Gordon Food Service Reviews

Updated May 14, 2021

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Pros
  • "Best benefits I have seen or heard of (bonus and profit sharing)(in 91 reviews)

  • "Great benefits and good company culture(in 72 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "long hours, and the work is obviously physically demanding(in 48 reviews)

  • "Inflexibility and work life balance(in 25 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Great

      Feb 1, 2021 - Stocker 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Nice experience. Good managers. Good company.

      Cons

      None, I'd prefer higher pay but I guess we all do.

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    2. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great Company

      May 14, 2021 - Compensation Analyst in Grand Rapids, MI
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Generous and fair to work for

      Cons

      No complaints very fair employer

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    3. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Delivery Driver

      May 12, 2021 - Sales Service Delivery Driver in Douglasville, GA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great Pay, fantastic benefits, 401K and profit sharing.

      Cons

      Long work hours, very demanding physical labor. Taking time off is like pulling teeth.

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    4. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 10 years

      Great Company, Great Culture,

      May 11, 2021 - Customer Development Representative/Sales in Grand Rapids, MI
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great Team Environment, Great Culture

      Cons

      Super Conservative, Doesn't react to change

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    5. 4.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Over worked, over paid?!!?

      May 10, 2021 - Order Picker in Aberdeen, MD
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great pay great values great people

      Cons

      15 hour shifts every night

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    6. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Sales

      May 8, 2021 - Sales 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great company to work for

      Cons

      It depends on the division

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    7. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Great Culture, Lots of Opportunity

      Apr 21, 2021 - Analyst in Grand Rapids, MI
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - Lots of opportunity to work on various parts of the business - The culture is fantastic - 401K match and profit sharing is a major plus

      Cons

      - For a family-owned company their maternity leave and childcare plans are below average compared to other companies in the area

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    8. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Very strong company to work for

      Apr 28, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Benefits are great, and overall moral is also good

      Cons

      Not always the quickest in making decisions

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    9. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      Mixed Bag

      Apr 14, 2021 - FP&A Analyst in Grand Rapids, MI
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - Great people to work with - Decent work/life balance, given the right manager - Good benefits - Annual meeting is always fun

      Cons

      - Very few opportunities for growth/advancement - "Rewards for Performance" doesn't really happen - Pay doesn't reflect performance excellence - Decisions are made regardless of the warnings of those in the details - Inflexible approach to attire and work-from options

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    10. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Great place

      Apr 26, 2021 - Forklift Operator in Atlanta, GA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Money and team member that’s it

      Cons

      Management needs to understand there employees more

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