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Flowers Foods Reviews

Updated May 31, 2017
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Pros
  • Good pay for the work you're doing (in 17 reviews)

  • Good benefits, great potential long term career opportunities (in 13 reviews)

Cons
  • Long hours,minimal compensation for hard work (in 29 reviews)

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

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  1. "Sales Manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • 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"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • 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. "clerk"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • 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"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • 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. "Good"

    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
    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


  6. "This is a great company!"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    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.


  7. "Great company"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • 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


  8. "One of the best companies I've worked for."

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - SAP Business Analyst
    Former Employee - SAP Business Analyst
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Stable job. Relatively stress free. Great environment. Effective & friendly peers & seniors. All employees treated with respect. This is a company that truly values its employees. Would highly recommend.

    Cons

    Relatively fewer opportunities for huge advancements in technology.
    Number of vacation days.

    Advice to Management

    They are doing a terrific job.


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Flowers is a great company to work for."

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Manager
    Current Employee - Sales Manager
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The pay is good ,I enjoy my co workers, and the companys' culture and values are in line with my own

    Cons

    You work a lot of hours at times and can be a challenge to balance your personal and work life

    Advice to Management

    I have no advice to management at this time my experience at Flowers thus far has been great.


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Flowers Foods has been a terrific company to work for."

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Representative in Jacksonville, FL
    Current Employee - Sales Representative in Jacksonville, FL
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    upper maagement has alwayseemedgenualy caring
    when youneed time off you ussualy get it
    the benefitpackage is comparable to other comanies

    Cons

    early mornings are tough to getused to
    long hours


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