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Lee Kum Kee Reviews

Updated May 30, 2018
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  1. "Good Company to work for"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Lee Kum Kee full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good benefits as far as the health care.

    Cons

    Few promotions. Needs to be more diversify.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Bad Environment"

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    Former Employee - Shift Supervisor in City of Industry, CA
    Former Employee - Shift Supervisor in City of Industry, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Lee Kum Kee full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    it was close to home.

    Cons

    Poor management, rude, with a lot of favoritism. Low wages, poor working conditions, managers do not have experience, nobody cares about quality of the sauces, poor hygiene inside the areas where the product is made.
    Highest turnover in the area. Employees only get a raise if they are part of the click. Alot of promises at the beginning about training and growth, all lies.

    Advice to Management

    Get experienced managers, stop the favoritism.

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    "Stay away"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in City of Industry, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in City of Industry, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Lee Kum Kee full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Making friends in City of industry but other than that it’s just a place to work. Not many other positives other than a paycheck

    Cons

    They are run by extreme micromanager they do not value employees the worst benefits package with ZERO insurance for anyone in the family not realistic in plans to grow want current employees to work twice as hard for no more money

    Advice to Management

    Abandon Chinese culture and if you want to grow in USA look to other successful companies and how they do it. Employees are biggest asset treat them with respect and reward them


  4. Helpful (3)

    "staff"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Lee Kum Kee full-time

    Pros

    The most effective way to turn your life up side down is to work for this company, for giving you emotional destress and physical pain. This is the Worst company to work with. They do have a big brand but it is from their ancestors. Now the company management has serious problems. I am sure they will not going for long given their company culture and people. They treat employees like garbage.

    Cons

    NEVER do anything with this company. The top management forces people to lie with them. Even multiple HR directors have left in a row within a short period of time.


  5. Helpful (2)

    "Yes it's a big corporation, but they operate with "small" minds."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in City of Industry, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in City of Industry, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Lee Kum Kee full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good benefit package and 401k.

    Big corporation with large financial support from Asia.

    free company products at special events

    Discounts for company products

    Cons

    - still needs a lot of structuring
    -too much corporate initiatives from Asia, they need to understand that there are things that doesn't work in American culture.
    - there are a lot of incompetent people that needs to be "cut", but no one does anything about it.
    - takes advantage of those who are undereducated
    - everyone is fake, including upper management from Asia.

    Advice to Management

    Step up your game, understand the American culture. Hire the RIGHT people and let go of the incompetent people who are considered as viruses to the company.


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    "No future"

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

    I have been working at Lee Kum Kee (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    In business for 128 years manufacturing high quality products. Making good efforts to promote company's core value. Providing great benefits to employees.

    Cons

    For people who are looking for a future in their career, this is not the place. This company provides no career path and poor training.

    Advice to Management

    Stop micromanaging. Have trust in employees, listen to their ideas and give them freedom to work their own ways. Improve work environment.


  7. Helpful (1)

    "A place to Learn"

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    Former Employee - Manager
    Former Employee - Manager
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    A well known brand in food industry

    Cons

    Learn all the things that you Shouldn't do. Just do what you were told, There will be new instruction when you wake up next morning, so don't plan.

    Advice to Management

    Damage is done.

  8. Helpful (1)

    "The leadership team here is really bad"

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    Former Employee - Account Executive in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Account Executive in Los Angeles, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Lee Kum Kee full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    If the boss like you, you could play around..

    Cons

    The president here is a stupid and selfish guy. He built a bad relationship with key customers, because he always lied to them. He did not understand the business and seemed focusing on the wrong place. His stupid thinking will impress you if you hear his speech the second time, because he always repeats the same sentences. He does not trust people, always let you show the pictures to indicate what you did, so people show him the faked pictures. Then he will be delighted.....

    Advice to Management

    Change the leadership team.


  9. "Good company but you need to work hard there"

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

    I worked at Lee Kum Kee full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great company and lots of potential

    Cons

    You need to work hard


  10. Helpful (2)

    "Its okay for a temporary job."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in City of Industry, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in City of Industry, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Lee Kum Kee full-time

    Pros

    they offer good benefits.

    Cons

    Pay is not good and get over worked. Stressful environment mostly because of management.


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