United Natural

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2 people found this helpful  

Nice place to Work

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  • Senior Management
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  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Order Selector in Auburn, WA
Current Employee - Order Selector in Auburn, WA

I have been working at United Natural as a contractor (less than an year)

Pros

I liked how close the company was. There were plenty of opportunities for overtime, and the pay rate was competitive. I loved the four day work week.

Cons

I wasn't fond of their order picking policies (You had to pick 100 locations per hour minimum with minimal mis-picks, or you were at risk for termination). Manditory overtime was tough sometimes, with some shifts ending at 3:00 AM but these were rare cases.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    Miserable time with an extended strike to spice it up.

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    Former Employee - Truck Driver in Auburn, WA
    Former Employee - Truck Driver in Auburn, WA

    I worked at United Natural full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    1) Being able to buy products at discounted rates was nice.
    2) The pay and hours seemed comparable to the industry overall.

    Cons

    Unorganized work environment with little positive action from management. Drivers often held to blame for many things beyond their control.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Decide that the employees that work there are primary tools by which profits are made and treat them accordingly. The hands off approach and attitude of misdirection toward customer service will foster eventual competition for the quasi-monopoly they currently enjoy.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Worked 6 days, 80 hours per week

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at United Natural full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Great benefits including very low cost health insurance. Employee stock ownership plan was very interesting. The 401K match was excellent also.

    Cons

    Corporate HR was slow to get 401K into motion. Working hours were very long and were 6 day work week. Did not feel any sort of appreciation other than being at work.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need to treat the employees better. Long work hours as well as 6 days per week is simply too much for people to deal with and still maintain any kind of work/life balance.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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