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Heineken Reviews

Updated February 19, 2019
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Heineken Chairman of the Executive Board and CEO Jean François M. L. van Boxmeer
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Pros
  • "Good work/life balance, flexible working hours" (in 13 reviews)

  • "Some fantastic perks and great brands to work with" (in 19 reviews)

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  1. "Internal communication"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Heineken full-time

    Pros

    Amazing environment - friendly colleagues, a company that has a clear vision

    Cons

    Change of management makes it sometimes hard to be consistent


  2. "Great work environment"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Fast past work environment, with ownership on key projects.

    Cons

    A lot of bureaucracy and red tape to get things done in some departments.

    Advice to Management

    Give people at all levels opportunities to present excellent work done.

  3. "Salary"

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    Former Employee - Purchasing Officer in Bel, LA
    Former Employee - Purchasing Officer in Bel, LA

    I worked at Heineken (Less than a year)

    Pros

    great working environment, great collegues and salary

    Cons

    difficult to balance life and work


  4. "Senior Auditor"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Heineken full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    - Approachable management
    - Cool atmosphere (Friday drinks at work)
    - Good trainings with International schools
    - Work/Life balance

    Cons

    - Slow in decision making
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  5. "feedback"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Heineken full-time

    Pros

    great culture, clear goals, invest in people

    Cons

    bad HR selection and career progression. too dutch.

    Advice to Management

    invest more on diversity to be a truly global company


  6. "Facility Services Coordinator"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Heineken full-time

    Pros

    The company culture is amazing and you get many benefits.

    Cons

    Salary, growth opportunities are limited.

    Advice to Management

    Build up the growth path/process for entry level jobs.


  7. Helpful (3)

    "Amazing company"

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    Current Employee - Trade Marketing Manager in Panama City, FL
    Current Employee - Trade Marketing Manager in Panama City, FL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Heineken full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great brands, market challenge, continuos learning, international support, top place to work in Panama, small office, flexible working hours, .

    Cons

    Too many and too frecuent managerial decision inconsistent with targets, salary well under market average, slow decision makers, reward system with flaws

    Advice to Management

    Better aligment with company goals and listening to employees experience.

  8. Helpful (1)

    "TPM"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Heineken full-time

    Pros

    they have good environment and

    Cons

    It is a little bit stressful


  9. "Gloval brewery"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Heineken full-time

    Pros

    Good life stability, global carrer opportunities

    Cons

    Few interation between countries, few perks


  10. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Heineken full-time

    Pros

    Variety of roles and a lot of great people.

    Cons

    Things sometimes are done without an end goal in mind.