Countdown NZ Supermarkets Careers and Employment
- CEODave Chambers
- Company sizemore than 10,000
- IndustryRetail & Wholesale
Deli Counter Assistant manager in Christchurch, Canterbury
on 13 November 2020
I enjoyed my time working at CD and progressing my career. One downfall is if your store doesn't meet profit target store managers expect you to cut your hours below your contracted hours. There isn't any good benefits either, only 5% off when I was working there. Also if you work in a management role you are expected to work at least 1 weekend day which interferes with your social life if you are young. Opportunities for over time were good. And the pay doesn't add up. Being a 2IC you expect a higher wage then someone scanning food at the till considering all the extra work you do in a days work and your higher standing in the company but with the minimum wage constantly going up and noone else's salary going up to match that it makes it very disheartening, may aswell demote yourself do less work and basically get paid the same
Longlife management in Tauranga, Bay of Plenty
on 26 March 2021
Started as a alright job but each year just gets harder and harder. With hours being cut regularly your just expected to do more to cover it. They say safety is first but neglect the fact that reducing team makes it harder to remain safe. Polices get changed back and forth all depending on what manager you talk to.
Fruit Assistant in Greymouth, West Coast
on 15 November 2020
Very clicky unfriendly staff
I was not properly support in my role at countdown Greymouth.When I had issues with staff not following Managers instructions nothing was done.A lot of pressure put on me to perform at the best and have section looking fabulous. Which is hard when other team members would listen and Managers don't support yoy
Supervisor in Auckland City, Auckland
on 14 November 2020
Growth and fun working in countdown
Its a nice company to work with. Management is really helpfull and efficient. Work life and personal life balance is good. Company is very focussed on health and safety issues.
Causal Fresh Foods Assistant in Blockhouse Bay, Auckland
on 25 October 2020
Lovely staff easy to talk to with everyone. Morning shift not as busy but some days could be. Self packing check the expire dates and check if nothing is broken.
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