Sonoco Products
3.3 of 5 59 reviews
www.sonoco.com Hartsville, SC 5000+ Employees

Sonoco Products Reviews

Updated May 26, 2014
Sonoco Products – Hartsville – “Sonoco Statue - People Build Businesses”

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3.3 59 reviews

                             

79% Approve of the CEO

Sonoco Products Chairman, President, and CEO Harris E. DeLoach Jr.

Harris E. DeLoach Jr.

(33 ratings)

64% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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    I love working here!

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
    Hartsville, SC

    ProsStrong 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.

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

    Advice to Senior ManagementDont loose touch with our culture as we grow.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great company.

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsGreat people and good pay.

    ConsI can't say I found any cons working here

    Advice to Senior ManagementNone

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Very Employee centric company

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsI 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.

    ConsSometimes work atmosphere can get very negative

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    ProsExcellent people. Directed training. Meaningful projects.

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

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    A Close Knit Familiy

    Line Mechanic (Former Employee)
    Devens, MA

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

    ConsWork losd is controlled by one contract at our location

    Advice to Senior ManagementAlways listen to questions being asked by employees and make sure you get answers!

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    interesting

    General Production Labor (Current Employee)
    New Albany, IN

    Prosexcellent pay, benefits, love the people i work with

    Consjumping shifts, we need more time off between shifts

    Advice to Senior Managementn/a

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    rewarding an good place to hopeful retire from

    Assistant Winder Operator (Current Employee)
    Cincinnati, OH

    Prosgreat pay great benifits an retirement

    Conslack 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 Senior Managementopen 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

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Sonoco Products

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    Devens, MA

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

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

    Advice to Senior ManagementShare expertise and people between the different work locations more.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Great challenge

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsExcellent working environment and stable company

    ConsThere are no significant disadvantages

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Sonoco Products was an amazing company with kind employees and tasks that challenge you to the next level.

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    Pros-Supportive co-workers
    -Great company ethics
    -Opportinities for travel
    -A chance to really learn about the products Sonoco manufactures
    -Great community to work within

    Cons-Corporate HQ location (Hartsville, SC)
    -Technology that is not up-to-date (e.g. Word 2007; aging computers)
    -Offices constantly being moved around

    Advice to Senior ManagementThe best part of Sonoco was how open the management staff was with fellow Sonoco employees. Each manager I encountered was very kind and helpful, while more than willing to explain terms or fundamentals that you do not quite understand. I feel this is a huge asset to the company and managers should continue this process; it makes employees feel like they are not alone.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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