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3.1
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49%
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Approve of CEO
Dan Huber
1 Ratings
Pros
  • "People, family culture, long time well known brand, pay is competitive with good benefits(in 10 reviews)

  • "Lots of great people and experience(in 8 reviews)

Cons
  • "The company is basically run by several of the 'good old boys' that have been there for ages(in 3 reviews)

  • "we do work a lot of hours though(in 3 reviews)

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  1. "IT Service Center Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Foster Farms

    Pros

    Good work load balance, great department team building, nice benefits, friendly management and overall a great company to work for.

    Cons

    Schedule is not all that flexible and there is limited to no remote work options.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to push for innovation and progressive change.

  2. "Okay Company"

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    Current Employee - Supervisor 

    I have been working at Foster Farms full-time for more than 6 years

    Pros

    Great opportunity to move up

    Cons

    NO teamwork, long hours, unreasonable demands

  3. "Obtained a position as a management trainee right out of college."

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    Former Employee - Management Trainee in Livingston, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Foster Farms full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Full benefits Decent pay for the area Opportunity to advance quickly

    Cons

    The biggest con I can think of for this position is that you're not fully explained what you'll be doing for your day to day tasks. I graduated with a bachelor's in Mechanical Engineering and I was just observing 95% of the time. The job would get boring and I felt like I wasn't stimulated enough. Days were 9 hours minimum and 6 day work weeks. I knew others that worked 12-14 hours but I guess I was lucky enough to only...

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    Advice to Management

    Be a bit more upfront when interviewing. Let the applicant know with more depth what their day to day responsibilities will be. GIVE MANAGEMENT 2 DAYS OFF!

  4. "Cheap slave"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Foster Farms

    Pros

    There are no pros here

    Cons

    Very under paid for the work they want you to do. Very very cheap would not want anyone to work that Cheap Work like a slave. What a joke...... Run for the hills.

  5. "mechanic"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Foster Farms full-time

    Pros

    Steady work, great co workers

    Cons

    Management needs more training and need to be kept in line.

    Advice to Management

    Test your supervisors for aptitude and professionalism and perform imcentive base performance reviews bi yearly atleast.

  6. "HRIS Analyst"

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    Former Employee - HRIS Analyst in Livingston, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Foster Farms full-time for more than 6 years

    Pros

    Management Compensation Benefits 100% Company Pension Paid 100% Life insurance Paid for Employee and Dependent

    Cons

    Honestly nothing, some personalities were challenging to work with but nothing to bad.

  7. "Not your family owned company any more !"

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    Current Employee - Marketing in Livingston, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Foster Farms full-time for more than 4 years

    Pros

    401k, vacation, holidays and the “workers”

    Cons

    New Senior Mgt are only there for themselves

  8. "Not able to disclose"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Livingston, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Foster Farms full-time for more than 9 years

    Pros

    Good people Good compensation Good benefits

    Cons

    Its the good old boys club and if you don't fit in your careers is done

    Advice to Management

    Retire, your arrogance impedes the companies growth

  9. "Crew member"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Foster Farms part-time

    Pros

    It was great hours good over time. If i had a problem I could talk to the person in charge it was a great job.

    Cons

    That I had to stop working there it was a great job

  10. "Clean up"

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    Former Employee - Clean Up in Turlock, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Foster Farms full-time for more than 4 years

    Pros

    Good coworkers good benefit and okay pay

    Cons

    Hours aren't always the same

    Advice to Management

    Good management keep up the good work

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