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Lorillard Reviews

Updated January 27, 2017
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Lorillard President and CEO Murray S. Kessler
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Pros
  • Great union employees and co-workers, good pay, low stress, busy work made days and nights fo by fast (in 6 reviews)

  • Free Car, good benefits, Decent PAY (in 5 reviews)

Cons
  • Company sold out from under employees by CEO, (in 9 reviews)

  • The tobacco industry reputation makes it difficult to feel good about working there (in 8 reviews)

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  1. "Sales Manager"

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    Former Employee - Sales Manager in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Sales Manager in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Lorillard (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great company with a "Family" atmosphere. Benefits and compensation was above average. Advancement within the company was easily obtained if one desired it and was qualified.

    Cons

    After 250 years, the was Company sold. The restructered company (ITG) has reduced the pension benefits. Current employees are not feeling the 'family' warmth.


  2. "Blending Supervisor"

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    Former Employee - Blending Supervisor Leaf Processing in Kernersville, NC
    Former Employee - Blending Supervisor Leaf Processing in Kernersville, NC
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Lorillard (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great union employees and co-workers, good pay, low stress, busy work made days and nights fo by fast.

    Cons

    Upper management did not show me they cared about the truth

    Advice to Management

    Learn how to communicate with employees


  3. "Company sold out"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Saint Louis, MO
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Saint Louis, MO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Lorillard full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    good schedule, benefits, company car, decent salary

    Cons

    Company sold out from under employees by CEO,

    Advice to Management

    be more communicative and transparent


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  5. "Executive Administrative Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Executive Assistant III in Little River, SC
    Former Employee - Executive Assistant III in Little River, SC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Lorillard (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great people to work with

    Cons

    Company sold and or merger


  6. "Good Company"

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    Former Employee - Outside Sales Representative in Manchester, NH
    Former Employee - Outside Sales Representative in Manchester, NH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Good pay
    Good benefits
    Good work family balance

    Cons

    Cigarette industry trending in negative direction


  7. "Lab Technician"

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    Former Employee - Lab Technician in Greensboro, NC
    Former Employee - Lab Technician in Greensboro, NC
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Lorillard (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good place to work and learn different jobs.

    Cons

    Need more unity in the company.

    Advice to Management

    Get to know the employees.


  8. "Great company, awesome bosses"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Distribution Data Analyst in Greensboro, NC
    Current Employee - Distribution Data Analyst in Greensboro, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    This place is a great place to work for, the benefits are superb, and the pay is well above the industry average.

    Cons

    Movement up is difficult, unless someone dies, or retires.


  9. "Sales Rep"

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    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Detroit, MI
    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Detroit, MI
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great benefits. Management was easy to work with.

    Cons

    Company was sold to RJR.

    Advice to Management

    Should have negated the sale.


  10. "Great Company"

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    Former Employee - Territory Sales Representative in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Territory Sales Representative in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great company to work for. too bad they sold the company.

    Cons

    Management was at times too uptight. Over-Micromanagement.

    Advice to Management

    Had a great career here. Good luck with the new company (ITG);


  11. "Territory Manager"

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    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Benefits, people, company car. great place to have worked until merger took place

    Cons

    merger. Murray Kessler and the sale of the company. BEWARE

    Advice to Management

    management was good



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