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Iceland Foods Reviews

Updated 23 Jan 2020

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3.1
46%
Recommend to a Friend
71%
Approve of CEO
Iceland Foods Chairman and CEO Malcolm C. Walker
Malcolm C. Walker
383 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good pay, good flexability for all people one floor or in the field(in 59 reviews)

  • "great benefits such as staff discount(in 29 reviews)

Cons
  • "Work-life balance can be difficult depending on shift times given(in 42 reviews)

  • "Long hours high work load small wage budget(in 24 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
  1. "Manager"

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    Former Employee - Manager in Dublin, Dublin
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Iceland Foods full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Friendly team and good work life balance

    Cons

    Bad management who don’t care about staff

    Iceland Foods2020-01-04
  2. Helpful (1)

    "iceland the worst employer in ireland"

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    Former Employee - Store Manager in Dublin, Dublin
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Iceland Foods full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    i have no pros to say about this company

    Cons

    worked hard for this company. 70 hours plus a week and ended up resigning because of the bullying that was going on by senior management. shame on you Malcom Walker and your senior management

    Advice to Management

    start treating your managers with respect and give up your anti irish views which is rampant in your company at senior level

    Iceland Foods2019-11-26
  3. "sales assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Iceland Foods part-time

    Pros

    great customers, most shop here regulary

    Cons

    Rubbish hours available, not nearly enough

    Advice to Management

    Chill out, it's ok for employees to talk to one another occasionally

    Iceland Foods2019-04-04
  4. "Sales assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Tralee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Iceland Foods part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    None other than pay for long hours

    Cons

    Management were not nice. Crazy long hours Favoritism

    Advice to Management

    Don’t have favorites Could be nicer towards staff

    Iceland Foods2019-03-31
  5. "Duty Manager or slave?"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Iceland Foods full-time

    Pros

    Good relationship with staff members

    Cons

    Unrealistic targets, crazy hours, too much pressure on management

    Advice to Management

    Increase ridiculous budgets

    Iceland Foods2018-06-13
  6. "Sm"

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    Current Employee - SMB Sales in Dublin, Dublin

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

    Pros

    Small company, can be good slary, less busy, small stores, discount

    Cons

    Can be stressfull, no morale, no motivation in staff, skelton staff

    Advice to Management

    Learn more

    Iceland Foods2018-04-28
  7. "I worked as frozen section supervisor for 2 years in Dublin"

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    I worked at Iceland Foods

    Pros

    Great people, Easy work, good location

    Cons

    Badly organised, lack of leadership

    Iceland Foods2016-02-02
  8. "Food"

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    Current Employee - Technical Manager 

    I have been working at Iceland Foods full-time

    Pros

    Happiness , food, challenge, pay,m, status

    Cons

    It is a very cold area

    Iceland Foods2020-01-22
  9. "Best company to work with indefinite learning and always open for innovative way to explore opportunities."

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    Current Employee - Senior Marketing Executive in Mumbai
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Iceland Foods full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Amazing Environment , Explore on innovative ideas , Always try to experiment new things in the market and supportive management.

    Cons

    In India still perception for frozen food is different.

    Advice to Management

    Be Calm and Patience ! In India we will set benchmark someday soon.

    Iceland Foods2020-01-23
  10. "I eland"

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    Former Employee - Sales 

    I worked at Iceland Foods part-time

    Pros

    Good Development was my first job

    Cons

    Not any during my time there

    Iceland Foods2020-01-16
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