J Sainsbury Employee Reviews about "environment to work"

Updated 25 Jun 2020

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J Sainsbury CEO Mike Coupe
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  • "Long hours but good flexibility with shifts(in 155 reviews)

  • "When the company got rid of team leaders there is very little room for career progression(in 136 reviews)

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  1. "Great working environment"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Kitchen Assistant in Lancaster, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at J Sainsbury part-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great employer, the working environment is very welcoming.

    Cons

    can be stressful during busy hours

  2. "Great company"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Warehouse Assistant in Glasgow, Scotland

    I have been working at J Sainsbury full-time

    Pros

    Good pension Friendly working environment Good sick pay

    Cons

    Long hours Monotonous job Public can be annoying


  3. "Nightshift Assistant"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Warehouse Picker in Enfield, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at J Sainsbury part-time

    Pros

    Hours flexible and a great working environment

    Cons

    Too many managers and no real leadership

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  4. "Okay Place"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Account Controller in Manchester, England
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at J Sainsbury full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good working environment and friendly atmosphere.

    Cons

    Not a lot to learn as the nicest roles are based in the HQ London.

  5. "Brilliant"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Manager in Manchester, England

    I have been working at J Sainsbury full-time

    Pros

    Great EVP Good working environment Brilliant colleagues

    Cons

    None to give I don’t think

  6. "Positive"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at J Sainsbury full-time

    Pros

    Good work environment good pay for type of work

    Cons

    Weekend and evening work needed

  7. "positives and negatives"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Merchandising Administrative Assistant in Coventry, England

    I have been working at J Sainsbury full-time

    Pros

    supportive working environment, good leadership

    Cons

    low pay and ‘bonuses’ not worth the time and effort, no timelines for progression however lots of 1-2-1’s

  8. "Good overall"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Service Assistant 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at J Sainsbury full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Nice working environment and helpful colleagues.

    Cons

    A lot of the times, the responsibilities were vague.

  9. "good company"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Supply Chain Analyst in London, England

    I worked at J Sainsbury full-time

    Pros

    good team and working environment

    Cons

    a bit too much of work politics

  10. "Good Experience"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Service in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at J Sainsbury part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good pay, Good work environment

    Cons

    Hectic, Can be quite stressful

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