Longview Fibre Paper and Packaging

  www.longfibre.com
  www.longfibre.com
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Dysfunctional, misaligned management

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Manager in Longview, WA
Current Employee - Manager in Longview, WA

I have been working at Longview Fibre Paper and Packaging

Pros

Compensation is at market
Benefits at market
Focus on employee safety

Cons

Leadership team is not aligned
Communication is completely hierarchical, and much like the game of Telephone
Promotions occur based on who used the right catch-phrases, then people are removed from positions when leaders realize the person they promoted wasn't competent
No expectation that leaders approach things in a similar fashion
Vendors selected based on personal affiliations

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Pay attention to the job market. The exodus has begun.

Doesn't Recommend
No opinion of CEO

10 Other Employee Reviews for Longview Fibre Paper and Packaging (View Most Recent)

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    Badly Managed Box Plants

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sales in Seattle, WA
    Former Employee - Sales in Seattle, WA

    I worked at Longview Fibre Paper and Packaging

    Pros

    The mill is managed fairly well.

    Cons

    In my opinion, the box plants are completely mismanaged; originating from top management were there is a culture of disrespect for both employees and customers. An investment company owns Longview Fibre Paper and Packaging and there is little or no emphasis on serving customers. Moral is very low due to the heavy-handed approach of regional management. Turn-over is very high. I would strongly advise against working at any of the box plants, unless your desperate for short term work.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hire regional managers that know how to motivate sales/support teams.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
  2.  

    Technical Engineer Entry level

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Technical Engineer in Longview, WA
    Former Employee - Technical Engineer in Longview, WA

    I worked at Longview Fibre Paper and Packaging

    Pros

    Longview Fibre Paper and Packaging has great employee benefits. They give comp time when necessary. The work environment encourages personal growth.

    Cons

    The relocation benefits were very low. The chances for advancement and pay raises are slow and in very small increments.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Look around at other paper companies and match their relocation packages and pay. This would help you attract good employees and retain them.

    No opinion of CEO
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