WS Packaging Group

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WS Packaging Group Reviews

Updated August 21, 2014
Updated August 21, 2014
30 Reviews
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30 Reviews
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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Was able to advance and be involved.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at WS Packaging Group full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    They are investing in new printing technology. I was able to progress fairly quickly. The company values Lean methodologies. 401k match.

    Cons

    There is an attendence point system that is only for discipline and not reward. Raises in pay are scarce. Only one choice in healthcare policy and it is high deductible which I guess is becoming the norm.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pay better and listen more to complaints.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    This was a very good company to work for but travel to Algoma from Green Bay in winter could sometimes be difficult.

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    Former Employee - Graphic Artist in Algoma, WI
    Former Employee - Graphic Artist in Algoma, WI

    I worked at WS Packaging Group (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great working environment and great people. Good benefits including profit sharing.

    Cons

    Driving at night in winter was often difficult because roads were sometimes not plowed.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    Looking up

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at WS Packaging Group full-time

    Pros

    Company has a lot of growth potential. New perspective from non-industry people. Career opportunities for those interested in doing more. Work-life balance is usually good. I like the people.

    Cons

    The lean program has taken time to gain traction and some struggle to understand why there is a need to change. There is a focus on addressing issues that sometimes overshadows the good things.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Celebrate wins. Promote from within. Find good talent on the outside that values internal knowledge.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Good Place Overall to work

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    • Senior Management
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    Former Employee - Production Manager in Mason, OH
    Former Employee - Production Manager in Mason, OH

    I worked at WS Packaging Group full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Large company with lots of room for advancement

    Cons

    Too many long hours for salaried employees without additional compensations

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Fewer hours

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Reliable job with good pay that cares about the safety and well-being of employees.

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    • Senior Management
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    Current Employee - Finisher in Wilton, NH
    Current Employee - Finisher in Wilton, NH

    I have been working at WS Packaging Group

    Pros

    If you are a good worker, you'll always have a job there. The company's constant strive to be competitive in the market through lean and other initiatives gives me confidence that the company will survive.

    Cons

    The health insurance is minimal. There don't seem to be many opportunities to move up in the company

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Have move advancement opportunities

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

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