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Simplot Australia Reviews

Updated 24 Apr 2019

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  1. "A great place to be."

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    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Simplot Australia

    Pros

    Simplot is a highly collaborative and dynamic company. There is a long term focus to achieving strategy and people are empowered and trusted. Many opportunities to demonstrate your talent and develop your career.

    Cons

    At times Simplot can be risk adverse and there is a continuing need to focus on critical conversations.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to communicate and work collaboratively.

    Simplot Australia2016-02-18
  2. "Machine operator, process work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends

    I worked at Simplot Australia full-time

    Pros

    Well known company, good conditions, safety high priority.

    Cons

    Business shut down in pakenham.

    Simplot Australia2019-04-25
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    "IT Department"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Melbourne

    I worked at Simplot Australia full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good family feel about the company . Treated well and not just a number like at large corporate companies. Flexible working arrangements. Most people start early and are gone by 4pm. Work from home one day a week.

    Cons

    Old school technologies in IT. Lack of after work social activities. Being siloed into being an SME at one particular thing and having to focus on that.

    Advice to Management

    The new MD is a breath of fresh air and is introducing some exciting things. Other managers need to follow suit instead of being stuck in their ways.

    Simplot Australia2018-09-11
  4. "Family Friendly Employer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
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    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great if you're looking for family-friendly retail/ sales/marketing roles with major brands.

    Cons

    IT is not future-focused, instead, they over-build projects.

    Advice to Management

    Consider which departments are holding others back. Who wants to move faster and who is holding them back.

    Simplot Australia2018-09-06
  5. "Application Delivery Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Applications Delivery Analyst in South Melbourne
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    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Flexible hours and not in the city

    Cons

    Unstable job as the IT will be supported in US

    Simplot Australia2018-05-07
  6. "Brand manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends

    I worked at Simplot Australia full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Work life balance is good

    Cons

    Resource & investment is lacking

    Advice to Management

    Implement more structure & investment

    Simplot Australia2018-03-15
  7. "Supply Chain"

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    Former Employee - Supply Chain Planner in Mentone
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Simplot Australia full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good culture and great flexibility in terms of work hours - able to start early and finish early and vice versa. Working from home occasionally is also possible.

    Cons

    Lack career progression. Does not know how to retain nor grow talents. Growth in salary is also very marginal and slow.

    Advice to Management

    Need to start having the vision to invest and grow young talents into leaders of tomorrow.

    Simplot Australia2017-09-23
  8. "Favouritism among the Indian people in Flemington"

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    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Simplot Australia

    Pros

    The work is of good standard while providing a great product

    Cons

    Management running the place are rude and inconsiderate to other foreigners not of their own.

    Advice to Management

    I advise that the Indian community within the Flemington location need to be educated in the way they treat people. They are rude and tend to stick to each other. There is clearly a strong indication of racial activity going on there.

    Simplot Australia2017-08-22
  9. "Use to be a great company to work for."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Simplot Australia full-time

    Pros

    Fantastic people to work with. Flexible working hours with the ability to work from home.

    Cons

    Can be political, too many managers.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your staff.

    Simplot Australia2017-05-01
  10. "QA"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Melbourne

    I have been working at Simplot Australia full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great company to work and I'm happy

    Cons

    Distance to work in LA

    Simplot Australia2017-03-07
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