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Food Lion Reviews

Updated February 14, 2019
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  • "Great staff mostly, flexible hours" (in 88 reviews)

  • "Flexible schedule for most employees" (in 86 reviews)

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  1. "Produce Associate"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Food Lion part-time

    Pros

    Team work motives, Manager was very reliable to talk with if there was a concern, There was always something to work on.

    Cons

    Having to find someone to help take out heavy trash outside, Cleaning every inch of the department (sometimes you would find stuff you do not want to see).

    Advice to Management

    Advice to management would be to appreciate us a little more, and when someone is actually sick don't think they're lying.


  2. "great work place"

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    Current Employee - Produce Associate in Lancaster, SC
    Current Employee - Produce Associate in Lancaster, SC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Food Lion part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    easy, pay good, good company

    Cons

    physically demanding, fast paced,

  3. "Great Team and learned a lot"

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    Former Employee - Data Analytics Intern in Salisbury, NC
    Former Employee - Data Analytics Intern in Salisbury, NC
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Food Lion full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Learned a lot, worked in R and Tableau, Recommend to anyone interested in marketing and analytics

    Cons

    Located in Salisbury North Carolina


  4. "Great company...bad store mgr"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lake Wylie, SC
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lake Wylie, SC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Food Lion part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good company overall. Great for homeless programs

    Cons

    Micro managing moron of a boss who is loud and obtouse

    Advice to Management

    Quit micromanaging. Work speaks for itself


  5. "Overall good"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Food Lion part-time

    Pros

    Nice customers, nice environment

    Cons

    Managers, unpleasant customers, unorganized


  6. "Okay company"

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    Current Employee - Produce Manager in Matthews, NC
    Current Employee - Produce Manager in Matthews, NC
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Decent hours okay work life

    Cons

    Better pay or more raises


  7. "Good for someone with limited experience"

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    Current Employee - Customer Lead
    Current Employee - Customer Lead

    I have been working at Food Lion part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible Scheduling
    Decent Management
    Easy manageable work

    Cons

    No special store discounts
    If you want more than one uniform shirt you have to buy it, you get a second one after some time, means more laundry and wearing it 2-4 times before washing
    If you want to wear a jacket you have to buy one of theirs, even though you are outside often getting carts
    Outside of occasional rushes, can be quite slow, lots of downtime

  8. "Great"

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    Former Employee - Produce
    Former Employee - Produce
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Can be relaxed just have to pay attention to sanitization. High turn over rate. Opportunity to move up. Flexible hours.

    Cons

    Pay was a bit too low.


  9. "Nice place to work"

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    Current Employee - Front End Cashier in Winston-Salem, NC
    Current Employee - Front End Cashier in Winston-Salem, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Food Lion part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good management, flexible schedule,clean store, nice co-workers

    Cons

    Only hires part time, no benefits, no bonuses, over hires and then cuts hours

    Advice to Management

    Don’t over hire and then trim labor


  10. "Great Place to Work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Food Lion part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    401k matching, break room was only okay

    Cons

    no benefits for part time