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Enjoyed my time there but travel became too much
Blow mold technician (Former Employee), Aberfoyle, ONAugust 19, 2014
Pros: pay and people as well as advancement opportunities
Cons: travel and 60 hour work weeks frequent
Good pay and benefit structure. Excellent people on the floor. Clean atmosphere.
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Good Place to work,clean atmosphere
Forklift Operator (Current Employee), Guelph, ONJune 10, 2014
Pros: wages, overtime, free lunches
Cons: long hours rotating shifts, far commute
Working Safely Together and Following Safety Is Key,That being efficient indecently and as a team player increases production.Management kind and treats everyone as a equal.Good positive people to work with, with friendly attitudes.The pay and Break time, enjoying satellite tv in lunch room
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Understaffed and overworked
Forklift Operator (Former Employee), AberfoyleApril 10, 2014
Pros: not much
Cons: hours, management
12 hour shifts, no coverage for breaks, almost dangerous pace and don't get hurt or the company will get rid of you a quick as possible and try and deny your injury.
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Nothing you give is enough
Quality Assurance (Former Employee), Hope, BCNovember 2, 2013
Pros: free coffee
Cons: management
Good benefits, fast paced environment.
Poor management, blames employees for issues that should be addressed at a higher level.
Favoritism abounds at this location.
If you are looking for a decent wage without the security of full time, and don't mind giving them every free hour of your life, but being expected and guilt tripped into giving more, then – more... this is the place for you.

