Barry Callebaut Reviews

Updated 4 Jun 2020

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3.6
72%
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75%
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Barry Callebaut CEO Antoine de Saint-Affrique
Antoine de Saint-Affrique
81 Ratings
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  • "Long hours, and being sent home early some nights(in 10 reviews)

  • "Recognizing that your employees are the most important asset of your company and thus offer a better work/life balance would be an improvement(in 9 reviews)

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  1. "Challenging, Caring & Rewarding"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Director in Chester, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Barry Callebaut full-time

    Pros

    A growth organisation with people at the heart of the organisation.

    Cons

    Scale and complexity can be overwhelming.

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  2. "Good company to work for"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Manager 

    I worked at Barry Callebaut full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Nice team environment. Successful organization and purpose driven

    Cons

    slow recruitment process is normal

  3. "Logistics and distribution"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Warehouse Manager in Abidjan

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

    Pros

    Challenge, Growth, Social politics rules

    Cons

    Salary , évaluation, career evolution

  4. "Entrepreneurial environment, large range of possibilities to add value"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Demand Planner in Wieze
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great people, products and development opportunities

    Cons

    Internal knowhow and lack of communication

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  5. Helpful (1)

    "Barry Callebaut Carma CH"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Manager in Zürich
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Barry Callebaut full-time

    Pros

    Global Company, many benefits, company growing, International Team

    Cons

    Carma had over 40 people turnover in 3 years in a team of 25 people

  6. "HR De-satisfaction, handle contract termination with professionalism and humanity"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Zürich
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Barry Callebaut full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    cheap chocolate in office, free coffee

    Cons

    else but chocolate in office

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  7. "Has a lot of potential to be a great place to work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Import/Export Manager in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Barry Callebaut full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    The top pro was the pay. The friday treats were always a good touch The option to work from home during the week Great Benefits Package Various discounts that were available for working at this company Being able to travel

    Cons

    Workload was ridiculous You get paid salary so you will not get OT pay and because of the workload you can end up working 70 hrs Out of date systems. Two many unnecessary moving parts work life balance

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  8. Helpful (1)

    "workload is insane"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Logistics in Chicago, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Barry Callebaut full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Discounted expired chocolate and friday sweets

    Cons

    Heavy workload, disorganized, management make you work weekends for free because business required. Can not take holidays off because some of the warehouse are open. Can not take lunch break due to heavy workload.

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  9. Helpful (1)

    "BC Finance Bewertung"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Finance Director in Zürich
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Barry Callebaut full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Entrepreneurship, Autonomy, Leadership, Training, Bonus

    Cons

    Lean structure, Poor opportunity to change job, Low diversity

  10. "Good Industry"

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

    I have been working at Barry Callebaut full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    I love chocolate&working for it☺

    Cons

    I will feel good after you recruit me

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