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Fast-paced, challenging, but very rewarding

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Former Employee - Field Service Technician  in  Salt Lake City, UT
Former Employee - Field Service Technician in Salt Lake City, UT

I worked at Packsize full-time for more than a year

Pros

If you are self-motivated and can handle high-stress situations, it is amazing work. You can't help but feel like a star when you are able to troubleshoot a problem over the phone and save thousands of dollars in production man-hours. Or when a machine goes down in Texas and you're in New York doing preventive maintenance, and you are the only person who can fix it because the rest of the team is tied up... It's thrilling, awesome for a single person who wants to see the world.

Cons

Due to the travel, it is virtually impossible to be around for your family. Work load can be quite difficult to balance, but I believe that was more tied to my undeveloped organizational skills than the job itself.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

You are some of the best managers for whom I have ever worked. Thank you for teaching me some things that will help me for the rest of my life. Despite taking me from my family so often, which was always out of necessity, thank you for taking care of them and showing them kind, caring gestures when feasible. Keep doing what you're doing and take the industries by storm.

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great company to work for!!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Salt Lake City, UT
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Salt Lake City, UT

    I worked at Packsize full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great opportunities to grow with this fast growing company. Had the chance to learn and grow with this company and could have continued to move into higher paying positions but decided to quit and take a different direction with life. Management was great and the CEO was wonderful to get to know and has tons of energy. This is a very green company with the desire to reduce environmental wastes. Has the largest electric/gas fleet in the state of Utah and the product they sale encourages less trees to be cut down for boxes and reduced trucks on the roads hauling products. If you want to see what they do just go to youtube.com and search for packsize.

    Cons

    Depending on what you do you may not have much time at home as you travel a lot. With many fast growing companies there is always more and more work added on to your work load and can find yourself working more hours than originally started out. It wasn't out of the normal for me to work through lunches and brakes to make sure I had all my work done.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Fast, fast, fast

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

    I have been working at Packsize full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    - Rapid growth (approaching Fortune 500 level sales)
    - Christmas AND Christmas Eve off (both paid), Thanksgiving AND Black Friday off (both paid) each year
    - Constantly celebrating achievements (individual, team, and company)
    - Very smart, friend, and accessible executive team

    Cons

    - About 25% of jobs require more than 80% travel (although, those jobs are HIGHLY compensated)
    - 401(k) and health plan just ok
    - PTO just ok (2 weeks PTO, 3 weeks after 3 years, 4 weeks after 10 (TEN!!!) years, 3 "flex days" a year.)

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More vacation would be grrrrrrr-EAT! But seriously, keep doing what you're doing!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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