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Danone Reviews

Updated May 26, 2017
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Pros
  • Work-life balance is prioritised and ensured to keep employees helaty and most efficient during wokr hours (in 19 reviews)

  • la hauteur du travail fourni et l'ambiance de travail est tr (in 18 reviews)

Cons
  • However Danone work hard to try and reduce this by improving Work-Life balance (in 14 reviews)

  • Sensation parfois de "grosse entreprise" avec un manque de dynamique (in 9 reviews)

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  1. "Work hard, learn a lot"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Current Employee - Marketing Manager in Helsinki, Southern Finland (Finland)
    Current Employee - Marketing Manager in Helsinki, Southern Finland (Finland)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Learning opportunities that everyone has. Lots of responsibility from day 1 and no or little micro Management. Super Nice people. Everyone supports the other and no back stabbing. Interesting projects and active participants.

    Cons

    The amount of people could be bigger. High level of engagament leads to everyone working a lot more than good in the long run.

    Advice to Management

    There could be more of it.


  2. "Marketing"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Barcelona (Spain)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Barcelona (Spain)

    I worked at Danone full-time

    Pros

    - Great people and environment
    - High level of marketing / great "school"

    Cons

    - Work-life balance
    - Relationship local team vs global team could be improved


  3. "Great mindset, feels slow at times"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - National Account Manager in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - National Account Manager in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - great values and turned towards the world
    - feels entrepreneurial
    -

    Cons

    - feels slow at times
    - a lot of processes


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  5. "HR Supervisor"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Human Resources Business Partner in Guangzhou, Guangdong (China)
    Former Employee - Human Resources Business Partner in Guangzhou, Guangdong (China)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Danone Waters China is a well pay company and provides many opportunity to work with cross function department.

    Cons

    Too much workload, overtime working is quite normal in the office.


  6. "Director"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Moscow (Russia)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Moscow (Russia)
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Danone full-time

    Pros

    Milk industry Russia and wholesale retail distribution

    Cons

    Large company hence cold lead to miss oppurtunities if not flexible

    Advice to Management

    Oppurtunities in emerging markets in the Russian custom unions


  7. "Great healthy food company"

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

    I have been working at Danone full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Space to make things happen
    Great business- healthy food
    Great leadership, strong vision from CEO

    Cons

    Unclear decision making process

    Advice to Management

    Clarify governance while keeping processes agile and speed


  8. "Business Solution Manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Systems Analyst in Jakarta (Indonesia)
    Current Employee - Business Systems Analyst in Jakarta (Indonesia)
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good benefit: the health benefit amazing
    Flexible hours
    Casual outfit

    Cons

    Workloads
    Management slow response
    Low salary
    Inefficient for resource management
    Too Paris centric


  9. "Very nice place to work"

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

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

    Pros

    friendly atmosphere, dynamic, open and learning culture, great opportunities to grow

    Cons

    Lack of agility and barriers between business units


  10. "HR Intern"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Intern in Jakarta (Indonesia)
    Former Intern - Intern in Jakarta (Indonesia)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Danone as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    It was fun, I was given a project to do and the colleagues were nice. They have a very healthy lifestyle in the office so freeflow fruits and other healthy snacks

    Cons

    Not very busy maybe because I was there at the end of the year


  11. "Operator"

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

    Pros

    Flexible work
    Good ambient
    Good work force

    Cons

    unorganized projects
    Lack of rewards when it comes to achieving

    Advice to Management

    Get better team leaders


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