JT International USA, Inc.

JT International USA, Inc. Employee Reviews

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Sales Representative (Former Employee) –  Pasadena, CAJune 17, 2016
A typical day with JTI would be to promote cigarettes brands with marketing materials and trade spend. I learned how to develop relationships with retailers and the ability to sell products in a highly competitive industry.
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Very employee friendly.
Sales Representative (Current Employee) –  Teaneck, NJMay 9, 2016
Productive and challenging workplace. Learned to manage time and work with others at a distance. Benefits package is outstanding. The HQ is very helpful and knowledgeable.
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Challenging and diverse international company
Recruitment and Employer Branding Associate (Current Employee) –  Teaneck, NJMarch 3, 2016
Starting off as a temp, I chose to accept a full-time offer at JTI because of the challenges it offers, I knew it would force me to grow and it has. It has a start-up feel with the backing and diversity of a top international company. The challenges make or break it for JTI.

Some people find it difficult to manage the workload and demands, so only those who are creative, take initiative and focused can thrive. Competition is fierce in the tobacco industry, and JTI being a smaller player, demands a lot from it's employees in order to grow. Fortunately, we have been growing consistently.

The culture of the company is traditional, results-oriented, but has it's fair share of company outings and knows how to have fun once in a while. The benefits are stellar and pay is fair when benchmarked against industry standards.

Overall, JTI USA is a great place to work
Pros
benefits, challenging, work/life balance, diversity
Cons
top-down management, office space
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okay if have other source of income only a seasonal job
Scanner (Current Employee) –  Danville, VAMay 23, 2015
A typical day at work dusty some days better than others most supervisors are okay had the ones you just would rather stayed at home sometimes most co workers okay hardest part avoiding the drama that went with the job best part of the day going home.
Pros
summer break
Cons
summer break
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PRODUCTIVE WORK PLACE
ASSISTANT LEAD MAN (Former Employee) –  Danville, VAJune 24, 2015
COME IN AND CHECK FROM THE PREVIOUS SHIFT AND FIND OUT WHAT NEEDS TO BE DONE FOR MY SHIFT. LEARNED DIFFERENT GRADES OF TOBACCO. THE HARDEST PART OF JOB WAS UNCLONGING MACHINE IN THE EXTREME HEAT.
Pros
GOOD TEAM WORK
Cons
EXTREME HEAT
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most of the the employers were very unprofessional
quality control/quality assurance (Former Employee) –  Danville, VAMay 1, 2012
most of the employers at JTI always came in with attutudes they were disrespectful to the emplyees.its sad to say that the hardest part about that job was going into work and the most enjoyable part was getting off each morning andn that is so sad to say that about a job but its true,,and i pray that i will find another job real soon i have always worked and that was so hard to bear going in on a job of that nature..i had a wonderful boss..it was just the surrundings that made the jib so bad the upper managment
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Pool Merchandiser (Former Employee) –  IRANNovember 12, 2012
Pool Merchandiser
Report to: Merchandise Manager
- To Lead the team and monitor the activities in the field by controlling DAILY ACTIVITY REPORT

- To expedite installation of promotional material and expand POINT OF SALES converge

