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Good company to work for.
Maintiained driver (Former Employee), Springfield, OHDecember 1, 2013
It was a good company to drive for I liked the fact that I was home every day and off every weekend to spend time with my family.
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GFS
Customer Development Specialist (Current Employee), Grand Rapids, MINovember 27, 2013
Pros: great benefits
Cons: little time with family
I spend about half my time with existing clients and the other half of the time finding and acquiring new clients
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Classic stock job
Sales Associate (Former Employee), Livonia, MINovember 26, 2013
Being the low man on the totem always sucks. not much else to say. Managers treat you badly but that's because they mostly work with young adults who haven't been out in the real world
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Easy and Friendly Working Enviornment
Team Member (Current Employee), Muskegon, MINovember 11, 2013
Pros: maxed out hours, friendly environment
Cons: part-time, no health insurance
GFS Marketplace is a system of families in which everyone gets along and operates as one.
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Great Job and Great Benefits
Forklift Operator/Packing (Former Employee), Grand Rapids, MINovember 4, 2013
Its hard work but you get paid very well and have great benefits.
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Two Faced
IT Department (Former Employee), Grand Rapids, MIOctober 31, 2013
They profess to be a great company to work for which was true in the past. They have grown so large that the family values that they tout are all for show.
Lower management does not have the experience or desire to be good at their jobs, but use you to get the accolades of the upper management.
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good working enviorement
Assistant Manager (Former Employee), Saginaw, MIOctober 19, 2013
Pros: close to home and good management team work
Cons: low wage
customer service
schedules
cash control
floor customer service
backroom organization and truck deliveries
daily inventories
deposits
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Packer (Former Employee), KentuckyOctober 17, 2013
Great company great benefits. Was a very fast pace setting and you did a lot of work. The pay was good but not good enough for the amount of work you performed.
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Exciting and different nearly everyday.
Sales and Service Manager (Former Employee), Medina, OHOctober 14, 2013
I probably never would have never left Gordon Food Service if I had not moved to North Carolina. I hope they get here soon!!!
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it was nice place to work, the workers were very nice, good managment.
Sales Associate (Former Employee), Anderson, INSeptember 27, 2013
It was a great place to work, it was something new different to do every day. Loved helping the costumers in a every way possible.
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busy grocery store
Cashier (Former Employee), woodhaven michiganSeptember 24, 2013
busy grocery store especially during holidays, nice managers,willing to work with your schedule
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Great values
Lead Ammonia Tec (Former Employee), Piedmont SCSeptember 13, 2013
Pros: stable, christian values
Cons: management is in the dark.
Good company values, Good incentive/compensation. PM Incentives are attractive as well as the value/culture. This company cares about family.
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A great place to work
Yard Switcher Operator (Former Employee), Clay Avenue, Grand Rapids, MISeptember 10, 2013
Pros: flexiblity of the company
Typical day at work: Check what is in trailers. Moving trailers to specific docks that are requested. Pulled trailers away from dock when emptied. Making sure the trailers are fueled and running properly.
Management was very flexible.
Learned people skills and how to deal with everyday tasks.
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Family owed Company
Store Manager (Former Employee), IndianaSeptember 9, 2013
Pros: family owned
Cons: long hours
Gfs is a good place to work. They care about customer service. They offer a great product.
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Family business run with integrity and honesty
Customer Service Representative (Former Employee), Grand Rapids, MISeptember 6, 2013
Pros: got to work with so many wonderful people, enjoyed putting through orders and learning all about gordon products, building relationships, being part of a first class company.new
Cons: i cannot think of any!
I really enjoyed working with this team--loved talking to the account reps, getting to know them and helping them do the best job possible for the customer. Every call was a new adventure--could be a late truck, new business opportunity to pass on to the appropriate area rep., helping a caller get the right info regarding allergy concerns, power outages, – more... --such a variety that there's never a dull moment. I even got to handle some basic IT support calls-just first level stuff, but it made me feel special that I could help with the tech. side of the business too! – less
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Poor upper management
shift leader (Former Employee), mentor, OHSeptember 4, 2013
I was a shift leader at gfs. Our district manager was terrible. The turn over for managers and asst. managers was high. He had his favorites who could do no wrong and then there were managers like mine who were AMAZING but he drove him out of the company in less then 2 years. Despite him, I loved the job. My associates were like family. Everyone got – more... along very well and helped eachother out. The company offers quarterly bonuses and many contest where you can earn cash bonuses and/or various gift cards. But be prepared to work with very little time for breaks or lunch. There is no set break or lunch schedule unless you are a minor. I use to take a bite of my lunch then literally have to jump up to answer a phone or provide back up to a cashier. Very fast paced environment. I think whether or not you enjoy the job or not depends on the type of managers you work for. They can make you either hate the job or love the job. – less
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Good benefits and pay, but main boss is very self absorbed and doesn't care about his team.
Driver (Current Employee), FloridaSeptember 2, 2013
Pros: working on own, and benefits
Cons: transportation manager
I work out of central Florida. Two day runs working at night and sleeping during the day. I enjoy the job, and the benefits and pay are good, but our TM is not a real good guy.
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Fast paced, busy atmosphere
Product Acquisition Analyst (Former Employee), New Windsor NYAugust 27, 2013
Was responsible for purchasing and maintaining acceptable levels of inventory. Had been employed for same company through 2 acquisitions and worked there for 29 years.
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Good steady employment
CDL A T tractor trailer driver (Current Employee), Grand Rapids, MIAugust 26, 2013
Pros: unusual perks, fair pay
Cons: a lot of politics going on at all levels. a great deal of apprehension.
A reputable business that offers many unique benefits and opportunities to the right person.
Typically you start very early and get done when you get it done.The management is generally selected from the inside which is not always a good thing. If you are in a job that requires physical labor the work will be very high frequency and very demanding. – more... The best part of working at GFS is the annual meeting. – less
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nice enviornment
Sales Associate (Former Employee), Burbank, ILAugust 19, 2013
i enjoyed this job. there was a lot of nice staff and great energy. management was very understand a willing to support their staff.

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