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  • The mill is huge and very old so it can be hard as a first time engineering intern to get a grasp on the entire process (in 5 reviews)

  • The largest player in an enormous "dying" industry (in 2 reviews)

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  1. "Fantastic organization"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dayton, OH
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dayton, OH
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Culture
    Honesty
    Communication from Leadership
    Integrity
    Management
    Fast moving change culture

    Cons

    Industry
    Debt
    Long term viability of print
    Paper
    Pring


  2. "Excellent experience"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at NewPage full-time

    Pros

    Great management, meaningful work and amazing co-workers.

    Cons

    Raises have been smaller than expected.


  3. "Executive Vice President"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Vice President in Dayton, OH
    Former Employee - Senior Vice President in Dayton, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The culture and management team were excellent leaders.

    Cons

    The paper industry is in decline and that made running the business challenging


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  5. "Wonderful Organization!"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Miamisburg, OH
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Miamisburg, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    -The company culture is wonderful. NewPage is a large advocate of Safety and Wellness
    -NewPage has strong values that they actually strive to live and work by
    -Work/life balance is important to the company
    -Positive outlook towards the future of the company

    Cons

    -The paper industry itself and its viability
    -Debt


  6. "A great place to work"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Miamisburg, OH
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Miamisburg, OH
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great Benefits, Wonderful Health Program

    Cons

    The only con is the recent bankruptcy.

    Advice to Management

    Exploration of employee's talents is strongly recommended.


  7. "Great company to work for in Business Development in a ever changing industry"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Business Development Manager
    Former Employee - Business Development Manager
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great Leadership
    Innovative thinking
    Outstanding Mills
    Training is stellar

    Cons

    The main difficulty is the industry itself. There are so many companies merging, collapsing, and you never know when it will affect you.


  8. "Good Experience"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Maintenance Mechanic in Luke, MD
    Current Employee - Maintenance Mechanic in Luke, MD
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    I've worked for NewPage Corporation for several years in the Maintenance Department. Good pay and benefits

    Cons

    Health insurance plans have been downgraded as far as coverage with an increased out of pocket expense. Working overtime can be good or bad depending on your situation

    Advice to Management

    Overall management does a good job.


  9. "Expect higher pay to compensate a risky industry"

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    Current Employee - Financial Analyst in Miamisburg, OH
    Current Employee - Financial Analyst in Miamisburg, OH
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    Legacy NewPage Management was very supportive and worked to develop employees.

    Cons

    Staffing is being cut and layoffs are likely. However, if you hold a position that is not laying off retention and spot bonuses are generous to keep employees from leaving.


  10. "Good culture. Bad industry."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dayton, OH
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dayton, OH

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

    Pros

    Good culture. The focus on Lean Six Sigma provides career opportunities.

    Cons

    The paper industry continues to downsize and consolidate.


  11. "Production Planner"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Production Planner in Miamisburg, OH
    Former Employee - Production Planner in Miamisburg, OH
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Work life balance, friendly coworkers, positive culture, various opportunities, valued employees, working late was not typical, rapid lean six sigma company

    Cons

    In an industry that was dying, the company could not adapt quickly, engineering was valued over all other fields, little opportunity for advancement

    Advice to Management

    In a company that was going bankrupt, I wish they would have started some innovative thinking about product offerings or reduce capacity to help the market



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