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Sheetz Overview

Altoona, PA
5001 to 10000 employees
1952
Company - Private
Restaurants, Bars & Food Services
$2 to $5 billion (USD) per year
Sheetz is a family owned convenience store chain based in Altoona, Pennsylvania. For more than 60 years, our mission at Sheetz has been to meet the needs of customers on the go. Of course, things have changed over those 60+ years. Life is faster and busier, and customers expect ... Read more

Mission: Our mission at Sheetz is to provide fast, friendly service and quality products in clean and convenient locations. We work hard to make sure we deliver on our Mission promise every day.

We continue to reinvent ourselves and bring innovation to our industry ... Read more

Company Updates

  • We are proud to announce Sebastian Joynes as the 2017 Sheetz Family Award of Excellence winner! http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQt8M

    Sebastian Joynes Awarded the Sheetz Family Award of Excellence at the 2017 Special Olympics Pennsylvania Summer Games

    ALTOONA, Pa., June 7, 2017 / PRNewswire/ -- Today Sheetz, one of America's fastest-growing family-owned and operated convenience retailers for more than 65 years, is proud to announce Sebastian Joynes as the 2017 Sheetz Family Award of Excellence winner.

  • Here’s to our amazing employees who volunteer for Adopt-A-Highway and make a difference! You're amazing!

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Sheetz – Why Work For Us?


Definition of a Sheetz


Above all else, Sheetz is about providing kicked-up convenience while being more than just a convenience store. Sheetz is a mecca for people on the go. If you need to refuel your car or refresh your body, we have what you need to keep you moving on to whatever comes next.

Road warriors. Construction workers. Soccer moms. They all have a special place at Sheetz. We know you don't have time to run all over town for the things you need. Sheetz has what you need, when you need it. And, we're here 24/7/365. Even on Christmas day.

Our History


Bob Sheetz founded Sheetz, Inc. in 1952 when he purchased one of his father's five dairy stores located in Altoona, Pennsylvania. In 1961, Bob hired his brother Steve to work part-time at the store.

It was not until 1963 that the second store was opened under the name "Sheetz Kwik Shopper." It took another five years to open the third store. In 1969, Steve joined Bob in the business as general manager. The brothers planned to expand at the rate of one store per year with a target of seven stores by 1972. In 1972, the brothers literally doubled the size of the company, expanding from seven to fourteen stores. One year later, Sheetz added gasoline pumps and introduced self-serve gasoline to Central Pennsylvania.

By 1983, Bob and Steve had opened 100 stores. The following year, Bob retired and handed over the leadership of the company to his trusted business partner and brother Steve.

In 1995, Stan Sheetz, Bob's son, became president and Steve assumed the position of Chairman of the Board. Stan lead the company through new periods of growth and innovation. Introducing Sheetz fans to touchscreen ordering, Sheetz Bros. Coffeez, Made-To-Go and Shweetz Bakery products, while redefining the concept of getting quality food at a convenience store.

Continuing the successful transition of family leadership, Joe S. Sheetz (son of Bob’s brother Joe M.) became president and CEO in October 2013. Stan moved on to the role of Chairman of the Board. Looking to ensure the unique family connection with the business well into the future, Steve assumed the position of Chairman of the Sheetz Family council.

Committed to our Customers


We really care about our customers. Our mission at Sheetz is to provide fast, friendly service and quality products in clean and convenient locations. We work hard to make sure we deliver on our Mission promise every day.

We continue to reinvent ourselves and bring innovation to our industry. In fact, our Vision is to create the business that will put Sheetz, as we know it today, out of business. That's what keeps us on top and keeps us focused on ways to make our business even more successful in the future.

We are able to succeed because we have outstanding employees with a commitment to Total Customer Focus (TCF). Our employees strive to meet the needs of our busy customers. Our employees are also active participants in the communities in which we operate convenience stores.

Why Sheetz?

Few convenience store chains have as many fans as Sheetz, and it's easy to see why.

WE HAVE GREAT EMPLOYEES!

Sheetz is open 24/7 and no two days are alike. Our employees deliver exceptional service whenever our customers need us.

We keep our standards high when we select new employees, and they all bring their own special talents and abilities to the table. What do they all have in common? We call it Sheetz DNA.

So, what makes up our Sheetz DNA?

  • Our employees are Real, approachable, helpful and genuine. They're Pioneering, always looking for better ways to do things. They're High Energy, keeping our stores running smoothly all hours of the day and night. Each employee is Dependable and is always there for our customers and each other. They're Connected and build lasting relationships in our communities. They're competitive and Driven to Win, year after year. Above all, we value Respect. Respect for our customers, our communities, and each other.

SHEETZ OFFERS GREAT PAY!

Our employees are paid in the top 10% of retailers! Sheetz also has a wide range of benefits, as well as a quarterly bonus for every store employee.

AWARD-WINNING PLACE TO WORK!

Sheetz is consistently named one of the Best Places to work in Pennsylvania, Virginia, Ohio and North Carolina.

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    Pros

    fun, light and easy atmosphere...makes it easier to get through the demands of the job

    Cons

    i dont really have any. Glad they've allowed jeans as a part of the uniform...adds to the "fun" atmosphere!!

    Advice to Management

    One of the best places I've ever worked in regard to respect from managers. Dont ever change that.

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Sheetz Interviews

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    I applied online. I interviewed at Sheetz (Williamsport, MD).

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    Application followed by a call in for two interviews. I interviewed with hospitality manager first as a one on one interview and then a panel interview for my second interview with the store manager and hospitality manager. Then they sent me to a drug test and once that came back I was called in to fill out all my paper work.

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Sheetz Awards & Accolades

  • Top 100 Companies to Work For, Fortune, 2017
  • 100 Best Places to Work in America, Fortune, 2016
  • 100 Best Places to Work for Millennials, Fortune, 2016
  • Fortune 100 Best Places to Work for Women, Fortune, 2016
  • Best Places to Work in PA - Large Companies, Best Companies Group, 2016
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