Dr Pepper Snapple Group

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Dr Pepper Snapple Group Reviews

Updated 20 September 2014
Updated 20 September 2014
182 Reviews
2.9
182 Reviews
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Dr Pepper Snapple Group President and CEO Larry D. Young
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Benefits are good they start from day 1 (in 9 reviews)

  • Great benefits package if you choose to enroll, available on day 1 (in 8 reviews)


Cons
  • Work/life balance is the exact inverse of what you would like to see in a company (in 10 reviews)

  • Trouble with supervisors and upper management (in 10 reviews)

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  1.  

    Good compensation, bad communication

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Dr Pepper Snapple Group full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Pay was good, benefits excellent. I was allowed a great deal of latitude in the way I fulfilled my responsibilities.

    Cons

    Seriously under managed: No one with authority was aware of the daily work of many employees.
    One way communication from HQ: "This is what you are to do."
    No concern with workload as management did not know how to do subordinates' work.
    No input sought before major procedural changes were implemented.
    Often those changes changes were made with almost no notice.
    Ethic of "Fix the problem, not the blame." allowed problems that originated with employees to continue.
    Skeleton staffing led to work not being finished and customers being dissatisfied due to even planned absences..

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Simply announcing that something must be done does not make it any more possible. Try a feasibility study!
    Your front line operation staff are not interchangeable parts in a machine.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    A job not a career

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Material Handler  in  Jacksonville, FL (US)
    Current Employee - Material Handler in Jacksonville, FL (US)

    I have been working at Dr Pepper Snapple Group full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Easy work, set your own pace and just be safe

    Cons

    Added work no compensation and low hourly-rate.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    management is a joke.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Account Manager  in  Chicago, IL (US)
    Current Employee - Account Manager in Chicago, IL (US)

    I have been working at Dr Pepper Snapple Group full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    pay is pretty good.

    Cons

    any issue with customers gets dumped on the salesmen because it's easier to just have them take care of it, even if it is things out of their control like delivery or merchandising issues.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    stop sitting in your office all day reading emails and see what the salesmen go through each day. instead of just riding along with a salesman, why not actually run the route yourself to see the challenges they go through every day. also stop doing everything the cheap way, like running your staff with the bare minimum so when one person leaves the whole apple cart is upset, and for an extended period of time because you want to save money. also stop doing everything the cheap way. we are a joke compared to coke and Pepsi, such as using cardboard boxes instead of plastic shells for 20oz and 6 pks. customers are constantly complaining about this, but it's falling on deaf ears.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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  5. 1 person found this helpful  

    Transport Driver Holland MI

    • Comp & Benefits
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Dr Pepper Snapple Group

    Pros

    New equipment , Tractors and Trailers some coworkers are excellent

    Cons

    Where do I start Low pay way off scale for a major beverage company. Direct supervisor is incompetent does not listen to drivers. Thinks they know everything about driving but knows nothing. Very vindictive management. Always the drivers fault even when your right your wrong. No decent driver should consider driving for this company until they clean up and train the management team

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to your drivers. You need to realize what goes on out on the road, pay drivers more, because we deserve it

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  6. 2 people found this helpful  

    District manager - under paid, over-worked

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - District Manager
    Current Employee - District Manager

    I have been working at Dr Pepper Snapple Group full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good benefits. Fun promotions and events to be involved in. Their top brands such as Snapple are growing.

    Cons

    Negative culture. Terrible management styles with no strategic direction. Management blames employees for everything but doesn't give them the tools to succeed. Poor training. Poor career development.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Care about your people more than you care about your bonus and your perception to your boss. Give your people tools to succeed.

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    lack of organization

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Forklift Operator
    Current Employee - Forklift Operator

    I have been working at Dr Pepper Snapple Group full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Co-workers are a tight knit team. They are more than willing to help each other out when needed.

    Cons

    Pay is fairly low. There is a lack of professionalism in management. There is a lack of organization in the whole facility. Annual raises are low despite of positive gain from employee performances and sales increases.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Conduct meetings with more professionalism, Pay harder working, more efficient employees better, and build a more positive atmosphere away from the "locker room language".

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8. 2 people found this helpful  

    Corrupt

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    Former Employee - Production  in  Victorville, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Production in Victorville, CA (US)

    I worked at Dr Pepper Snapple Group full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good Pay, opportunity for overtime

    Cons

    Corruption, corporate doesn't care. Crazy Scheduling

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Still more cleaning up to do

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Quick Review

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Atlanta, GA (US)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA (US)

    I have been working at Dr Pepper Snapple Group full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Compensation, bonus is not bad

    Cons

    unprofessional management team, a lot of back stabbing to maintain senior level jobs, no work life balance

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    support and empower your employees

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  10.  

    HR community very selective

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Dr Pepper Snapple Group full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    The company values results. Period. The positive of this is that you don't have to wonder what is expected of you.

    Cons

    Declining margins and sales in the soft drink space makes the culture very lean and penny conscious at the expense of quality.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Invest in your employees!

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Decent job good pay tru agencie and nice hours

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Dr Pepper Snapple Group

    Pros

    Very fast pace job with no help but easy other then that a very good company

    Cons

    Getting the orders done at a fast pace with no help

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need to have team work very easy job but fast paced

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