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very good workplace to work.
Laminator Operator (Former Employee), Winnipeg, MBMay 22, 2012
Pros: only 20min for lunch at this plant.
Cons: some times 12-hrs all good.
very clean place to work good peple to work too.Everyone is very friendly and expirience to do there jobs like my self.That job wath i was duing i'am going to miss.my typical day of work was that i loved wath i was duing at my job. I learn more than i could ever now this place give me a lot's of nolage and exp at the same time.Also wath i learn is that – more... all my machines that i work at give me a expirience.About management very good people to work with i never had any problems with them at all. My co-workers loved every one of them exelent people to work with.The hardest part of my job will be a new products like new trials to run on laminators to give a costumer the best quality of this product that will be the hardest job chalange.The enjoyable part of my job will be to run my laminator machines and give my company 100- percent to rich a goals and at the end of my day to be proud wath i do that is the best day's of my job. In one word to explain this compamy is to work there like i did. – less
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highly technical role
Key Account Manager Film (Europe) (Former Employee), Field basedDecember 12, 2014
Pros: fantastic technical support team
Cons: some poor managerial decisions
This american company was one of the three leading companies in the tube winding business. I learnt a huge amount whilst here and enjoyed my tenure.
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Awesome job and great management.
Forklift Operator (Former Employee), Douglas, GADecember 8, 2014
Drove the forklift loved to drive the forklift unloaded trucks and loaded them. Also built door racks for the plant and took them to the door plant where they made the doors so they could load the doors in the racks.
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You are just a number
Operator (Former Employee), Sandston, VADecember 1, 2014
Pros: nada
Cons: everything
you do not matter to the company in any way. you are a number and the ones that mess around get more credit than the ones that try hard.
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an exceptional company to work for
Maintainer (Former Employee), Orlando, FLNovember 9, 2014
employees at Sonoco are very hardworking dedicated and most of all professionals in their fields of work. The employers and trainers at Sonoco, take time, pride and great effort in teaching their trainees of all that is required of them to do in their field of work. I work at Sonoco for just a week through a Temp Agency and during my time with them, – more... they welcomed me as one of their own and worked with me throughout my time there, a company I will gladly return to work for as a full time employee if such an opportunity is granted to me. – less
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Great place to work
Maintenance Technician (Former Employee), Rural Hall, NCOctober 21, 2014
Good company, Employees worked as a team to finish the job, great hours
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Offered Job growth and training
Machine Operator I-III (Former Employee), Sandston, VAOctober 10, 2014
Pros: fun activities
Cons: unprofessional leadership
While working for Sonoco, production was busy and there was always room for advancement. Management was a little unbalanced but people were able to get a fair chance. I was able to learn the importance of having strong communication skills and working together as a team. The hardest part of the job at first, was dealing with unprofessional leadership. – more... The most enjoyable part of the job was the activities that we would do to promote things such as, safety, or PPE. – less
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Great
Software QA Consultant (Former Employee), Hartsville, SCSeptember 12, 2014
Great Work Environment. Fast Paced. Enjoyed. Learned new concepts.
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Assistant Can Line Operator (Former Employee), Orlando, FLAugust 4, 2014
i would rather explain in person. the job was enjoyable. management did not perform as professional as they should have.
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all the hours u can work ,,and more
Maintenance Technician (Current Employee), Edinburgh, INJuly 20, 2014
working 80hrs a week is pretty normal ,, there is no lack of overtime forced upon u here ,, pay is average.
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Safe
Packer/Inspector (Former Employee), New Albany, OHJune 19, 2014
Pros: pay, incentives
Cons: lacking in qualtiy care
packing boxes and quality control i liked the pay and the people but way to much about safety not enfugh about quality in product.
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fun place
Production Worker (Current Employee), Canton, NCJune 17, 2014
meeting new people
how to order things for the store
great
they where great to work with
when someone needed something and your store was out
learning new things about computers and office work
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Assembly line
Assembly Line Worker/Machine Operator (Former Employee), Sandston, VAApril 27, 2014
Pros: management, pay and co. workers
Cons: standing in one spot for hours hurts your back
Didn't work here very long but good work experience.. putting ink in designated areas on assembly line...
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production
Machine Operator (Former Employee), Sandston, VAMarch 20, 2014
Pros: always opportunity to move up in positions
Cons: not a good environment to work for while building a family
I worked as a lead machine operator. The co-workers, supervsiors, and managers were great. There was always opportunity to grow thru the company. The hardest part of my job was trying to work daily to make sure bad products wont sent out of the building. I enjoyed meeting the goal daily in competition with other lines in the building as to who made – more... produced the most. – less
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Enjoyed my time with this company.
Utility and Galley Hand (Former Employee), Houma, LAMarch 18, 2014
I loved working offshore, but did not like all the time away from my family.
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Fork Lift Operator
Forklift Operator, Set Up Attendant, Packer (Current Employee), Elon, NCFebruary 25, 2014
Pros: benefits
Cons: management
Load product, create bill of lading for outgoing product, move material to production.
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a place where you could advance quickly
Production worker (Former Employee), Jackson, TNFebruary 25, 2014
Pros: fun and very friendly place
Cons: working shifts
The hardest part of this job was having to lift over 70 lbs of materials
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excellent
Warehouse Worker (Current Employee), Holyoke, MAFebruary 4, 2014
Pros: safe environment
Good work environment,co-workers were great to work with. Safety was very well used in the plant.
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Great place
Office Assistant (Former Employee), Kankakee ILJanuary 31, 2014
Great place to work for. Management was wonderful and so were the co-workers. Plant closed which was sad. Great place to work!
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First real work experience
Receptionist Assistant (Former Employee), ManchesterJanuary 22, 2014
Pros: the salary was really good.
I worked the switchboard, answering the phones, made orders for products and set up meeting rooms. I also sorted out the post and placed them within the correct staff pigeon holes. I assisted the receptionist with the invoices and sending out any important emails and letters. I learnt how to use a switchboard and gained customer service skills. I also – more... learnt how to multitask. My co workers were fun. The hardest part of the job was when I first started I was asked to make an order which I was not advised how many products I was to ask for. The most enjoyable part of the job was typing up emails and letters to customers and other business' – less

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About Sonoco

Sonoco Products believes you can judge a container by its packaging. The company is one of the world's largest makers of industrial – Read more