Owens & Minor

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Owens & Minor Reviews

Updated December 12, 2014
Updated December 12, 2014
72 Reviews
2.2
72 Reviews
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Owens & Minor President, CEO, and Director Craig R. Smith
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43 Ratings

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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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    good company to work for

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Owens & Minor

    Pros

    stable company with good people

    Cons

    lots of hours, not enough internal resources

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    corporate needs to get more field involvement with large decisions/changes

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Total Joke

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Automated Systems in Valhalla, NY
    Current Employee - Automated Systems in Valhalla, NY

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

    Pros

    Coworkers for the most part are great people.

    Cons

    A 9 billion dollar company that treats its' employees like utter trash rates. Christmas bonus 80 dollars. Lied to in interview about pay raises and room for growth. Both are a lie. care more about their lack of individuality and corporate policies than the individual. I have more formal education than ALL of my management and do more work than my coworkers yet I'm "in threat" of losing my job here because of tardiness points (yes I'm serious) due to inconsistency of mass transit in major metropolitan areas.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Promote from within. Hire younger. Promote individuality and ditch your corporate nonsense. 9 billion dollars? Why is it so hard to say drop a billion in promote to promote healthier employee families versus keeping your employees down?

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  3.  

    Warehouse

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Warehouse in Richmond, VA
    Former Employee - Warehouse in Richmond, VA

    I worked at Owens & Minor full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    I enjoyed pulling and packing orders.

    Cons

    Management needs improvement. I would rate this company a three.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to the employees. Your employees are your main resource.

    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    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

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    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
  7.  

    Stay Away

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    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
  8.  

    Order picker

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    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
  9.  

    income until my next job

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    • Career Opportunities
    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
  10.  

    Stuck in the Past

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    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.  

    Account Manager

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    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

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