Eckrich Sucks Customer Reviews and Feedback

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Eckrich is a prepared meat brand owned by Smithfield Foods, a subsidiary of China's WH Group. Eckrich sells smoked sausages, cold cuts, hot dogs, corn dogs, Vienna sausages, breakfast sausages and bacon under the Eckrich brand name.Eckrich was founded as a local meat market in Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA, in 1894 by Peter Eckrich, an immigrant from Waldsee, Germany.

A former employee said this in a review at Indeed website: "Worked there for two years. Never have I hated a job more than Smithfield Foods. Management doesn't care, the union doesn't care. You fend for yourself there".


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meat packer (Former Employee) says

"horrible and careless management..too short of breaks and expensive lunches and you barely live your lifegood moneyshort breaks and management"

Sales (Former Employee) says

"Armour Eckrich could not stay staffed. Managers of 30+ years walked off the job. I worked many days from 7am to 10pm. Work life balance was not even a consideration. Driving exhausted was a safety issue not life balance, management stability"

Maintenance Technician (Former Employee) says

"work was ok management is horrible and the rules of the plant only apply to who they want them benefitsmanagement, scheduling"

Sales (Former Employee) says

"Low base plus low commission requires over sized route to support a family equals 65-75 hours weekly. Constant delivery truck breakdowns. Little or no training. Mostly you are self taught. Says Paid Holidays but if your over sized route is not complete, give up the holiday or work the following weekend to make it up. Perfect job for someone who lives only to work.Will consume all your timegive up living."

Driver (Former Employee) says

"I worked in South Florida the district manager is awful the supervisor is awful they care nothing for your family. You have to be in their click or they're not for you at all they will find a way to make you leave I would not recommend this job to my kids or any of my family or friends until the district manager and supervisor leave."

Route salesman (Former Employee) says

"I worked for Armour Eckrich Meats for almost 12 years. Overall it was a good job. A lot of long hours though. Not much of a chance for advancement for minorities. I started before one individual they left for 2 years and came back to the company and ended up being my boss. I didn't agree with that but that's how they did me. Never missed any days for being sick or anything. I was a loyal and hard working employee who lost my job because I wanted to find out the time and was looking at my handheld device and got fired. No warning or anything just let me go over that.Insurance was affordableEveryone is paid the same, no matter the years you have there"

Route sales (Former Employee) says

"Poor management , Poor working conditions , Long hours ,low payLong hours, low Pay"

Palletizer (Former Employee) says

"If you have no life this is a job for you plan on 50 hour weeks if you are working on 2nd shift 1st shift gets all privilages."

RSR Driver (Current Employee) says

"Some guys work 40 hours for $750 and others work 50+ hours for the same $750. Understaffed for the amount of work. Unrealistic goals for the time spent in dollar stores.Nice benefitsLow pay for work done"

Human Relation Trainer (Former Employee) says

"Excellant customer service, with a flexible work schedule"

Maintenance Tech (Former Employee) says

"treated poorly by most except your immediate supervisor. Doesn't respect people, all about themselves. there vacation and paid time off was a plus there but the pay did not increase much very few raises if any.time off was good if you kept your attendance up.treatment by upermanagement was like you are less than human"

Broker/Trade Specialist (Former Employee) says

"I liked the enviroment here because there is always a lot to do with very little micro-management on the job. You're free to execute the job with your own artistic signature, which I always liked."

Route Salesperson (Current Employee) says

"Be prepared to work 12 to 14 hours most days. There is a lot of lifting 7000-15,000 lbs weekly. Turnover is high because management is pathethic. This starts at the very top and trickles down. For the most part my co-workers were hard workers who wanted to succeed but were not given the necessary tools to succceed.The hardest part of the job is the long hours and the most enjoyable part is being out in the open everyday seeing new people and being in different citties. However beware if you expect a life outside of work.union shop (teamsters), good benefits, job securityno compromise in work schedule, no corporate support, poor communications"

Route Salesperson (Former Employee) says

"Long hours, not much compensation. The co workers were great, however, management could not be relied on. THey had favorites and you could tell who those were."

Industrial Maintenance Mechanic (Current Employee) says

"Nice staff, pay is good for the area, schedule changes with little or no notice.Decent PayHard to know your schedule. Changes with only hours of notice"

Palletizer (Former Employee) says

"Work there is not so bad, the one bad thing is management and their unwillingness to take care of certain problems that are apparent in the company, The wages are excellent but if you are working 2nd shift do not expect anything less than a 10 hour shift, some supervision is very verbally abusive towards workers. It is a very diverse working environment you can and probably will pick up on more than 1 laungage while you are there wheither its bosinan filapeno and/ or spanish.fair brake times, unionized so for the most part management cannot touch you unless you are not doing your job rightManagement, lack of intelligence for supervisors and QA"

Direct Store Delivery (DSD) says

"Very bland. No fun just work work work. management was helpful at times but no backing from the management when needed. Trucks and equipment were up to date and easy to work with.good benefits / plenty of workcommission only. Limited help when needed"

Catcher and Grote Operator (Former Employee) says

"My typical day consist of: • Multitasked during gathering sheets of bacon. • Mastered skills faster than new hires and co-workers. • Successfully demonstrated quick learning. The culture was great and the hours I worked, 7-3 p.m. was excellent. The thing I did not like about this was the routine. Standing on a line and catching bacon was not my ideal of a career. However, the coworkers and culture was one of the best jobs I had.Work Hours and CoworkersLittle benefits and no advancement"

Route Sales (Former Employee) says

"While at Eckrich I learned to manage time well. Everyday tasks could change at anytime. The management was very good to work with and very fair to employees. Co-workers were all easy to get along with. The hardest part of the job was staying away from my family while on overnights which is why I left. The best part was the interaction with many different people."

bacon catcher (Former Employee) says

"The hardest part of the job was working with non-english speaking people and not being able to understand them. It was fast paced and made the day go by fast. I made decent money.decent moneynot being able to understand most of my co-workers"

AMY T says

"Horrible experience with Cookly. Asked for refund due to COVID so my family cannot travel. Been nearly 2 months now. We booked for a family of 5 people. Nearly costing us $1000 waiting to be refunded."

Christophe Barelli says

"HORRIBLE ! COOKLY = SCAM I have booked a cooking course in March in Marrakesh The Chef cancelled the course and followed the Cookly procedure correctly Cookly never replied to my various emails asking for a refund (that was around 110 € !!!) A girl called Dennise proposed 2 months later a voucher for another course which I didn't accept of course and I wanted a refund This website COOKLY is a SCAM! Be careful and never book anything on this website"

Marlies van Zwieteren says

"I also booked a cooking class that got canceled because of covid-19. At first I got an email from an employee called Dennise, saying that I could get a refund. After that, I’ve never heard anything from her or any other person at Cookly again. I’ve written about 4 emails now to get my money back, but I’ve never had any response. My cooking class would have taken place mid-February, meaning I am waiting 3 months already for my refund, let alone a reply from any staff member. Never again and if I could, I’d give Cookly 0 stars instead of 1. Please be warned."

drew sommerville says

"Per Cookly’s website, they will give a refund if a reservation has been cancelled prior to 48 hours before the scheduled cooking class. I have contacted them 3 times through their website to obtain a refund for a class that is scheduled over a month from now and have received no response. Very poor customer service!"