Some of the people are great, and that makes it easier to work your 12 hour shifts.
No day is ever the same, but politics and blame games abound. – less
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great people to work with
Production Machine Operator (Former Employee), Guelph, ONJanuary 5, 2013
Pros: great co -workers
Cons: long hours
Lots of over time. Long hours. FREE water! Continental Shift.
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Good summer job
Assembler (Former Employee), AberfoyleSeptember 13, 2012
The hours were long, but the other employees made the day go by faster.
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Production Resource (Former Employee), Guelph, ONJune 12, 2012
Fast paced environment
You will learn many things as a supervisor here which you may not learn in other environements.
Managment wants to see change and results, but also needs to change the atmosphere within a high maintenace environment.
Hardest part of the job would be being on nights, but it also is the time where you will learn the most.
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Nestle, a place to improve your warehouse / palletizer Technician / Machine Operatoring experience
Palletizer/Driver Technician/Trainer (Current Employee), Breinigsville, PAOctober 16, 2014
Pros: good pay and good medical benefits
Cons: long hours
A typical day at Nestle will be very mind blowing, at this job you have to have urgency. What I learned here Nestle is to be proactive and not to be stubborn at anything because you learn something new everyday, you have to let your mind be like a sponge and let it absorb anything because the experience teaches you and others from past experiences to – more... help you with upcoming situations. I learned a lot from my supervisor he's always emphasizing that we have to live what we preach and SAFETY is big here at Nestle. Coworkers here get along with each other and are willing to be open to teach other when it comes to wanting to become a better worker, coworkers look out for each other here. The hardest thing about Nestle is to know your machinery, you have to know where all the photo eye sensors are and how parts of your machine works. What I most enjoyed at Nestle is to work in a safe way and in a correct productive way to accomplish our jobs because towards the end of our day we all want to come back home safe and sound to be with our families. oh yeah pay is good too, lol – less
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the very best
Bi-Lingual Customer Service rep (Current Employee), Raynham, MAOctober 10, 2014
Pros: flexibility
Cons: short brakes
The best place i have ever work this its by far what you come to expect in terms of everything overall i have nothing but good things to say about Nestle
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It was a nice work environment
Route Sales Representative/Truck Driver (Former Employee), Long Island CityOctober 8, 2014
Pros: free food
I enjoyed my time working for Nestle Waters. It was hard work but i am used to working hard. The co-workers were great.
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My skills to addvance the company are not be used to do so.
Route Sales Rep (Current Employee), Las Vegas, NVOctober 7, 2014
Pros: i want to help every one around me to succed.
Cons: i take my work very personal and dont fail.
I show up 3 hours early every morning to inshore my team well have work days that are manageable for each individual. I work with my team to figure out any problems that arise that need to be fix immediately. I conduct meetings to promote morel support, safety, sales, ideas and motivation. I cover on road routs to keep the business running and help – more... manage the team on rout during the day. I wait for my team to return from a safe and productive day and deal with any issues. – less
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Poor upper management
undisclosed (Former Employee), Breinigsville, PAOctober 3, 2014
Pros: hard to come by
Cons: long days and lack of recognition unless you are in the cliique of long time employees
Upper management takes no responsibility for the lack of investment in equipment and the fact that the decision several years ago by the regional Supply Chain director to eliminate their own fleet of transport has lead to nearly impossible control over carriers.
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High pace inviroment
Yard jockey/ Dock coordinator (Current Employee), Lee, FLOctober 2, 2014
Pros: good benefits
Cons: hours cut in winter during slow season
12 hour shifts, always changing inviroment. Coworkers are great
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Worse place to work for
Driver (Former Employee), Milwaukee WisconsinSeptember 24, 2014
Pros: no pros what so ever
Cons: just plain sucks
This place sucks on every level humanly possible. I won't recommend this company to my worse enemy
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This is exactly how the route sales rep job is
route sales rep (Former Employee), norton maSeptember 20, 2014
Pros: the guys you work with are good guys
Cons: the system.
This job is a great last resort job. You.should try getting a sales job before.this and.atleast try.your luck. Because with this job, you can potentially maybe make 60 k a year but no more. no overtime pay because not union. they will tell you how much less you.would get paid if they went union,.but this is not true because.the worker would get.paid – more... overtime. And some days, you could easily end up working 13 hours. You could cut corners and not fill racks up completely and get shorter days, but you never know how long your day could be so if you havent.been there 15 years, a second job is out of the question. They once tried going union, but what happened was the managers held classes at the end of the work day after the last person got in to teach why unions are bad. To unionize, it. can take up to a year so their strategy was to hold the workers after everday forcing everyone to work a 14_15 hours a day. Hard labor but that never bothered me. They gave incentives to push certain products, but it was like a pizza party . Yay! free.ice cream on friday if noone gets into an.accident.running their overstacked schedules. BTW if you cant complete your route in a day because of a problem or a delay, your workload got placed.on another worker.who would be pist at.you.not the company. I,had a delivery and pickup of empty bottles at a supermarket. some.guy was stealing bottles and turning them in at the supermarket. so i had.an.unfathomable amount of bottles to pick up , causing a 2hr stop when on the time sheet it.said i should be.there 15 minutes. This caused.me to miss stops and.have fellow.good.workers pick up my slack leaving them pist off. I complained to no avail. Evenually i had the safety.manager drive with me one day.and he.noticed how crazy the stop was "btw he drove with me to make.sure i was.following safety procedures.because i had to rush the day prior because of the unrealistic schedule. this guy followed me in his vehicle and confronted me saying i was messed up for rushing." I could literally go on and on with.the things i went through here. long story short, the companies rich and they dont take care for their guys. i got.so stressed i asked for a day off, got.told i absolutely.had.to come into work. so i quite the next day.. glad.thats off my chest, hopefully i can help a veteran from falling into this same death trap – less
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Co worker are easy to get along with and great to work with
kister operator (Former Employee), Cabazon CASeptember 20, 2014
Pros: co workers were cool
Cons: management, no weekends or partial weekends off, favoritism
Management is horrible, I worked on C shift, every shift has part of the weekend off except C. you work an 8 hour day starting @2pm sat - sun you work 6pm-6am mon you go in @10pam - 6am. hard to balance family life and work due to hours, if you wanted time with family you had to wake up early and be tired at work. Management has favorites, Renay is – more... an idiot and is incompetent as a supervisor he walks around plain clash of the clans app on his iPhone if he even does walk around which is rarely. even caught a supervisor sleeping, renay is the short fat mexican supervisor. he never knew what was going on. as an operator you are replaceable. if you're hired on as a casual and don't go through a temp agency or if you do go through a temp agency you get no benefits like a perminant employee does. starting pay is 15.46 an hour, you get no holiday pay and if you start off as a casual you're considered seasonal. everyone i got hired on with was let go. its amazing how this plant still even gets business. management is only looking out for themselves, as long as they get there numbers they don't care, if you run good numbers it makes them look good. Work was not hard or physically demanding, co workers are good and helpful. the hardest part of the job is not knowing whats going on or management not helping out when needed, if you're a mister operator be prepared to do there peoples jobs. the best part of the job was when they laid me off due to work getting slow. would recommend if you're 18 and need a 1st job. NOT A CREER CHOICE BY ANY MEANS. – less
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Cool culture, just operations need a boost
Area Sales Representative (Current Employee), Baltimore, MDSeptember 10, 2014
Pros: awesome management
Cons: horrible operations
My Typical day at work is to get out to businesses in my territories and go door to door getting business in those locations.
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great pay but long hours
Route Salesman (Former Employee), Gardena, CASeptember 4, 2014
work was great. coworkers were awesome. everyday was just too long. 11-13 hours everyday killed family time.
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great job. good hours ,paid well
NIGHT SHIFT DOCK COORDINATOR (Former Employee), Hawkins, TXSeptember 4, 2014
Pros: paid well
it was close to home . good hours and they paid well . they saw good work and appreciated it. good company.
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Challenging, Ambitious, and Meaty Work
Senior Human Resources Manager (Current Employee), New York, NYAugust 27, 2014
Very dynamic environment where working relationships are the golden tickets to success. Colleagues are very supportive and always willing to lend a hand. The work life balance could use some improvement but overall very solid company.

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About Nestle Waters

Nestle Waters North America (NWNA) is the largest bottled water company in the United States, distributing 7 of the top 10 brands – Read more