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Danone Reviews

Updated January 21, 2017
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Pros
  • Work-life balance is prioritised and ensured to keep employees helaty and most efficient during wokr hours (in 15 reviews)

  • la hauteur du travail fourni et l'ambiance de travail est tr (in 15 reviews)

Cons
  • However Danone work hard to try and reduce this by improving Work-Life balance (in 13 reviews)

  • s grande charge de travail pour un manager (in 8 reviews)

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  1. "Talent Acquisition Manager"

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    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor in White Plains, NY
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor in White Plains, NY

    I have been working at Danone as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Strong company mission statement
    Team oriented environment
    Line of sight to senior leadership
    Embodies health an wellness

    Cons

    Tight office space - impossible to reserve conference rooms


  2. Helpful (3)

    "Good for young people"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The company has good benefits comparable to other companies in the area. Culture has improved over the years. Lot's of opportunities for younger employees.

    Cons

    It is challenging to manage work life balance. Projects are managed too quickly and often inefficiently.

    Advice to Management

    In the US: Until more women and americans are in senior positions you're going to have retention problems.


  3. Helpful (1)

    "Just like any other big company"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Many in Lake of the Pines, CA
    Current Employee - Many in Lake of the Pines, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    flexible with time off good benefits hours are pretty good

    Cons

    never keep to one thing all ways changing

    Advice to Management

    stop giving compliments and then slapping some one in the face


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  5. "Danone Marketing"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Danone full-time

    Pros

    One of its main assets is its pool of high performing professionals and the possibility to embrace 360 projects with strong investment bases.

    Cons

    Work and life balance needs to be revised.
    Decision making tends to go through long hierarchical processes.


  6. "Moderate"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Provides job opportunities. New top management seems to be aware of the risks and opportunities.

    Cons

    Still not operated fully as other global companies. Still French dominance. Lacks structure and processes. Too much people dependence.

    Advice to Management

    Make sure HOPE and CODE are applied properly everywhere for everyone fairly...


  7. "Better Place for learning"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Quality Officer in Sonipat (India)
    Current Employee - Senior Quality Officer in Sonipat (India)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    *Openness
    * Team Work
    * Responsibility
    *Sensible
    * Time Flexible

    Cons

    *Some time decision comes late
    *Morale always down
    *Market Sales
    * Low Production Volume

    Advice to Management

    Management doing job very well


  8. "Great place to work hard"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Great place to work. Autonomy, protagonizam.

    Cons

    Processes is not a strength

    Advice to Management

    Please take care of the turn over and improve benefits. It is pretty much behind the competitors in terms of benefits.


  9. Helpful (1)

    "A daily challenge"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Demand Supply Planning Manager in Athens (Greece)
    Current Employee - Demand Supply Planning Manager in Athens (Greece)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Leading company globally.breaking silos.people oriented.opportunities to grow.multi cultural.work from home benefits.fast moving

    Cons

    Lot of changes.demanding environment with good collaboration with other departments.you must be thinking out of the box


  10. Helpful (2)

    "Working in Danone"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Danone full-time

    Pros

    Danone has many processes and that helps to make work efficient , always looking for long-term innovations.

    Cons

    Work-Life balance is compicated due to the amount of work and tight deadlines.

    Advice to Management

    There is no growth for its employees, almost always they look for people outside the company.


  11. Helpful (2)

    "Good Company Culture"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - BI Developer in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - BI Developer in London, England (UK)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible working hours, relaxed environment, management is open to suggestions.

    Cons

    Changes are a bit slow. Because of being such a big company, most of the times, the scope of your impact is reduced to your geography.

    Advice to Management

    Provide a plataform where employees can spend more time doing stuff and less time estimating what need to be done



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