Sonoco Products

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Sonoco Products Reviews

Updated October 1, 2014
Updated October 1, 2014
71 Reviews
3.2
71 Reviews
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M. Jack Sanders
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Very good pay for employees compared to other companies in the area (in 7 reviews)

  • Great people and work enviroment (in 4 reviews)


Cons
  • Small town cliques within employee base (in 5 reviews)

  • Very disrespectful to upper management (in 3 reviews)

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  1.  

    Fantastic Job

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

    I have been working at Sonoco Products full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great People to work with

    Cons

    Cant think of any cons

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Good Company!

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Route Driver in Fayetteville, NC
    Former Employee - Route Driver in Fayetteville, NC

    I worked at Sonoco Products full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good pay, and benefits! Overall company has solid foundation. Strong growth.

    Cons

    Chattery ladies who like to gossip, and no chain of command.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Support leaders or support those who are in charge and know how to run the plant.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    I love working here!

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

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

    Pros

    Strong culture of collaboration. Everyone is friendly. Offers challenging opportunties if you are willing to put in the effort. I've been full time for more than 26 years. We have lots of long tenured employees.

    Cons

    There are no perfect companies but I cant think of anything significant.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Dont loose touch with our culture as we grow.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great company.

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

    I worked at Sonoco Products part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Great people and good pay.

    Cons

    I can't say I found any cons working here

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    Very Employee centric company

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Sonoco Products full-time

    Pros

    I have been working with Sonoco for sometime now. This is a very employee oriented company. They take of their employees well. Benefits are good and over all a good company to work for.

    Cons

    Sometimes work atmosphere can get very negative

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    MBA Sourcing Internship

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Strategic Sourcing Intern
    Current Employee - Strategic Sourcing Intern

    I have been working at Sonoco Products as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    Excellent people. Directed training. Meaningful projects.

    Cons

    Location. Hartsville is a tough place to live as a young professional.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    A Close Knit Familiy

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Line Mechanic in Devens, MA
    Former Employee - Line Mechanic in Devens, MA

    I worked at Sonoco Products full-time

    Pros

    Everyone is always willing to help each other out!
    A safe working environment is extremly important to not only management but all it's employees.

    Cons

    Work losd is controlled by one contract at our location

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Always listen to questions being asked by employees and make sure you get answers!

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9. 1 person found this helpful  

    interesting

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - General Production Labor in New Albany, IN
    Current Employee - General Production Labor in New Albany, IN

    I have been working at Sonoco Products

    Pros

    excellent pay, benefits, love the people i work with

    Cons

    jumping shifts, we need more time off between shifts

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    n/a

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    rewarding an good place to hopeful retire from

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Assistant Winder Operator in Cincinnati, OH
    Current Employee - Assistant Winder Operator in Cincinnati, OH

    I have been working at Sonoco Products

    Pros

    great pay great benifits an retirement

    Cons

    lack of Interest from the upper management whn it comes to people that makes them the huge windfall they get we are people nt just a number on a piece of paper

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    open ur eyes an relieze that the employees are the real heart of the company an should be reward just as they do with there huge bonuses an stocks at end of ever year they shouldn let it trickle down to the people that alows them to be comfortable set in life

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    Sonoco Products

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Supervisor in Devens, MA
    Current Employee - Supervisor in Devens, MA

    I have been working at Sonoco Products

    Pros

    Overall the company has a strong people focus. They try to do well by their people

    Cons

    Sonoco is a family started, mostly small plant company. Corporate support does not have a good feel for large site operational needs.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Share expertise and people between the different work locations more.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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