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not a good company to work for

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  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Compensation and Benefits Analyst (Sales) in Providence, RI
Former Employee - Compensation and Benefits Analyst (Sales) in Providence, RI

I worked at United Natural full-time (More than a year)

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

headquarters is at a lead certified building

Cons

management rewards longevity over talent.

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  1. Company pretends to be something it's not! "Buddy system" to move-up in mgmt.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Truck Driver in Auburn, WA
    Former Employee - Truck Driver in Auburn, WA

    I worked at United Natural full-time (More than 3 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Competitive wage in the ONLY thing going! Be careful; corporate in Providence, R.I. VERY slow @ responding to any type of requests for employees, and local office makes excuses or covers-up for corporates incompetence.

    Cons

    A mgr wasn't fired after starting a physical fight with driver-employee. Person in office reporting mysteriously left company and nothing more said. I feel sorry for customers, as when they call for service, they get the run-around via a "call-center" located thousands of miles away. Poor customer service, and Drivers hear constant grips about it.

    Advice to Management

    UNFI has the potential to be a very good company but senior management needs to be replaced. If Providence, R.I. officers understood what was really going-on at whse locations, they would probably terminate all managers. Unreasonable demands on Drivers especially since strike @ Auburn,WA location 2012-2013. Customers calls need to be answered by the same whse they are serviced from, instead of a call-center location that does not understand customer and can't answer customer's questions correctly.


  2. Helpful (3)

    Nice place to Work

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Order Selector in Auburn, WA
    Current Contractor - Order Selector in Auburn, WA

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    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.


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