Unilever Employee Reviews in Canada

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Lipton Canada (Unilever) was a great place to work!
Lead project developer (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ONFebruary 3, 2014
Lipton fostered personal skills as well as providing Time Management training and Project Management training.

I was encouraged and rewarded with cash bonuses to meet project deadlines on time and under budget.

The CFO of Lipton Canada had an amazing memory. He could have one conversation with you, and remember the details of that conversation, almost word-for-word, as well as who was in your family and how old they were, months or years later!

Very comfortable place to work with a great view of Bloor St. in Toronto!
Pros
excellent work environment, with great pay and bonuses.
Cons
none that i can think of at this time.
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Productive Workplace
Data Analyst (Former Employee) –  Brampton, ONApril 13, 2015
Mentally challenging, but productive and professional workplace. Did 40 hours per week. Most enjoyable part was communicating with various staff members who worked in different departments.
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Great career growth opportunities and development
Maintenance Engineer (Current Employee) –  torontoSeptember 8, 2014
structured place to work with good support from management. Unilever will always work to develop and grow your skills. Pitfalls are the competitive nature of employees there most often at the expense of company goals.
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Deductions Specialists (Current Employee) –  Mississauga, ONMarch 12, 2015
Working at Unilever is great experience, timings are flexible and work from home with Agile facility of remote access. Company's has Gym to stay fit at work and take breaks at regular intervals.
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good
management trainee (Former Employee) –  torontoNovember 4, 2013
• Calculated return on investment for Hypermarket channels and projected payback period for new Vaseline SKU. As a result, achieved an increase in market share of 40% in 2010 per AC Nielson.
• Analyzed deodorant trends for male consumers and recommended pricing strategy for Axe brand in Greater China, improved total deodorant (Deo) profit margins by 10% with a sales growth of 50%.
• Forecasted and analyzed twelve-month P&L with revised templates, reduced variances by 60%.
• Calculated the cannibalization rate between Axe and Dove Deo and formulated shelving strategy.
• Developed spend reporting and completed financial analysis on actual vs forecasted spend
• Reconciled general ledger and performed month end closing, identified and removed discrepancies.
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On it's way out
operator (Current Employee) –  Simcoe OntarioMarch 27, 2014
Management has a cut throat mentality. Employees are never appreciated as well as this facility gives new meaning to the term "Lean Manufacturing" Packers are treated the worse as they are pushed harder and faster until they get hurt and then made to feel like they have done something wrong. Never report an accident because that could cost you your ...
Cons
very demotivated work force.
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Productive and fun atmopshere
Financial Analyst (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ONJuly 31, 2014
.A professional work place, a good management , professional atmosphere between coworkers and a harassment free atmosphere. It was an enjoyable job since I enjoy and love working with number and analysing figures.
Pros
good atmosphere between coworkers
Cons
load of work
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Great products!
Associate Finance Manager, Category Finance (Former Employee) –  TorontoFebruary 19, 2014
Love the products they sell. Proud to work for the company (because of its reputation). Love the Dove product line and the charities it supports.
Pros
product discounts
Cons
advancement involves moving to us or europe
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Machine Operator and Mix Flavour
Machine Operator, Mix Flavour (Former Employee) –  Simcoe, ONOctober 9, 2012
An excellent job for a person my age but there is a large gap between what happens on the factory floor and what the supervisors believe can be done. At times there is a huge lack of communication between what the workers can do and what the supervisors think can be done. The managers need to have a better grasp of what the factory is capable of.
Pros
great pay, good co-workers
Cons
forced overtime, supervisors knowledge
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Productive, learning and fun
Demand Planner (Former Employee) –  othersOctober 26, 2014
Excellent work culture and lots of learning, target oriented and focused on quality and safety.
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Productive and fun work environment , like a family >
Labeler, Assistant Cook, Cook, Sanitation (Former Employee) –  Peterborough, ONNovember 19, 2014
I learned a variety of different duties and positions as I wanted to be able to understood how things travelled done the line
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Maintenance Stores Coordinator (Current Employee) –  Rexdale, ONSeptember 19, 2014
Great company to work for, lots of potential growth. Fast growing company.
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Poor work environment
Maintenance Electrician/Mechanic (Current Employee) –  Simcoe, ONJuly 23, 2014
Could be a great place but the environment has apparently gone down hill since Unilever bought the little ice cream plant. The plant may not be around for too much longer according to the current manager.
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Friendly work environment
Safety, Health, and Environment Coordinator (Current Employee) –  Toronto, ONApril 14, 2014
The work environment has a friendly atmosphere which makes it easy to approach other co-workers. Sense of team work is strong and most activities are cross-functional and are done in teams.
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Staff turn over is fast, job security is always a concern.
Quality Specialist (Current Employee) –  Brampton, ONAugust 1, 2012
10-12 hours of working is not uncommon and also there is no proper system of carry over for the next shift. Completing all the work before end of the shift is very demanding.
Pros
young co-workers keep you inspired
Cons
lack of time for family
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Productive and fun workplace
Quality Supervisor/HACCP Coordinator (Current Employee) –  Toronto, ONMarch 27, 2013
A goog workplace with good working environment and work culture.
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REFINERY LEADER (Current Employee) –  Toronto, ONDecember 11, 2012
Excellent company to work with. Oppertunities to learn new things and also to work in very diverse environment.
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Great Place To Work
Payroll Administrator (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ONJune 12, 2013
Processed payroll for different divisions
Met some really great people
My direct supervisor was the greatest thing on this earth.
Hardest part of the job was trying to deal with irate employees
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Great place to work and Good Pay
Packer/Operator (Current Employee) –  Simcoe, ONSeptember 27, 2013
Very fast pace environment with great chances of going into other departments with in the company.
Pros
good paying job
Cons
weird shifts
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Great Place to work
Deduction Specialist (Current Employee) –  MississaugaNovember 22, 2012
Flexible hours.
Friendly environment
High turnover on junior positions
Pros
flexible hours, friendly environment
Cons
re- structuring
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