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NewPage Reviews

Updated July 15, 2014
Updated July 15, 2014
40 Reviews
2.7
40 Reviews
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  1.  

    Great company, crappy industry

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Director Finance in Dayton, OH
    Current Employee - Director Finance in Dayton, OH

    I have been working at NewPage full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    informal, but hardworking culture; respectful, candid communication

    Cons

    industry in decline. too many competitors, too little demand. Not enough liquidity to innovate

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Innovate into different applicaitons

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Good company, tough industry

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at NewPage part-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Flexible with a strong work/family balance. Organization generally does what is best for their employees. Benefits and compensation are probably slightly above average.

    Operations are some of the best in the US and provide quality product that is recognized throughout North America.

    Cons

    Being acquired by a competitor who has no idea what they are getting into. Very little faith in the new management, that they will have what it takes to run the company successfully.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  3.  

    Financial Health of New Page Always an Issue

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Account Representative in Miamisburg, OH
    Former Employee - Account Representative in Miamisburg, OH

    I worked at NewPage full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Good starting salary, convenient location. The leadership was approachable.

    Cons

    Limited opportunities due to constant layoffs with pending bankruptcy.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
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  5.  

    Great people. Struggling business.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dayton, OH
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dayton, OH

    I worked at NewPage full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Honest, hard-working leaders who want the business to succeed. Lean Six Sigma (LSS) program provides development opportunities for some of the organization.

    Cons

    Always struggling financially thus not much investment in development for the masses. (LSS is the exception). Difficult to keep up morale with frequent downsizing.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Good experience

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Product Manager in Miamisburg, OH
    Current Employee - Product Manager in Miamisburg, OH

    I have been working at NewPage full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good people and company culture

    Cons

    Paper industry shrinking and company being bought out.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    New Page I just wish they'd been bigger

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Logistics Expeditor in Miamisburg, OH
    Former Employee - Logistics Expeditor in Miamisburg, OH

    I worked at NewPage (more than an year)

    Pros

    Training, LSS, and good work structure

    Cons

    too many meetings, too many people with tenure that held sway over vast amounts of work that often went undone.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  8.  

    VERY LARGE CORP. ATMOSPHERE

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at NewPage full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good hours, good pay, good benefits, good employees. Employees work hard, contribute willingly to community needs and are just good people.

    Cons

    Management refuses to take responsibility and has a Corporate attitude where they separate what they do from the rest of the company. Some UNION attitudes at work with the employees too.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Face the consequences of your actions and take responsibility.

    Negative Outlook
  9.  

    Opportunities for growth and relocation

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Customer Service Supervisor in Miamisburg, OH
    Current Employee - Customer Service Supervisor in Miamisburg, OH

    I have been working at NewPage full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Growth opportunities within departments and locations outside corporate offices

    Cons

    Financial stability of company and industry

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Follow up with employees on state of the market and industry

    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    A limited overview

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

    I worked at NewPage

    Pros

    Wages are very good. Some positions present a challenge and a sense of accomplishment. Many of your co-workers are great to work with.

    Cons

    Not all things are as they seem. There often seems that an agenda exists but is not shared with everyone. Some positions have no chance for advancement due to union seniority.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Invest in your employees. Most of your employees are devoted to the Company's success and work hard to be part of that success.

    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Papermaker

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Papermaker in Whiting, WI
    Former Employee - Papermaker in Whiting, WI

    I worked at NewPage full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Pay and benefits. Great co-workers.

    Cons

    NO home life. Work and sleep work and sleep.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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