Lidl Reviews

Updated 6 Aug 2020

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3.4
58%
Recommend to a Friend
65%
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Lidl CEO Ignazio Paterno (no image)
Ignazio Paterno
33 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good pay and good training given(in 253 reviews)

  • "Good salary with annual salary reviews(in 69 reviews)

Cons
  • "Working long hours maybe 6 days a week(in 175 reviews)

  • "Hard work but still well rewarded(in 67 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
  1. "Customer service rep"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Lidl full-time

    Pros

    Great perks great team benefits

    Cons

    Hectic management structure throughout the business

  2. "Good work"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Cashier 

    I worked at Lidl part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    - job is very easy to do

    Cons

    - hours are not always consistent


  3. "Lidl Uk"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Lidl full-time

    Pros

    A lot of responsibility

    Cons

    AMs are just essentially auditors

  4. "Good Employer"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Lidl part-time

    Pros

    they are German a german company thus very efficient

    Cons

    They are a german company

  5. "Quality assurance department"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Quality Assurance in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Lidl full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Excellent environment, good pay, fast paced

    Cons

    Tedious, career progression is comparatively slow

  6. "Great for students"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Compensation and Benefits
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Lidl part-time

    Pros

    Good wage with double pay on bank holidays

    Cons

    Long days of sitting on a till

  7. "Overall a good company to work for."

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Shift Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Lidl full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good company benifits and pension scheme. Staff discount. Great hourly pay even for CA

    Cons

    Stressful and hard work! Not a very good work/life balance

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  8. "Better than expected"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Deputy Store Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Lidl full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Decent Salary Opportunities to progress Time to do your job

    Cons

    Nothing yet to mention as a con

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  9. "Fab job for gap year"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Assistant 

    I worked at Lidl part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Flexible hours, generally good if you need to swap shifts

    Cons

    Early and very late start and ends times

  10. "A company that can offer you so much."

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Regional Recruitment Manager in Bridgend, Wales
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Lidl full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    If you are seeking a career, then Lidl is the place for you. Yes you will be challenged and have to work hard but with that comes success. The company is very clear that it wants to grow and the message in the company is that every single employee is part of that growth. Clear communications from Top Level management downwards. #Wearelidl - is very much part of the company culture and everyone works towards helping and support each other. I have seen this take place in our operations and support departments.

    Cons

    Some of the IT is a little outdated but that is being addressed with investment from the company.

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