Hormel Reviews

Updated Sep 12, 2020

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3.5
66%
Recommend to a Friend
87%
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Hormel President & CEO James P. Snee
James P. Snee
92 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good pay and housing for interns(in 26 reviews)

  • "Great culture, good payment, good benefits(in 23 reviews)

Cons
  • "The work life balance is terrible(in 44 reviews)

  • "Long hours and lots of weekends, though management actively tries to evenly distribute workload(in 19 reviews)

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  1. "Great job"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Sanitation Supervisor in Mc Cook, IL

    I worked at Hormel full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great company to work in

    Cons

    Atendance points no equal to all

  2. "Positive Experience"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Category Development Analyst in Bentonville, AR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Hormel full-time

    Pros

    promote from within, collaborative environment, work-life balance

    Cons

    relocation and lack of diversity


  3. "Decent"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Production Supervisor in Rochelle, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Hormel full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Above average pay for entry level management

    Cons

    Work most weekends and senior management is working in the stone age

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  4. "Old school"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Category Analyst in Rogers, AR
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Hormel full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great company culture and people, along with company car benefit

    Cons

    Location preferences can be hard to achieve

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  5. "Not the best not the wors"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Territory Manager in Los Angeles, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Hormel full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Free Car, Free has, free car insurance, nice salary, great benefits

    Cons

    Have to be willing to relocate whenever/wherever they need you to. Not the best leadership. Tons of driving.

  6. "No work/life balance"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Beloit, WI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Hormel full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Pay, benefits are too notch

    Cons

    Don't expect to ever see your family, you will work all the time.

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  7. "Golden Handcuffs"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Technician in Austin, MN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Hormel full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Good benefits, Good pay, Free Clinic

    Cons

    Forced overtime, 24/7/365 operation including holidays.

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  8. "i would rcomment"

    5.0
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Hormel Supervisor in Rochelle, IL

    I have been working at Hormel full-time

    Pros

    Very friendly nuce people cool teams

    Cons

    very stressful, very competive, amazing

  9. "Good job - Shift not great"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Production Supervisor 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Hormel full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good job. Nice people. Good pay.

    Cons

    Working off shifts is not fun.

  10. "Great Culture and Opportunities to Advance"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Regional Sales Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Hormel full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Training has always been top notch and is always evolving to meet industry changes. Great culture, you really feel like part of the team here and lots of opportunity for advancement if you are willing to relocate. Company is getting much better about remote work which has also brought on more opportunities to advance. Respected in the industry.

    Cons

    Must be prepared to relocate early on in your career. Technology and processes are a bit dated but are getting better.

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