "Best employee freindly company"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Officer in New Delhi (India)
    Former Employee - Sales Officer in New Delhi (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    learning gained with them are of best standards and help in carving the future.

    Cons

    Did not come across with any

  3. "Wonderful, learning and value adding"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Scientist I - Chocolate Solutions in Birmingham, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Senior Scientist I - Chocolate Solutions in Birmingham, England (UK)
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    It is a company to work with proven & tracking values. It cares for its people.

    Cons

    nothing as it comes to mind at once.


  4. "Very sweet company, very nice culture."

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mumbai (India)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mumbai (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Cadbury full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Very aggressive expansion, was very to be part of growth story.

    Cons

    Poor career prospects for few functions.


  5. "Work with Cadbury is simply happy"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Cadbury full-time

    Pros

    Market leadership. Innovation. Distribution Network.

    Cons

    They don't follow their own and implemented systems,rules.

    Advice to Management

    Share more data with the field level executives. So that they can analyse something more and learn more.


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Cadbury - WAS a nice company to work with"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Executive in Kolkata (India)
    Former Employee - Sales Executive in Kolkata (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Market Leader in Chocolates - Targets & Growths never an issue...
    Very strong in systems and processes.
    Highly data oriented - even outlet level sales can be tracked anytime.
    The team members and various functions are usually quite friendly, supportive and helpful.
    In my times, the bosses were EXCELLENT. Everyone was a gentleman / lady, the company culture was very nice. (Of-late, am hearing a rumor that this has gone for a toss.)
    Distributors are majorly stable, though some corrections have been happening of-late.

    Cons

    Lags behind in small toffee / candy / bubblegum. But the company has high hopes for those.
    Same with Bournvita, Oreo and Tang.
    Acute stock issues in high selling products. So everyone will push one to achieve targets with slow moving lines.

    Advice to Management

    Keep the tag of being Employee Friendly. Your products will sell anyhow, provided there is enough production. And don't oppress the peaceful distributors, they are an asset to the company.


  7. "satisfactory job with less salary"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Technical Executive in Coimbatore (India)
    Former Employee - Technical Executive in Coimbatore (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    service oriented and training based job

    Cons

    low salary and more over same salary to both UG and PG graduated employees.
    no office for technical executives
    immediate decisions regarding office meeting without prior intimations to the executives.
    No difference between an Under Graduate degree employee and a Masters degree employee

    Advice to Management

    Consider our degrees and fix the salary accordingly.
    categorize the hierarchy in the field level as sometimes field officers influences Technical executives.
    after recruiting your employees for a concerned job, provide them 1 or 2 month of training and evaluate their efficiency so that they can prove their ability in field level. This is entirely absent in this area.

  8. "It is an experience of learning and witnessing the high growth.`"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager-procurement in Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh (India)
    Current Employee - Manager-procurement in Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Cadbury full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Freedom of work.
    Good Environment
    Good Career

    Cons

    Resistance to change & Openness

    Advice to Management

    Keep it up


  9. "Long Career and always a new growth challenge"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Focused management, healthy company with plenty of challenges and opportunities to grow. Very good work/life balance, always teated with dignity and respect as an employee.

    Cons

    Sometime too consensus driven, it can be tough to get everyone lined up to make a decision.

    Advice to Management

    Stay focused. Don't reopen decisions. Trust your mid managers -- we are with you!!!


  10. "Overall a good place to work"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - QA Manager in Mumbai (India)
    Current Employee - QA Manager in Mumbai (India)
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Leading FMCG company.
    Good brand name

    Cons

    Kraft acquisition.
    No clarity on roles now

    Advice to Management

    Should give better direction to the employees


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