- To increase brands equity and V share of market by applying Merchandise techniques
- To monitor competitors and provide ideas to increase market share by scheduled customer's visit and reports.
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Fast paced enviroment where you get to travel and meet new people
International Sales Representative (Former Employee) –  Pleasant View, INAugust 28, 2012
It was great before I had a kid with medical issues. I learned a lot from this place and the Senior Sales Manager. The only bad thing was the head of the company less than friendly.
Pros
travel, great customers, learning experience
Cons
ceo
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Emphasis on people development
Training & Development, Employer Branding Manager (Former Employee) –  Almaty, KazakhstanMarch 12, 2014
Excellent working conditions, new office building, emphasis on learning and development, networking with other company's locations, sharing best practices
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A bad job
Puller (Former Employee) –  Indianapolis, INJuly 16, 2013
You would come in and follow direction and you would get yelled at. They made u work for them and a soon as you left they called you and fire you. DON'T EVER WORK FOR JT INTERNATIONAL BECAUSE IS A WAIST A TIME TRUST ME!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I KNOW.
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clean, 3 shift, good benifits
Technician on make & pack lines (Current Employee) –  Wadeville Germiston, GPSeptember 18, 2012
it is a very clean enviroment
you work 3 shift 5 day week
there is no overtime or weekend work
you get a small traveling allowance
Pros
training
Cons
3 shift, salery level, no overtime
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Worst Company I have ever worked for
Territory Manager (Former Employee) –  LouisianaDecember 4, 2015
Typical days lasted from 8am until whenever you finished all of your assigned duties; starting with the expected 10 sales calls per day, unbelievable assessments such as price audits, misc. surveys, required during each call, taking hours. Your responsible for handling customer issues, keeping track of and ordering inventory for your own storage, morning and nightly reporting also taking hours, traveling the 2-3 hours between your calls and home, and anything else demanded by your immediate supervisor. This is not including normal sales position responsibilities such as expense reporting, call logs, potential target lists, and so forth. Unbelievable amount of work, this position is physically, mentally, and emotionally exhausting to say the least. The company will drain you of every ounce of energy and positivity before they fire you for no reason. Caution signing the "at will" employment its in every page of your Sign on handbook- This job never ended from day to day. The hardest part of the job, the company became impossible with goals setting them extremely impossibly high, then dropping them by half the next sales cycle. The management, says they are all about employees, however they are only worried about numbers. Not customers, not employees, they are only worried about an impossible increase in revenue. Considering the products they are selling in the US are not in the least bit "iconic", even if you sell them in they sit on the shelf. Extremely tough sale and impossible expectations. Be prepared to travel most of your life, and work morning until night. This company  more... has lost sight of its vision, or the vision it is claims to represent. It may have been great to work for at one time, however it has become the worst job, and the worst company I have ever worked for, and by far.  less
Pros
salary
Cons
impossible expectations, extreme micro management
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Productive and Leniant
Blender (Former Employee) –  Danville, VAJuly 14, 2014
The job was easy. Everyone seemed friendly, there was really no hard labor
Pros
work environment was clean safe and cool
Cons
short breaks
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Great positive working environment.
Business Manager (Former Employee) –  Albuquerque, NMJuly 24, 2012
I learned a lot working for this company which had an emphasis on learning and quality. Great management!
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fun place to work
forklift operator (Current Employee) –  Danville, VAApril 1, 2014
its a seasonal job and i've been there for three years never late and always on time
Pros
tobacco
Cons
tobacco
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great place to work
Quality Control Inspector (Former Employee) –  Danville, VAAugust 28, 2014
I enjoyed working there. I had a great boss , wish I could got on fulltime.
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Very Productive
Accounting Associate (Former Employee) –  Danville, VADecember 17, 2013
It is a great place to work and it has many rooms for professional growth.
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Um bom profissional
Mecânico de Manutenção (Former Employee) –  Santa Cruz do Sul, RSMay 19, 2016
Contribui com minhas habilidades em benefício desta renomada instituição, fazendo parte efetiva do grau de colaboradores, tendo compromisso, respeito e fidelidade como funções principais.
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Buen ambiente laboral
ASESORA DE VENTAS SUPERVISORA (Former Employee) –  Xalapa, Ver.July 27, 2016
Visitas de tiendas en canal de mayoreo para mejor rotación de la mercancía servicio al cliente
Pros
ESTABILIDAD LABORAL
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Веселая атмосфера
Консультант (Former Employee) –  ЯкутскJune 27, 2016
Консультировала продукцию. Подработка во время студенчества.
Pros
4 часовой рабочий день, хорошая з.п.
Cons
Скрытая реклама продукции
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Overall rating

3.8
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3.3
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3.2
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3.0
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3.2
Culture
3.3