J.D. Irving Reviews

Updated Apr 15, 2020

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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
40 Ratings
Pros
  • "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 8 reviews)

  • "Great place to grow as a young professional(in 7 reviews)

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  1. "Labour"

    5.0
     

    I worked at J.D. Irving

    Pros

    Good people to work with

    Cons

    Don't have a car hard to get to

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  2. "Plan work for production to deliver a great product to the customer"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Planner in Halifax, NS
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    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

    Cons

    overtime arrangements. parking arrangements for the mass amount of employees

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  3. "Pretty good company if you drink the koolaid"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON

    I worked at J.D. Irving full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    lots of opportunities to do a lot of work as they are always short staffed

    Cons

    compensation should be better

  4. "Great Place to Work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Saint John, NB
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    lots of opportunity for growth

    Cons

    i currently have no cons. I like my job and my management team.

  5. Helpful (1)

    "Great Company to work for"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Assistant Production Manager in Saint John, NB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Challenging job, always different, great people to work with.

    Cons

    There was no major downsides.

  6. Helpful (1)

    "Icp toronto"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Process Technician in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at J.D. Irving full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Longevity, pay, benefits and great place to make a living

    Cons

    Continental shidtwork, working weekends and stats

  7. Helpful (1)

    "Positive work experience"

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

    I worked at J.D. Irving full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great training. Strong team. Great opportunity to move up in company.

    Cons

    Some staff should have been reorganized.

  8. "Recommend for anyone ready to make a career in a formal corporation"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Finance Co-op in Saint John, NB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Awesome employers, helpful, welcoming culture, and lots of investment in training and jobs.

    Cons

    Can’t think of any throughout the whole work term!

  9. "Minimum wage, maximum effort. Overnight"

    3.0
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in St. John's, NL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Listened to my music and choose when to go on break

    Cons

    Working alone. Not being able to stop people when they steal product, management did not listen or care of complaints

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  10. "Hold on"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - HRBP in Saint John, NB
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    All kind to learn and advance at a fast pace

    Cons

    Work life balance is a challange

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