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Hostess Brands Reviews

Updated 10 April 2015
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  1. sold us out

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Hostess Brands full-time (more than 3 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    not a one they gave up

    Cons

    lied, cheated, and never looked back

    Advice to Management

    you paid your debt, now pay your employees

  2. very challanging having to order product for 20-30 different stops a week in advance

    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Kokomo, IN (US)
    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Kokomo, IN (US)

    I worked at Hostess Brands full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    got to meet alot of good people

    Cons

    having to drive in bad weather

  3. My experience was interestng. I learned a lot of new skills.

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    Former Employee - Production Supervisor in Los Angeles, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Production Supervisor in Los Angeles, CA (US)

    I worked at Hostess Brands full-time (less than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    The cross training,salary,benefits and their union.

    Cons

    We worked long hours. I didn't like working on Sunday's

    Advice to Management

    Communicate more with the employees on a daily basis.

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  5. Environmental Compliance

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    Former Employee - Environmental Manager in Kansas City, MO (US)
    Former Employee - Environmental Manager in Kansas City, MO (US)

    I worked at Hostess Brands full-time (more than 10 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Great responsibility, diversity, and colleagues

    Cons

    Company was in bankruptcy twice

    Advice to Management

    Not use union employees

  6. Helpful (1)

    I was a machine operator who ran the machinery that wrapped buns, robots that delivered the wrapped product to trays whi

    Former Employee - Machine Operator-production in Denver, CO (US)
    Former Employee - Machine Operator-production in Denver, CO (US)

    I worked at Hostess Brands full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good pay, good co-workers, benefits.

    Cons

    It was very hard work

    Advice to Management

    none

  7. Union always keep the upperhand. Hostess allowed some very bad Union contracts.

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    Current Employee - Delivery Manager in Memphis, TN (US)
    Current Employee - Delivery Manager in Memphis, TN (US)

    I have been working at Hostess Brands full-time (more than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Free Cupcakes and always a laid back atmosphere.

    Cons

    Short staffed..always picking up others work.

  8. Great

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Hostess Brands full-time

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great company to work for!

    Cons

    Really dont have nothing bad to say!

  9. Helpful (1)

    Product Manager

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Hostess Brands

    Pros

    Great potential growth in the industry

    Cons

    none that i could think of

  10. 24 years of uncertain

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Route Salesman in Phila, PA (US)
    Former Employee - Route Salesman in Phila, PA (US)

    I worked at Hostess Brands full-time

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    my immediate supervisor was great

    Cons

    poorly ran company from upper management

    Advice to Management

    nothing now they got what they wanted. They closed it down .

  11. Bankrupt Company.

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    Former Employee - Assistant Chief Engineer in Memphis, TN (US)
    Former Employee - Assistant Chief Engineer in Memphis, TN (US)

    I worked at Hostess Brands full-time (less than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Unable to come up with one.

    Cons

    Limited money to spend on repairs

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