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The J. M. Smucker Company Reviews

Updated February 12, 2017
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Mark T. Smucker
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Pros
  • Company prides itself on the work life balance, in which they do allow flexibility to your schedule (in 25 reviews)

  • I got the chance to meet a lot of really great people as well (in 19 reviews)

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  1. "Highly Recommended!"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Process Engineer
    Former Employee - Process Engineer
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at The J. M. Smucker Company full-time

    Pros

    Smucker's is an ethical company that takes care of its employees. They have strong foundational beliefs that create a healthy work environment.

    Cons

    I have nothing bad to say.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work!


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Good Company Culture"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    The company believes in doing things the right way, and does not cut corners.

    Cons

    The management and corporate culture is facing an identity crisis. Change does not happen quickly enough.

    Advice to Management

    Cater more to the modern day workforce and the changing business landscape in a quicker fashion.


  3. Helpful (1)

    "Smuckers"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at The J. M. Smucker Company full-time

    Pros

    Good pay. Good regular employees

    Cons

    Need new management. Management stinks including team leaders. Turn over rate is high


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  5. "Senior Analyst"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Analyst in Orrville, OH
    Current Employee - Senior Analyst in Orrville, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great atmosphere, flexible work hours, room to grow. Management is very supportive and there is a ton of opportunity to learn. All employees are genuinely friendly and work together as a team.

    Cons

    It would be nice if the IS dept had the opportunity to work at home one or two days a week.


  6. "Technician"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Technician in Scottsville, KY
    Former Employee - Technician in Scottsville, KY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at The J. M. Smucker Company full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Caring and friendly enviroment. Great company to work for. Great benefits

    Cons

    Waffle line shut down but adding new thinfs


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Line leaders"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Assembly Line Worker in Scottsville, KY
    Former Employee - Assembly Line Worker in Scottsville, KY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    The jobs is really easy

    Cons

    some of the people are hard to work with

    Advice to Management

    get rid of some of the people that don"t work well with others


  8. "Part-time contractor"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Part Time in Chico, CA
    Former Employee - Part Time in Chico, CA
    Recommends

    I worked at The J. M. Smucker Company part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Staffing personnel were very helpful and found me a job in less than a week.

    Cons

    Better coordination between company and staffing as to forklift qualifications.


  9. Helpful (2)

    "Category"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at The J. M. Smucker Company full-time

    Pros

    Hq culture has great people and willing to onboard new employees with 1:1's to learn with brand teams, smucker university, quarterly trainings, and ask questions.

    Cons

    There were some old school traditions there like wearing a suit on mondays which were dated. There was a lack of support for the brands budget wise making it difficult for sales team to drive growth.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to reward innovation and taking risks to grow the business. Work on mentor program to be truly between two individuals. Help employees with career pathing.


  10. Helpful (3)

    "Frequent change and reorganization."

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at The J. M. Smucker Company full-time

    Pros

    Strong values and mission based culture.
    Lots opportunity for lateral job moves to build career.

    Cons

    Significant level of change driven by external competitive forces resulting in changing expectations for employees and org. restructure

    Advice to Management

    Plan and look further ahead to improve employee communication and change management.


  11. Helpful (1)

    "Unhappy workers"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Havre de Grace, MD
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Havre de Grace, MD
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at The J. M. Smucker Company full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Not to many has went from family friendly they don't care about the employees,incompatent management,old equipment

    Cons

    Would not recommend to anyone



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