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Gildan Activewear Reviews

Updated January 3, 2017
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Gildan Activewear President, CEO, Director Glenn J. Chamandy
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Pros
  • You get to travel frequently for customer visits and are able to keep a good work/life balance (in 3 reviews)

  • I love the people I work with, and the environment is fast-paced and challenging, so you're never feeling stagnant or bored (in 4 reviews)

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  1. "Gildan"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Maintenance in Charleston, SC
    Current Employee - Maintenance in Charleston, SC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Gildan Activewear full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    you have the best managers, team leaders, and overseers in the whole plant.

    Cons

    i haven't had any downside.

    Advice to Management

    i don't have nothing to say but i loved working there and thanks for the opportunity for working for your company.


  2. "Great company to work for"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Gildan Activewear (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Is always moving forward to be at the top. Great work environment

    Cons

    I can't think of any cons right now.


  3. "great experience"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Pay, benefits, management, culture and career opportunities

    Cons

    Long hours, On call a lot


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  5. "great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mebane, NC
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mebane, NC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Gildan Activewear full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Most if not all the supervisors are good hard working people. They work with everyone as far as what most places get rid of you over. Its a fairly calm environment. Almost like a family.

    Cons

    I actually don't have too much to complain about... Like i said its a decent place to work.

    Advice to Management

    Update shipping and recieving tech so it isnt so far behind the times. Other that that you guys are doing pretty good.


  6. "Scan in the pallets that come in off the of the containers."

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Material Handler in Mount Pleasant, SC
    Current Employee - Material Handler in Mount Pleasant, SC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Gildan Activewear full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Gildan offers great Insurance Benefits and love the fact that we rarely work weekends and no holidays.

    Cons

    having to stand on concrete for 8 hours a day


  7. "Regional Director Internal Audit - Latin America"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Regional Director Internal Audit - L A in San Pedro Sula (Honduras)
    Former Employee - Regional Director Internal Audit - L A in San Pedro Sula (Honduras)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Gildan Activewear full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    High expectations of associates ( promotes initiative ) , competitive remuneration policies, opportunities for growth, flexibility to be creative .

    Cons

    Cons are to be overcome ; if not move on .


  8. Helpful (1)

    "Fantastic atmosphere"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Work life balance
    International exposure
    Progression & training
    Strong management

    Cons

    No negative experiences to discuss


  9. "Effective Administration of all mechanical technical and human resource of the production floor"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Knitting Production Manager in Choloma, Cortés (Honduras)
    Former Employee - Knitting Production Manager in Choloma, Cortés (Honduras)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Gildan Activewear full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Multinational company with grey benefits and growth opportunities

    Cons

    long working hours. Plants run 24/7



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