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PCA Reviews

Updated June 11, 2017
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PCA CEO and Director Mark W. Kowlzan
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Pros
  • Good pay, interesting projects, supportive management (in 17 reviews)

  • PCA is a great company with a lot of great people with a relaxed environment (in 9 reviews)

Cons
  • Long hours, would rather keep people on 12hr days then hire new people (in 6 reviews)

  • The only con is the upper management is still kind of old school (in 6 reviews)

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  1. "Good pay, lots of hours. Tough work/life balance."

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Corrugator in Burley, ID
    Current Employee - Corrugator in Burley, ID
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Decent job. Lots of hours.

    Cons

    Rotating shifts and weekend work make for tough work/life balance.

    Advice to Management

    Don't forget who makes the company money.


  2. "Programmer / System Analyst"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Programmer/Systems Analyst in Valdosta, GA
    Current Employee - Programmer/Systems Analyst in Valdosta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great place to start. Decent Pay. Fast Paced never any boredom here.

    Cons

    long hours. On Call rotation.

  3. "Working for PCA"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Team Member in Grand Rapids, MI
    Current Employee - Team Member in Grand Rapids, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Employee incentives are very nice. Union company for those who believe in Quality Partnerships. Consistent workflow for employees and employer, which bonds customer relationships.

    Cons

    Housekeeping is always being met. However, working in the manufacturing business of packaging products, it can become overwhelming with dust.

    Advice to Management

    Continue partnerships with union and non-union members. Always, make sure housekeeping is met, daily.


  4. "Associate"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Reading, PA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Reading, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at PCA (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Above average pay and benefits

    Cons

    Below average vacation time, no sick days.

    Advice to Management

    Offer more opportunities for time off.


  5. "Wonderful culture and family oriented organization."

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Manager in Lake Forest, IL
    Current Employee - Sales Manager in Lake Forest, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very conservative and not too top heavy. Directives from corporate to facilities is always straight forward and direct. Very lean and senior managers always seems approachable.

    Cons

    I do not see a lot of new young talent entering the industry. Wish the company was more aggressive in recruiting young talent.

    Advice to Management

    Keep leading by example!


  6. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Accounting Associate in Mesquite, TX
    Current Employee - Accounting Associate in Mesquite, TX

    I have been working at PCA (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Stability and once a month free meal

    Cons

    No room for growth or much moving around


  7. "Pca at Reading PA"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Reading, PA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Reading, PA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    One of the best place . Supervisor are very friendly, polite and professional. Safety is always first.. It was a good experience.unfurtunily was a temporary job.

    Cons

    Some times so many great things make hard work be easy.

  8. "Converting lead"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Converting Lead in Lancaster, PA
    Current Employee - Converting Lead in Lancaster, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at PCA full-time

    Pros

    Great pay and benefits. Lots of job security if you are willing to come to work every day. Benefits are awesome.

    Cons

    No room for advancement. They have completely moved away from promoting from within. If you are happy getting to a certain position and staying there forever then this might be the job for you.

    Advice to Management

    Remember that properly training, developing,and promoting from within is a great way to develop great leaders.


  9. "machine operator"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Machine Operator in Saint Paul, MN
    Current Employee - Machine Operator in Saint Paul, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    it is a good place to work, I have no complaints.

    Cons

    I do not have any complaints at this time. I would recommend this job to others.


  10. "Mr"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Production in Clifton, TN
    Current Employee - Production in Clifton, TN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at PCA full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    I'm like to work at production

    Cons

    Not a good benefits and lat boos and every one different directions


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