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Overall good, but dysfunctional management

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Collegedale, TN (US)
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Collegedale, TN (US)

I worked at McKee Foods

Pros

I can't speak for the manufacturing operations, but in salaried business process areas, it is a relatively good company to work for. They are very good at hiring and retaining excellent people, so there is plenty of talent and a "nice" atmosphere is valued and maintained.

Cons

There is more than the typical amount of management dysfunction. Silos of authority are sacrosanct causing logical absurdities.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Hire some good management consultants to totally redesign the management structures of the company, then implement at least most of the recommendations.

Centralize Information Technology authority and implement a cohesive IT strategy throughout the company.

Recommends
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  1.  

    Always learning new ways to sell

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    Current Employee - District Sales Representative
    Current Employee - District Sales Representative

    I have been working at McKee Foods full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Benefits, company vehicle, excellent sales force and always support from the bakery

    Cons

    Distribution system sometimes can hurt our business with negative distributors. Profitability can be low for the independent distributors because company makes us put on new locations every year

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to your sales reps

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Good Benefits, but physically hard on the body.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at McKee Foods full-time

    Pros

    Good employee benefits and company values. Free products.

    Cons

    Employees have to wear steel-toed shoes which are very hard on the feet. No rubber mats on concrete floor. This causes leg and feet pain. Must climb concrete steps to second floor cafeteria and only have twelve and a half minute breaks.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Consider rubber mats.

    Approves of CEO
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