Flooring Sales Specialist (Former Employee), Oklahoma City, OK – February 7, 2013
Assisted customers in flooring selections to meet their needs, Maintained a well coordinated floor plan making sure merchandise was always available to the consumer. Adviced customers on which products would best to meet their expectations and relayed necessary information about our product so that satisfaction of the customer was always met.
Assistant Department Manager and Sales Specialist (Former Employee), Kokomo, IN – June 17, 2013
Pros: meeting new people every day, making sales, being able to use my mind and solve issues
Cons: long hours, inconsistent work schedule, unreasonable sails quotas at times
Lowes is retail warehouse style store, specializing in building materials. I started my career at Lowes as a building materials loader. This job would be considered the ground floor.Within my first year I was able to work hard and move my way up to an Assistant department Manager in the Lumbar and Millwork departments . As my career progressed I then – more... moved up to what Lowes calls a Sales Specialist. As a Sales Specialist I was responsible for selling the products the Lowes offered. I would place orders, design projects, manage client lists, make sales calls, and more. The hardest part about this job was keeping every client as happy as possible. With items being shipped from one place to another, there would be delays from time to time. This would could sometimes cause and entire project to come to a halt. For the most part the entire job was very enjoyable. Getting to meat new people all the time, hitting my sales quota for the month, and being able to solve problems were all aspects of the job that I enjoyed. – less
Customer service associate (Former Employee), Springfield mo – June 17, 2013
Customer service associate Started this position with the outside lawn and garden department. The duties assigned were loading vehicles with any type of outdoor landscaping materials. Gained a basic knowledge of plants and trees. Within a few months was promoted to work inside with the indoor lawn and garden department. There was a lot to do in this – more... department. The responsibility at hand included learning and selling any type of lawn machines, outdoor furniture and garden tools. Also, had to have basic sales experience. – less
Sales (Former Employee), Milwaukie, OR – June 17, 2013
Pros: long breaks, friendly and supportive environment.
Sales, stocking, operating a forklift and customer service. Very nice people to work with! I was taught and certified to drive a forklift. Management was very professional and easy people to understand and work with. Co-workers were all responsible and helpful no matter what questions I had. Thea hardest part was lifting 50-100 90lb sacks of concrete – more... into trucks every day. – less
Cashier (Former Employee), Akron, OH – June 17, 2013
In my opinion, this was a good first job. I felt that the store that I worked at lacked some communication skills, but most of my fellow co workers were very friendly. I also felt that the customers were a lot more willing to teach me about what they do and teach me what things were used for. That made me look forward to going into work each day.
Customer Service Desk Cashier (Current Employee), Ogden Ut – June 16, 2013
Pros: accident free 60 days free luncheon.
Cons: no set schedule
Enjoying the system easy to work with, the enjoyable part of my job would be helping customers, feeling very confident with providing great customer service. Co-workers have real integrity, and very helpful as a part of the team.
Customer Service Representative (Current Employee), Geneva, NY – June 16, 2013
Pros: co-workers, benefits, discounts
Cons: rude stuck up customers, no time for family or friends
Lowe's is an ok company to work at depending on who's managing the store you're and the people you work with. The customers can get really rude and sometimes they feel as if the workers there are obsolete. Very frustrating around holidays just like any other department store.
Sales Associate (Former Employee), Easton Pa – June 16, 2013
Pros: enjoyed working with co-workers
It was a good part time job for a retiree for a while. It seems that if you can't be as strong as a 20 year old well you lose your job and benefits. Lowe's should take a SERIOUS look at their " managers"and the way they treat their employees.
Cashier (Former Employee), Philadelphia, PA – June 15, 2013
I learn how to manage the cash register and point of sale system in a timely matter, I would complete my daily tasks everyday, management was great and respectful as well as the fellow co-workers. We all worked as a team group to get work done and satisfy customers.
Garden Associate Seasonal (Former Employee), Bakersfield CA – June 14, 2013
Pros: great coworkers and manager
Cons: not enough opportunity to work other areas
This was a seasonal position. I worked outside and inside at times. In the beginning I received full time hours but then was cut due to season change. I didn't really get much opportunity to work any other department on unscheduled days.
Department Manager (Current Employee), Maplewood, MO – June 14, 2013
Working here is good enough. They treat you fine and it's pretty much exactly how you would expect it to be. You only get one weekend a month working full time. The shift schedule is all over the place, which makes it hard to have much of a life.