Kerry Reviews

Updated 15 Jan 2021

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3.4
60%
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Edmond Scanlon
89 Ratings
Pros
  • "Amazing company with great people(in 42 reviews)

  • "Gained some great experience into a fast paced environment(in 41 reviews)

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  1. "Jjj"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Human Resources Administrator in Tralee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    All good team working with kerry

    Cons

    There are no cons all gd

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  2. "Experience"

    2.0
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    Former Employee - Procurement Manager in Kildare

    I worked at Kerry full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Plenty of opportunity and experience

    Cons

    Salary not up to standard with market


  3. "Great company to work for if you are single"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Research Scientist 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Kerry full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Lots to learn (adapting to change, meeting people from different fields, etc.)

    Cons

    No work life balance, many layers of management

  4. "Great company but tough lifestyle"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - ICT Engineer in Naas
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Constant change, Challenging work, Great team spirit

    Cons

    Excessive overtime needed, Overload of work

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  5. "Great work environment"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Business Development Manager in Dublin, Dublin
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Kerry full-time

    Pros

    Demanding Job, good team morale

    Cons

    Long hours, office far from my house

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  6. "Exciting and fast moving environment vs. work-life balance"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Project Engineering Leader in Naas
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Kerry full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    In a European role: Exposure to a lot of different factories, teams, and technologies Very driven and engaged colleagues Exciting and fast moving

    Cons

    Continuously changing environment, not always predictable Work-life cycle balance can be a challenge Very short term strategy Lack of understanding of project management and engineering

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  7. "Great people, wicked hours and below average pay"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - SAP Business Analyst in Dublin, Dublin
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Kerry full-time

    Pros

    Very dynamic and interesting projects , that are great for first hand experience, especially in the beginning of the career curve.

    Cons

    The management is poor and are not willing to invest in career development of their employees. The reward for long hours of hard work is minimal. And I am being a female in this IT environment earn less than my male colleague, who is a graduate.

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  8. "Hard hours but work with the best in f&b"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

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

    Pros

    Innovation led , great workforce

    Cons

    Can be Cut throat & over worked

  9. "Great Opportunities and environment"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Naas
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great opportunities for career development, huge global presence for travel opportunities, brand new facilities in Naas, have been excellent in seamless move to work from home, really impressive sustainability programme for the next 3-10 years, good pension matched up to 10% of salary

    Cons

    Difficult organisational structure, no healthcare (there is a monthly allowance)

  10. "Grand"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Naas

    I worked at Kerry full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Grand place to work at times

    Cons

    Not enough work life balance

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