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M. Jack Sanders
25 Ratings
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    Current Employee - Human Resources Coordinator in Hartsville, SC
    Current Employee - Human Resources Coordinator in Hartsville, SC
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    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Sonoco Products full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great people; strong culture of ethical behavior; trust in the employees to do the right thing

    Cons

    Difficult to change quickly; weak long term incentive program

    Advice to Management

    Continue the journey of change for the future of Sonoco. Bring the 1-page plan to the larger employee base in words that they can understand


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    Management Trainee Interview

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    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Sonoco Products.

    Interview

    Two panel interviews, first with Regional Managers and second with Regional Safety VP as well as VP of Manufacturing. Direct, to-the-point interview -- was extremely straightforward. Received an email withing 5 business days noting that a formal job offer was pending. Received a call with job offer approximately 3 days later.

    Interview Questions

    • Do you change your own oil in your car?   1 Answer

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America's Top Companies , Forbes, 2009

Additional Info

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Website www.sonoco.com
Headquarters Hartsville, SC
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1899
Type Company - Public (SON)
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $5 to $10 billion (USD) per year
Competitors Bemis, Caraustar

Sonoco Products is a package deal; it is one of the world's largest makers of industrial and consumer packaging used by the food, consumer goods, construction, and automotive industries. Sonoco's consumer packaging segment, its largest, produces round and shaped composite cans for snack foods, powdered beverages, pet food, and more. Sonoco makes flexible and rigid packaging (paper and plastic) for food, personal care items, and chemicals. It produces paperboard tubes and cores, too, for industrial protective packaging. The company's end-to-end packaging ... More

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