Dole Food Company Reviews

Updated Jul 3, 2020

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4.0
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Dole Food Company President, Chief Operating Officer Johan Lindén
Johan Lindén
25 Ratings
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  • "That fact, along with the long hours and periodic micro management, did not instill confidence that my superiors would reward my hard work(in 3 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    "Solid company for long term employment opportunites"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Manager FSS Operations in Monterey, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Dole Food Company full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    There are many opportunities for long term growth and advancement. The employees are friendly and welcoming.

    Cons

    Large corporate structure that can sometimes hinder quick and decisive changes.

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    Dole Food Company Response

    December 14, 2019Sr. Human Resources Manager

    Thank you for your review and feedback on the need for training/mentoring.

  2. "Great place"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Store Manager 

    I have been working at Dole Food Company part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great People Are there always

    Cons

    Bad Management is at hand


  3. "Lacking structure, vision and commitment"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Manager in Charlotte, NC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Dole Food Company full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Approachable management and moderate schedule flexibility

    Cons

    Limited internal communication and lack of common vision or goals

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  4. Helpful (1)

    "IT as a necessary evil"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - IT Director in Los Angeles, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Dole Food Company full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Nice people with a great healthy product

    Cons

    Thin margins and lack of vision

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  5. "I was in charge of about 170 people. I had to make sure the lines had enough people and do paperwork for my department."

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Production Manager in Bessemer City, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Dole Food Company full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    I enjoyed the responsibility and I had a great staff. I also enjoy paperwork

    Cons

    The building was 34 degrees and wet

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    Dole Food Company Response

    February 10, 2020Sr. Human Resources Manager

    Thank you for your feedback and thank you for the work that you performed as a Production Manager! Best of luck in your career!

  6. "Leader in many ways"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Marketing 
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Dole Food Company full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Always trying to do the right thing. Wants to do everything right and well.

    Cons

    Tight budgets make tough choices necessary. Antiquated attitude towards modern employee.

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    Dole Food Company Response

    April 9, 2020Sr. Human Resources Manager

    Thank you for your feedback.

  7. "Driver"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Delivery Driver in Coral Springs, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Dole Food Company full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Hard working love my job

    Cons

    Get pay on love good money

    Dole Food Company Response

    February 3, 2020Sr. Human Resources Manager

    Thank you for your feedback, we love hearing that our employees love their jobs!

  8. "Good place to work"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Consumer Service Representative in Westlake Village, Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Dole Food Company full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Compensation, benefits and friendly staff

    Cons

    No job advancement. That’s all

  9. "Great company to work for"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Warehouse Coordinator 

    I worked at Dole Food Company full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits. Room for advancement within the company.

    Cons

    A lot of late nights

    Dole Food Company Response

    December 14, 2019Sr. Human Resources Manager

    Thank you for your review and for your hard work in our Warehouse, a critical part of the supply chain.

  10. "Good Company"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Legal 
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Dole Food Company full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good work environment, clean, not too stressful

    Cons

    Ever-changing company profile. Unfriendly staff, constant staff changes

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