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Caraustar Reviews

Updated January 14, 2017
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  1. "Employee"

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    Current Employee - Machine Operator in Oshkosh, WI
    Current Employee - Machine Operator in Oshkosh, WI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Caraustar (More than a year)

    Pros

    The company invests in equipment, adhesives, and state of the art technology. The company does not hold back on charging the customer for a excellent product, and treats the employees well. Very positive work force the company is very data driven with many excellent team players.

    Cons

    The company can not come terms on union contracts, the firm tends to drag out negations.

    Advice to Management

    keep up the positive work.


  2. "Production Clerk"

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    Former Employee - Production Clerk in Orland Park, IL
    Former Employee - Production Clerk in Orland Park, IL

    I worked at Caraustar (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    The staff was friendly and welcoming!

    Cons

    Office work was not very active.


  3. Helpful (1)

    "Sales"

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    Current Employee - Sales
    Current Employee - Sales
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Smart company. Accountability at all levels. The best at what they specialize in on all levels.

    Cons

    I have no cons about this company to mention.

    Advice to Management

    Management should improve on training!! As the company grows, workers (both old and new) to the company should be walking the same path to success.


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  5. "Labor"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mobile, AL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mobile, AL

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

    Pros

    Job is really hot an fun

    Cons

    The sun is really hot


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Good pay but not many opportunities for advancement."

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    Current Employee - Delivery Driver in Augusta, GA
    Current Employee - Delivery Driver in Augusta, GA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good pay, easy work, great benefits, co-workers are usually easy to get along with, good opportunities to learn new job skills

    Cons

    Poor management, scarce raises, no recognition for good work, managers are now willing to spend extra money to raise employees ability to work more efficiently

    Advice to Management

    Consider suggestions made by employees to better serve the customer, consider suggestions to speed up production, be more willing to attempt to satisfy employees


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Caraustar is a great company to work for"

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    Current Employee - Production Manager in Dalton, GA
    Current Employee - Production Manager in Dalton, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Caraustar has a great Management Team

    Cons

    Bonus program not so great


  8. Helpful (1)

    "Great!"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Small teams and not a lot of red tape to work through to get things done.

    Cons

    Can't think of any at this time.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work.


  9. "Good company, bad location"

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    Former Employee - Finance in Austell, GA
    Former Employee - Finance in Austell, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Company is doing well financially. Great place with lots of good folks (in HQ).

    Cons

    No complaints other than location in Austell. Depressing location


  10. "Good Company"

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    Former Employee - Customer Service
    Former Employee - Customer Service
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Caraustar (More than a year)

    Pros

    Nice location, good benefits, with annual bonus available.

    Cons

    Not much room for advancement.


  11. "Finishing"

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    Current Employee - Finishing Lead in Randleman, NC
    Current Employee - Finishing Lead in Randleman, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great People and Management, everyone look out for each other and if you know what you are doing walking into the door they accept your help.

    Cons

    Older Machinery which puts us at a somewhat disadvantage to our competitors. But we have our niche and work it well.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the moral ethics of the place.



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