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Empresas Polar Reviews

Updated January 4, 2018
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  • I was proud to work with them, but the political situation in Venezuela became unbearable for my family and for me (in 3 reviews)

  • The cons come from the social-political situation that Venezuela is going through (in 4 reviews)

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  1. "sales manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Auburndale, FL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Auburndale, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Empresas Polar full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    excellent company and nice people.

    Cons

    having a difficult situation right now.

    Advice to Management

    n/a


  2. "Biggest privately-held food and beverage company in Venezuela"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great place to work
    Employee benefits

    Cons

    Current political situation in Venezuela

  3. "Best place to work in Venezuela"

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    Former Employee - Quality Assurance Analyst
    Former Employee - Quality Assurance Analyst
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Empresas Polar full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    I loved to work in Empresas Polar. Since I graduated I had the opportunity to develop my career with them for 7.5 years.
    It's a family company so, they do their best to make you feel as a family.The benefits and salaries are one of the best in Venezuela. Opportunity to improve your career.

    Cons

    Nothing related to the company.
    The cons come from the social-political situation that Venezuela is going through.


  4. "Excellent Place"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Excellent family held company. Best Place to work in Venezuela.

    Cons

    Decision making sometimes is difficult due to the Country's communist regime... Slow things up

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great work !!!


  5. "System Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    - Best working experience
    - Great facilities
    - Growth opportunities
    - High values and working ethic
    - Excellence-driven approach
    - Best company in Venezuela

    Cons

    The IT department has a different culture than the rest, it has a dated managerial practice that frustrate innovative endeavors and improvements.

    Advice to Management

    Take advantage of the great recruitment process that Empresas Polar has by empowering your direct reports instead of just assign tasks and objectives.


  6. "Strategic Planning Manager"

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    Current Employee - Strategy Manager
    Current Employee - Strategy Manager
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Pepsi-Cola Venezuela has a large portfolio of brands in the Drinks Carbonated and Non-carbonated. With them meet various needs of consumers as to hydrate, nourish, enjoy, cool or accompany your meal, covering various times both inside and outside the home.

    Cons

    Venezuela's actual situation has been insecure to live in

    Advice to Management

    You will challenge yourself to be the best for one of the best


  7. "Amazing Company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Empresas Polar full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The best company to work.

    Cons

    The social economic situation of the country impacts directly in this company (Venezuela).

  8. "Ingeniero Mecánico"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Valencia, Carabobo (Venezuela)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Valencia, Carabobo (Venezuela)

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

    Pros

    Company with high motivation to achieve the objectives and development of new projects offering a high growth in the industry for the country.

    Cons

    Empresas Polar has always been a company of growth and continuous improvement

    Advice to Management

    echanical Engineer with 25 years of experience in a Venezuelan Industry, I am a person with a lot of momentum in coordination teamwork; I consider myself a very responsible person. I try whenever possible to solve all kinds of problems in the workplace, streamlining the most of all the tasks that are assigned to me and be able to obtain the best possible performance as a person and teamwork team to higher performance of our organization. Possess the ability to be self-taught, which allows me to adapt to developments and changes of technologies and working methods.


  9. "Sales manager, mass consumption"

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    Former Employee - Industrial Engineer in San Cristóbal, Táchira (Venezuela)
    Former Employee - Industrial Engineer in San Cristóbal, Táchira (Venezuela)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Empresas Polar full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Positioning in the target segment, in this case is the socio-economic level medium-low
    Wide geographic coverage, La Polar's premises are located throughout venezuela, especially in the place of more public and some shopping centers.

    Cons

    The financial situation of the country completely covers the industry, which means that margins and profitability indicators are directly impacted.

    Advice to Management

    management of performance indicators
    address of people
    conflict management
    control and inventory management
    control of accounts receivable
    among others


  10. "Best place to work"

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    Former Employee - Compensation Specialist in Caracas, Capital District (Venezuela)
    Former Employee - Compensation Specialist in Caracas, Capital District (Venezuela)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Empresas Polar full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    The best and first company in the country (Venezuela)

    Cons

    The effort of the goverment to shut it down


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