Topco Associates

Topco Associates Reviews

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41 Reviews
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Topco Associates President & CEO Randall J. Skoda
Randall J. Skoda
19 Ratings

    Good Place to work and a place that care about their employees

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Rebate Staff Accountant
    Current Employee - Rebate Staff Accountant

    I have been working at Topco Associates full-time (more than an year)


    Topco really promotes a great work life balance. In the Acccounting department, I found very loyal employees who had been here 10+years for that very reason.


    Communication between the departments is really lacking due to the segmented nature of the grocery business. Getting a consistent answer from the Meats and Dairy deptarment would often be completely different from what I would receive from the Pharmacy Department.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Invest in technology to streamline operations and increase ROI for your member cooperative shareholders.

    Neutral Outlook
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Topco Associates Interviews

Updated Aug 22, 2014
Updated Aug 22, 2014

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    Pricing Coordinator Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Elk Grove Village, IL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Elk Grove Village, IL
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at Topco Associates.

    Interview Details

    Met with hiring manager and heard back within 2 weeks. The hiring manager was not professionally dressed and seemed to be disorganized. I did enjoy our discussion though. Especially her honesty on how awkward the company felt right now.

    Interview Questions
    • What would you do if an employee was gossiping and backstabbing you?
      (This made me feel like this wasn't the type of place I should work at, but the job market isn't great at the moment).
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    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation, only a take it or leave it offer.
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

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Headquarters Elk Grove Village, IL
Size 150 to 499 Employees
Founded 2001
Type Company - Private
Industry Business Services
Revenue $10+ billion (USD) per year
Competitors Kroger, SUPERVALU, Walmart

Topco Associates is a top company in terms of private-label procurement. Topco uses the combined purchasing clout of more than 60 member companies (mostly supermarket operators and foodservice suppliers) nationwide to wring discounts from wholesalers and manufacturers. Topco distributes more than 5,000 private-label items, including fresh meat and produce, dairy and bakery goods, and health and beauty aids, to retail locations throughout the US. Its brands include Food Club, Shurfine, and a line of "Top" labels such as Top Crest and Top Care. In addition to procurement... More

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