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Updated March 30, 2017
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  • work life balance might be tough (in 155 reviews)

  • Matrix structure can slow down decision making as does need to build consensus for all major decisions (in 79 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "very good"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Unilever full-time

    Pros

    lots to learn in company with teammember

    Cons

    very much politics good not to enter in


  2. "Good company"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Employee benefit is very good

    Cons

    Difficult for change and new things

    Unilever Response

    Mar 21, 2017 – The Talent Team

    Hi. Thank you for taking the time to leave a review - it's great to receive feedback. We'll ensure your comments and experiences are passed on to the respective teams. We wish you continued success ... More


  3. "Logistics Procurement Assistant Manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Procurement Manager in Englewood Cliffs, NJ
    Current Employee - Procurement Manager in Englewood Cliffs, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Unilever full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    friendly culture, good social mission

    Cons

    bureaucratic, slow decision making

    Advice to Management

    empower lower level employees more to make decisions


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  5. "Meh"

    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
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Unilever full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Social mission is wonderful, with really admirable social programs to give back to the community.

    Cons

    Poor management, little room for growth, compensation not competitive.

    Unilever Response

    Mar 27, 2017 – The Talent Team

    Hi. Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We appreciate your comments, including your points around management and growth opportunities, and will ensure they are passed on to the ... More


  6. "Positive Experience"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great opportunity for learning and advancement, which is based on individual capabilities and strengths. Very collegial and team oriented environment. Good management group.

    Cons

    None that I can think of.


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Unilever USA - Services"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Englewood Cliffs, NJ
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Englewood Cliffs, NJ
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Unilever full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Agile working, great people, care about the environment, challenging projects and opportunities

    Cons

    Constant change sometimes 2-3 reorgs per year, massive move recently to outsource many US-based global roles to low-cost countries


  8. "Good Company to work for"

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    • 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 Unilever full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits. Flexible corporate working hours, not as much at factories.

    Decent mentirship programs and developmental programs. Support for broadening roles.

    Fantastic maternity leave policy.

    Cons

    Difficult to build a defined career path. Vacation could be improved for 5-10 year employees.

    Salary is lower compared to other CPGs


  9. "Amazing company"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Unilever full-time

    Pros

    Great culture that helps you to learn and grow.

    Cons

    Need to work insane hours.


  10. "Finance Manager"

    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 Unilever full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Flexible working hours are great allowing employees to be more productive
    Sustainability focus is a real advantage for growth and employee purpose

    Cons

    It's a large organization in which processes and politics come into play when things need to get done - luckily, this is something senior management recognizes and is working on changing


  11. "Supply Chain Manager"

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

    I have been working at Unilever full-time

    Pros

    -Great company to work for
    -Provides autonomy (freedom of operation) in your role

    Cons

    -None to list. None to list.



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