Greif Reviews

Updated Jan 12, 2021

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3.6
73%
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8 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good culture, benefits, and work life balance(in 8 reviews)

  • "All shifts have set hours, good people working by your side, set break times, easy work(in 7 reviews)

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  1. "Greif"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Production Supervisor in Alsip, IL

    I have been working at Greif full-time

    Pros

    Great pay and benefits. Close to home.

    Cons

    Communication is lacking and needs to get better.

  2. "Greif, Inc."

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Production Supervisor 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Greif full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Opportunity for growth with in the company

    Cons

    Work/family life balance is hard to do when working several hours


  3. "Good people and products"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Sourcing and Supply Chain Management in Columbus, OH
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Greif full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Campus and building are great. Good people in plant and middle management. Everyone works hard and dedicated. Good products and industry leader but moves slow. A good place to learn and grow skills but then move on for reasons below:

    Cons

    Political and entrenched leadership, difficult to move within or across departments especially IT, GSSC, Finance. Leaders manage up and do not listen and develop and disregard loyal dedicated employees. Not a Lean tenant.

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  4. "Horrible people managing skills and scheduling"

    2.0
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    Current Employee - Lead Operator in Winston-Salem, NC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Greif full-time

    Pros

    Decent pay for the work

    Cons

    Mandatory overtime, turnover rate is outrageous, terrible scheduling as of late resulting in working weekends, and hiring people takes forever.

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  5. "Office Manager"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Office Manager in Mobile, AL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Greif full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    It was like a family

    Cons

    They shut the mill down permanently

  6. "Good starting out job but not career"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Machine Operator in Baytown, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Greif full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great work environment for young adults

    Cons

    Not enough opportunities for moving up

  7. "good company"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Shipping and Receiving Associate 

    I worked at Greif full-time

    Pros

    the hours are very good

    Cons

    There are no cons for this company

  8. "Great Benefits and Co-Workers"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Logistics Coordinator in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Greif full-time

    Pros

    Great Benefits from the start

    Cons

    Upper management does not furnish you with directions or feedback

  9. "Love it"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - SHEETER OPERATOR in Tama, IA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Greif full-time

    Pros

    Great company to work for

    Cons

    Rotating shifts are bad for family life

  10. "Ok"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Warehouse Manager in Buffalo, KY
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Greif full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good culture, benefits, and work life balance

    Cons

    I can't think of anything now

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