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ALDI Reviews

Updated 15 December 2017
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ALDI Jason Hart
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208 Employee Reviews

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Pros
  • Excellent pay and benefits package (in 222 reviews)

  • Good pay staff are easy to get along with (in 317 reviews)

Cons
  • Work/life balance can be difficult at times (in 204 reviews)

  • No Work life balance, very physically demanding job ; alot of people have back pain or work related injuries (in 66 reviews)

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  1. "Great Company"

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    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Leeds, England
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Leeds, England

    I have been working at ALDI full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    will always help with work/life needs
    challenging
    good progression up to store manager

    Cons

    no further progression after store manager without a degree
    salaried management can only do a 48 hour week

    Advice to Management

    give more support to those who want to go further than store managr


  2. "Store Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Store Assistant in Scunthorpe, England
    Current Employee - Store Assistant in Scunthorpe, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at ALDI part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great company
    Good hours
    Potential for progression

    Cons

    No bonuses
    Nothing really bad to say


  3. "store assisant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Skegness, England
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Skegness, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at ALDI part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    I would like to work at Aldi because it looks a good job and a good company

    Cons

    there is nothing bad about any think


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  5. "Retail colleague"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Birmingham, England
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Birmingham, England

    I worked at ALDI part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good wage , busy environment, oppotunities for promotion

    Cons

    Very physically demanding, always trying to meet targets due to time constraints and small team

    Advice to Management

    Bit more time to achieve work schedule


  6. "Store Assistant"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Store Assistant in Urmston, England
    Former Employee - Store Assistant in Urmston, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at ALDI full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good Pay
    Excellent people
    Good holiday times/employee benefits

    Cons

    Very stressful at times
    Asked to do almost everything

    Advice to Management

    Management really depends on the individual. My store manager was exceptional, whereas some deputy managers were too serious. That goes for any company really, though.


  7. "Amazing company"

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    Current Employee - Warehouse Selector in Cardiff, Wales
    Current Employee - Warehouse Selector in Cardiff, Wales
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at ALDI full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great wage. Great hours. Great staff.

    Cons

    No cons from what ive seen

    Advice to Management

    None


  8. "Like a family"

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    Former Employee - Store Assistant in Halesowen, England
    Former Employee - Store Assistant in Halesowen, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at ALDI (More than a year)

    Pros

    Fast paced but fun
    Friendly colleagues
    Customer facing
    Good mamager

    Cons

    Work and hours drops off after Christmas leaving it hard to make money.

    Advice to Management

    Adhere to contracted hours.


  9. "Supportive Management & Opportunities to Progress"

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    Current Employee - Deputy Manager in Glasgow, Scotland
    Current Employee - Deputy Manager in Glasgow, Scotland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at ALDI full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Job security (Growing company)
    Supportive management (worked in 3 stores)
    Professionalism
    Best pay in retail
    Fantastic company looking to constantly improve
    Privately held company so they are not solely driven by making maximum profits for shareholders

    Cons

    Work/life balance may not be great (Early starts or late finishes)
    Can be a physically demanding job
    Every task has a target time (some of which are very ambitious)

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work and keep improving the working environment.


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Horrendous"

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    Former Employee - Store Assistant in Whitley Bay, England
    Former Employee - Store Assistant in Whitley Bay, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    Fab pay....some friendly staff....good hours

    Cons

    Diabolical....floor staff fine....management disgrace wouldnt talk to my dog the way they do

    Advice to Management

    Stop treating newcomers like dirt....and if were given full proper training would prob still have a job


  11. "Great job"

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    Current Employee - Deputy Manager in Greenock, Scotland
    Current Employee - Deputy Manager in Greenock, Scotland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Everything nothing else could be done, we are self motivated hard working and helpful people who work towards targets! Thanks

    Cons

    Nothing we are the best in retail and always will be, hard. Working is all you need to be to work for Aldi if you are then join now

    Advice to Management

    Nothing as we are the best


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