Smart & Final Reviews

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David G. Hirz
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  • great company

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    Current Employee - Supply Chain Manager in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Supply Chain Manager in Los Angeles, CA

    I have been working at Smart & Final full-time (Less than a year)

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    Takes interest and development in their leaders


    work life balance suck, its all about who you know not what you know

    Advice to Management

    companies that make as much money as this company takes more interest in their leaders and start them off with a sign on bonus as well as 3 weeks vacation vs. the 2 we only offer our new members of managements

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Los Angeles, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview


    I applied in-person. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Smart & Final (Los Angeles, CA) in March 2015.


    Short and to the point, he told me that he needed people that were willing to work hard and not people who were seeking a check. He made sure that I was a strong candidate for the position and proceed to go through the hiring process. It took me a month though until I was actually able to get through and go through this process with the manager,

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Smart & Final Awards & Accolades

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50 Most Engaged Workplaces in America, Achievers, 2013
America's Largest Private Companies, Forbes, 2009
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Headquarters Commerce, CA
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1874
Type Company - Public (SFS)
Industry Retail
Revenue $2 to $5 billion (USD) per year

Smart & Final caters to caterers -- as well as small businesses, restaurants, and individual households in the western US. Its about 250 non-membership warehouse stores stock groceries, party supplies, paper products, cleaning supplies, and more, in bulk sizes and quantities. The stores operate under the Smart & Final and Cash & Carry names in urban and suburban areas in Arizona, California, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington, as well as northern Mexico. (It sold its Henry's Farmers Markets and Sun Harvest stores to Sprouts in 2011.) Founded in 1871 in Los Angeles, it... More

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