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Saputo Reviews

Updated 15 August, 2018
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Saputo CEO Lino A. Saputo Jr.
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Pros
  • "Very friendly employees, great pay and benefits" (in 7 reviews)

  • "Good Benefits, Great People, and Good Opportunities" (in 11 reviews)

Cons
  • "I have no cons it was a great place" (in 4 reviews)

  • "Because there is no sense of competitiveness, there wasnt really any upward mobility" (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Test Coordinator"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Test Coordinator in Montreal, QC
    Current Employee - Test Coordinator in Montreal, QC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Saputo full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great family-like culture. Great benefits. Flexible Working Schedule at times. Great recognition of work. Great overall management.

    Cons

    Family-like culture sometimes leads to lull's in production (speaking for myself at least)

    Advice to Management

    Keep it up, you are doing fantastic!


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Finance"

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    Former Employee - Manager in Montreal, QC
    Former Employee - Manager in Montreal, QC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Saputo full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Work hours are fairly stable

    Cons

    Upper management lacks leadership and intelligence. Senior ranking officers are not capable of adapting to changing environments.

    Too much politics, promotions are not given to the most competent individuals, instead, promotions are given through social committees.

    Growth only occurs through acquisitions and there is no program of standardization.

    Upper Management is very ego centric, does not like being challenged, and have their own method of doing things. As a result, it is very easy to become disconnected from the market and to lose pertinent job skills, which will hurt you in the long-run.. .

    No career or intellectual growth.

    Advice to Management

    Rebuild executive staff with competent people capable of adapting to changing environments

  3. "IT Manager"

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    Former Employee - IT Manager in Montréal-Ouest, QC
    Former Employee - IT Manager in Montréal-Ouest, QC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Saputo full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good benefits, great cafeteria, employee cheese store

    Cons

    Crazy amount of hours, lack of structure, no career plan


  4. "quality control lab tech"

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    Former Employee - Quality Control Lab Technician in Ottawa, ON
    Former Employee - Quality Control Lab Technician in Ottawa, ON

    I worked at Saputo full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    great place to work

    Cons

    The Ottawa plant closed at 2017 December is not a good idea


  5. "Great company for advancement"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Newfoundland in Mount Pearl, NL
    Current Employee - Newfoundland in Mount Pearl, NL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Saputo full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Family like work environment
    Good benefits

    Cons

    None that I think of


  6. "Quality Control Technician"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Quality Control Technician in Tavistock, ON
    Current Employee - Quality Control Technician in Tavistock, ON

    I have been working at Saputo full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great pay and benefits.
    You can buy in stocks
    Lots of overtime

    Cons

    No growth, candidates for internal positions are already decided so there is no point even in trying

    Advice to Management

    Encourage your best employees


  7. "Ok"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Saputo full-time

    Pros

    Nice people and cheese at work

    Cons

    Revolving door, no training, unfair treatment based on who you are, different rates of pay for us and you never get promoted

    Advice to Management

    Get your act together - especially in packaging. The atmosphere hiring and results all suck

  8. "Forklift operator"

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    Current Employee - Forklift Operator in Montreal, QC
    Current Employee - Forklift Operator in Montreal, QC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Saputo full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Hard worker and like to do over time

    Cons

    Don't like negative people

    Advice to Management

    Listen to the worker's sometimes


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Used to be a great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Supervisor in Vancouver, BC
    Current Employee - Supervisor in Vancouver, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Saputo full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    fast paced but Interesting. Some employees are great to work with.

    Cons

    Bureaucratic, company grows through acquisitions but never took the time to work on culture so depending on the location you might find different environment.
    Becoming more and more corporate and less family values and people oriented

    Advice to Management

    Real Focus on employees, not just to fill a requirement


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Good working environment, friendly staff, unionized and because of that lots of politics."

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    Former Employee - DAiry WOrker in Burnaby, BC
    Former Employee - DAiry WOrker in Burnaby, BC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Saputo part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Unbelievable wage without experience needed. Good training, friendly co workers, easy going supervisors, lots of different shifts day and night, lineancy in breaks.

    Cons

    Lots of politics, unequal distribution of shifts, lots of hiring which cuts even more shifts for training purposes. Bad communication between upper and middle level management. White segregation in favour of the Asians.

    Advice to Management

    No need for so many hirings. Communicate with part timers more, couching, advising, checking them.


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