US Foods

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US Foods Reviews

Updated January 22, 2015
Updated January 22, 2015
305 Reviews
3.0
305 Reviews
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US Foods President, CEO, and Director John A. Lederer
John A. Lederer
126 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • good pay and somewhat good benefits (in 21 reviews)

  • Nice area, executive pay and benefits are good, nice people to work with for the most part (in 9 reviews)


Cons
  • Work life balance is non existent (in 8 reviews)

  • Upper management doesn't listen to commonsense solutions to logistical problems (in 12 reviews)

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  1.  

    Good company beyond merger

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at US Foods

    Pros

    Good company before the merger talk... Now it is essentially dead.

    Cons

    Too much turnover in upper management. No room for growth.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2.  

    Good company

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    Former Employee - Operations Intern in Perth Amboy, NJ
    Former Employee - Operations Intern in Perth Amboy, NJ

    I worked at US Foods as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    Its the second biggest food distribution company in America

    Cons

    If you are in the supply chain department the hours are tedious.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get better software

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Left before the merger happened

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at US Foods

    Pros

    A lot of great people

    Cons

    VP of Sales is not in touch

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  5.  

    great salesmen, great customers

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    Current Employee - Finance in Lenexa, KS
    Current Employee - Finance in Lenexa, KS

    I have been working at US Foods full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    its a steady job with benefits

    Cons

    going thru the unknown of a merger, not sure where any of us are headed.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    time for a moral boost

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  6.  

    different

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at US Foods full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    well the workers are friendly and it has a a pay check every week witch is great for the budget

    Cons

    just not enough holidays they don't have vets day or family day the day after Thanksgiving it has a few things like that

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    be considerate of your people cause they got you were your at

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    They are upfont

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    Former Employee - Warehouse Associate in Plymouth, MN
    Former Employee - Warehouse Associate in Plymouth, MN

    I worked at US Foods full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Forced to make lots of money

    Cons

    Expect 5pm to 5am five days a week, with two days off (NOT TOGETHER- TUE and SAT off)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8. 3 people found this helpful  

    This was a great place to work at in the end due to merger was a joke.

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    Former Employee - Sales Representative
    Former Employee - Sales Representative

    I worked at US Foods

    Pros

    Technology people that came from Sysco

    Cons

    Everything you can think of

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Inspire, train retain

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  9. 1 person found this helpful  

    Hard to Review as the company is being sold and in upheaval

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    Former Employee - Territory Manager in Salt Lake City, UT
    Former Employee - Territory Manager in Salt Lake City, UT

    I worked at US Foods

    Pros

    the President is a great motivator and genuinely cares about what he does. The environment is positive.

    Cons

    The company is being sold to the major competitor, so it is hard to tell what it could have been like without this transition.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Territory Sales Manager

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at US Foods

    Pros

    great quality of life balance... lots of support for employees fair pay and great training

    Cons

    merger with sysco alot of concern with employees for the merger

  11.  

    great company- thought I was ready to retire but decided I am not

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    Former Employee - DSM in Memphis, TN
    Former Employee - DSM in Memphis, TN

    I worked at US Foods

    Pros

    good benefits good work atmosphere and good people to work with

    Cons

    management changes- values change with each president

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    focus on customer service

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

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