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"deliver food to chain and independently owned restaurants."

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Current Employee - Delivery Driver in Saint Louis, MO
Current Employee - Delivery Driver in Saint Louis, MO
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at Gordon Food Service full-time (More than 5 years)

Pros

great pay and benefits. good equipment to work with.

Cons

allot of hours. physically and mentally challenging at times.

Other Employee Reviews for Gordon Food Service

  1. "Terribly low pay high stress work atmosphere"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Part-time Team Member in Schaumburg, IL
    Former Employee - Part-time Team Member in Schaumburg, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Gordon Food Service part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Every store has management available

    Cons

    Two faced behavior by upper management
    Irregular scheduling
    Improper behavior

    Advice to Management

    Reward hard work
    Unfair scheduling practices
    Too much turnover


  2. Helpful (9)

    "Not worth your time or effort. Costs outweigh the benefits."

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Warehousing in Grand Rapids, MI
    Current Employee - Warehousing in Grand Rapids, MI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Gordon Food Service full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    - Currently strong and growing (for now)
    - Profit sharing
    - They contribute $1 for every $2 dollars employees put in their 401k up to 6% of your earnings.

    Cons

    - Human resources is awful. This department is unhelpful, unprofessional, dishonest, and do a very poor job. A major weak link in the chain.
    - Obtaining " leadership" positions, as well as most upper level positions, is purely a popularity contest and in many cases depends solely on being related to the right people. A major downfall of a "family company".
    - There is a major division between the warehouse, marketplace, and offices. Getting these areas of the company to work together and stop being childish and petty is nearly impossible. Moving from one area to another is almost impossible despite your experience or education.
    - IT and IS is another major weak link in that chain. The software developed for company specific applications is very buggy if it even works. When you contact them for support no one ever seems to know anything about any of the technology in company.
    - The cornerstone values, which initially attracted me to this company, are nothing more than something to hang on a wall or a marketing tool used to make customers and employees feel better about doing business with GFS.
    - Many of the people in junior and middle management don't seem to care and have the "good is good enough" attitude. The only time you see them actually make an effort is when senior management gets on their back.

    Advice to Management

    Be careful about who you put in "leadership" roles. These people are the face of your company and their actions and attitudes determine how employees view your company. Just because someone's dad, mom, cousin, brother did a good job as a manager doesn't they will. Values only mean something if they are part of operations, if they're not your just a hypocrite for having them on the wall.

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