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Dillon Companies Reviews

Updated November 20, 2017
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Joseph A. (Joe) Grieshaber Jr.
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Pros
  • discount on kroger items was nice (in 7 reviews)

  • Flexible hours for students, anyone (in 9 reviews)

Cons
  • Management turnover rate is very high (in 8 reviews)

  • Some coworkers don't care as well as front end supervisors (in 7 reviews)

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  1. "Management"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Wichita, KS
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Wichita, KS
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Dillon Companies full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    It payed weekly and good people

    Cons

    I’m sure we all have to B

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great work


  2. "cake decorator for 15 years"

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    Current Employee - Cake Decorator in Denver, CO
    Current Employee - Cake Decorator in Denver, CO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Dillon Companies full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    People are great. Nice atmosphere. Great benefits.

    Cons

    It is very demanding and hard work.

    Advice to Management

    Management has always treated me very well.

  3. "Average retail experience. Terrible personal experience"

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    Former Employee - Customer Service Associate in Wichita, KS
    Former Employee - Customer Service Associate in Wichita, KS
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Dillon Companies part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Average pay, work schedule, etc

    Cons

    Managers are required by corporate to micromanage everything

    Advice to Management

    Dont micromanage so much. And stop with the cliche "Be proactive, not reactive".


  4. "My managers were wonderful always checking in if i needed anything."

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    Former Employee - Bakery Associate in Junction City, KS
    Former Employee - Bakery Associate in Junction City, KS
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Dillon Companies part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The pros are free cookies from the bakery, good breaks and plenty of places for lunch.

    Cons

    Some of the challenges are setting up good communication between the different departments and sometimes within your own department if on a later shift.

    Advice to Management

    Any advice to upper management be to set up better communication methods between department so everyone can be more on track.


  5. "Not bad"

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    Former Employee - Clerk in Derby, KS
    Former Employee - Clerk in Derby, KS
    Recommends

    I worked at Dillon Companies part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great place for students to work

    Cons

    Not much room for advancement


  6. "It's not a bad job"

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    Former Employee - Front End Cashier in Wichita, KS
    Former Employee - Front End Cashier in Wichita, KS
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Dillon Companies (More than a year)

    Pros

    Meeting new people and being able to connect with customers

    Cons

    Don't know management very well

    Advice to Management

    Know your employees better you will run a better place


  7. "Great company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Dillon Companies part-time

    Pros

    Great benefits, works well with college schedule, and cares about employees

    Cons

    Dealing with customers is challenging

  8. "Working at the Fuel Center"

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    Former Employee - Fuel Station Associate in Junction City, KS
    Former Employee - Fuel Station Associate in Junction City, KS

    I worked at Dillon Companies full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Working at the Fuel Station was awesome. It's like having your own little store if you're far enough from the main store!

    Cons

    The pay is too low. They need to take after Walmart, Target Etc. And raise wages to get better employees.

    Advice to Management

    Take after Walmart, Target Etc. And raise wages to get better employees.


  9. "Dillons"

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    Current Employee - Overnight Stocker in Salina, KS
    Current Employee - Overnight Stocker in Salina, KS
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Dillon Companies part-time

    Pros

    Room to advance by working in other departments

    Cons

    No cons at this time.

    Advice to Management

    No advice to management at this time.


  10. "An okay Entry-Level job"

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    Current Employee - Courtesy Clerk/Bagger in Topeka, KS
    Current Employee - Courtesy Clerk/Bagger in Topeka, KS
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Dillon Companies part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    10% employee discount on Kroger, Private Selection, and SImple Truth items. Free fuel points bonuses monthly.

    Cons

    Low starting wage, Cashiers only earn 8 dollars/hour. Standing all day can strain your spine. Minimum of 6 hours scheduled in order to have a Lunch break.

    Advice to Management

    Start the use of recycling bins, raise the starting wage, and provide a more comfortable working environment with more standing mats.


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