Smart & Final Reviews

Updated Jun 1, 2020

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3.0
43%
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53%
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Smart & Final CEO David G. Hirz
David G. Hirz
128 Ratings
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  • "Can’t really get full time unless you’re a key or upper management(in 16 reviews)

  • "Very low hours if your part time and not guaranteed(in 13 reviews)

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  1. "Interaction with customer's"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Cashier in Bullhead City, AZ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Smart & Final part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Ability to work with the public

    Cons

    No full time shifts available

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    Smart & Final2019-08-11
  2. "Good place to work for."

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Smart & Final full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Opportunity for growth and development

    Cons

    Management can be a bit critical.

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    Smart & Final2020-06-01
  3. "Employee"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Retail Associate in Hesperia, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Smart & Final part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Best place to work at

    Cons

    nothing bad about the place

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    Smart & Final2020-03-22
  4. "I enjoyed working here"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Night/Load Crew- Stocker in Modesto, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Smart & Final full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Job pace was great. Not too stressed to work faster. Not so slow you were bored.

    Cons

    Pay was very low. Highly physical position. Night jobs are only for some people

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    Smart & Final2020-03-18
  5. "Good benefits"

    3.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Smart & Final full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits, great medical, dental, vision, 401(k) plans.

    Cons

    Management team has no accountability.

    Smart & Final2020-03-15
  6. "Very good company to work for if your in Management"

    3.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Assistant Manager in San Bernardino, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Smart & Final full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Salary is 30 dollars an hour as a Senior Assistant Manager

    Cons

    Very low hours if your part time and not guaranteed

    Smart & Final2020-03-12
  7. "smart and final"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Smart & Final part-time

    Pros

    great working environment, team work

    Cons

    hard labors, fast paced work

    Smart & Final2020-02-13
  8. "the kind of job for a high school graduate"

    3.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Front End Cashier in Covina, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Smart & Final part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    flexible schedule for students, pto,

    Cons

    lack of management, always short staffed, one person does job of 3

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    Smart & Final2020-01-31
  9. "Okay"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Pic 
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Smart & Final full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Cool People, alright job. good benefits

    Cons

    not much recognition, not very many opportunities for growth.

    Smart & Final2020-01-28
  10. "Low pay and horrible management"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Westlake Village, Los Angeles, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Smart & Final part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Flexible hours and great environment

    Cons

    low pay and hard to work with lazy coworkers

    Smart & Final2020-01-27
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