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Flowers Foods Reviews

Updated April 30, 2017
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Flowers Foods President and CEO Allen L. Shiver
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Pros
  • Good pay for the work you're doing (in 16 reviews)

  • Good benefits, great potential long term career opportunities (in 12 reviews)

Cons
  • Long hours,minimal compensation for hard work (in 28 reviews)

  • Long hours, no work-life balance, all employees are expendable (in 7 reviews)

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  1. "Hang in there"

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    Former Employee - Sanitation in Philadelphia, PA
    Former Employee - Sanitation in Philadelphia, PA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Hourly rate and close by home

    Cons

    Management not on the right track

    Advice to Management

    Too focus equally on cleanliness with production


  2. "Shipping Clerk"

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    Former Employee - Shipping Clerk in Memphis, TN
    Former Employee - Shipping Clerk in Memphis, TN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Flowers Foods full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great pay. Overtime available but sometimes is mandatory.

    Cons

    At the time poor management, favoritism, inconsistent work schedule.


  3. "Flowers review"

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    Former Employee - Production Technician in Villa Ridge, MO
    Former Employee - Production Technician in Villa Ridge, MO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Flowers Foods (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    we were paid every week

    Cons

    worked every holiday without exception most of the time


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  5. "Cool"

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    Former Employee - Security Guard in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Security Guard in Los Angeles, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Flowers Foods part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Well it's alright but I feel it can do better

    Cons

    Well bad service but can be better

    Advice to Management

    Be better


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Flowers is a pretty average job can be frustrating at times."

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    Current Employee - Wrap Operator in Montgomery, AL
    Current Employee - Wrap Operator in Montgomery, AL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great Pay, Yearly Bonus, and Vacation time monthly meetings to let u know what's going on in the bakery. Lots of overtime if u want it . Increase your knowledge of the bakery industry. Open door policy.

    Cons

    Poor equipment quality, not a lot of room for advancement, no family and work life balance. Employees who are not flowers don't care about the job anymore


  7. "Technician"

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    Former Employee - Technician in Villa Rica, GA
    Former Employee - Technician in Villa Rica, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Flowers Foods (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    The pay for this area is great.

    Cons

    The work is very demanding. Most supervisors are very unprofessional.


  8. "Sales Manager"

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    Current Employee - Branch Sales Manager in Raleigh, NC
    Current Employee - Branch Sales Manager in Raleigh, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Good pay, opportunity to move up in the company

    Cons

    Long hours for the pay


  9. "Temp to Hire"

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    Current Intern - Inspector in Goldsboro, NC
    Current Intern - Inspector in Goldsboro, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Flowers Foods as an intern

    Pros

    Lots of hours, great company, simple jobs, nice People to work with. Pride in the company.

    Cons

    Rotating shifts, Safety concerns we're placed by a bad community, really hot during the summer time

    Advice to Management

    I think the higher ups, really need to look in their management. Some are not qualified for their jobs and abuse their power. Creates a difficult work situation, love my job, not so fond of management.


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Production"

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    Former Employee - Food Safety and Quality Coordinator in Denton, TX
    Former Employee - Food Safety and Quality Coordinator in Denton, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Flowers Foods full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Family Oriented / Culture / Excellent Benefits / Involvement in the community activities

    Cons

    Stopped being a 2nd chance company

    Advice to Management

    Go outside of the box. Be more open-minded during the interview process. Have actual managers interview that are in direct contact with employees. HR needs to be more involved in the hiring process.


  11. "sales rep"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Jacksonville, FL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Jacksonville, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Flowers Foods full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    they have good benefits, and retirement program, solid company

    Cons

    They are for the company and not employees

    Advice to Management

    implement more things to encourage employees to stay never fully staffed in Jacksonville


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