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Kerry Reviews

Updated Nov 13, 2019

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3.3
59%
Recommend to a Friend
84%
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Kerry CEO Edmond Scanlon (no image)
Edmond Scanlon
37 Ratings
Pros
  • "Fast paced and Entrepreneurially driven(in 36 reviews)

  • "Great People and Opportunities to progress(in 35 reviews)

Cons
  • "not much of a work life balance(in 49 reviews)

  • "work/life balance (long hours; weekend travel for Monday meetings)(in 35 reviews)

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  1. "Great Success story - would have never left"

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    Former Employee - Ops Finance Controller in Naas
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Kerry full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great environment, good benefits, people actually care a lot

    Cons

    all centralized to Naas in Ireland

    Kerry2019-06-04
  2. "People are amazing"

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    Current Employee - RDA Senior Technologist I in Naas
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Kerry full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    People are great to work with and most really do enjoy our jobs.

    Cons

    While the company is working to make it easier, the systems are so complicated it can be difficult to do your job well.

    Kerry2019-11-14
  3. "Positive place to work, nice environment"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Kerry full-time

    Pros

    Great facilities, flexible working hours, creative/innovative positive people

    Cons

    Progression can be slow in this sector

    Kerry2019-11-07
  4. "Great place to work in"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Kerry part-time

    Pros

    Good good good good goodGreat

    Cons

    Nothing really bad here Good

    Kerry2019-10-17
  5. "Dynamic place to work and learn"

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    Current Employee - Manager in Naas
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flat hierarchy; flexible time management; loads of travel opportunities; initiative encouraged

    Cons

    Constant change; requires a lot of attention to organisational structure as a result; pretty high turnover

    Advice to Management

    The need for change programmes is compelling but consider the impact on employee retention

    Kerry2019-10-17
  6. "Supervisor"

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    Former Employee - Production Supervisor in Wicklow
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Kerry full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Lots of experience and opportunity

    Cons

    Fast moving takes a little time to get used of culture

    Advice to Management

    Communication is key with any planned change

    Kerry2019-10-10
  7. "Regional Category Manager Europe & Russia"

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    Current Employee - Regional Category Manager in Naas

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

    Pros

    Good opportunities for graduates or career starters

    Cons

    Permanent pressure level, workload, poor structure & data management

    Kerry2019-10-16
  8. "Sales graduate"

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    Current Employee - Sales Graduate in Naas
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Huge amount of responsibility and autonomy from the start. Upward mobility, plenty of opportunities. Working with the biggest brands in the world.

    Cons

    Really poor salary, unpaid overtime, can be chaotic.

    Advice to Management

    If you want to retain the talent you train, pay them properly.

    Kerry2019-09-23
  9. "hard work place"

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    Former Employee - General Operative in Charleville, Cork
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Kerry full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Use to be good pay.

    Cons

    little work life balance, constant harassments from management to do more overtime etc.

    Advice to Management

    Put more fear into poor operatives. Dont tell them anything. Keep repeating are you refusing me! It is the only way to control them all.

    Kerry2019-08-30
  10. "Innovation that excites"

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    Current Employee - Manager in Dublin, Dublin
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Kerry full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Learning opportunity, cutting edge technology

    Cons

    Work life balance, not structured

    Advice to Management

    None

    Kerry2019-08-06
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