Food Lion Reviews

Updated Jul 4, 2020

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3.3
57%
Recommend to a Friend
73%
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Food Lion President Meg Ham
Meg Ham
392 Ratings
Pros
  • "Flexible schedule, Nice people, decent hours if you are a worker(in 104 reviews)

  • "flexible hours, works with availability, eligible to move up in company if good work ethic(in 103 reviews)

Cons
  • "Part time benefits were not that good compared to other retail/grocery stores(in 96 reviews)

  • "Not enough support from upper management(in 60 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
  1. "Basic Part-time job"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Cashier in Sylva, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Food Lion part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Many coworkers were great to talk to, many hours of the job weren't too stressful and as you would expect from the position.

    Cons

    At times it seemed like management would change how strict their expectations were and suddenly what was expected of you changed to nonstop work during certain shifts.

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  2. "Cashier"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Front End Cashier in Greenville, NC

    I worked at Food Lion part-time

    Pros

    Able to get up to speed quickly, good workplace environment

    Cons

    Salary is on the lower end

  3. "It is a quite active job position. It demands strength, agility and body movement. The schedules were flexible."

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Stocker in Ocean City, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Food Lion part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Flexible working hours Good environment Chances to Interact with others

    Cons

    If you are not used to working under pressure, you may experience a tough adjusting time

  4. "Good first job"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Bryans Road, MD

    I worked at Food Lion part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good work environment. The work was easy, coworkers and managers mostly friendly.

    Cons

    High turnover rate. Constantly changing management. No set schedule.

  5. "Good company"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Cake Decorator in Charlotte, NC

    I have been working at Food Lion full-time

    Pros

    Fun Good company They care for the community

    Cons

    None really that I can think of

  6. Helpful (2)

    "It's a good part time job but not dependable in the long run"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Assistant Customer Service Manager in Greenville, NC
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Food Lion full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good co-workers, family environment, easy

    Cons

    Doesn't pay well, customers can be rude

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  7. Helpful (1)

    "Good people to work with"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Charlotte, NC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Food Lion part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Nice co workers and boss

    Cons

    Sometime it get so busy

  8. "Would not recommend working here unless you want to be underappreciated"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Service Manager in Dawsonville, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Food Lion full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    None other than you can buy groceries

    Cons

    To many to even say. HONESTLY DONT WORK HERE!!

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  9. Helpful (1)

    "Good"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate in Greensboro, NC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Food Lion part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Easy and simple. Good people.

    Cons

    Low Pay. Doing the work of two people.

  10. "As expected"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Cashier 
    Recommends

    I worked at Food Lion part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    It's a great and easy way to make money.

    Cons

    The main con was the customers but you can't really control that.

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