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Smith's Food & Drug Overview

Salt Lake City, UT
5001 to 10000 employees
Kroger
1999
Subsidiary or Business Segment
Retail
$5 to $10 million (USD) per year
From a small grocery store founded by Ren Smith in Brigham City, Utah, Smith's Food & Drug has grown into a regional powerhouse with supermarkets in Nevada, New Mexico, and Utah. Major markets include Las Vegas, Salt Lake City, and ... Read more

Smith's Food & Drug – Why Work For Us?


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Smith's Food & Drug

At Smith’s, we are in the food industry; however, we are in the people business. Smith's places our Customers first by anticipating their needs, exceeding expectations and gaining trust. We provide our Customers with great products at good prices and deliver a shopping experience that makes them want to return.

The first step to earning highly satisfied Customers is to employ highly satisfied Associates. At Smith's, we want our Associates to feel valued, supported and engaged. To ensure this engagement, our company offers competitive pay, health and wellness benefits, educational opportunities, exclusive discounts, career advancement opportunities and much more. 

Our food and drug stores have been a family-owned business since 1932. Smith’s, which is part of The Kroger Co., operates in seven states with over 15,000 Associates.

Our business is fast-paced, exciting and constantly changing. Smith’s is more than a great job, it is a great career. 

Smith's Food & Drug Reviews

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    Former Employee - Service Deli Clerk in Saint George, UT
    Former Employee - Service Deli Clerk in Saint George, UT
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    I worked at Smith's Food & Drug part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great co-workers, good benefits, lots of room for moving up in the company as long as you work hard. Management was pretty nice, great at coaching. Never felt hostile.

    Cons

    There's a LOT of stuff to worry about, and if you're fast on your feet and know what to do it gets to be a pretty simple grind. Although upper management doesn't really understand that, and usually adds extra tasks that are nearly impossible to do without staying past your scheduled shift.

    Store managers were pretty stressful, and that transfers down to each department in different ways. Which usually culminated in panicked disasters happening every time the store got inspected.

    Customer service, full stop.

    It's a corporate job so you gotta deal with cheesy team meetings every few months.

    Schedule tends to change weekly. Sometimes I'd close (2-10pm) for most the week, then for the rest of it be working at 7am. Not particularly easy to do.

    Advice to Management

    Take it easy.

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Smith's Food & Drug Interviews

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    Bakery Clerk Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Las Vegas, NV
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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Smith's Food & Drug (Las Vegas, NV) in November 2016.

    Interview

    Very easy. Didn't really ask to many "interview" questioned mostly asked about my availability and the position itself. I first did a kind of phone interview where they asked me very easy questions, then i got a interview time. The whole face to face interview took about 15 minutes. Plus I'm a teenager with no work experience and was hired on the spot which was very cool!

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