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Flowers Foods Reviews

Updated January 12, 2018
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Pros
  • Excellent benefits and good pay (in 23 reviews)

  • Good benefits, great potential long term career opportunities (in 17 reviews)

Cons
  • Work 7 days a week and long hours (in 32 reviews)

  • Long hours, no work-life balance, all employees are expendable (in 8 reviews)

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  1. "Sales Manager"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Manager in Henderson, NV
    Current Employee - Sales Manager in Henderson, NV
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great company for advancement opportunities

    Cons

    Distributor system can be difficult at times


  2. "Management"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Management in Lafayette, LA
    Former Employee - Management in Lafayette, LA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Flowers Foods full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Career advances are made within the company.
    Company with great benefits and competitive wages.
    All around respectful and respected company.

    Cons

    The everyday struggles of maintaining control of consistency of the quality of all products.
    Open 24/7 and work through holidays.
    Too many Audits

    Advice to Management

    I've been working at Flowers since I was 18yrs old at age 25 was promoted to production supervisor and have been in management ever since,i was discharged in 2014 for a terrible mistake,but have grown to understand my mistakes and if given another chance I feel I could help in the success of the company.I've always had a passion for producing a quality product in a timely manner.

  3. Helpful (1)

    "clerk"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Accounts Payable Clerk in Research Triangle Park, NC
    Current Employee - Accounts Payable Clerk in Research Triangle Park, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Flowers Foods part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    the privilege to work with the public , and provide excellent customer service and 100% customer satisfaction to be given daily .the discount you receive while working in flowers foods .

    Cons

    you may encounter or run into some rude customers, but you must remain calm patient and professional the customer is always right

    Advice to Management

    pay people what they are worth, equal pay for equal work show initiative , and treat people the way you wish to be treated


  4. Helpful (1)

    "Controller"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Peachtree Corners, GA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Peachtree Corners, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Stable company with room to grow.

    Cons

    I have nothing negative to report.


  5. "Director of Salkes"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director of Sales in Bethlehem, PA
    Current Employee - Director of Sales in Bethlehem, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Flowers Foods full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great company to work for

    Cons

    None at this time to share


  6. "Good"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Flowers Foods full-time

    Pros

    Good hours good people good

    Cons

    Hard work long days sometimes


  7. "This is a great company!"

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    Current Employee - Director of Human Resources
    Current Employee - Director of Human Resources
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Flowers Foods full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great company, that is always looking for the best ways to keep the company in business. Happy employee! Keep moving forward.

    Cons

    No negative comments. This is a forward thinking company. Doing great things for all worker. Keep moving forward. Thank you!

    Advice to Management

    Continue to become more engaged with your workforce.

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Great company"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, KY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, KY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Flowers Foods full-time

    Pros

    Great place to work. Friendly staff and management, wonderful benefits, truly care about their employees. Best paying job and benefits in the area.

    Cons

    Little time off, very hot in summer months


  9. "Accounts Receivable Clerk"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Flowers Foods full-time

    Pros

    Wonderful place to work, family orientated.

    Cons

    I can't think of any, I enjoyed working here.


  10. "Branch Sales Manager"

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

    Pros

    A great company with good benefits and pay.

    Cons

    Some weeks long hours.

    Advice to Management

    None. Keep up the good work!


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