Bunzl Cleaning & Hygiene Supplies
3.4 out of 5 stars.
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We do need to give a good customer service which can put on some pressure on. Over 90% of the staff have work for Bunzl for more than 5 years can't be that bad :)
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Good benefits, No weekend work
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As a driver was expected to do too many drops per day,management didn't care if you went over shift hours,asked to cheat on tacho,and no extra hours paid for ,branch manager was more interested in figures not workforce.
Pros
Free coffee and tea
Cons
Poorly run
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Really enjoyed working here as driver. Is hard work with long hours but benefits are good.Management could improve the training for staff when they first start Brilliant company to work for looks good on your CV
Pros
Share scheme.
Cons
Long hours.
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Good for 6 to 7 years and system changed and then there was no moral in the company everyone felt treated unfairly no compassion for any one if you didn’t do all the hours they wanted they made your life difficult by bullying you out of the job.
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None
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You get a interview then they say they will contact you with in the week but then they don't bother very poor handling for a company at least when you turn up for a interview you should out of curiosity get a reply
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10 November 2020
Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback. It would be good to chat further and look at how we can address the concerns you have referenced, please do email us at recruitment@bunzl.co.uk
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Basically if you were young, with no experience, didnt do anything & suck up to the new manager you were the golden people. The people who did everything were always in the wrong & had to do everything the young inexperience people wasnt doing
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Not a nice company. Ruthless. Uncaring. Evil management. Strongly advise never to work for Bunzl. They do not look after their staff. No ethics or morals. If you want to be looked after and paid well then apply for a sales job with a different company - you won’t find a happy career at Bunzl. Happy to rip off customers and employees. Avoid.
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A good place to work and always busy. A job I thoroughly enjoyed and worked hard in but felt rewarded by management. A full day consisted of 8 hours which was nice.
Pros
good hours, good environment
Cons
poor pay
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Management/senior management are very controlling. HR is corrupt and cannot be trusted. The company do not value its staff or trust its staff to make their own decisions. No flexibility with work /life balance. If you have Doctors appointment, it will need to be made outside of working hours. Since the new MD has been appointed there has been a real lack of leadership. There is also a real lack of progression routes amongst staff and no clear development programmes.
Pros
Job security, staff banter, company shares.
Cons
Poor management, corrupt HR, poor pay, poor systems
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I have been working for Bunzl now for just over 3 years. I joined as a Warehouse operative. Picking orders, loading vans. General warehouse work. After around 14 months, an opportunity arouse and i was promoted to the Warehouse Supervisor role. My first real taste in a people managing role. Since then i have gained a further promotion into the Warehouse Managers role. I feel Bunzl put their staff first in terms of looking to promote them if they have the correct capabilities. So if you have the drive and will to better yourself. It is a good company to work for.
Pros
Opportunities to better yourself
Cons
Pay could be slightly better
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Official response from Bunzl Cleaning & Hygiene Supplies
10 November 2020
Thanks for your review! We're pleased to hear you’re enjoying your experience at Bunzl
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I love being Part of such a large organisation, I started off doing a bit of everything and with guidance and support I have progressed onto being a territory account manager. The training and perks of working for Bunzl are brilliant, it is a great company to start a career. I have met and work with some amazing people and we share lots of laughs together. The hardest part of my job at the moment is keeping on top of all my admin but the best parts of my job are solving problems, helping customers, hunting for new business and earning big money and with plenty of routes for progression.
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shares
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Official response from Bunzl Cleaning & Hygiene Supplies
10 November 2020
Thanks for your review! We're pleased to hear you’re enjoying your experience at Bunzl
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Great benefits , Share scheme , Holidays , discounts Lots of opportunities to learn and progress They like to promote from within I really enjoy my work at BCHS
Pros
Share scheme
Cons
Hard work !
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Great place to work with lots opportunity if you are happy to relocate. They really like to promote from within, the only limit is your ambition and drive to succeed.
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Gain experience within different job roles so now good when entering the market. However very large company so you are a number n the organisation and this is sometimes overlooked. Management vary I'm each depot so some are very good and some poor depending on where you work
Pros
Large company
Cons
Poor Management
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Bunzl gave me just over 30 years service which I am very grateful for. Not many can say that in the modern age! I always found the branch I worked in at St Albans a pretty happy place because I worked with wonderful people & characters who provided a positive environment to work in. Bunzl as a company on the whole is a good company to work for. There is the opportunity to join a pension scheme & to buy shares. I had 2 roles within the company & though I enjoyed my roles, I can't say that I loved the jobs. Maybe that is a personal thing rather than blaming Bunzl.
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Happy Environment
Cons
Long Hours
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very good company to work for, very helpful, very commited company and will allow you time for personal, also a good company to work for
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