Bimbo Bakeries Employee Reviews about "long hours"

Updated 12 Sep 2020

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Bimbo Bakeries President, USA Fred Penny (no image)
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302 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good pay, strong union, good working relationship with management(in 98 reviews)

  • "Good benefits that you get working here(in 55 reviews)

Cons
  • "its hard to have a life with split days off and long hours(in 41 reviews)

  • "Poor upper management leadership skills(in 35 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Just awful..."

    1.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Route Sales Representative in Kansas City, MO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Union, pay, benefits.. that’s all

    Cons

    Very long hours and unreasonable expectations.

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  2. "*"

    2.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Shift Supervisor in Grand Rapids, MI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Compensation package and benefits are very good.

    Cons

    Long hours and multiple weeks worked straight with no time off. No work life balance.


  3. "QA Tech"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Quality Assurance 

    I have been working at Bimbo Bakeries full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits and room for advancement

    Cons

    Long hours without overtime pay

  4. "bread baker"

    3.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Bread Baker in Sacramento, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    great pay, nice benefits,challenging work.

    Cons

    its hard to have a life with split days off and long hours

  5. "Good company"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Professional in Reno, NV
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good pay[used to be a lot better] Great benefits

    Cons

    Split days off, long hours and hard work

  6. "Great pay"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
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    Current Employee - Route Sales Representative in Wichita, KS
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great benefits pay great insurance

    Cons

    Long hours very very long days

  7. Helpful (2)

    "Don’t invest your time here"

    1.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Finance 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    None great enough to list here as a Pro

    Cons

    Leadership is non existence Extremely long hours/nights & weekends with no compensation or reward High turnover in all areas Lack of communication Employee morale at an all time low No company perks to thank employees for their dedication and hard work

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  8. "Boss treats you like family"

    5.0
     

    I have been working at Bimbo Bakeries

    Pros

    Amazing healthcare,guaranteed yearly raises,three weeks vacation after only 2 years of employment.

    Cons

    Long hours,split days off,drivers are largely commission based

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  9. "RSP"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
     
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Bimbo Bakeries

    Pros

    MONEY! very good insurance! Work independently most of the time.

    Cons

    Long hours... usually five 10 - 12 hour days.

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  10. Helpful (4)

    "If Money is all you want from a job, this is for ypu"

    1.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - RSR Route Sales Representative 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Bimbo Bakeries full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Benefits, Paid Time Off, Mileage, Holidays Off, Pay

    Cons

    Long Hours, Work-Life Balance, Management, Communication, Work Conditions

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