Smithfield Foods Employee Reviews about "point system"

Updated Jul 15, 2016

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Smithfield Foods President and Chief Executive Officer Ken Sullivan (no image)
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123 Ratings
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  • "Good benefits including pension for full time employees(in 34 reviews)

  • "Close to home, good pay, nice environment to work in, discounted meats(in 32 reviews)

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  1. "Great job to start at. Not for a career"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Scale Operator in Smithfield, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Smithfield Foods full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great benefits. Has union. Decent pay

    Cons

    Poor management. Overworked. Point system

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  2. "It's a job!"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Labor in Grayson, KY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Smithfield Foods full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good money and benefits for around this area.

    Cons

    point system!! They wont take doctor excuses and if the doctor would put you off, you still get 2 pts for the 1st day! pt out at 12 and you only get 2 pt roll back every 60 days!


  3. Helpful (2)

    "not what we send out but how much we send, all the care is about quanity not the prouduct."

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Labor in Grayson, KY
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Smithfield Foods

    Pros

    the pay and insurance for a woman in this area without a education

    Cons

    non smoking, point system, favortism.

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  4. Helpful (1)

    "Hard Work But better on first shift now but my pay dropped .50 and I do the same job"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Wizard Knife Operator 
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Smithfield Foods

    Pros

    Good Benefits able to move up in producton good pay my hours are good now paid vacation paid holidays

    Cons

    the point system the pain involved there are some good supervisors but there are others that dont understand the waything should be done we are the ones that do the job hands on so i believe when there is an easier way of doing the job but the same amount of work is being done and its less strain on us it should be took into concideration

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