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Procter & Gamble Manager Reviews

Updated July 22, 2017
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Pros
  • With a brilliant work life balance, the culture is all about supporting each other to win together (in 350 reviews)

  • P&G makes a serious investment in employees (in 439 reviews)

Cons
  • Work/life balance in operations is difficult (in 298 reviews)

  • Slow decision making leading to delays (in 250 reviews)

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  1. "I have been part of P&G in Madrid, and was a great experience to learn in a multinational."

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Key Account Manager in Santa Monica, CA
    Former Employee - Key Account Manager in Santa Monica, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Procter & Gamble full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Team working is excellent. P&G offers very good conditions to workers, and allow them to develop an entire career into the company.

    Cons

    Periods with high activity which require much more time from worker side. Sometimes procedures are too slow, and times to finish an activity too long.

    Advice to Management

    Become faster in procedures.


  2. "Great company with great values"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Purchasing Group Manager in Cincinnati, OH
    Current Employee - Purchasing Group Manager in Cincinnati, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Procter & Gamble (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    -Integrity and focus on people
    -Profit sharing plan
    -Promote from within
    -Large amount of ownership allows for a great "school"

    Cons

    -Growth not as fast as historical performance
    -Move towards 100% sustainable and fossil free not happening as fast as it should

    Advice to Management

    Focus on what matters most doing it the right way for the consumer and environment

  3. "Storeroom MRP Controller"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Store Manager in Stamford, CT
    Former Employee - Store Manager in Stamford, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Procter & Gamble full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Team Work, Continuous Training, Work Plan & Achieving Target

    Cons

    Must keep up with new tech

    Advice to Management

    Great Communicator


  4. Helpful (3)

    "Need for real innovation"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Manager in Cincinnati, OH
    Former Employee - Manager in Cincinnati, OH
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Procter & Gamble full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great products and brands, hard working teams

    Cons

    Little room for innovation, too much process, everything is already pre-wired

    Advice to Management

    Bring more diversity of thought and diversity of people


  5. Helpful (1)

    "AmaZing company"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - IT Section Manager in Panama City, FL
    Current Employee - IT Section Manager in Panama City, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Procter & Gamble full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Very structured company, everything works and job is challenging. You can have international opportunities even though its not offered to all. P&G loves to reinvent and innovate!

    Cons

    Growth is not too fast, and millenials can get frustrated. A little conservative in Decision Making which makes operation slower.

    Advice to Management

    Be more open to new trends/policies for employees to stay relevant and sexy for applicants. Learn from new comoanies that talk to millenials in terms of benefits and policies.


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Really meaningful work from day 1"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Human Resources Manager in Cincinnati, OH
    Current Employee - Associate Human Resources Manager in Cincinnati, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Procter & Gamble full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great people and interesting problems to solve. If you play your cards right and get to know lots of people, you can get pulled into additional fun projects.

    Cons

    Lots of people with an opinion. Sometimes it feels like there are too many cooks in the kitchen. It can seem as though everyone has some thoughts for you

    Advice to Management

    Culture eats strategy for breakfast


  7. Helpful (2)

    "Good S&P 500 Company"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Program Manager in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Program Manager in Boston, MA
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Procter & Gamble full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Smart people, good total compensation and benefits, challenging work! People focused managers.

    Cons

    Workload on employees is above 40 hrs/wk. Slow decision making, need leadership approval for all executions.

    Advice to Management

    Make things simple, take more risks.

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Long hours, incompetent management"

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    Current Employee - Manager in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Manager in Chicago, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Procter & Gamble (More than a year)

    Pros

    They buy you dinner if you work past 7. (which is often)

    Cons

    Leadership, Co-workers, Vision, Formal business attire, Marmon


  9. "Up and coming business."

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Store Manager in Royal Palm Beach, FL
    Current Employee - Store Manager in Royal Palm Beach, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Procter & Gamble full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Nice team atmosphere. Business and owner are proactive and team oriented.

    Cons

    Sometimes there are growing pains and need to work through. It is all about commitment.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work. Continue to share the vision and keep employees informed.


  10. "Regional Busiiness Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Hybrid Regional Business Manager in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Hybrid Regional Business Manager in San Francisco, CA

    I worked at Procter & Gamble full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Anatomy to run your business

    Cons

    Work life balance for all departments

    Advice to Management

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