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United Supermarkets Reviews

Updated July 18, 2017
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Pros
  • They give you the freedom to have great customer service (in 9 reviews)

  • Great place to get customer service experience (in 8 reviews)

Cons
  • Low pay, sometimes too heavily staffed (in 9 reviews)

  • Pay is small and it is hard to work more than 30 hrs (even full-time) (in 6 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Great job for students!"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Night Stocker in Canyon, TX
    Former Employee - Night Stocker in Canyon, TX
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    They offer good pay.
    The management staff are good people to work with.
    The job offers challenges.
    Excellent chances for advancement.

    Cons

    I really only have one complaint about United. Every once in awhile, you might be unable to get off if it is a truck night.

    Advice to Management

    Keep recognizing the hard work your employees put into there job and tell them how much you appreciate it. It makes a difference.


  2. "Great opportunity for students and young people."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Willing to work with you on schedule, competitive pay, and great training.

    Cons

    It is very easy to get stuck working for the company.

  3. "A Great Company to Work For"

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    Current Employee - Cashier, Bakery, Floral, Service Counter in Lubbock, TX
    Current Employee - Cashier, Bakery, Floral, Service Counter in Lubbock, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at United Supermarkets part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great with your availability, management very friendly, respectable, great work environment, great customer service.

    Cons

    There are only cons if you create them.

    Advice to Management

    Try to know all of your employees on a personal level as much as you can.


  4. "Relaxed Atmosphere"

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    Former Employee - Checker in Lubbock, TX
    Former Employee - Checker in Lubbock, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at United Supermarkets part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    So relaxed. Since United prides on customer service, you rarely get an angry customer. And employees are so nice and friendly. GREAT job if you're in school, they work with your schedule!

    Cons

    None. I loved management and customers.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you do! I loved the atmosphere and the way you guys gave raises.


  5. "Great place with great people"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lubbock, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lubbock, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at United Supermarkets full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    The people here are kind and it truly does feel like one big family.
    A great company to grow in as they promote from within.

    Cons

    Small company so not as many opportunities to move around in the support center but would be worth the wait!

    Advice to Management

    Continue to show your care for your employees.


  6. Helpful (1)

    "It was a great high school job."

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    Former Employee - Sacker/Checker in Amarillo, TX
    Former Employee - Sacker/Checker in Amarillo, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at United Supermarkets full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Flexible work schedule, great for any high school first job. You can start off at the age of 15.

    Cons

    Management can be frustrating. Locations nonly in texas and oklahoma. Rude customers can get under your skin and you cant say anything back to them.

    Advice to Management

    Need discounts for employees


  7. "Great place to work while attending school"

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    Former Employee - Cashier in Canyon, TX
    Former Employee - Cashier in Canyon, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at United Supermarkets full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    good community, regular opportunities for upward movement, flexible scheduling

    Cons

    Promotions are not always based on qualifications

  8. "Great company"

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    Former Employee - Grocery Stocker in Laredo, TX
    Former Employee - Grocery Stocker in Laredo, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    good managers
    Friendly
    Easy job
    Not demanding
    At first I thought it'd be difficult but later on you come to find out this is the easiest job that exist.

    Cons

    There really are no big cons to this job. Very easy.

    Advice to Management

    you guys do a good job.


  9. "I've worked at United part time and then full time for three years."

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    Current Employee - Front End Manager in Pampa, TX
    Current Employee - Front End Manager in Pampa, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Opportunities to advance (I started as a sacker and am now in a management position)
    Friendly co workers

    Cons

    Pay could be better
    Benefits
    High turn over rate


  10. "frozen manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at United Supermarkets full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    great company to work for

    Cons

    you have to work weekends


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