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Flowers Foods Reviews

Updated April 24, 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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    • Senior Management
    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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    • Senior Management
    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. "It's ok"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Flowers Foods full-time

    Pros

    Good hourly wage and benefits.

    Cons

    Can'take get 40 hrs consistantly


  6. "Cool"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    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


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Independent distributor"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Pay was somewhat more than a typical merchandisers job

    Cons

    Hours of work were tediously long

    Advice to Management

    Listen to the ground floor, they are in the trenches.


  8. Helpful (1)

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

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    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


  9. "SAP Analyst"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Flowers Foods full-time

    Pros

    Strong company with a strong culture. They will keep you busy and there are a lot of learning opportunities as a result of the workload.

    Cons

    Work never stops and you are expected to be available 24/7. This is the company culture throughout the organization.

    Advice to Management

    Spend some money on additional help or resources to lighten the workloads of employees.


  10. "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.


  11. "Sales Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    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


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