Kerry Reviews

Updated 1 Jul 2020

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3.2
60%
Recommend to a Friend
83%
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Kerry Chief Executive Edmond Scanlon (no image)
Edmond Scanlon
62 Ratings
Pros
  • "Gained some great experience into a fast paced environment(in 38 reviews)

  • "Great people, dynamic environment full of energy(in 37 reviews)

Cons
  • "High hierarchy in place and there is zero work/life balance plus no understanding for any family needs(in 52 reviews)

  • "Shift work, long hours, labour hire company can be unprofessional(in 37 reviews)

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  1. "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.

  2. "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.

  3. "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

  4. "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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  5. "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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  6. "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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  7. "Bristol office was too isolated"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Credit Manager 

    I worked at Kerry full-time

    Pros

    Some of the people were good to work with

    Cons

    No appreciable company benefits, no career pathways

  8. "Large organisation, good opportunity to travel"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Kerry full-time

    Pros

    Facilities, travel opportunities, finance team is integral to the business

    Cons

    Change is slow, conservative in nature, risk averse

  9. "Good Place"

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

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

    Pros

    Great team Great job Good experience

    Cons

    None to mention at least

  10. "Great Company"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Controller in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Kerry full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Live and breath the values, training and development, amazing high calibre people

    Cons

    Limited career development which causes frustration

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