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Bemis Reviews

Updated October 16, 2017
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William F. Austen
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Pros
  • Good work-life balance; location has low-cost housing; opportunity for advancement; mellow organization overall (in 9 reviews)

  • Easy, fast pased job with good pay and good benefits (in 15 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. "Fun!"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Bemis full-time

    Pros

    Awesome company Culture. Overall fun place to work.

    Cons

    The packaging industry is struggling.

    Advice to Management

    The new business plan looks much better


  2. "Solid comany that's working on improving itself"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bemis full-time

    Pros

    Has a strong base...great leaders, great assets, great people who truly care and are working hard to move the company in the right direction.

    Cons

    Performance hasn't been as-desired this year, but the flip side is that a lot of action is being take to improve that.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good internal communication of the path forward -- we are rallying and know what we need to do to get there.

  3. "Relaxed atmosphere with a drive for safety."

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    Current Employee - Press Operator in South Lebanon, PA
    Current Employee - Press Operator in South Lebanon, PA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Top rate operator is around $27 an hour. 12 hour shifts. Benefits are good vision, 401k, healthcare, and dental. Also match 401k at 8% dollar for dollar.

    Cons

    Night shift takes a long time to become day shift. The older workers are lazy and the younger crowd has to pull there weight for them.


  4. "FYI"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Good pay and decent benefits

    Cons

    Management constantly reorganized for the 3 years I was there.


  5. "team leader"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Bemis full-time

    Pros

    benefits are good, company pays good percent

    Cons

    pay scale is below average


  6. "Great company to work at"

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    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.


  7. "Stay Away"

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    Former Employee - Business Analyst in Neenah, WI
    Former Employee - Business Analyst in Neenah, WI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Bemis full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good people, salary and benefits.

    Cons

    Poor business outlook. Constantly changing managers. SAP implementation has taken more than a decade and is still not complete.

    Advice to Management

    Weak fundamentals and short-term decision making.

  8. "Senior Bag Machine operator"

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    Former Employee - Bag Machine Operator in Centerville, IA
    Former Employee - Bag Machine Operator in Centerville, IA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Bemis full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good Pay and health insurance

    Cons

    Management Targets Employees who are Union supporters, or if they just don't like you. Promotions are not given due to best qualified but to friends or non union supporters. Forced overtime no time for family. If you report harassment you become targeted. Not much room for advancement

    Advice to Management

    Open your eyes and start treating employees fairly


  9. "Manufacturing Supervisor"

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    Current Employee - Manufacturing Supervisor in Fremont, OH
    Current Employee - Manufacturing Supervisor in Fremont, OH
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Bemis full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good Pay and good benefits.

    Cons

    Management is so afraid of a union they listen to the employees and not the supervisors. The employees are lazy. There is a lot of in fighting among managers.


  10. "R&D"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Bemis full-time

    Pros

    Good safety culture, clean environment

    Cons

    Poor communication, lack of teamwork


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