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Danone Reviews

Updated May 25, 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. "Assistant brand manager"

    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
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Responsabilities, high visibility, strategic thinking

    Cons

    Few opportunities, low HR internal recruitment process


  2. "Lab Analyst"

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

    Pros

    good atmosphere, good pay, decent benefits

    Cons

    holidays hard to negotiate, lack of guidance by team leaders, excessive overtime

    Advice to Management

    progress more young enthusiastic employees into leadership roles


  3. "Great place to grow"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - S&I Manager in Jakarta (Indonesia)
    Current Employee - S&I Manager in Jakarta (Indonesia)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    good work life balance, flexible working hours and great benefit for women

    Cons

    sometimes can be really unorganized


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  5. "Marketing Key Account Manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Paris (France)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Paris (France)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Nice training
    Good products and product quality value

    Cons

    Too many archaic processes
    Old, non performing IT tools
    Lack of congruence between what is said and what is really done
    Top down management, inflexibility


  6. "Great company"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - They do care about their employees, several rewards (free lunch, Danone day, award ceremony, etc)
    - Positive work atmosphere
    - Employee discount
    - Great values

    Cons

    Some employees should not work there but because of the union's power they will never be fired.


  7. Helpful (3)

    "Inspiring employer, good benefits and opportunity to make a difference"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chiswick, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chiswick, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Genuine leadership opportunities at all levels
    Ability to influence the direction of the business
    Fun supportive team and environment
    Inspiring workplace & dual purpose (social & economic) corporate mission

    Cons

    Broad stakeholder alignment required for decision making

    Advice to Management

    Continue doing what you are doing, inspiring teams and developing true leaders from within the business.


  8. Helpful (1)

    "amazing experience"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Category Management in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Category Management in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Danone (More than a year)

    Pros

    nice people
    nice environment
    enticing offices
    interesting work

    Cons

    difficult clients
    little internal communication
    little acknoledgment of defeat

    Advice to Management

    emphasize on internal communication


  9. "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.


  10. "Marketing trainee"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Marketing Trainee in Mexico, Distrito Federal (Mexico)
    Former Employee - Marketing Trainee in Mexico, Distrito Federal (Mexico)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Danone part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible schedule.
    Free products.
    Good work environment.

    Cons

    Too much pressure.
    Not good for a part time student.


  11. "Good but could be better."

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Definatelly a nice place to work and to develop. Especially in water department. Friendly people. Friendly management. I like it a lot.

    Cons

    Not much I could say against it. Really nice place to work. Maybe add some more benefits, or something, but still it is OK.


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