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Lake Forest, IL
10000+ employees
1999
Company - Public (PKG)
Manufacturing
$5 to $10 billion (USD) per year
Unknown
It pays to know how to box. Packaging Corporation of America (PCA) -- the fifth largest in the US -- produces 2-plus million tons of containerboard annually, most of which is converted into corrugated boxes. PCA mills also churn out some 1.5 million tons of kraft linerboard and ... Read more

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PCA CEO and Director Mark W. Kowlzan
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    Former Employee - Mill Scheduler in Lake Forest, IL
    Former Employee - Mill Scheduler in Lake Forest, IL
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    I worked at PCA full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great Management Team - very supportive and interactive with employees; great company benefits

    Cons

    Have to dress up to go to work, which is typical of Headquarters Office

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PCA Interviews

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    Associate Interview

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    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at PCA.

    Interview

    Submit application, resume and cover letter, If selected first is a phone interview covering facts submitted on the resume.Second step might bean interview with 2 person team. The Third step would include an interview with 3 person team, usually Human resource manager, Department head and an employee. A commitment letter confirming hire with further instruction.

    Interview Questions

    • How do you handle working with difficult people?   1 Answer
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PCA Awards & Accolades

  • Fortune 500, Fortune, 2015

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