J.D. Irving Reviews

Updated Jan 20, 2021

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3.8
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J.D. Irving CEO and President James D. Irving and Robert K. Irving (no image)
James D. Irving and Robert K. Irving
52 Ratings
Pros
  • "friendly, good pay, fun work, nice building(in 10 reviews)

  • "Great benefits, sick days, vacation days in a long term career in an ever changing environment with lots of room for movement within the company(in 9 reviews)

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  1. "Great place to work!"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Analyst 

    I have been working at J.D. Irving full-time

    Pros

    Great training and learning opportunities, ability to move up and grow with the company.

    Cons

    The benefits package is good but not as good as the government's

  2. "Solid company in NB"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Director of Finance in Moncton, NB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at J.D. Irving full-time

    Pros

    Great group of people to work with. Many opportunities.

    Cons

    Can be a bit ruthless at times.


  3. "Good company"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Dieppe, NB

    I have been working at J.D. Irving full-time

    Pros

    Steady company, people really matter in there

    Cons

    Salary a little bit lower I find

  4. "Best workplace"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Business Analyst 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at J.D. Irving full-time

    Pros

    Culture, Salary, benefit, work hours, perks

    Cons

    Location of Head Office is not exciting

  5. "Solid opportunities"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Professional in Halifax, NS
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at J.D. Irving full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Many opportunities within the broader organization Some really great people

    Cons

    Paternalistic culture, male/female gaps, very few female executives (2?), lacks inspiration or desire to change, focused on outdated values, inflexible, favouritism, boys club

  6. "Stable"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Human Resources Manager in Halifax, NS
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at J.D. Irving full-time

    Pros

    Stable, lots of structure, good benefits

    Cons

    Micromanagement at all levels. No autonomy

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  7. "Decent pay and good hours"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Buyer in Saint John, NB
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at J.D. Irving full-time

    Pros

    Decent pay, good hours and good benefits.

    Cons

    They continue to pile more and more work on you.

  8. "Great place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Office Assistant in Moncton, NB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at J.D. Irving full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    It is a well established company.

    Cons

    Haven't experienced any to date.

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  9. "Good Company"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Project Engineering Co-Op in Saint John, NB

    I worked at J.D. Irving full-time

    Pros

    Good learning to develop skills for a student

    Cons

    Mill environment might not be suitable for everyone

  10. "Great Company"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Engineer 

    I have been working at J.D. Irving full-time

    Pros

    Salary, benefits, RRSP, team work

    Cons

    A stressful environment, lack of training

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