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Sara Lee Reviews

Updated November 12, 2017
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Sara Lee CEO Marcel Smits
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Pros
  • Upbeat fun atmosphere, great people (in 8 reviews)

  • Good people and good pay structure (in 5 reviews)

Cons
  • long hours, concreat floors, hot in summer,cold in winter (in 4 reviews)

  • Even on supposed days off upper management is questioning why you are not out in the field working (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Ammonia mechanic"

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    Former Employee - Ammonia Tech in Kansas City, KS
    Former Employee - Ammonia Tech in Kansas City, KS
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good company to work for they know how to take care of their employees. Family oriented. Higher wages. Easy to work for.

    Cons

    Not really any downside. This plant was brand new so if any cons I'd have to say starting a new plant and working the bugs out

    Advice to Management

    I thought the management at said plant and corporate was very helpful in day to day basis


  2. "Relief Team Operator"

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    Former Employee - Relief Team in Traverse, MI
    Former Employee - Relief Team in Traverse, MI
    Recommends

    I worked at Sara Lee full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Pay was excellent and so were the benefits. My fellow workers were fun and energetic. Good place to work.

    Cons

    Work was not year around.

  3. "administrative assistant"

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    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Upbeat fun atmosphere, great people

    Cons

    not enough communication from upper management


  4. "Maintenance Supervisor"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Sara Lee full-time

    Pros

    I like everything about the company. Never regret working.

    Cons

    Too bad I can't go back.


  5. "Great location to work"

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    Former Employee - Manager Category Management Field Implementation in Mason, OH
    Former Employee - Manager Category Management Field Implementation in Mason, OH
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good people and good pay structure. Lots of great opportunity. Unfortunately the company sold off all their business units and displaced everyone

    Cons

    People not focused on the customers. More focused on appeasing Wall Street than taking care of business. Management was more worried about their wallets than helping employees succeed.

    Advice to Management

    Practice true Category Management principles


  6. "HR"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Sara Lee full-time

    Pros

    Great team environment and people development.

    Cons

    Needed a better long term strategy.


  7. "Audit"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    people there are great to work with

    Cons

    management needs to listen to the working people

    Advice to Management

    listen to the common working

  8. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Sara Lee full-time

    Pros

    Opportunity to share new ideas

    Cons

    Company downsized and was acquired

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your employees more often


  9. "a good company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Sara Lee part-time

    Pros

    nice people and nice office

    Cons

    long hours and too much red tape


  10. "Merchandising"

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    Former Employee - Merchandiser in Springdale, AR
    Former Employee - Merchandiser in Springdale, AR
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Sara Lee full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    The hours were pretty awesome and flexible.

    Cons

    They decided to lay us off after they sold the company to Bimbo.


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