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Sofina Foods Reviews

Updated Dec 10, 2019

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3.3
64%
Recommend to a Friend
70%
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Sofina Foods CEO Michael Latifi
Michael Latifi
16 Ratings
  1. "Good"

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    Current Employee - Deboner 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good pay. Overtime. Friendly. Benifits

    Cons

    Old school. Hard work. Heavy

    Sofina Foods2019-11-25
  2. "Great company"

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    Current Employee - Human Resources Generalist 

    I have been working at Sofina Foods full-time

    Pros

    Great place to work! Highly recommended

    Cons

    Nothing to note that I can think of.

    Sofina Foods2019-11-19
  3. "Very nice"

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    Former Employee - Food Packaging and Forklift Operator in Brampton, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Sofina Foods full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Good management helpful very nice

    Cons

    Some people sometimes very angry

    Advice to Management

    Management was really nice helpful

    Sofina Foods2019-11-14
  4. "DO NOT WORK AT ETOBICOKE LOCATION."

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    Former Employee - Operations Supervisor in Etobicoke, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Fair compensation but fails to keep and maintain its top talent.

    Cons

    Management skills from plant top management to the floor supervision are. very poor. The lack of communications and coping skills. Understaffed and lack of resources are serious issues. Blueprint values are not followed.

    Advice to Management

    Better employee engagement, communication skills and finally good labour relations is a key.

    Sofina Foods2019-12-10
  5. "Great work environment"

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    Former Employee - Assembly Line Worker in Mississauga, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Sofina Foods part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good staff Fast paced environment Good salary Easy job Performance of different tasks

    Cons

    Cold environment Distance from home

    Advice to Management

    Keep the good work

    Sofina Foods2019-10-24
  6. "couldn't leave fast enough"

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    Former Employee - Journeyman Millwright in Edmonton, AB
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Sofina Foods full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Hourly wage is pretty good for city work all the works are super friendly

    Cons

    Straight night shift. very limited training sometimes left completely alone, as in no one else in plant at night safety is talked about, not really practiced- its really left in your hands it is a union job, but ran like a 1972 non-union plant

    Advice to Management

    get with the times!

    Sofina Foods2019-11-30
  7. "Food safety student experience"

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    Former Employee - Quality Assurance Coop 

    I worked at Sofina Foods full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    -Great learning opportunity -Good working environment

    Cons

    -big company -hard to learn new things out of your department/role

    Sofina Foods2019-10-11
  8. "Old school mentality"

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    Former Employee - Account Manager in Toronto, ON
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Sofina Foods full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Got the opportunity to work with some great people High level industry exposure A great place to learn

    Cons

    “Legacy” management is an old school boys club Lower salaries than industry standard Few chances for advancement unless you are part of the “club”

    Advice to Management

    Considering having a more progressive outlook on managing your employees. Consider current trends and industry standards for happy employees. Just because it worked in the past, does not mean it is working well now.

    Sofina Foods2019-10-22
  9. "Assure the quality of food processing and general safety manufactoring"

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    Former Employee - Quality Control Technician in Mitchell, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Sofina Foods full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Laboratory experience and experimental techniques

    Cons

    Long hour days. Did not see the sun very much.

    Advice to Management

    More reliability and care.

    Sofina Foods2019-10-04
  10. "Great People but Crap Benefits"

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    Current Employee - National Account Manager in Markham, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    people are nice, great and friendly flexibility is great Opportunity to grow

    Cons

    Benefits, compensation could be better - have to pay into your benefits plan Company is cheap in terms of spending money on employees & events - sales events are at the same place every year in King City, just have a holiday lunch - no parties like other companies No pat/mat leave top up "Boy's club" environment - if you aren't apart of it, good luck climbing the ladder

    Sofina Foods2019-09-25
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