Customer Service Associate (Former Employee), Fort Wayne, IN – July 25, 2014
Pros: different activities for learning and fun.
Cons: short breaks
I learned so much about the foodservice industry from working for this company. I was able to expand my customer service skills to better my service to my customer. The management and co-worker were really great to work with. There was a lot of team work there. I loved meeting new people and all of my account people.
US Foods was a great company to work with and learn
Buyer (Former Employee), Plymouth, mn – July 17, 2014
Pros: it was a very busy job all the time
Cons: i was expected to return all emails and voicemails same day. i received an average of 650 per week
I would go in and check inventories according to the computer system. I placed all my orders by 10am. I also checked through all the DQ products, checked shelf life and ordered accordingly Management and co workers were great there. They were always willing to lend a hand. The hardest part of the job was traveling to other branches and training buyers – more... on the the US system while maintaining my purchasing duties. The most enjoyable was training buyers around the country on the US system – less
Order Selector/Loader (Former Employee), Salem, VA – July 9, 2014
Pros: money was good
Cons: poor work/life/family balance
I loved working here because there were many rewards to meeting productivity goals. I learned many new skills and was challenged to always do better. The down side is the odd hours - 6pm to whenever - 2, 3, 4 in the morning. couldn't see my kids except for an hour in the afternoon after school.
Pros: great co-workers, team players, benefits and fun atmosphere.
Cons: there really weren't any.
I first learned how to be a purchasing assistant here. I enjoyed all that it took to make sure pricing, accuracy and deadlines were met. I enjoyed completing the whole cycle of assisting the buyers. Prior to being transferred to this position I enjoyed my inside sales position in forming and maintaining customer relationships. We had great work parties. – more... Management was very fair. – less
Professional work environment with professionals who carries about success.
Director of Procurement (Former Employee), Ogden, UT – April 26, 2014
Pros: easy company to work for.
Cons: overall few cons management's lack of experience.
work included meeting with a number if vendors and working with corporate to meet the direction provided by national headquarters.
Co workers assisted in replenishment of products and supplies to assist sales in filling customer requests. most part professional carrying buyers with strong ability to succeed.
Management was weak a number of senior – more... staff was replaced and companies VP of sales seem to have an agenda that did not reflect the overall goals for the company. Made it tough to fulfill the request of sales for correct product mix.
Hardest part of the job was ending long term profitable vendor relationships directed by corporate. It was understandable yet no consideration was given to these loyal suppliers.
Success in seeing a new rep become successful due to training we provided and the attention to detail we provided the customer. – less
Warehouse Distribution Supervisor (Former Employee), Hurricane, WV. – March 23, 2014
Pros: the pay and the vacation time was good.
Cons: medical cost and promotions.
The warehouse is typically driven by receiving and shipping in food distribution. There are many aspects of sanitation involved in all areas of warehouse cleanliness. The areas consist of dry,cooler and freezer. There are SOP's and GMP's in place that have guidelines.
The 29 years that I have been there has given me experience in all warehouse distribution – more... knowledge.
The last 14 years of my tenure was spent in management.
The greatest asset to a company's success is their talented people.
When it comes to warehouse distribution success, hard work and experience go hand-in-hand.
The greatest filling is seeing most if not all of everybody's hard work and dedication become a reality at the end of every day. – less