Machine Operator (Current Employee) – Indianapolis, IN – May 8, 2018
my day at hostess is very stressful they run the product so fast that you can't keep up then they put 5 days in 3 days what i mean about that is they run fast so we can't get but three days a week i have to find another job because i can't pay my bills i have learned a lot at hostess but they have got the wrong people in charge
I loved my job. It didn't take long to move up and the work was easy. But with a toddler at home, working nights, I was never able to really see him for a year simply because if I wasn't working, I was sleeping. They change the schedule up almost every day so its impossible to plan anything or to have a "normal" life.
District Manager (Former Employee) – Chicago Area – March 6, 2018
I managed up to 220 stores and was a Regional manager traveled across nine states. I also managed ten District Managers which I enjoyed traveling and visiting their stores. I offered suggestions that improved their business totally, the sales increases and profitability were most satisfying.
Finisher/Laborer (Current Employee) – Emporia, KS – February 24, 2018
on a day to day basis, we work in a messy environment. Some days the machines run descent and others things mess up all over the place. I have learned how to run several different types of robots, sealers, box formers, box erectors, wrappers, fryers, and other machines. Some of our bosses (Leads, Supervisors) are full of themselves and others are really great at what they do.Working with Hostess Employees can be great but others make you feel like you're back in high school. The hardest part of the job is getting use to the pain. The thing I enjoy the most is getting to know the people I work with.
Four twenty minute breaks, pay, benefits, and supplied uniforms and footwear.
Hours worked in a day, how messy you can get by the end of your shift
District retail sales manager (Former Employee) – Philadelphia, PA – February 15, 2018
Great place to work. Many changes over the years. Had the opportunity to work with many different types of people which could be challenging at time but enjoyable. Company went in bankruptcy after 70+ years. Very sad when they closed.
Utility Worker (Former Employee) – Columbus, GA – November 29, 2017
you have to be a very strong minded individual to work there dnt recommend a young person with little kids to work there but they do have good benefits but it can be a very stressful enviornment hours and days varies
Route Sales Representative (Former Employee) – Peoria, IL – September 27, 2017
The company went out of business due to poor leadership skills. Hours were horrendous 12+ hours a day in extreme weather climates. Delivery trucks did not have heat or air for winter time or summer time delivery.