George Weston Bakeries Reviews

Updated 30 Sep 2019

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3.1
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8 Ratings
  1. "work was fine"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Shipper/Receiver 

    I worked at George Weston Bakeries part-time

    Pros

    good people and good pay

    Cons

    hours can be long and hard

  2. "Good Company"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Employee 

    I have been working at George Weston Bakeries full-time

    Pros

    Good Managment to work with

    Cons

    Scheduling may improve in scheduling


  3. "..."

    2.0
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at George Weston Bakeries part-time

    Pros

    free bread? good people to work with

    Cons

    Bad management, forced to come in.

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  4. "Business Development Manager"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Business Development Manager in Toronto, ON

    I worked at George Weston Bakeries full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Power of Large Company and benefits that come with size

    Cons

    Hard to make an impact in environment

  5. "Electrician"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Electrician in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at George Weston Bakeries full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Big company . Experience is good for next job

    Cons

    Low pay . Work at weekends.

  6. Helpful (1)

    "Hard work, but well managed and fairly paid (kingston location)"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - General Labour in Kingston, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at George Weston Bakeries full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    -Excellent management-Management know the job well (mostly promoted from the bakery floor), The plant manager at the place I worked started out moving pans between conveyor belts as a teenager. Easily the best manager I've ever had. The rest of the management both provided the necessary support to get the job done and made sure that employees were safe reasonably well cared for. -Union job so the pay was pretty reasonable for a general labor job of the sort (~14/hr). I got a small raise each summer I came back, and could have worked my way up the pay sale more if I'd wanted to stay on part time during the school year.

    Cons

    -The work is boring and fairly physical. -shift work, at first you will likely do a lot of night shifts -Your co-workers will be a bit of a mixed lot as the hiring requirement is basically warm, breathing and able to follow simple instructions.

  7. Helpful (2)

    "Sales Analyst"

    1.0
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    Sales Analyst in Etobicoke, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at George Weston Bakeries for less than a year

    Pros

    Some few kind people here and there

    Cons

    Harassment, Abusing, Bossing, Unpaid Overtimes, No knowledge base

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  8. "Administration"

    2.0
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    Former Employee - Operations Administrator 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at George Weston Bakeries full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Large company with many divisions

    Cons

    They like to hire from outside

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  9. "electrician"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at George Weston Bakeries full-time

    Pros

    red seal electrician red seal millwright

    Cons

    english is not so flute

  10. "Steady work, easy learning curve"

    4.0
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    General Labour in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at George Weston Bakeries for less than a year

    Pros

    Happy employees, easily manageable shiftwork, quick learning curve, simple labour, honest buck

    Cons

    Noise pollution, little natural light inside factory

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