Owens & Minor

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Owens & Minor Reviews

Updated November 17, 2014
Updated November 17, 2014
69 Reviews
2.3
69 Reviews
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Owens & Minor President, CEO, and Director Craig R. Smith
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Met some great people working there (in 5 reviews)

  • I can't speak for everyone at O&M but every person I have worked with at (in 5 reviews)


Cons
  • Work Life Balance wasn't there and this was not a concern for the upper mgmt (in 3 reviews)

  • O&M has changed over the years and their focus on the important things has slipped by the wayside (in 4 reviews)

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  1.  

    income until my next job

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    Current Employee - Prefer Not to Answer in Dubuque, IA
    Current Employee - Prefer Not to Answer in Dubuque, IA

    I have been working at Owens & Minor full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Monday thru Friday work week no holidays

    Cons

    leadship attitude is not what I want to work with

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Make leadership perform what they preach.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
  2.  

    Warehouse

    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Owens & Minor full-time

    Pros

    Good company to work for

    Cons

    Leadership needs training on how to be a leader

  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    Account Manager Southeast

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    Former Employee - Account Representative in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Account Representative in Atlanta, GA

    I worked at Owens & Minor full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    The pay and benefits were good and local teammates were great!

    Cons

    Long days and upper management seems clueless to the local issues. Owens and Minor cut me after 21 years of service and I received a great review prior month. Management focused on the dollar and not their employees. Cut a lot of the older reps and brought in new a younger reps I assume to pay less.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Management needs to be more approachable and honest.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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  5.  

    Account Manager

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    Former Employee - Account Manager in Richmond, VA
    Former Employee - Account Manager in Richmond, VA

    I worked at Owens & Minor full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Was a good company that has regressed over the last few years. At one time cared about teammates, but no more. Profits over people.

    Cons

    Always restructuring pay........and it's always lower.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    They would not listen.....................

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Good Company

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous
    Current Employee - Anonymous

    I have been working at Owens & Minor full-time

    Pros

    Great people! Very team oriented environment. Everyone is willing to lend a hand and get the job done.

    Cons

    Low pay! Going through a lot of changes in management and not producing very good results.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pay your employees more. Give raises to congratulate hard workers. You are going to see a lot of people leave if you don't start rewarding.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Good place to work in distribution

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sales Representative in City of Industry, CA
    Former Employee - Sales Representative in City of Industry, CA

    I worked at Owens & Minor full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    the people are more like family

    Cons

    not competitive as far as private label opportunities

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Better Private Label items and pricing a little high.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Stay Away

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Owens & Minor full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Met some solid individuals who made those long nights bearable.

    Cons

    Lot of favoritism shown to people who would suck up to supervisor. If you can't get your Med numbers pulling bulk, you shouldn't be rewarded with only having to do totes all night. Thus inflating you med score that you previously couldn't hit. Hourly employee running shift. Half the shift not showing up which made for some brutal nights. Warehouse was a dump with unsafe pallets hanging on for dear life. Management could care less about that, more worried about your med numbers for you 15 minute break. People riding around on stock pickers and reach truck who were not certified to do so. Getting stuck behind certain people in certain isles made for a lot of fun.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Order picker

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Order Picker in West Valley, UT
    Former Employee - Order Picker in West Valley, UT

    I worked at Owens & Minor full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    some of the employees I worked with,

    Cons

    Management and very low pay. The customer service is very poor they use to be a better company. It's like be back in high school and it's not how hard you work its who you know . The less you work the more you move up in the company

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    HR all the way from top to bottom share personal info with other employees about other employees. Fix the management in the utah office. And open you eyes to customer service

    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Stuck in the Past

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Director
    Former Employee - Director

    I worked at Owens & Minor (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Agree with other comments that there are wonderfully supportive members at Home Office

    Cons

    Operations in highly passive and resistent to change

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    If you bring fresh leaders in, allow them to influence positive change in the organization

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  11.  

    ok to work fo

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sales Manager in Nashville, TN
    Former Employee - Sales Manager in Nashville, TN

    I worked at Owens & Minor full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    good hr team great advocate for employee

    Cons

    pay was not the best for stress level

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    n

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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