Hostess Brands

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Hostess Brands Reviews

Updated Jun 13, 2014
Hostess Brands – US – “My bakery”

All Employees Current Employees Only

2.3 110 reviews

15% Approve of the CEO

Hostess Brands President & CEO Gregory F. Rayburn

Gregory F. Rayburn

(54 ratings)

21% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • good pay but over the years continue to decline(in 11 reviews)

  • About only pro is that the company does provide good benefits(in 11 reviews)


Cons
  • poorly ran company from upper management(in 10 reviews)

  • Long hours and dealing with a lot of people who maybe shouldn't have been placed in a position of authority(in 9 reviews)

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    Environmental Compliance

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

    ProsGreat responsibility, diversity, and colleagues

    ConsCompany was in bankruptcy twice

    Advice to Senior ManagementNot use union employees

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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

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

    ProsGood pay, good co-workers, benefits.

    ConsIt was very hard work

    Advice to Senior Managementnone

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    Great

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsGreat company to work for!

    ConsReally dont have nothing bad to say!

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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

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

    ProsFree Cupcakes and always a laid back atmosphere.

    ConsShort staffed..always picking up others work.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Product Manager

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsGreat potential growth in the industry

    Consnone that i could think of

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    24 years of uncertain

    Route Salesman (Former Employee) Phila, PA (US)

    Prosmy immediate supervisor was great

    Conspoorly ran company from upper management

    Advice to Senior Managementnothing now they got what they wanted. They closed it down .

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Bankrupt Company.

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

    ProsUnable to come up with one.

    ConsLimited money to spend on repairs

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Good place to work

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsThe people was good to work with.

    ConsCommunication was a negative downfall

    Advice to Senior ManagementWish continued success.

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

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    Good opportunity to grow the company and save money

    Procurement Analyst (Former Employee) Kansas City, MO (US)

    ProsPeople were good to work with, systems were being updated, and they helped the community

    ConsUnion contracts killed the company

    Advice to Senior ManagementProtect against unions

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Packer (Former Employee) Phila, PA (US)

    Prosgood people to work with.

    Consther are no downside work at hostess brands.u

    Advice to Senior Managementupper management was very good people.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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