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Rexam Reviews

Updated March 22, 2017
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  • Absolutely no work life balance (in 4 reviews)

  • Long hours with no time for family (in 6 reviews)

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  1. "Plant engineer"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Plant Engineer in Humble, TX
    Former Employee - Plant Engineer in Humble, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Rexam (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Solid company with good QUALITY RECORD. I WAS WITH THEM 14 YEARS AND CHOSE TO DO CONTRACT WORK.

    Cons

    I do not have any.

    Advice to Management

    Seriously value the long term employees.


  2. "Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Saint Paul, MN
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Saint Paul, MN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Pay is above average and retirement benefits are better than most.

    Cons

    Management is focused only on maximizing their own compensation.

    Advice to Management

    Learn to really care for the employees.


  3. "Support Technician"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Rexam (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Growing company - fairly good benefits package. Things mainly controlled from UK

    Cons

    Lots of layers of management - people trying to get up the pole

    Advice to Management

    They seem to be going through a merger with Ball right now so things could be changing.


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  5. "Group IT"

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    Former Employee - Systems Administrator in Asia, TX
    Former Employee - Systems Administrator in Asia, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Asian office and people are nice. Can't think of any Pros for this company! Bad bad bad bad very bad.

    Cons

    CEO made bad decision. Given up the whole Asia market as other companies looking for the chance in Asia! No future for this CEO.

    Advice to Management

    Open your eye to see which countries you should focus on!


  6. "Working"

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    Current Employee - Printer Opp in Saint Paul, MN
    Current Employee - Printer Opp in Saint Paul, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great pay, and good benefits

    Cons

    Management in not fun to work with

    Advice to Management

    Don't be such dicks


  7. "Maintenance Electrician"

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    Current Employee - Maintenance Electrician in Whitehouse, OH
    Current Employee - Maintenance Electrician in Whitehouse, OH
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    The 4 days on 4 days off work week. Pay is real good here so are the benefits.

    Cons

    Its real hot in the summer inside the plant and cold in the winter. Very noisy need to wear earplugs all the time.

    Advice to Management

    To not belittle anyone! Except the workers for who they are and what they can do in their positions at their job.


  8. "Business Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Small company culture for big company

    Cons

    Currently in the middle of an attempted acquisition by rival


  9. "palletizer operator"

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    Former Employee - Palletizer Operator in Kent, WA
    Former Employee - Palletizer Operator in Kent, WA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    good pay good benefits union job

    Cons

    rotating days off. bad management 12 hour shifts

    Advice to Management

    human resources sucks


  10. "OK, but not the best"

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    Former Employee - Finance Director in Yardley, PA
    Former Employee - Finance Director in Yardley, PA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Rexam (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good size company with many opportunities to grow.

    Cons

    Short sided always focus on current operating profit and cash, thus sacrificing the greater long term health of the company


  11. "Maintenance"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Whitehouse, OH
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Whitehouse, OH

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

    Pros

    Very good wages and benefits good schedule

    Cons

    Poor management and to many layoffs

    Advice to Management

    None



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