Constellation Brands

Constellation Brands Employee Reviews in United States

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Be Careful
Data Warehouse Engineer (Former Employee) –  NYMay 2, 2016
Constellation IT management has mastered the shell game. IT management likes to show the business side the latest and greatest in technology every 6 months to make it appear as if all of the business problems will be solved. The actual issue that IT management and the business misses, is that Constellation IT lacks the fundamentals to allow the IT department to be successful. As seasoned IT personnel will know, this leads to long hours, poor morale and lack of work/life balance.
Cons
Long hours, poor management, bad morale
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A great wine company
Category Manager (Former Employee) –  Camas, WaApril 5, 2016
One of the best beverage companies to work for, there is quality product, and a desire to be the best selling organization.
Pros
Product Allowance, Bonus, Car
Cons
None
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Work Hard - Play Hard
Executive Assistant (Former Employee) –  Victor, NYFebruary 29, 2016
During my initial interview I was told that employees work hard and play hard at Constellation, and that is accurate. The company has seen tremendous growth over the years and they do push their executives and employees to produce.
Pros
Excellent Benefits
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Great
Shipping Coordinator (Current Employee) –  Canandaigua, NYJanuary 29, 2016
Focused company. one that is moving forward to the future in the wine, beer and spirits industry. Is a great place to work
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Fun place to work at
Junior UI Designer (Current Employee) –  San Francisco, CAJanuary 19, 2016
Amazing work culture with good work life balance. Everyone helps you grow and I have gained massive experience in my field.
Pros
good communication
Cons
no cons
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Great Culture and Benefits!
Supply Chain (Former Employee) –  Canandaigua, NYNovember 18, 2015
Overall, its a great company to work. As the company get bigger it lack the people aspect and training manager to treat people with respect. They can get smart people to work but their managers lack in people skills. Something to work on Constellation!
Pros
Beer & Wine! Happy Hours! Benefits are awesome!
Cons
Poor manager staffing and engagement
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Fun and Educational workplace.
Sensory Panelist (Current Employee) –  Woodbridge, CANovember 2, 2015
Fun workplace. Work with people who love the whole wine experience. Although we work as individuals as we input data, we do share our tasting experiences which helps us to focus on our tasting abilities.
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Great Work Environment, Poor HR
Procurement and Operations Finance Intern (Former Employee) –  Canandaigua, NYOctober 23, 2015
Friendly, easy to network, encouraging, hard-working environment, terrible HR - poor feedback, have to be proactive to receive feedback/interview outcomes
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Great compensation
Client Services Manager (Former Employee) –  Victor, NYSeptember 30, 2015
Great compensation
Not much balance between work and personal life
Corporate culture is all about the bottom line
Friendly and fun people
Pros
Compensation
Cons
Hours
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Great managment & co
Administrative Assistant (Current Employee) –  Madera, CASeptember 29, 2015
Worked from 8am to 5pm. I learned how to work more with Microsoft Outlook also. Nothing hard about this job at all. The co-workers and management were awesome!
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Compensation and benefits great for management but average for employees
Distribution Director (Former Employee) –  Lodi, CASeptember 1, 2015
Great to use this company as a stepping stone in your career but do not expect loyalty to it's employees. Ask anyone who has time there about "march madness".

The great news is you are working in the alcohol industry and have access to some really great brands at a great price.

The bad news is the company can't grow organically and only grows by acquisition which means constant internal changes as companies merge and senior management's focus changes.

The greatest part about working at Constellation was the employees. I was surrounded by a great team of people.
Pros
Great brands and many quality employees to work with.
Cons
Work very hard for the money and senior management doesn't offer a clear and defined vision.
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Productive, challenging place to work.
Procurement Manager (Current Employee) –  Canandaigua, NYJuly 28, 2015
Great place to work. Clear vision, focused on results and growing the business. Collaborative and free thinking culture; challenge the status quo.
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See below.
Warehouse Manager (Former Employee) –  Lodi, CAJuly 11, 2015
Middle managment was typically overwhelmed with employee issues and computer management programs that left no time to actually manage the work force. We spent so much time on line doing HR type functions that most managers were very frustrated.
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Excellent compensation, cutthroat company
Client Services Manager (Former Employee) –  Madera, CAApril 9, 2015
Constellation provides excellent pay and benefits. They are fast-paced and challenging. The only real drawback is that they are cutthroat in their industry. They seem to have an interest only in the bottom line and anything that must suffer to benefit that surely does.
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Associate Manager, Trade Promotions and Marketing
Associate Manager, Trade Marketing and Promotions (Current Employee) –  San Francisco, CAMarch 4, 2015
Constellation Brands is a great place to work! A typical day includes managing multiple projects across many zones around the United States. Managing coupons, point of sale, displays, racks, and much more from execution with graphic designers to completed with distribution vendor shipping. I have learned so much, from the many wine, beer, and spirits brands to organization, project management, legality, branding, tracking, shipping, creative design and much more. It is a very nice and open environment, where everyone is willing to help and collaborate. It is a very enjoyable environment and always fun to learn something new about the wide range of brands.
Pros
wine and beer on tap
Cons
commute
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great people, poor management
Visitor Center Ambassador (Former Employee) –  HealdsburgJanuary 9, 2015
Benefits are great, but that does not make up for the fact that the company has double standards, unclear goals, horrible training. They keep employees that are incompitant for years and years only because they can sell wine clubs. It was fun to work at a historic winery, however guests were frequently disappointed that it was owed by a huge corporation.
Pros
benifits - terrific coworkers
Cons
managers give no management
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Terrible place to work
Accountant (Former Employee) –  Victor, NYDecember 2, 2014
Constellation Brands is a terrible place to work. They love to misuse people by keeping them as temps for over 25 years and refuse to hire them directly.
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Excellent company
Director of Procurement for Mission Bell Winery (Former Employee) –  Madera CANovember 19, 2014
Complex and large scale winery operation, great people at the Madera site (Mission Bell Winery)
Pros
fast pace and interesting work
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Great company
Social Media Intern (Current Employee) –  Victor, NYNovember 3, 2014
Great management
Very empowering atmosphere
Do not micromanage
Give you confidence in you work
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Great benefits and work/life balance, not a lot of room for growth
Marketing (Current Employee) –  Canandaigua, NYJuly 10, 2014
Constellation is a great company to work for as the benefits are wonderful. The parties and free wine are great perks, however there isn't room for advancement on East coast. If you want to move to high priced San Francisco, CA then there are many more opportunities.
Pros
benefits, free products, work/life balance, salary = average
Cons
growth potential is extremely limited on east coast
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