Nestlé USA
3.3 of 5 282 reviews
www.nestleusa.com Glendale, CA 5000+ Employees

Nestlé USA Reviews

Updated Apr 20, 2014
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3.3 282 reviews

                             

51% Approve of the CEO

Nestlé USA Chairman & CEO Paul Grimwood

Paul Grimwood

(71 ratings)

65% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Pros:
  • "Plenty of opportunity, good work life balance"
    in 21 reviews
  • "Good benefits with a good pension plan"
    in 27 reviews
Cons:
  • "Work/Life balance is hard to maintain"
    in 17 reviews
  • "60-80 weekly no work life balance"
    in 8 reviews
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Nestle Business Services Manager

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Solon, OH (US)

I have been working at Nestlé USA full-time for more than 5 years

ProsGreat benefits, focus on health and wellness, care about employees, competitive pay. Strong planning and leadership really focused on the health and long term growth of the company.

ConsVery high paced and work lean so workloads sometimes too heavy. Middle management expected to do it all.

Advice to Senior ManagementContinue to focus on employee development and reward more equitably.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Lots of opportunity to get great experiences and grow professionally.

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Nestlé USA full-time for more than 10 years

ProsCollaborative and strong team based work environment. Competitive salary and benefits. Very strong management principles and company values. Strong talent management tools to assist us in growing professionally.

ConsWork/life balance is suffering because of limited resources and delays in filling openings. This along with the challenges in the business is impacting morale and increased level of frustration for us.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Excellent

QA Microbiologist (Current Employee)
Franklin Park, IL (US)

I have been working at Nestlé USA as a contractor for more than a year

ProsGreat place, great benefits, and allowed me personal growth in my career.

ConsAdvancement within the company seems difficult

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep up the good work

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Great People, Great Company!

Production Supervisor (Current Employee)
Chicago, IL (US)

I have been working at Nestlé USA full-time for more than 5 years

ProsNestlé is a people driven company. They allow for growth opportunities through development and training.

ConsTop Down communication at the site level is a challenge.

Advice to Senior ManagementLeadership team needs to understand how to make consistant decisions, and stick to them.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Hard work pays back

District Sales Leader (Current Employee)
San Francisco, CA (US)

I have been working at Nestlé USA full-time for more than 10 years

ProsCompany vision and mission

ConsSome Dsl are lazy and should be worked lil be more

Advice to Senior ManagementDon't expect to grow if you keep handing routes to distributors and bring back fully owned Dsd like back in the days

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Hiring Process and HR Dept- A+, Amount of work to time allotted D, Staff and Managers B, 'Green' Co. F.

Sales Representative (Current Employee)

I have been working at Nestlé USA full-time for more than a year

ProsHigh pay, Excellent Benefits, GREAT working conditions and Smart and Professional Staff up and down, very courteous and easily accessible!
TRAINING PROCESS WAS EXCELLENT! A++

Cons15+ stops in 1 day, Pay Overtime ofcourse due to California and Fed. Laws, but too much work!!
Could hire more people and TRAIN.

Advice to Senior ManagementHire more of the good and hard working people of Los Angeles for more routes, smaller or GREENER trucks. Bigger stock yard, UPGRADE! UPGRADE! UPGRADE! Keep full bene's for all employees and lessen work loads, and continue to Train well and hire from within at all possible moments!

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Great Brands - Great Company - Great People

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Nestlé USA full-time for more than 8 years

ProsMost of the brands are #1 or #2 in their category. Strong innovation pipeline. Great people. Great corporate values.

ConsLarge company and you might need to be patient for growth. That said - well worth the wait. Lots of career opportunity over time. Might need to change divisions within company, but that's a strength of this organization.

Advice to Senior ManagementStay focused on people and brands. Doing a great job!

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Opportunity for strong performers

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Nestlé USA

ProsOpportunity for growth and upward movement.

ConsMust be relocatable to continue growing in company.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Analytical Chemist

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Nestlé USA

ProsStable company to work for. Has a lot of opportunity to move around to different departments. Also a lot of opportunity to move to different places in the U.S. and abroad. Nice quarterly bonus and year end bonus depending on plant performance.

ConsIncompetent union factory production workers. Union makes it nearly impossible to fire incompetent factory workers, while it is easy to fire non-union salaried workers such as lab personell.

Advice to Senior ManagementCreate culture with less rift between shifts

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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All teams with in harmony to achieve a common goal

Senior Programmer/Analyst (Current Employee)
Glendale, CA (US)

I have been working at Nestlé USA as a contractor for more than a year

ProsGood work environment. We have access to current technologies.

Consworking through a Business Solutions provider as contractor/consultant

Advice to Senior ManagementHappy with the style of management especially in terms of control and our freedom to make decisions in our area of responsibility.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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