Hostess Brands Reviews

Updated Oct 3, 2020

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3.1
44%
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56%
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Hostess Brands President and CEO Andrew Callahan
Andrew Callahan
7 Ratings
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  • "Upper management had no business running a company(in 12 reviews)

  • "Long hours, long shifts, dont see family much(in 10 reviews)

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  1. "Sweet Job"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Information Technology in Lenexa, KS
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Hostess Brands full-time

    Pros

    Great Co-workers and nice perks

    Cons

    Pretty standard and plain office environment

  2. "Not balance life"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Production Clerk 

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

    Pros

    Poor communication, forced overtime, low pay, and unfulfilling work

    Cons

    Not balance life, 6 days of work and also super cold in winter time


  3. "terrible"

    1.0
    Former Employee - Production 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Hostess Brands part-time

    Pros

    money money money money off time

    Cons

    people atmosphere needs change asap

  4. "Decent if you don't want to move up"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Production Sanitation Utility in Emporia, KS
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very good starting pay. Constantly changing work types and some good supervisors.

    Cons

    Nepotism is rampant in the plant. And communication between supervisors is little to none about plans.

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  5. "Good"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Hostess Brands full-time

    Pros

    Easy Funny schedule people supervisor opportunities

    Cons

    Unavailability of overtime, inequality between employers

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  6. "Really good environment"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Production 
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Hostess Brands full-time

    Pros

    Good pay and benefits

    Cons

    No good management, no good planning

  7. "Very good place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
     
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Hostess Brands

    Pros

    Good health insurance and human resources

    Cons

    Somewhat impersonal, lack of childcare facilities

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  8. "Working at Hostess"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Production Worker in Emporia, KS

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

    Pros

    Good pay and benefits, nice people

    Cons

    Long hours, long shifts, dont see family much

  9. "Good supervisors in production and QA"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Quality Assurance Associate in Indianapolis, IN

    I worked at Hostess Brands full-time

    Pros

    Everyone from every department works together in one way or another to get product out on time.

    Cons

    There is a lot of tension when delays happen

  10. Pros

    Money Money Money Money Money

    Cons

    Lack of communication Hours Schedule Cleanliness

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