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Ingles Markets Reviews

Updated 13 February, 2015
Updated 13 February, 2015
51 Reviews
3.0
51 Reviews
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Ingles Markets CEO Robert P. Ingle II
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51 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • I'm a part time worker and they work around your schedule especially if you have school (in 8 reviews)

  • With health insurance not factored in, it does have competitive entry level retail full time benefits (in 6 reviews)


Cons
  • Unless you work full-time (and good luck getting it), you get no benefits (in 11 reviews)

  • Low pay, low raises, & inconsistency with hours if you're a part time worker (in 11 reviews)

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  1.  

    great people to work with

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Cashier in Mars Hill, NC (US)
    Current Employee - Cashier in Mars Hill, NC (US)

    I have been working at Ingles Markets part-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    flexible schedule
    clean stores
    give opportunity to learn and gain experience
    helpful management
    locally owned

    Cons

    few full time opportunities
    poor pay
    no part time benefits
    limited opportunities for advancement
    not customer oriented

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
  2.  

    Know who to kiss up to

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Manager
    Current Employee - Manager

    I have been working at Ingles Markets

    Pros

    Friendly environment by coworkers & customers, if you're a friendly person, "OK" pay, clean store.

    Cons

    Gotta know who to suck up to that's the only way you get pay raise & speedy benefits.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Treat everyone fairly, appreciate those who work hard & reward them for it! Don't flirt with little girls!

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  3.  

    An easy place to work but management is terrible

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Cashier in Barnesville, GA (US)
    Current Employee - Cashier in Barnesville, GA (US)

    I have been working at Ingles Markets part-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    It is a fun place to work for the most part

    Cons

    Very hard to move up in the business
     Lots of bad people in management and corporate

    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Aright

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Bagger
    Current Employee - Bagger

    I have been working at Ingles Markets part-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Alright pay. Flexible schedule for school. Good people to work with

    Cons

    Some of the things you have to do.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    A Typical Day

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Deli Associate in Asheville, NC (US)
    Current Employee - Deli Associate in Asheville, NC (US)

    I have been working at Ingles Markets part-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Given the opportunity to gain experience while on the job and in due time move up in the company

    Cons

    On some days there is as many as five people in one work area when there should at least be more that way more jobs can be done within time instead of put off and dumped on an individual

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hire more people to work instead of relying on a skeleton crew to get the job the more employee's the better

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Everyday is the same.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Customer Service Manager in Cumming, GA (US)
    Current Employee - Customer Service Manager in Cumming, GA (US)

    I have been working at Ingles Markets full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Easy work. Laid back atmosphere. Paid holidays you can take at any time, if you're full time.

    Cons

    .25 cent yearly raises. Really? Pay caps they pick and choose when to put in place. The most vacation you can acquire is 3 weeks....and that's after 10 years of employment. More and more rules corporate sends down as if they have no idea how a grocery store works. Policies they pick and choose to make you follow and unfollow when it's in corporates favor.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Have some common sense.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  8.  

    Great place to work for and the advancement is quick and easy

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Customer Service Manager in Hickory, NC (US)
    Current Employee - Customer Service Manager in Hickory, NC (US)

    I have been working at Ingles Markets full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Relaxed environment, and very quick promotions if your looking for them. Most Management is friendly and equal to all employees. Pay is ok when you get full time positions and hours are consist. Time off is very easy to obtain provided a notice is given.

    Cons

    No discounts, Higher management (District Managers) are very uptight. Different stores get special treatment. lower stores who have lower sales get treated worse. District 7 needs serious changes.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Set work standards for your stores equally based off company policies, and not based of sales or social status with that store. You speak of Customer Service and "its not what you serve, its who you serve" well you don't serve no customers. Its the store level employees who do this. Show them Respect. District 7 needs serious change.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    About average for grocery stocking position

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Grocery Stocker
    Former Employee - Grocery Stocker

    I worked at Ingles Markets full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Store and stockroom is clean,down to earth people.

    Cons

    Overnight stock and reordering schedule wasn't a pleasant one but i am not someone who handles third-shift very well.
    Pay could be better.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I would suggest paying better and you will get less of a revolving door of employees on overnight stock crews.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Great job for students.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Grocery Stocker in Clemson, SC (US)
    Former Employee - Grocery Stocker in Clemson, SC (US)

    I worked at Ingles Markets full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    There is for advancement if you want it and show motivation. The hours are flexible and many of your coworkers are pleasant. Easy work and clean environment.

    Cons

    The health benefits package is terrible. The deductible is huge and their coverage is limited. There is a lot of favoritism that goes on in the workplace.

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
  11. 1 person found this helpful  

    Hired when I could not find work.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Cashier
    Current Employee - Cashier

    I have been working at Ingles Markets part-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Scheduling has changed recently and hours are difficult for part time.

    Cons

    Very long days on weekends and very short days during the week. Can not manage personal life with hours scheduled

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Employees should have more of a voice in scheduling. It is not flexible under the recent changes. Employees are leaving because of poor scheduling and attitude of the manager and CSMs need improvement. Maybe more customer service training.

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