McLane Company

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1 person found this helpful  

An excellent company to work for - they take care of their employees.

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - PC Systems Analyst in Temple, TX
Current Employee - PC Systems Analyst in Temple, TX

I have been working at McLane Company full-time (more than an year)

Pros

Benefits are exceptional - far better than other companies i've worked for.

Cons

There are strict dress code guidelines - none of which I personally disagree with.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Excellent leadership from management

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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  1. 4 people found this helpful  

    A good place to start-be prepared to move on when it's time to grow

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Purchasing Specialist in Temple, TX
    Former Employee - Senior Purchasing Specialist in Temple, TX

    I worked at McLane Company full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    *Good place to learn the fundamentals of procurement, basic logistics, and some inventory management
    *Provides exposure to big box retailers from a semi-insider perspective
    *If you need help developing a very solid work ethic, you will if you survive the introductory period
    *Good training program (30 days for new purchasing agents), experienced employees are generally willing to help newcomers

    Cons

    *Be prepared to work 50-60 hours per week, including weekends for ~$40K on salary
    *Limited opportunities for advancement; positions are often filled prior to posting/interviews being held
    *Inconsistent applicaton of rules and standards by managers and senior leaders
    *Salary increases are usually small (.5-2%), heavy reliance on challenging bonus program by management to augment salary estimates
    *Expectation that salaried employees report for work whether ill, injured, etc. Use of FMLA leave, sick time, child illness call-ins is actively discouraged and/or viewed as the making of a 'problem' employee (NB: I never used FMLA and didn't have kids at the time I worked there, just heard and observed what happened to and was said about those who did).

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    *Work to eliminate favoritism
    *Open, honest communication without judgemental overtones
    *Work to eliminate the belieif in 'presenteeism' as a way to demonstrate loyalty/commitment to the company

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Good until recent years when I personally received little support from management.

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    Former Employee - Senior Network Anaklyst in Temple, TX
    Former Employee - Senior Network Anaklyst in Temple, TX

    I worked at McLane Company

    Pros

    Local, Size of Corporate Staff, Facilities

    Cons

    Promotion of what I would consider incompetent staff to management positions

    Little feedback from management

    No opinion of CEO
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