King Soopers Reviews

Updated June 24, 2015
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Pros
  • good pay if you can get a decent position and benefits do to union (in 12 reviews)

  • Good benefits, you meet great people (in 7 reviews)

Cons
  • It takes a long time to get Full time (in 9 reviews)

  • low pay in the beginning, but once you hit journeyman wages, it is very good (in 5 reviews)

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  1. good Company

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - General Merchandise Department Manager
    Current Employee - General Merchandise Department Manager

    I have been working at King Soopers

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

    Pros

    Can be a little stressful at times but plenty of growth potential.

    Cons

    Very customer focused which can make a work life balance hard to maintain under certain situations.


  2. Delivery

    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Deli Clerk in Commerce City, CO
    Current Employee - Deli Clerk in Commerce City, CO

    I have been working at King Soopers

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Opportunity to advance is there, you will have a great time as long as you are responsible and work hard.

    Cons

    The managers can sometimes get frustrating but just as any job, you have to deal with it.


  3. Helpful (1)

    King Soopers

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at King Soopers

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

    Pros

    Great Coworkers and there is the opportunity for Advancement.

    Cons

    Pay is not great and if you do advance there is not a work life balance.


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  5. Do not apply if u r looking for part time or are a single parent. U get no family time or social time.

    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Englewood, CO
    Current Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Englewood, CO

    I have been working at King Soopers part-time (Less than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Most people are nice.. The discounts are great and double fuel points for gas all the time... Convient to cash Ur pay check with no cost...

    Cons

    Barley any training at all. I only did 4 hours of training on the computer... Took 2 classes.and then they threw me on the floor after standing with someone for only 20 mins... I do admit I cought on pretty quick but....... Trying to learn all the produce codes when your store is super busy and short staffed!!!! No no no.... And I also only wanted P/T from day one I have been working 40 hours... And they don't care if u are a single parent with a child that has multiple disabilities and only can do part time.. I was hired on the note that I would only be working P/T and definitely work my butt off to when I do get home I'm way to tired to take care of anything else!!!!

    Advice to Management

    If u hire ppl that only can work P/T then please be considerate of their family life as well!!!! We r not machines we r human beings!!! Please treat US like it!!!


  6. "Part time" Really means Full time without benefits.

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Night Stocker in Denver, CO
    Current Employee - Night Stocker in Denver, CO

    I have been working at King Soopers part-time (Less than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Co-workers are nice.

    You can have a good future if you last with the company over a year with paid vacation and raises after number of hours worked plus benefits if you are hired as part time.

    Job isn't bad as long you have enough people working the nights.

    Cons

    They didn't train me properly and founding out the hard way. So i am sure others have had this issue.

    Not enough time off - They make you work 40 hours or more if you are part time and give you split days which do nothing when you work nights.

    Over worked as said i got hired with the intent of being part time and turns out now im doing 40+ hours and cant be full time because of some silly loophole nor the time to "apply" to be full time.

    Sometimes get harassed by some of the management about needing to go faster.

    Plus you might be doing another persons job ontop of your own few nights of the week like backup for dairy or the cooler,etc.

    Advice to Management

    Treat people better and they will stay.
    Keep to the sense of part time means part time.
    Keep an eye on your managers more.
    Make sure everyone is properly trained and not just thrown in.


  7. Customer Service

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at King Soopers

    Pros

    Great company they take good care of their employees

    Cons

    Asking for days off can be hard if you are new


  8. hard work but good money

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at King Soopers full-time

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Pay is good, the company treats its management very well. The people on night crew are very friendly as well.

    Cons

    The night time work is hard on me. Upper level management is not able to agree on anything, and policies change on a nightly basis. I have received almost no training and I have been here for 6 weeks.

    Advice to Management

    Train your people. We don't know how to do the job if you don't show us how


  9. Helpful (1)

    employment

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - All Purpose Clerk in Pueblo, CO
    Current Employee - All Purpose Clerk in Pueblo, CO

    I have been working at King Soopers

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    I was able to learn almost every department in the store. Therefore I can always help where ever needed.

    Cons

    The store needed alot of organization.

    Advice to Management

    The better you treat a employee the harder they will work for you.


  10. Ups and downs, you you hang on?

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Colorado Springs, CO
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Colorado Springs, CO

    I have been working at King Soopers full-time (More than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Benefits. Long term workers pay. The ability to have flexibility. The chance to promote comes often. The chance to learn new ideas and certain life skills that are acquired.

    Cons

    Always trying to keep the next "person" happy. Repercussions for miscommunication that never seems to be the exception. just what the next "person" wants this week.

    Advice to Management

    Pay your people more for the work we put in. Especially being short. Also, rethink your chain of command. To many chiefs and not enough Indians.


  11. Pharmacy Technician

    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fort Collins, CO
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fort Collins, CO

    I have been working at King Soopers part-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    Quickly get insurance, even if part time. Can get paid vacation and sick days after only a year.

    Cons

    Scheduling is done on seniority so the people that have survived the longest get the best shifts, regardless of if they are capable of working that shift.

    Advice to Management

    Make getting rid, or toning down the importance, of seniority so the hardest workers can be rewarded.



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