Dr Pepper Snapple Group

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Dr Pepper Snapple Group Reviews

Updated 21 October, 2014
Updated 21 October, 2014
189 Reviews
3.0
189 Reviews
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Dr Pepper Snapple Group President and CEO Larry D. Young
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101 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Benefits are good they start from day 1 (in 11 reviews)

  • Strong culture of continuous improvement and good work-life balance in majority of jobs/functions (in 5 reviews)


Cons
  • Work/life balance is the exact inverse of what you would like to see in a company (in 11 reviews)

  • Because of this, upper management seems to make some questionable decisions (in 10 reviews)

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Merchandiser

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    Former Employee - Part Time Merchandiser in Battle Creek, MI (US)
    Former Employee - Part Time Merchandiser in Battle Creek, MI (US)

    I worked at Dr Pepper Snapple Group part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    -Great job with flexible shifts/hours
    -Management willing to work around school schedule
    -Work alone at own pace
    -Gas/mileage compensation $0.40/mile
    -Strong interaction with both company and store management
    -Holiday and overtime pay
    -Take good care of employees
    -Company sales people often help during busy days
    -Urine sample required for drug screen (not necessarily a pro/con just felt information had importance)

    Cons

    -Occasionally have long days depending on consumer demand
    -Sometimes responsible for picking up others slack from previous day employee on route
    -Physically demanding at times
    -Sole responsibility to stock retailers from start to end(others can't come in and help)
    -Shift ends when all work is complete (no set end time for shift)
    -Store managers can be rude and demanding

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    -Continue to take employees opinions and recomendations

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Opens doors for bigger jobs

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Driver in Richmond, VA (US)
    Former Employee - Driver in Richmond, VA (US)

    I worked at Dr Pepper Snapple Group full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Health benefits were great. They helped me get my Class B, when others wouldn't. Bulk drivers were paid very well. Better than Coke and Pepsi.

    Cons

    Had to deliver and work FoodLion stores on a side loader. Doesn't make any sense.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't hire a bunch of thugs if you want to compete with the other major beverage companies.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  3.  

    Can be nice to work at

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Distribution Supervisor in Davenport, IA (US)
    Current Employee - Distribution Supervisor in Davenport, IA (US)

    I have been working at Dr Pepper Snapple Group full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good Pay, and employees, working with them was fun

    Cons

    Management is out for their own and care little for any one else.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    full service driver

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    Current Employee - Full Service Driver in Dallas, TX (US)
    Current Employee - Full Service Driver in Dallas, TX (US)

    I have been working at Dr Pepper Snapple Group full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    A lot of hours
    a lot f overtime

    Cons

    i have no cons i actually love this job

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    keep it up
    we have great incentive

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

    Lacks Opportunities for IT Resources

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    Former Employee - IT Manager in Plano, TX (US)
    Former Employee - IT Manager in Plano, TX (US)

    I worked at Dr Pepper Snapple Group full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits
    Great people
    Nice end users.

    Cons

    Company will lay off workers instead of retraining them when skill sets are obsolete.
    Company does not train workers.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    People are more productive when you treat them right.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Enjoy the people and friends I made

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    Former Employee - Territory Manager in Plano, TX (US)
    Former Employee - Territory Manager in Plano, TX (US)

    I worked at Dr Pepper Snapple Group full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Great benefits and people? Fun environment. I learned a lot if you have a good manager

    Cons

    Pay not good. Not enough praise for good people. Senior level management is not very supportive. A mans world

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Dont be so corporate especially national level

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  8.  

    Great fun work with great people.

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    Former Employee - Data Entry in Jersey City, NJ (US)
    Former Employee - Data Entry in Jersey City, NJ (US)

    I worked at Dr Pepper Snapple Group full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    The company has great culture and fun environment.

    Cons

    Slow promotion and growth. Some managers lack of people skills.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Management needs more training and leadership.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9. 2 people found this helpful  

    Corrupt

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    Former Employee - Production in Victorville, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Production in Victorville, CA (US)

    I worked at Dr Pepper Snapple Group full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Good Pay, opportunity for overtime

    Cons

    Corruption, corporate doesn't care. Crazy Scheduling

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Still more cleaning up to do

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Quick Review

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA (US)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA (US)

    I have been working at Dr Pepper Snapple Group full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Compensation, bonus is not bad

    Cons

    unprofessional management team, a lot of back stabbing to maintain senior level jobs, no work life balance

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    support and empower your employees

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  11.  

    HR community very selective

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Dr Pepper Snapple Group full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    The company values results. Period. The positive of this is that you don't have to wonder what is expected of you.

    Cons

    Declining margins and sales in the soft drink space makes the culture very lean and penny conscious at the expense of quality.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Invest in your employees!

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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