100 Best Companies to Work For
J.M. Smucker
Rank: 8 (2005 rank: 6)
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Headquarters: Orrville, OH
Industry: Food
Midsized Companies Rank: 4
2004 Revenue ($ millions): 2,043
U.S. Sites: 18
Website: http://www.smucker.com
What makes it so great?
This 109-year old jam and food company has a family feeling that's still sweet. Two brothers, Tim and Richard Smucker, are at the helm. And employees interview job applicants to make sure future colleagues will fit the culture.
U.S. employees 2,930
Employees outside U.S. 1,047
% minorities 24
% women 44
New jobs (1 year) -402
% job growth (1 year) -13
Professional training (hrs./yr.) 90
% voluntary turnover 5
Applicants 9,500
Most common job (salaried) Production Supervisor $51,166
Most common job (hourly) Customer Service Representative $32,527
Notes:
N.A.: Not available. U.S. employees includes part-timers as of time of survey. Job growth, new jobs, and voluntary turnover are full-time only. Average annual pay: yearly pay rate plus additional cash compensation for the largest classification of salaried and hourly employees. Revenues are for 2004 or latest fiscal year. All data based on U.S. employees.