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Empresas Polar Reviews

Updated March 26, 2017
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  1. "Biggest privately-held food and beverage company in Venezuela"

    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
    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


  2. "Best place to work in Venezuela"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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.


  3. "Excellent Place"

    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
    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 !!!


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  5. "System Analyst"

    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

    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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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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. "The best company"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Financial Information Analyst III in Caracas, Capital District (Venezuela)
    Current Employee - Financial Information Analyst III in Caracas, Capital District (Venezuela)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Against all the odds, the government regulations, and the persecution to the CEO of Empresas Polar, we continue to produce all of our products with the best quality that all the country loves.

    Cons

    The only cons is that you live with the doubt that the government could take over the company and you could end without a job.

    Advice to Management

    Continue with the good work that you do everyday no matter what the other say


  8. "Polar"

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

    Pros

    Unmatched compensation and benefits compared to other Venezuelan companies
    Great company culture, employees truly love the company and the work they're doing for Venezuela

    Cons

    Very hierarchical (it is a family business after all)
    HR in general is very poorly managed, especially in Alimentos Polar (food division)

    Advice to Management

    Keep working hard for, and investing in, Venezuela
    Improve your hiring, promoting, and firing policies in order to reduce the effects of brain drain


  9. "Technical Director"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Technical Director in Caracas, Capital District (Venezuela)
    Former Employee - Technical Director in Caracas, Capital District (Venezuela)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Values , clear vision , recognition, team work , nice place to work, excellent working conditions,
    professional development, personal development, excellent working ambient, leadership.

    Cons

    poor creativity, poor humility, poor risk assumption,


  10. "Research and Development Manager"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - R&D Manager in Valencia, Carabobo (Venezuela)
    Current Employee - R&D Manager in Valencia, Carabobo (Venezuela)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    professional development within the organization is largely determined by your desire to improve and focus the work you do . Open philosophy also allows you to scale your comments and suggestions to the highest levels of the company

    Cons

    the current situation of the country opaque and discourages all efforts made by the organization to preserve their staff

    Advice to Management

    none


  11. "Compensation and Benefits Analyst"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Compensation and Benefits Analyst in Caracas, Capital District (Venezuela)
    Current Employee - Compensation and Benefits Analyst in Caracas, Capital District (Venezuela)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Leading company which expose workers to the top ways of doing things

    Cons

    Economy in the country is killing company´s intiative


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