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Tyson Fresh Meats Reviews

Updated November 10, 2018
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Noel White
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  • "Upper management couldn't care less until the moment they have to" (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Fast learner"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Rail Worker in Joslin, IL
    Former Employee - Rail Worker in Joslin, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Tyson Fresh Meats full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Fun work with heavy lifting

    Cons

    Freezer temp got low when the fan turned on

    Advice to Management

    Hire everyone


  2. "General foreman"

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    Current Employee - General Foreman in Waterloo, IA
    Current Employee - General Foreman in Waterloo, IA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Tyson Fresh Meats full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Hard works ever changing. Never boring

    Cons

    Work for other management vacations which essentially means any vacation you could get gets taken back

    Advice to Management

    Have another Gf.

  3. "Hard work"

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    Former Employee - Live Hanger in Robards, KY
    Former Employee - Live Hanger in Robards, KY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Tyson Fresh Meats (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great benefits great pay and paid vacation

    Cons

    You can get sick from salmila

    Advice to Management

    Be nicer


  4. "good job bad communication"

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    Former Employee - Electrical Technician in Logansport, IN
    Former Employee - Electrical Technician in Logansport, IN
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Tyson Fresh Meats full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    good pay and growth opportunity

    Cons

    very bad communication and micromanaged

    Advice to Management

    let people do the job they do and look more into the people in charge


  5. "Maintenance planner"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Maintenance Planner in Monroe, NC
    Former Employee - Maintenance Planner in Monroe, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Tyson Fresh Meats full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great Benefits, over time and great pay.

    Cons

    The culture of the company needs to improve on how to communicate with each other and attitudes need to be worked on.

    Advice to Management

    Invest in your employees


  6. "Soul crushing"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Tyson Fresh Meats full-time

    Pros

    Great weekly paychecks and benefits after 90 days.

    Cons

    When something breaks down all hell breaks loose.

    Advice to Management

    The employees are not just a number.


  7. "Maintenance Supervisor"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Tyson Fresh Meats full-time

    Pros

    Pay, Benefits, Good work environment

    Cons

    Poor upper management, Not enough time off

    Advice to Management

    Accountability

  8. "Harvest Supervisor"

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    Former Employee - Shift Supervisor in Holcomb, KS
    Former Employee - Shift Supervisor in Holcomb, KS
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Tyson Fresh Meats full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    The people who appreciate the respect

    Cons

    Politics lack of management skills from higher personal and HR dept management is byass

    Advice to Management

    Change the culture


  9. "Production Clerk II"

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

    I worked at Tyson Fresh Meats full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Coworkers
    hours
    benefits
    enjoyed the work
    opportunities for advancement

    Cons

    Upper management at the plant
    disorganized
    low pay
    dirty
    overtime


  10. "Maintenance Technician"

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    Former Employee - Maintenance Technician in Joslin, IL
    Former Employee - Maintenance Technician in Joslin, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Tyson Fresh Meats full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    The challenge was terrific. Pay rate pretty decent.

    Cons

    The overall management crew needs a complete overhaul. Discrimination

    Advice to Management

    Give someone with hands-on experience the opportunity for advancement


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