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Niemann Foods Overview

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Quincy, IL
1001 to 5000 employees
1917
Company - Private
Retail
$500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year
Walmart, Hy-Vee, Fareway Stores

Working at Niemann Foods

It was 1917 when Ferd Niemann, Sr. and Steve Niemann opened their first grocery store. It took a lot of hard work and progressive thinking, but they succeeded. By 1930, they were operating 10 corner grocery stores and a thriving wholesale business. In 1940 Niemann Foods, Inc ... Read more

Niemann Foods Reviews

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    I worked at Niemann Foods full-time

    Pros

    They are not satisfied with the status quo. They are always looking at new formats, ideas, and opportunities.

    Cons

    Way too many double standards. What can't be done in one store is no problem in another. Corporate department Directors have big heads. If you upset one of them, you are done for. You are told they want to hear your opinions but they actually just want to hear you agree with them and tell them how great of a job they are doing to make their heads even bigger. Anything less than that and you are dirt under their feet.

    Advice to Management

    There are two sides to everything. Your corporate people are not always right and they can and do let their emotions get in the way of fair judgement.

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    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Niemann Foods (Springfield, IL) in January 2016.

    Interview

    Overall they are quite nice, everything seemed fine when the interview process began. The woman who interviewed me asked a lot of usual questions and asked a few about my personal life and why I would want to have the job. They like to have people be interested in their company so I would suggest bring a few questions to ask them while they interview you.

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