Spicers Paper Reviews

Updated April 21, 2015
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  1. Wonderful organization

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - OUTSIDE SALES in Phoenix, AZ
    Current Employee - OUTSIDE SALES in Phoenix, AZ

    I have been working at Spicers Paper

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Dedicated co-workers from top to bottom. Customer focused, decisions made on a local level. Engaged and supportive management. Fast and flexible company.

    Cons

    There are no cons that I can think of.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work!


  2. Bad management

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Santa Fe Springs, Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Santa Fe Springs, Los Angeles, CA

    I worked at Spicers Paper full-time (Less than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Good people to work with and infrastructure

    Cons

    Management and organization of company horrible.

    Advice to Management

    More training for upper management and better organization would make Spicers a better place to work for.


  3. Breath of fresh air

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - OUTSIDE SALES in Phoenix, AZ
    Current Employee - OUTSIDE SALES in Phoenix, AZ

    I have been working at Spicers Paper full-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Local management and customer support. Leadership very supportive and committed to growing the business. Family atmosphere, customer focused. Fast and flexible. Very nice benefit package.

    Cons

    I cannot come up with a con.


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  5. Great company and innovative

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - OUTSIDE SALES in Minneapolis, MN
    Current Employee - OUTSIDE SALES in Minneapolis, MN

    I have been working at Spicers Paper full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great Customer service, professional management team

    Cons

    limited market space limited number of customers to sell products to

    Advice to Management

    don't hoard accounts


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    postive experience, committed management

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - OUTSIDE SALES in Sacramento, CA
    Current Employee - OUTSIDE SALES in Sacramento, CA

    I have been working at Spicers Paper full-time (More than 8 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    upside market share potential. Onership buy in.

    Cons

    Shrinking industry, whitch upside potential

    Advice to Management

    Stay focuesed on the end game.


  7. Helpful (1)

    Spicers Paper - a unique player in the paper dist. industy

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Service
    Current Employee - Customer Service

    I have been working at Spicers Paper

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Family environment
    Dedicated employees
    Highly respectful management
    Proud to be operating in the paper industry
    Honestly care about customers and service

    Cons

    Lack nationwide leverage of some competitors
    Weak in the 100PCW paper and products
    Does not employ use of technology as well as some competitors

    Advice to Management

    Allow branch managers more decision making responsibility and ability
    Focus on customer's needs, the bottom line will take care of itself if our customers choose Spicers over our competition.



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