J Sainsbury
3.3 of 5 143 reviews
www.j-sainsbury.co.uk London, United Kingdom 5000+ Employees

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J Sainsbury

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at J Sainsbury

ProsGood work-life balance and not strenuous work

ConsTedious, not very rewarding work

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Good for part time work while at university.

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Bournemouth, England (UK)

I have been working at J Sainsbury part-time for more than a year


Pros: Good managements, work balance, central area to live in, competent… Cons: Rigid career movement opportunities, repertitive work, lack of training. No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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It's a shame the vision and drive of the execs don't inspire the grassroots

Colleague (Former Employee)
Brighton, England (UK)

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


Pros: Work was varied, physically active and reasonable. Hours were flexible.… Cons: Poorly organised Team Leaders who lacked discipline. Wages too low vs profitability. Too much focus on availability over sustainable procurement (i.e. Shipping asparagus in… Advice to Senior Management: BE BOLD. The food industry has to change, Sainsburys could lead the change. Stop shipping produce from around the globe, focus on local seasonal produce.… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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