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MeadWestvaco Reviews

Updated November 8, 2017
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  • No one is willing to comment on that part (in 4 reviews)

  • There weren't many cons besides the fact they layed off employees (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Good benefits"

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    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Richmond, VA
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Richmond, VA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Young culture - good benefits - decent salary

    Cons

    Management was good ole boys system


  2. "Manager"

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    Former Employee - Manager in Richmond, VA
    Former Employee - Manager in Richmond, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Best people , global experience

    Cons

    not much, could you have been better

  3. "IT"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at MeadWestvaco full-time

    Pros

    Great place to work and grow.

    Cons

    You get back what you put into it.


  4. "Manager"

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    Former Employee - Manager in Kansas City, MO
    Former Employee - Manager in Kansas City, MO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at MeadWestvaco (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good co workers to work within the operation

    Cons

    A lot of Corp. Bureaucracy and micro management by senior leadership


  5. "Too many hours, too many men"

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    Former Employee - Process Engineer
    Former Employee - Process Engineer

    Pros

    Lots of people in many age ranges, including new college graduates.

    Cons

    Too many hours - easily hit your 16 hour max per day. Many of the men don't think women should be working in tech fields.


  6. "graphic designer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    big company, well organized. nice facility.

    Cons

    hard to get promoted.


  7. "Lead Process Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Process Engineer in Beaumont, TX
    Current Employee - Process Engineer in Beaumont, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Unlimited career opportunities (domestic and international) to work at different level to boost your career.

    Cons

    Very limited training opportunities.

    Advice to Management

    Send young engineers to other sister plants for training and audit purposes.

  8. "Procurement Manager"

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    Former Employee - Procurement Manager in Richmond, VA
    Former Employee - Procurement Manager in Richmond, VA

    I worked at MeadWestvaco full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good pay, managers did not micro-manage, centralized information

    Cons

    Slow to make and implement decisions


  9. "Cost Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at MeadWestvaco full-time

    Pros

    Great team to work with

    Cons

    Lack of communication from Corporate


  10. "Good Company"

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    Former Employee - Analyst in Richmond, VA
    Former Employee - Analyst in Richmond, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at MeadWestvaco (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great people to work with.

    Cons

    Average age is too high

    Advice to Management

    Plan for the future generation


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