Great Place to work - supported and encouraged employee growth
SR Administrator, - Info Management & Retention (Former Employee), St. Louis, MO – May 3, 2015
Pros: Great 401k package
Cons: Valued employees and encouraged develpment
Managed monthly billing account for storage vendor for all boxes inventory being stored off-site. Had dealings with all levels of employees and managers who needed assistance with any Record Management issues.
Sales (Current Employee), Denver, CO – April 13, 2015
Pros: Benefits, Company supplied car
Cons: Tons of driving and having to keep your schedule open about 12 hrs a day for sales calls
The Denver WOD is a wholesaler for A-B. The branch could be run a lot better but the management chosen by corporate is definitely chosen by favorites, not in the best interest of the company. The atmosphere is unpleasant for the most part because of management.
Global summer intern (Former Employee), Champaign, IL – April 7, 2015
Pros: sound pay package
Cons: lethargic pace of decision making
InBev has a very laid back work culture. if you enjoy working in ambiguity , InBev is the place. good work life balance and good benefits. the good part is that you have to really work in a matrix structure and you get to learn a lot about various functions
Great job before INBEV purchased company, now they keep pressure on employees, people are great to work with but managment is vendictive and have FAVs
Maintenance Technician (Former Employee), Fort Collins, CO – March 18, 2015
Maintenance worker for 26 years AB was a fantastic company to work for family oriented, and cared about their Employees and their Products. Now owned by Inbev they don't care about their employees or their product, only the bottom line MONEY. Keep pressure on managers to put pressure on workers. Pay great money but you are there all the time , not a good family life.
Marketing Internship (Former Employee), St. Louis – March 12, 2015
Interned there for two years. Was extemely fun and interesting to work in the alcohol industry. Management was great and really worked to better my understanding of the business and marketing in general.
Merchandiser (Former Employee), sylmar,ca – March 10, 2015
Pros: free beer
make your $9.00 an hour else where. They have such a high turn over rate its crazy. Not many happy faces working at bud. The demands are high and the pay is low. Give you too much work, stops and not enough time.
Digital Project Manager (Former Employee), St Louis MO – March 8, 2015
Pros: free beer
Cons: too much overtime
A typical day consisted of managing new requirements required by marketing staff that needed to be added to the brand web pages. My coworkers were friendly, helpful and professional. I was given the opportunity – more... to learn and work with many creative agencies as well as international vendors. The most enjoyable part of the job was learning and working with great people. There was never a dull moment. The most difficult part of the job were the time zones. Many of my contacts were 4-12 hours ahead of St. Louis time. – less
Route Driver (Former Employee), Jersey City, NJ – March 4, 2015
Pros: 2 cases of beer per month
Cons: they choose the beer.
I was told i'd be making $65 - $70 k per year and the reality is $45-$55 k per year. Routes are very disorganized and inefficient.No benefits til after 90 days. You get 90% pay for the first 6 months.As – more... a new driver you will work with temps that have no experience at all.They tell you that you are not required to take cash and then frown upon it when you choose not to. Absolutely the worst job I have ever had. – less
Cons: 12-14 hr days, foul language, no leadership, sexist, ageist, overly processed, no teamwork, no integrity
It is a matrix organization with so much red tape and processes that nothing cannot get done or executed without making a huge production and taking weeks for approval or decision. There isn't any corporate – more... leadership, just a bunch of foreigners that do not know anything of the US market or any other markets for that matter except for stereotypes and one's assumptions. There isn't any clear direction nor visionaries to lead the organization and grow ORGANICALLY. There is a lack of communication and transparency which makes the work you are doing challenging and uncertain. Expect no teamwork since reward is given to the individual and not the group. Functions work in silos and are incentivized differently resulting at times with functions in conflict and at odds with each other rather than unify toward a common goal. Be prepared to work 12-15 hour work days, including weekends. Poor language and manners (i.e., yelling matches) are commonplace including sexism and discrimination based on your appearance (weight, age, gender). It is a very demotivating and deflating workplace. There is poor employee morale and if given the opportunity of another job with equal pay, the majority would leave!
Outside of the GMTs, be ready not to learn or properly be trained. This is not such a company. I recommend to work at AB if you are either a GMT, a Millennial, and/or an experienced professional trained elsewhere who is a Millennial. Pay is good but not for the long hours, zero work-life balance, in a blood sucking environment who prefer to hire "soldiers" who can execute and enforce leadership's will without question. If you want to be a thinker, a leader or an entrepreneur, Anheuser Busch will NOT be a good fit for you. – less
Utilities Intern (Former Employee), Merrimack, NH – February 23, 2015
Pros: free beer!
Cons: have to manage people with 20+ years in age and experience
The brewery focuses on improving everything related to its manufacturing line from production to utilities to brewing. They expect you to put in a lot of hours but it is a great place to gain experience.
12+ Hour Days, 6+ Days per week and Abusive / Profane Language Commonplace
Director Sales and Share Analysis PPM (Former Employee), Denver – February 17, 2015
Pros: great beer program, taxi rides, health benefits
Cons: excessive work ours, abusive profane language common, clear 'fraternity' of insiders
The environment fostered by AB leadership is a culture of fear, constantly abusing leadership for not delivering on share objectives. Management talks about simplicity and avoiding over-complexity; however, – more... daily tasks over emphasize excess data, excess analysis and information overload. Inability to focus on key business performance drivers. Internal "fraternity" developed from new regime, chastising new comers, and those who don't agree with work hours and their approach is quickly dismissed as being "f* idiots, they don't get it..." – less
Transportation Coordinator Assistant (Former Employee), St. Louis – February 10, 2015
It is a good place to work at if you are a full-time employee, and not a contractor. There is a very big social distinction and compensation difference between the two. As a contractor, you can complete the same daily tasks as a full-time employee but get paid a fourth of the salary.