Kerry Reviews

Updated 25 Feb 2021

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3.5
67%
Recommend to a Friend
89%
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Edmond Scanlon
108 Ratings
Pros
  • "great people and great benefits(in 43 reviews)

  • "Gained some great experience into a fast paced environment(in 42 reviews)

Cons
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  1. "Accounting and Finance Graduate Programme"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Accounting/Finance 

    I have been working at Kerry full-time

    Pros

    Amazing company with great people

    Cons

    Be prepared to be extremely busy

  2. "Kerry journey"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Engineer 
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Kerry full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Steep learning curve, strong performance

    Cons

    Ability to develop people is not strong. Middle Management not people orientated


  3. "Plenty of opportunity to progress your careed"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - IT Solution Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Lots of opportunities Travel Growing business, always have new things to work on

    Cons

    Flexitime - come in early and stay late for free

  4. "Basic pay"

    2.0
    Former Employee - Safety Manager in London, England

    I worked at Kerry full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Always busy, but a busy fool

    Cons

    Not really focused on Safety

  5. "Challenging but fulfilling"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Department Head 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Opportunity, fun, people, global, pace

    Cons

    Can be hectic and hours are long

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    Kerry Response

    May 8, 2020Brand Strategist

    Thank you for sharing your feedback. It sounds like you’re enjoying many of the intangible benefits that come from working with Kerry, we love to hear that! We are indeed a fast-growth company, something that affords both unique opportunities and challenges, such as the ones you have mentioned. We’re grateful to have leaders like you to help us maintain balance and guide on our continuous improvement journey.

  6. "Engineer"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Maintenance Engineer in Ossett, England
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good salary and opportunity to increase wage through grading system.

    Cons

    No on-site HR teams, so HR related issues take very long to deal with.

  7. "Large company with lots of potential to develop"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Systems Analyst in Leeds, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Kerry full-time

    Pros

    Large company, lots of opportunities to develop. Good benefits including pension, discount scheme, salary sacrifice.

    Cons

    None that I can currently think of

  8. "Great place, depending on where you are in your career"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales and Marketing 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The company works with a huge range of food and beverage categories across the globe, which is great for learning, networking and career opportunities.

    Cons

    The system is really disorganized, people are confused about what is their responsibility and what is not. Managers many times are promoted on a relationship basis and they don`t have the people skills to do the job. These make turnover really high

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  9. "Extremely poor company, no support, weak management"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Food Production Operative in Hyde, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Kerry full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    None - Do not work for this company

    Cons

    Weak managers (Especially in the Greenhouse)

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  10. "I find kerry a good challenge every day"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Accountant 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Plenty of opportunity every day

    Cons

    being happy with constant change

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