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McLane Grocery Reviews

Updated May 5, 2018
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Pros
  • The pay is decent, benefits are good, incentive is nice (if you get it), 401k is excellent (in 4 reviews)

  • Great place to start work out of college and they do take chances on hiring recent college grads which some companies are hesitant to do (in 3 reviews)

Cons
  • Long hours, take a lot of crap from customers (in 4 reviews)

  • Typically a driver will run at least 3 routes, averaging 24 hours per week, but you could see over 100 hours a week (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "ADMINISTRATIVE"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Administrative in Tacoma, WA
    Current Employee - Administrative in Tacoma, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at McLane Grocery full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    McLane has provided for myself and my family for more than 30 years. Lots of growth within the company. Never had to worry about my paycheck bouncing, never had to worry about showing up and getting a pink slip. Many people who put in the work, and take advantage of their tuition reimbursement program have moved into leadership positions and advanced their careers. My 401K account is AMAZING. Benefits are marketable, different plans to pick from.
    Progressive vacation earnings, can cash out vacation time and get the $ too.
    Lots of celebrations surrounding food......BBQ's,

    Cons

    Summer hours can be long, have to work on the summer holidays, but you get a day in your bank to have off later.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to the teammates that have been around and ask for their ideas, they have good input.

    McLane Grocery Response

    Jul 13, 2017

    Thank you so much for stopping by! We're glad to have you on our team! Regina C., Social Manager, Talent Acquisition Team


  2. "Driver pay"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at McLane Grocery full-time

    Pros

    401k, pay is decent and benefits

    Cons

    On-call and long routes/ Auto trucks

    Advice to Management

    Shortern routes add pay for customer service work

  3. "Don't get stuck"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Republic, MO
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Republic, MO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at McLane Grocery full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Excellent Benefits, good paid time off

    Cons

    management does not deal with issues that need to be dealt with, constant chasing fires. People that do a good job get everything piled on them but employees that do not do their jobs get to slide. Management will not take any leadership and fix the problem with problem employee they just go find a good employee and give them the extra work.


  4. "Receiver / Forklift Operator"

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    Former Employee - Receiving in Goodyear, AZ
    Former Employee - Receiving in Goodyear, AZ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at McLane Grocery part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Fast-Paced, Simple Work Difficulty, Nothing else

    Cons

    Belittling, Long Hours, Demands a lot, Gives back little


  5. "Decent pay, excessive overtime"

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    Current Employee - Distribution Center Supervisor
    Current Employee - Distribution Center Supervisor
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at McLane Grocery full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The pay is decent, benefits are good, incentive is nice (if you get it), 401k is excellent

    Cons

    Supervisors are expected to work ridiculous amounts of hours. Warehouse departments are perpetually understaffed, yet supervisors are expected to run zero overtime. Management is out of touch with the current workforce.

    Advice to Management

    Set realistic expectations for supervisors and hire more of them. Supervisors should also be compensated better or paid for the excessive OT.


  6. "McLane Company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great benefits and advancement opportunities.

    Cons

    Periodic travel and relocation for advancement may be necessary.

    McLane Grocery Response

    Jul 13, 2017

    Thank you so much for stopping by! We're glad to have you on our team! Regina C., Social Manager, Talent Acquisition Team


  7. "Supervisor"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great Place to work

    Cons

    none, good place to work

    McLane Grocery Response

    Jul 13, 2017

    Thank you so much for stopping by! We're glad to have you on our team! Regina C., Social Manager, Talent Acquisition Team

  8. Helpful (2)

    "Great pay / slave worker"

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    Current Employee - Truck in San Bernardino, CA
    Current Employee - Truck in San Bernardino, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at McLane Grocery full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    They pay good great insurance great 401k ect

    Cons

    No family life they own you don't ask for time off they don't have it... word is a year andvance to get time off frustrating places to get into easy to lose your job they only care about load not worker


  9. "Don't know"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good money, that's about it. Oh, we have priority.

    Cons

    Long hours, take a lot of crap from customers.

    Advice to Management

    Pay us more, less hours


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Great Company to work for"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Profit sharing, salary, benefits, atmosphere

    Cons

    Start time but no end time. Must complete the work


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