George Weston Bakeries Reviews

Updated 30 Sep 2019

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8 Ratings
  1. "Changing"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Sales Analyst in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at George Weston Bakeries full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Lots of changes; potential opportunities

    Cons

    Old School style; lack of training

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  2. Helpful (1)

    "Poor Human Resources Management"

    1.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Manager in Toronto, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at George Weston Bakeries full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Good teamwork within the plant teams. Plant Management is good.

    Cons

    Human Resources team is weak (especially Director level)- not supportive of plant teams and jumps to conclusions without proper investigations. HR teams too political- especially when it comes to dealing with Union matters.

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  3. "Knowledgeable, friendly corporate culture"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Consultant in Mississauga, ON
    Recommends

    I worked at George Weston Bakeries

    Pros

    I found the senior staff knowledgeable and extremely helpful. I also found the Product development team quick to assist and keenly interested in their work.

    Cons

    There seemed to be a slight fear of innovation by some members of the team. ie fear of failure?

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  4. "KAM"

    4.0
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at George Weston Bakeries full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Small collaborative team, great new office space and great opportunities for growth

    Cons

    Systems are outdated and processes/forms are from the 80s

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  5. "Technician"

    2.0
     

    I worked at George Weston Bakeries

    Pros

    Great people to work with

    Cons

    When company was taken over it went down hill

  6. "The experience was ok at best. Past management created and fostered a hostile work environment, not sure of current."

    2.0
    Accountant in Bay Shore, NY

    I worked at George Weston Bakeries for more than a year

    Pros

    George Weston Bakeries pay well... at or above market rate with good benefits.

    Cons

    Foul mouthed managers and unprofessional, hostile, environment. You won't be there for long. If you can tolerate that on a daily basis, then go for it!

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  7. "Senior Financial Analyst"

    2.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Financial Analyst in Toronto, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at George Weston Bakeries full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good salary and benefits. Peers are nice.

    Cons

    politics and lack of career growth

  8. "Good Experience"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Analyst 

    I worked at George Weston Bakeries full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Lots of seniority and experience

    Cons

    limited growth opportunities with company

  9. "very good"

    5.0
    Former Employee - AR Specialist/Finance Analyst in Totowa, NJ

    I worked at George Weston Bakeries full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    lots of opportunity for advancement

    Cons

    I don't have any cons

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  10. "Wage for mechanic is slow increment."

    2.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Mechanic in Vaughan, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at George Weston Bakeries full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    A little light duty work

    Cons

    Management is mean and difficult working.

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