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Food Lion Reviews

Updated July 18, 2017
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Food Lion President Meg Ham
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Pros
  • Flexible hours & realistic managers (in 71 reviews)

  • Flexible Schedule, reasonable worker attitude, and professionalism is well represented in the stores (in 63 reviews)

Cons
  • Very few full time positions available (in 79 reviews)

  • Not enough hours given to the part time employees to work there shifts (in 69 reviews)

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  1. "Great Company!"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Office Assistant in Goldsboro, NC
    Current Employee - Office Assistant in Goldsboro, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    * Ability to train in as many departments as requested
    * No matter if you are PT or FT you can make 40 hours

    Cons

    * Not enough CBT training aids that actually assist with growth and development to our store associates


  2. "Grocery Stocker"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    Current Employee - Grocery Stocker in Gordonsville, VA
    Current Employee - Grocery Stocker in Gordonsville, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great Managers Great Environment. Great Job

    Cons

    Can't think of any seriously I cant

    Advice to Management

    Stay as friendly as you are...

  3. "Great Company"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Cashier in Winston-Salem, NC
    Current Employee - Cashier in Winston-Salem, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Food Lion (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Customer Service training is exceptional.

    Cons

    I have no cons about this position.


  4. "Great company"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Front End Office Assistant in Charleston, SC
    Current Employee - Front End Office Assistant in Charleston, SC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Food Lion full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    I enjoy working at Food Lion. I began as a part time cashier and in only 18 months I have learned several other positions and I have enjoyed several raises.

    Cons

    Insurance benefits offered to full time employees but it is very expensive.


  5. "Quality Assurance"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Raleigh, NC
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Raleigh, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Nice to work without direct supervision. Everyone is friendly.

    Cons

    Other employees take things from cleaning cart and don't return them. Other employees make messes and don't pick up after themselves. Expect QA associate to clean up after them.

    Advice to Management

    Enforce company policy regarding personal cleanliness and cleaning up after themselves.


  6. "asm"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Hampton, VA
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Hampton, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Food Lion full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    customers like working with us

    Cons

    over worked abused talked down to.

    Advice to Management

    work


  7. "A fun place to work"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Cashier in Wilmington, NC
    Former Employee - Cashier in Wilmington, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Busy store so time went by fast. Mgrs worked with your schedule. Coworkers were lots of fun.

    Cons

    My store was in a tourist area so we didn't get many hours in the off season.

    Advice to Management

    Good job!

  8. "Good Place to work for High school students or just young adults"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Cashier in Morganton, NC
    Current Employee - Cashier in Morganton, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible with scheduling usually and friendly people to work with. Very easy to operate and learn to run a register

    Cons

    Standing for a long periods, sometimes not enough hours. Not a lot of cons about working here. Very good place to work.


  9. "Food lion review"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Lead in Concord, NC
    Current Employee - Customer Lead in Concord, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good staff, Friendly, good pay, good hours

    Cons

    Nothing bad at all really. not enough hours sometimes


  10. "Great Company"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Clerk in Salisbury, NC
    Former Employee - Clerk in Salisbury, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Getting promotions, and always helpful

    Cons

    Nothing I can say that I dislike

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing a good job


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