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"Environmental Health and Safety"

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Former Employee - EHS in Kansas City, MO
Former Employee - EHS in Kansas City, MO
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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

Pros

Some very nice people in some departments, decent pay to start, decent healthcare, they pay for training

Cons

Overall bad attitude and end of the world view from management, lack of leadership and cooperation, overbearing corporate culture, stigma of the former Farmland Industries fiasco does not help with local relations in Kansas City. They tend to hire people with no personality.

Advice to Management

Value your people, this is the food industry act like its the 21st Century, update your equipment and facilities.

Other Employee Reviews for Farmland Foods

  1. Helpful (1)

    "One hell of a Ride"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Processor in Austin, MN
    Former Employee - Processor in Austin, MN
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Meeting New people is allways a must and there are alot of new people that work for this company,
    The smiles and work surroundings kept everyone in a happy place. There was alot of good humor to keep everyone moving.

    Cons

    Long hours, and got pushed alot to get the jobs done. Some supervisors Had swollen heads and Treated some people Wrongly. Shortly after they were dismissed and It worked out.
    Sometimes it was very stressful.

    Advice to Management

    Have the day shift finish their work and not push it onto the ones that work the night shift so that they are so bogged down with work that they have to stay late to finish their job.


  2. "Good internship experience, probably not interested in working there long term"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Corporate Intern in Kansas City, MO
    Former Employee - Corporate Intern in Kansas City, MO
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    - Freedom and encouragement to explore new ideas
    - Management really cares about employees
    - Higher than average pay
    - Easy to make friends

    Cons

    - Very mechanistic, hard to meet top executives
    - Antiquated processes
    - Seems as though ethics is promoted by HR, but managers are promoted and compensated based on how well they are able to climb over other people in the organization
    - Has been high employee turnover in the past, both at employee and executive levels

    Advice to Management

    Work on automating as many processes as possible at the corporate office level. This can result in huge cost savings and a reduction in the need for staff doing mundane, repetitive, boring jobs. Also, try to integrate current executives into a new executive's management style, i.e. don't get rid of an entire team of experienced officers because of a new manager.

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