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John Sanfilippo & Son CEO and Director Jeffrey T. Sanfilippo
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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Just Passing By"

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    Former Employee - Wave Planner in Elgin, IL
    Former Employee - Wave Planner in Elgin, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at John Sanfilippo & Son full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Fast Pace Job with long hours.

    Cons

    Fast Pace Job with long hours. Low competitive pay, but to keep a big business afloat you will need to do this and I understand.

    Advice to Management

    Stop being to cheap.


  2. Helpful (5)

    "Good people, terrible pay, negative management"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Elgin, IL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Elgin, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at John Sanfilippo & Son full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good place to learn, large company, cross-functional teamwork, recognizable brand

    Cons

    Very low pay, extremely negative outlook, family run, old technology, stuck in the past

    Advice to Management

    Get with the times, pay people what they're worth and turnover will slow down, allow employees to be part of the decision making process, invest in proper training


  3. "Corporate Logistic Warehouse Manager"

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    Former Employee - Corporate Logistic Warehouse Manager in South Elgin, IL
    Former Employee - Corporate Logistic Warehouse Manager in South Elgin, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at John Sanfilippo & Son full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Job opportunities, Job Compensation and benefits

    Cons

    Room to growth and seasonal job


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  5. "Good company that is progressive and aggressive"

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    Current Employee - Operations Manager in Selma, TX
    Current Employee - Operations Manager in Selma, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at John Sanfilippo & Son full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Growing the business in the retail world

    Cons

    Lots of change happening consistently

    Advice to Management

    Be more consistent


  6. Helpful (1)

    "culture not for everyone"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Elgin, IL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Elgin, IL
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    good at praising you for good performance.
    challenging work.
    friendly coworkers.
    loacated next to factory

    Cons

    nepotistic. all VP are related to the owners of the business.
    More about who you know not what you do.
    Lack of communication within company and department.
    average pay.
    lack of diversity amongst employees.

    Advice to Management

    hire outside your norm for people who can offer something new.


  7. "There was opportunity for advancement"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Lots of overtime paychecks were phat!

    Cons

    You have to be willing to get dirty


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