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Bemis Reviews

Updated September 5, 2017
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Pros
  • Good work-life balance; location has low-cost housing; opportunity for advancement; mellow organization overall (in 9 reviews)

  • Good pay, good employees, large company (in 13 reviews)

Cons
  • upper management doesn't understand what it's like in the departments, although they think they know everything (in 9 reviews)

  • Opportunities for advancement are limited outside of the Fox Valley, Wisconsin (in 6 reviews)

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  1. "Great company to work at"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Research and Development in Neenah, WI
    Current Employee - Research and Development in Neenah, WI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    1) Friendly working environment; 2) Advanced technologies in related industry; 3) Strong technical background

    Cons

    1) Efficiency of manufacturing; 2) Strong customer support; 3) Aggressive marketing for more opportunities.

    Advice to Management

    Improvement of manufacturing and customer sections for better financial performance.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Basics Benefits of Bemis"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Bemis full-time

    Pros

    401(k) full match up to 8%
    Bonus Plans
    Tuition reimbursement program - (For perusing advanced degrees)
    Low cost of living area and great salaries.
    Plenty of available leisure activities outside of work.
    Great area to raise a family.

    Cons

    Not the best place to work if you are a fan of warm weather.
    Summer working hours not available.

  3. "Good people, good job"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Process Engineer in Fremont, OH
    Current Employee - Process Engineer in Fremont, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    People are great, lots of opportunity for an engineer to be hands on and make a difference. Good pay, good production metric-based incentives.

    Cons

    Management isn't well connected to what is going on in the factory. Corporate management doesn't seem to know what is going on.


  4. "Great R&D experience!"

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great networking opportunities within the company (domestic and globally)

    Cons

    Sometimes difficult to track the proper information or to know which person is the expert on a certain thing. You have to ask your contacts for advice and for people recommendations a lot.


  5. "Good Company To Work For"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engineer
    Current Employee - Engineer
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Bemis full-time

    Pros

    Good Benefits
    Good Work/Life Balance
    I have an approachable boss who cares about my career development

    Cons

    Medical Insurance is costly
    High Out-of-Pocket maximum
    Not much investment in old plants


  6. Helpful (2)

    "Electro/mechanical technician"

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    • Culture & Values
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Bemis full-time

    Pros

    Competitive wage and a safe work environment

    Cons

    Difficult schedule, 12 hour swing rotating shifts


  7. Helpful (2)

    "Assistant Rewind Operator"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bemis full-time

    Pros

    Good pay, benefits (health/medical, dental, LTD, STD) 401K, profit sharing, three-day weekend (every other weekend)

    Cons

    Long 12-hour work days, swing shift (2 weeks days, 2 weeks nights), work every other weekend, work some holidays

  8. "Blown film asst operator"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Blown Film Operator in New London, WI
    Current Employee - Assistant Blown Film Operator in New London, WI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great pay and benefits. Unionized. Made nearly 70,000$ second year in.

    Cons

    Work 21 days on with 7 off


  9. "Great money! Clean work place"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Maintenance Technician in Fremont, OH
    Current Employee - Maintenance Technician in Fremont, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Bemis full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Pay and benefits. Good people

    Cons

    Long 12 hour days. Monthly meetings.

    Advice to Management

    Be more receptive of employees ideas.


  10. "Good pay, good people, good benefits"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Machine Operator in Mankato, MN
    Current Employee - Machine Operator in Mankato, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

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    The pay is awesome. Management is attentive. Challenging to the level you want it to be.

    Cons

    It is repetitive. The hours can be difficult if you work nigh shift.


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