Learned lots of customer service skills and safe work habits
Deli Worker (Former Employee), Wallaceburg, ON – October 9, 2013
Pros: flexible hours, lots of training, patient co workers
Cons: it was only for the summer
Typical Day at work; - Prepare pizzas ,wraps and subs, take people orders( slicing deli meats) help prepare sample trays when business was slow we would clean and do inventory
I learned about safe lifting ,I also Learned safe knife handling and food handling,inventory (counting items, taking expired things off of the shelf ), Good customer service skills and how to deal with unhappy customers.
My managers and co workers were very nice understanding and easy to work with :)
Hardest Part of my job was remembering some of the codes for the deli meats but after a while you just remember it becasue It was a popular item.
Most enjoyable part was talking to the customers helping them anyway I was able to and my coworkers they made the job fun while being professional.
Merchandiser (Former Employee), Calgary, AB – April 29, 2015
I enjoyed working at Sobeys because of the great work atmosphere. I learned about the various planning approaches with management in merchandising. My co-workers were extremely helpful in guiding me with situations that I was not well versed in.
not fun workplace with lost of dirt an bad outcomes
Labourer (Former Employee), Fredericton, NB – April 22, 2015
Cons: hours, management
a typical day at sobeys , id be surprised not to hear someone yelling at another co worker or yelling at themselves , the hardest part of the job was to try an get along with everyone there because no one was socially inclined there
Cashier (Current Employee), Ottawa, ON – April 19, 2015
Pros: flexible hours
Cons: standing for long periods of time
Working at Sobeys is a pleasure. A typical day is to assist customers when begin their grocery items. Also, I have to clean my cash till to maintain store cleanliness. The managers are friendly and listen to employee's needs. My co-workers are supportive and help make work enjoyable.
Bakery Manager (Current Employee), St. Paul, AB – April 18, 2015
typical work day was producing large amount of breads and buns for the community of 5000 people including constant lifting of 44 lbs bags of flour and 18 lbs of dough from the mixer for 9 hours. learned that communication and organization completes the work day. \management was around when need. Had few co workers to work with or constant change over. Hardest part of the job is putting 100 pieces of stock away 4 days a week solo. Most enjoyable part is being able to help fulfill the customers needs.
Deli Clerk (Former Employee), Riverview, NB – April 13, 2015
Pros: get to eat old pizza
Cons: no benifets
a typical day at work would be either making pizza's all day prepping them and making customers happy or tossing salads making sure they are fresh clean and full or prepping chicken making chicken fries potpies ext..
Cashier (Former Employee), Moncton, NB – April 3, 2015
Pros: The people
Cons: lots of standing
Working at Sobeys was enjoyable, mostly due to the people who worked there. The co workers and managers made it fun to be at work, and most of the customers were pleasant, which made it easier to enjoy going to work.
Cashier (Former Employee), Oakville, ON – April 2, 2015
Pros: Good staff
Cons: too many hours and busy often
My co workers and management were very helpful and friendly. I learned that you need to be patient and understanding when dealing with customers. Being adaptable is also important as many different situations will present themselves.
loved working with the staff and interacting with the customers
Grocery Manager (Current Employee), Regina, SK – March 31, 2015
Pros: the people
Cons: the disorganization from head office
My typical day consists of ordering stock, stocking shelves, overseeing the departments employees and giving them their daily job tasks. I learned leadership skills as well as organization. The thing I enjoyed most about my job is the staff and dealing with the customers. The hardest part of my job would have to be having to try and fix problems and store level without being given help or the correct info from corporate.