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Hormel Reviews

Updated March 23, 2017
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Pros
  • The company advertises the promote from within mentality and they follow thru with it (in 10 reviews)

  • Great pay and benefits, lots of location located throughout the country (in 9 reviews)

Cons
  • No real work-life balance for production team members (in 27 reviews)

  • Long hours and lots of weekends (in 16 reviews)

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  1. "Ok company"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Hormel full-time

    Pros

    Great pay and great benifits

    Cons

    Micro management and a good olength boy culture.


  2. "Machin Oprator"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    Current Employee - Machine Operator in Knoxville, IA
    Current Employee - Machine Operator in Knoxville, IA

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

    Pros

    Long driving and i work 3rd shift i do"n get 40hr..

    Cons

    this company it good i like that job.

    Advice to Management

    They paying god and work ezy.


  3. "Good pay"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Hormel full-time

    Pros

    Good pay for being a supervisor of the maintenance crew.
    If you're willing to move around, career opportunities open often

    Cons

    Long hours and lots of weekends


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  5. "Quality Control Supervisor"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Hormel full-time

    Pros

    Never a dull moment in the plant

    Cons

    Work life balance is not a priority


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Territory Manager - Foodservice - Thumbs Up"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Territory Manager AA in Nashville, TN
    Current Employee - Territory Manager AA in Nashville, TN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Hormel full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Culture, Quality, Results driven company. Proud to work for an environmentally sustainable company. Brand recognition. Great Benefits and competitive pay. They care about the individual.

    Cons

    Work Life Balance is struggle. Expected to get the results with any hours necessary. Lots of travel/ road time. Working through distributors, we are the "middle men" that must create demand for our products to be pulled or pushed into distribution. Technologically slow.

    Advice to Management

    Great with communication. Keep it up!


  7. "Good Experience"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Production Supervisor
    Current Employee - Production Supervisor
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Get to learn a lot of food production and leadership skills, clear path to promotions, able to check out other career options. Hormel will take care of you.

    Cons

    Poor work life balance, weekends are tough, some plants have different work environments.


  8. "Production Supervisor"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Hormel full-time

    Pros

    Big company. Options to work in different states and advance.

    Cons

    No local advancement options. Long work hours and work weekends as well.


  9. "Long hours but very rewarding"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Production Supervisor in Austin, MN
    Current Employee - Production Supervisor in Austin, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good Pay with bonuses

    Cons

    Union Employees can be very good or very bad


  10. "Growth Opportunities are great!"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Category Analyst in Bethlehem, PA
    Current Employee - Senior Category Analyst in Bethlehem, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Hormel (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    There are numerous opportunities and paths for you to grow your career. If you are interested in a different field, you will have the flexibility to express interest and begin career planning with how you can get to the next step.

    Cons

    Sometimes the opportunities make you move. As long as you're flexible with moving around the country, this is a great fit.


  11. "A life time career!"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Supervisor
    Current Employee - Supervisor
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Hormel full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits, salary, and opportunities for learning and different careers. Pension, 401K, Profit sharing make up a great package.

    Cons

    Long hours at certain parts of the year.

    Advice to Management

    Keep listening to all your employees and including them in the future policy decisions!



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