Campbell Soup Company

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Campbell Soup Company Reviews

Updated 24 October, 2014
Updated 24 October, 2014
155 Reviews
3.3
155 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 21 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. 1 person found this helpful  

    Strong company with great people

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Intern - Hourly in Camden, NJ (US)
    Current Employee - Intern - Hourly in Camden, NJ (US)

    I have been working at Campbell Soup Company as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    - every single employee is genuine and so refreshingly nice
    -friendly but professional environment
    -outstanding cafeteria and work space
    -extremely loval to their employees. common for employees to have worked with campbells for 20+ years

    Cons

    -formal training can be hard to come by. best off coming to Campbells with experience

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Training should be taken more seriously simply to avoid future/potential problems

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great people, good opportunities and benefits, some corporate bureaucracy

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Campbell Soup Company

    Pros

    Great people
    Good opportunities within the company
    Nice building to work in
    Good pay and benefits
    Pretty good culture

    Cons

    Evaluation system for performance is flawed
    Not all departments are treated or managed with the same integrity
    Some managers are only looking out for their own careers
    No where to go that is close by for lunch

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Throw out the performance review system

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Amazing caring company

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Upward mobility, new innovation, great caring leadership, amazing teamwork, mentoring, impressive operations, good work life balance, more than fair compensation,

    Cons

    some old school union mentality still exists

    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Genuine

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Camden, NJ (US)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Camden, NJ (US)

    I have been working at Campbell Soup Company as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    -company is filled with nothing but good people
    -challenging but not overbearing
    -experienced management
    -great work environment, extremely comfortable
    -incredible food services

    Cons

    -located in Camden but Campbell's is heavily secured..doesn't feel like you're in the most dangerous city in the country
    -heavy traffic on the NJ side

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Interns could use more basic training

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    Good people

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Financial Systems Analyst in Camden, NJ (US)
    Former Employee - Financial Systems Analyst in Camden, NJ (US)

    I worked at Campbell Soup Company full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Work life balance, good salary, good systems, good connections, central location.

    Cons

    Layoffs more often than industry. Political environment.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Expand product line

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Very family base company

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Executive Assistant in Camden, NJ (US)
    Former Employee - Executive Assistant in Camden, NJ (US)

    I worked at Campbell Soup Company full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Campbell's offers great salary for all levels

    Cons

    company is currently undergoing new challenges with week economy

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    management should look at lower staff for guidance of company growth

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  8. 3 people found this helpful  

    Really Disappointed!!

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Rather Not Say
    Current Employee - Rather Not Say

    I have been working at Campbell Soup Company full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    The pay and benefits are real good. I love going to the Company store where you can get discounts on soups.

    Cons

    I have been employed at Campbell Soup for only five months and already looking for another job. There is a lot of favoritism in my department. The plant consists of a lot of temps working. I have had major issues with some of my co-workers because I I got hired from the outside as a permanent Campbell Soup employee and have never tempted. My Supervisor threatened to fire me the first day on the job!! Not kidding!!!!!!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I don't know what it takes to make a Company become successful but you should take complaints seriously. I have always admired and thought well of Campbell Soup until I actually became employed here. Supervisors and Team Leaders should not play favorites and be more open minded. There are two sides to every story!! I have met wonderful people here but this Company is not for me. I will not be mistreated!!

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great training

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Director in Norwalk, CT (US)
    Current Employee - Director in Norwalk, CT (US)

    I have been working at Campbell Soup Company full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great company for training and building your career when starting out. Gain valuable experience from a top notch CPG company. From a sales perspective, the insights and resources available far exceed other food companies.

    Cons

    Senior management needs to focus on culture and engagement to drive retention.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    I loved every day working in the "soup house".

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Assistant Area Manager in Camden, NJ (US)
    Former Employee - Assistant Area Manager in Camden, NJ (US)

    I worked at Campbell Soup Company full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    It is a family owned business that has stayed true to it's roots. Quality products, made with quality people from quality ingredients.

    Cons

    Long hours and a lot of changing shift work

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    increase your direct marketing strategies. Focus on the family values and traditional quality products.
    You most broaden your product lines to include more ethnic products.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Greedy, not family oriented at Paris, TX plant.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Machine Operator in Paris, TX (US)
    Current Employee - Machine Operator in Paris, TX (US)

    I have been working at Campbell Soup Company full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good pay. Safe working conditions most of the time

    Cons

    Work 7 days per week, 8 to 12 hours per day with few days off in the sauce plant. Very stressful and hot temps in the summer. Chaotic planning from management. Too much control from supervision and management trying to make a name for themselves .

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to what employees are saying instead of supervision because they will deceive you . They make a lot of bad political decisions and make paperwork look good etc.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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