Campbell Soup Company

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Campbell Soup Company Reviews

Updated 16 December, 2014
Updated 16 December, 2014
160 Reviews
3.4
160 Reviews
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Campbell Soup Company President and CEO Denise Morrison
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • One can achieve a fairly good work/life balance in most departments (in 23 reviews)

  • Great people who take pride in doing good work (in 12 reviews)


Cons
  • formal training can be hard to come by (in 3 reviews)

  • Work/life balance can be a challenge because cutbacks over the last several years have required everyone to do more with less (in 3 reviews)

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  1.  

    Great Experience for Manufacturing Students

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    Current Employee - Continuous Improvement Co-Op in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Continuous Improvement Co-Op in Toronto, ON

    I have been working at Campbell Soup Company

    Pros

    Learnt the fundamentals of Lean, Six Sigma
    - be an important part of the CI Team
    - Lead small corrective action projects

    Cons

    - Fast paced especially for a co-op student. I was told to lead a meeting on the first day.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Great people to work with. Always there to help out the new employees.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    average experience. lots of older, mature folk, so the culture is very mature.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Campbell Soup Company full-time

    Pros

    majority of team members are supportive

    Cons

    Majority of the individuals are well into their career, so not ideal for a new graduate (better off in a rotational or new grad position)

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Understand that new graduates are fairly new to the business environment, so patience is imperative to have!

  3.  

    Senior Financial Analyst

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    Former Employee - Senior Financial Analyst in Etobicoke, ON
    Former Employee - Senior Financial Analyst in Etobicoke, ON

    I worked at Campbell Soup Company full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    The working environment is excellent. It is like a family

    Cons

    Due to Finance team is not big, the opportunities to advance or learn about other areas are reduce

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  5.  

    Campbells

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    Former Employee - Blender in Listowel, ON
    Former Employee - Blender in Listowel, ON

    I worked at Campbell Soup Company full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Loved the people I worked with

    Cons

    shut down and moved to USA

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to employees

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    worked here for 2 years on contract, seriously consider joining full time but did not for personal reasons

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    Former Employee - Senior Financial Analyst in Listowel, ON
    Former Employee - Senior Financial Analyst in Listowel, ON

    I worked at Campbell Soup Company as a contractor (more than an year)

    Pros

    competitive salary
    work live balance
    great people to work with , very collaberative

    Cons

    have had to make some hard decisions to close

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    The community at Campbell Soup really did make you feel a part of the family and the workers were happy.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Etobicoke, ON
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Etobicoke, ON

    I worked at Campbell Soup Company

    Pros

    - good sense of community (very family like)
    - took feedback very well on all levels of the organizations
    - worked as a team and actively collaborated to solve issues

    Cons

    - manufacturing environment
    - not that many opportunities to move around (keep in mind that this manufacturing though)
    - need to understand machinery a bit (depends on role)

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    - the management/leadership at campbell's soup at the etobicoke plant is excellent, everyone listens to each other and work together

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Let down

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    Former Employee - General Labour
    Former Employee - General Labour

    I worked at Campbell Soup Company

    Pros

    good wages compared to other fatory jobs
    fellow employees were great to work with
    Benefits are very good for health and dental
    room for movement in the company because of internal hiring

    Cons

    worked 2 years as a temp before getting hired
    Lousy communication between management and employees
    Saftey standards are horrible, I was injured on some improperly enginerred equipment, put on disbility, and was brushed away when trying to come back to work. Felt severely betrayed, to give years of my life working there, only to be treated like garbage after injury. They treat you like another number, not like a valued employee. Dont be fooled, bad company to work for.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    The leadership at campells although may be sound at the top, I found it got worse as you trickle down to lower levels of management. I believe their business strategies were good, but if you treat you employess, the blood of your company, this will come back to haunt you. I honetly felt at times like i was working in a 3rd world country, not the free nation i live in.

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Retail business manager

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    Former Employee - Retail Business Manager in Houston, TX (US)
    Former Employee - Retail Business Manager in Houston, TX (US)

    I worked at Campbell Soup Company

    Pros

    Autonomous
    Not really stressful
    Rarely saw your supervisor

    Cons

    Always by yourself
    Low chance for advancement of you did not want to relocate

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get a motivated sales team to execute

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great company to work for

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Campbell Soup Company

    Pros

    Inclusive, supportive, family friendly and ethical. Great team work. Encouraging of new ideas.

    Cons

    A little slow to innovate and some beaurecratic decision making. Some areas still work in a very silos fashion.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11. 1 person found this helpful  

    Think fondly of my experience, learning, and team members here

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    Former Employee - Senior Technologist in Camden, NJ (US)
    Former Employee - Senior Technologist in Camden, NJ (US)

    I worked at Campbell Soup Company full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Team oriented feel, I felt valued and trusted in my role, was promoted after 2.5 years which was great. I really made lots of friends through work, they promoted networking and team building events. Good work/life balance and summer hours were a nice perk. The cafeteria is also pleasant with new, healthier offerings. I gained a lot of good work experience at Campbell's.

    Cons

    Change in management yeilded numerous lay offs and changes in how valuable my group was.

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

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