What's the skinny on this job?

Discussion in 'US Foodservice' started by Phantom 309, May 18, 2012.

  1. Phantom 309

    Phantom 309 Big Joe

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  2. grocerythrower

    grocerythrower Well-Known Member

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    Big Joe, its usually very steady, this is our slow time of year now that school is out, still, every one works, I can only speak of my local, union or not its tough work, alot of endurance is required to do this job, it has its perks though.

    I would put a thread up in the General foodservice forum Joe, you will get a ton more feedback from guys that have been doing the job for a long time.

    Best of luck!!!
     
  3. Phantom 309

    Phantom 309 Big Joe

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    Ok thanks. It's really not me looking at it. I've got a neighbor pulling containers and he hates it. He found the ad. and asked me at a ballgame what I thought.
    I told him I didn't know anything about groceries, but I'd try to find out something.
    I reckon he applied last Friday. He's a young and fit so the physical part of the job should be no problem.
     
  4. grocerythrower

    grocerythrower Well-Known Member

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    He would probably like it, young and fit, he has half of it whooped, the other half is purely mental.
     
  5. Moneyman01

    Moneyman01 Proud to be a dad!

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    Dont listen to GT. US foods is one of the easiest jobs around lol jk. Great pay and bennies
     
  6. Stan Smith

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    Tell him to look at the guys who ate doing it now and that work there. Are they limping around? Do they move freely or look like a zombie hobbling around?

    Seriously, the work I do tea/ice cream, breaks your body down and its visable. I walk leaning forward now half bent over. I catch myself in the mirror from time to time and it depresses me.

    Young and fit is probably what they want because the guys who are broken are gone and the guy to fat to tie his shoes gets the sweetheart deals. Imho
     
  7. Phantom 309

    Phantom 309 Big Joe

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    Update: Saw my buddy last night. Somebody beat him to the punch, job filled quick.
    Must be a decent place to work.
     
  8. buffalobill

    buffalobill Well-Known Member

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    it sucks, like any other foodservice place, but its a big paycheck with nice benefits, and its steady....
     
  9. grocerythrower

    grocerythrower Well-Known Member

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    My job didn't suck tonight, I tripped to Norman with 2 42' empties, got down there had to wait about 30 min and pulled 2 36' back and done, started at 1730, clocked out at 0045, thats only because I hooked all our drivers trucks up to their trailers..yea I know, I'm a swell guy, I figure they had to work on the holiday, that was my gift to them.

    If I shuttle tomorrow it will be 2 trips and I'll be lucky to get off by 0530, I'm gonna like it though.
     

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