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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. "Produce Clerk, Stocker, and Sacker"

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    Former Employee - Sacker in Dallas, TX
    Former Employee - Sacker in Dallas, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    They have a good schedule.

    Cons

    Management was not that good.


  2. "Good first job, but not perfect"

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    Current Employee - Sacker in Abilene, TX
    Current Employee - Sacker in Abilene, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at United Supermarkets part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Friendly coworkers, fairly friendly customers, usually not too busy, good work environment, really easy to get hired, pretty calm and not too hectic

    Cons

    Low pay, around 8 hours a week, hire too many people and don't schedule them enough, a lot of miscommunication, especially between management, not very good discount or benefits for part time

    Advice to Management

    Learn to communicate better, schedule your employees more, don't hire as many people, and pay your employees better.

  3. "Night stocker, Backdoor Receiver"

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    Current Employee - Night Stocker in Abilene, TX
    Current Employee - Night Stocker in Abilene, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at United Supermarkets full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    They give you the freedom to have great customer service. Learn multiple areas and pursue great opportunities if you are consistent and flexible with them.

    Cons

    The pay isn't always as competitive cause they staff more people than most stores. Outside of cashiers their generally isn't an actual set schedule. You stay as long as it take to complete assignments. Many times not able to finished in normal scheduled time.

    Advice to Management

    Be more organized in training material and development. Improve communication between leaders and employees on expectations and development.


  4. "Good first job"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at United Supermarkets part-time

    Pros

    Good job for people skills

    Cons

    Extremely hot running outside to take carts in the summer

    Advice to Management

    Don't hire goofy people


  5. "Sacker"

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

    I worked at United Supermarkets part-time

    Pros

    Friendly environment
    Great co workers
    Great management

    Cons

    Constantly on the move around the store


  6. "Carry out front end duties/responsibilities."

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    Current Employee - Assistant Front End Manager in Mangum, OK
    Current Employee - Assistant Front End Manager in Mangum, OK

    I have been working at United Supermarkets full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good health insurance benefits.

    Cons

    Bad pay.


  7. "Ok place to work"

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

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

    Pros

    steady work, upper end market.

    Cons

    over worked, understaffed and under paid.

    Advice to Management

    Matt Bumstead is no longer the CEO since the Albertson's buy out. Big mistake!

  8. "meat market"

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    Current Employee - Meat Cutter
    Current Employee - Meat Cutter
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at United Supermarkets full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    great fast pace job the day goes by fast

    Cons

    the pay could be better


  9. "Great with schedules, bad with employees"

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    Current Employee - Bagger in Amarillo, TX
    Current Employee - Bagger in Amarillo, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at United Supermarkets part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Extremely flexible with your schedule
    great with hours

    Cons

    Terrible pay
    Not very many oppurtines to move up
    Terrible management

    Advice to Management

    Stop treating your employees like trash. If you would give your employees a little respect they would want to work and be productive.


  10. "Good company, bad management"

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

    I worked at United Supermarkets full-time

    Pros

    I worked as a front desk clerk. You learn a lot at the front desk, have a lot of responsibilities.

    Cons

    The front end managers were TERRIBLE. Nepotism was the only way to get ahead here.


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