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Odwalla Reviews

Updated August 12, 2017
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  1. "Great Co"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Half Moon Bay, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Half Moon Bay, CA

    Pros

    Culture was amazing. Non union, ability for feedback.

    Cons

    Coca Cola ownership is harming culture.


  2. "Route Sales Representative"

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    Current Employee - RSR Route Sales Representative in Anaheim, CA
    Current Employee - RSR Route Sales Representative in Anaheim, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Good work environment
    Good money without needing a degree
    Learning a lot of different sales skills
    Friendly management. Never had such a nice and caring management before
    Holidays off / 2 weeks of vacations / sick days / Floating holidays
    Incentives program along the year to increase sales
    Freedom to work by yourself! as long as your job is done they won't bother you "for the most part"
    Good benefits for the most part! 401 K 3% match/ pension plan/ HSA plan where they give you 500$ every January to help for medical expenses.

    Cons

    Your commission and work hours depend on the route you have! Obviously being the new guy you will get the worst route by far. Seniority is applied here.
    Money is good but not the greatest.
    Health insurance is bad for being a coke company
    Incentive programs are not as good as they could be
    Barely or nothing room for improvement. It depends more on the connections than your daily performance.

    Advice to Management

    Take care of the employees through listening to what they are pursuing. Just by telling them what they want to hear it will just keep harming the company.

  3. "Odwalla"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great team members good hours

    Cons

    no investment to the brand


  4. "Coca-Cola/Odwalla"

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    Current Employee - Material Planner III in Dinuba, CA
    Current Employee - Material Planner III in Dinuba, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Odwalla (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Very flex able hours for family life.

    Cons

    Too many re-organizations throughout the years.


  5. "Great People - Changing Constantly"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Half Moon Bay, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Half Moon Bay, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Odwalla (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Passionate employees that believe in the product. Employees at Odwalla care about each other, about the environment and about quality.

    Cons

    Odwalla was purchased in 2000 by Coca-Cola and since that time has slowly been changing. Coca-Cola has influenced the marketing and sales focus to a point that many key individuals have left.

    Advice to Management

    Odwalla has passionate employees that want to stay with the brand. Please encourage this type of loyalty.


  6. "Laid off"

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    Former Employee - Route Sales Representative in San Antonio, TX
    Former Employee - Route Sales Representative in San Antonio, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Worked on your own and friendly people on accounts serviced

    Cons

    No room to advance. upper management would rather be out playing golf then helping. Dying brand that is at the end of its life cycle.

    Advice to Management

    Find a different job and get off the sinking ship.


  7. "Odwalla Overview"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Denver, CO
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Denver, CO

    Pros

    Good Benefits and a great product.

    Cons

    This company is part of Coca-Cola. If you want to work in an environment that holds creativity back because of the organization size...this company is for you.

  8. "One of my favorite opportunities"

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    Former Employee - Senior Credit and Collections Lead in Half Moon Bay, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Credit and Collections Lead in Half Moon Bay, CA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Culture, people, competitive pay, environment. If you were working in the original HQ in Half Moon Bay, you felt like you were working with family.

    Cons

    The "big brother" feeling of having Coca-Cola around. Not given the opportunity to just be absorbed into the Coke system and just being let go.

    Advice to Management

    You had a great team that believed in the product in Half Moon Bay and instead of using that as leverage against your competitors, you decide to just lump it along with all of your other products. Now it's rare to see an Odwalla bottle around.


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    "District Sales Manager"

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    Former Employee - District Sales Manager in Peyton, CO
    Former Employee - District Sales Manager in Peyton, CO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Odwalla full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Odwalla Juice and their culture was a great company to work for!

    Cons

    I truly feel that they were mired down in the big corporate ownership of Coca Cola. They lost their identity and and brand focus.

    Advice to Management

    Hold true to yourself and your team. They need your strength!


  10. "Route sales Representative"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Odwalla full-time

    Pros

    Descent pay, great co workers.

    Cons

    Poor management, no incentive to increase sales.

    Advice to Management

    You need management that have come up thru the ranks. People that know the business top to bottom. Go out and do route reviews.


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