Over all this work environment is satisfactory , been employed for 11 years and I always got bids that expanded my career here at World kitchen .Although the shift work can be grueling sometimes it is a well-rounded company with a good Workforce.
Benefits and vacation time, meeting, exceeding customers needs with a product line that's Superior in the glass industry
A 4 on 48 off work schedule, In other words we work 4 days at 1 shift say a 3-11 shift, then we switch after 48 hours off to a different time frame
Assistant Store Manager (Former Employee) – Graceville, FL – January 9, 2015
This is a good company to work for, but it can be a lot of work for minimum compensation. Moving up is difficult because the stores are so spread out and you have to really work to show you want to stay. There is quite a bit of product knowledge to remember in order to be successful. You also are expected to keep high standards that can be difficult to reach in certain situations.
Logistics Specialist & Production Planner (Current Employee) – Monee, IL – April 13, 2013
In my position I was called upon to resolve issues across several categories such as dock operations, carriers, customer needs and production planning. No two issues were the same and each had to be clearly thought out to determine the best case scenario for resolution. This kept me on my toes to develop creative problem-solving skills.
The enjoyable part of my job revolves around watching the channel of a single order go through the process of planning, picking, shipping and delivery. There is a great deal of satisfaction in overseeing a request from start to finish with a positive outcome.
The hardest part of my job seems to be personnel within the organization who fail to comprehend the supply chain area involving transit time, order preparation, carrier freight handling and unreasonable expectations.
opportunities to learn and apply experience and skill set for daily operations
out of touch upper management regarding supply chain practices
National Account Manager - Raleigh, NC (Former Employee) – Rosemont, IL – August 2, 2012
Fast paced environment dealing with typical daily and strategic account management issues, travel/customer calls, meeting preparation and follow-up.
I learned a great deal about proper account management to include creating budgets, monthly forecasting and forecast accuracy, creating specialized programs for key accounts, trade fund management and P&L building and analysis.
I was part of a great team of individuals who I became close friends with.
Achieveing work/life balance was the most difficult part of the job.
The most rewarding part of the job was working with a great sales team, and developing relationships with key customers around the country in numerous channels of trade.