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Pros
  • Great people to work with, small team environment works well (in 5 reviews)

  • The best reason to work here is the talent and dedication of the people out on the floor (in 2 reviews)

Cons
  • managent does not care about their people who bust butt daily, just a number company (in 3 reviews)

  • Horrible turnaround, too much standing around when forced on 12s, poor communication (in 4 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Accounting"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at WS Packaging Group full-time

    Pros

    The people and the benefits

    Cons

    High turnover in upper management. Poor communication


  2. "Press operator"

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    Current Employee - Press Operator in Algoma, WI
    Current Employee - Press Operator in Algoma, WI

    I have been working at WS Packaging Group full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Always work... use to be a very good olace to work.. the company cared about there employees. . I dont see that now.

    Cons

    They only care about themselves. . Employees are just a number

    Advice to Management

    The people who work at the company.. the company should be thankfull to the employees. Without the employees, the company has nothing.

  3. "csr"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Phoenix, AZ
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Phoenix, AZ

    I worked at WS Packaging Group full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    progressive, innovative, technical, shares the profit (bonuses)

    Cons

    lean, poor benefits, heavy layoffs, phoenix turned into a manufacturing plant only with fullerton, CA becoming the west coast hub

    Advice to Management

    listen to employees more


  4. "My review"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Production Manager in Knoxville, TN
    Current Employee - Production Manager in Knoxville, TN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at WS Packaging Group (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good place to work. No issues

    Cons

    None. All the normal stresses.


  5. "Finisher"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Algoma, WI
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Algoma, WI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Proximity to home,people I work with

    Cons

    Lack of communication, no supervisors

    Advice to Management

    Listen to employees opinions, we care about our company and want it to succeed


  6. "Great for building experience"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great people, easy to work with management, great learning opportunity, fast paced

    Cons

    No where to grow in the company, some slow times, overly strict on the office hours (couldn't be one minute late)


  7. "Ws Packaging Review"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at WS Packaging Group full-time

    Pros

    Offers a great work atmosphere/environment

    Cons

    Does not offer a competitive salary.

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Communication?"

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    Current Employee - Press Operator in Phoenix, AZ
    Current Employee - Press Operator in Phoenix, AZ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at WS Packaging Group full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Steady work.
    Multiple locations allow for relocation if desired.
    Pay and benefits match the industry
    Monthly profit sharing based on company performance.

    Cons

    No communication from Management to work force.
    Stuck in position with little opportunity for advancement.
    Lean business model not explained or applied properly.

    Advice to Management

    Local management needs to communicate with team to keep them up to date on corporate happenings along with plant metrics and goals. Staffing issues need to be handled with more urgency to avoid excessive overtime.


  9. "My experience has been great here at my company."

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    Current Employee - Plate Maker in Phoenix, AZ
    Current Employee - Plate Maker in Phoenix, AZ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at WS Packaging Group full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Decent pay, good hours, flexible schedule, work environment is calm and workers at this company are very friendly. Nice profitable sharing checks

    Cons

    No room to move up and grow, your position is your position and will most likely be for your length of employment with the company.

    Advice to Management

    Make room for growth


  10. Helpful (3)

    "Unwilling to Progress"

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    Current Employee - Systems Analyst
    Current Employee - Systems Analyst
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at WS Packaging Group full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great people to work with for the most part.

    Cons

    Managed from the top down, they are not willing to listen to employees. Meager on the compensation and very stingy on training opportunities.

    Advice to Management

    Invest in certifications, training and employee knowledge enrichment.


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