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Alot of tension
Maintenance Mechanic II (Former Employee), Fort Worth, TXOctober 19, 2013
Pros: good pay
Cons: lack of communication
There is alot of tension between the maintenance employees and the management due to the lack of parts inventory, the increased amount of maintenance due to the lack of warehouse space, the lack of personnel due to the expansion, and the amount of forced overtime that regularly occurs. The management seems unconcerned with the issues. However, they – more... pay quite well compared to competitors. – less
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Great people,pay and perks.
Raw Materials Technician (Former Employee), Lenexa, KSOctober 8, 2013
Pros: cookouts, picnics, gainsharing
Cons: night and weekend hours.
Fast paced, at times very challenging.management was fair and professional. very much a team work environment.
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Autonomous position that allowed me to create position.
Material Database Administrator (Former Employee), Manchester, MIAugust 9, 2013
Pros: the option to work from home.
Cons: defending decisions to those unfamiliar with working in the manufacturing environment.
This particular job was in the supply chain area. My manager believed in trust and integrity and I was allowed to work from home whenever necessary due to my husband's illness ( he is now deceased). I was allowed to make decisions that were backed by my manager which greatly helped me to establish policies and procedures necessary for the implementation – more... of SAP. – less
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At least I have a job, I guess.
Slave (Current Employee), OhioAugust 8, 2013
Pros: it pays the bills
Cons: to many to list, i could go on for days.
The management is an absolute JOKE. They all lie, they are all on a power trip and they treat the workers like dogs. They LOVE to fire people then they just eliminate that specific job and shove the work load on to someone else. They also enjoy belittle their employees.
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Gained much experience through Amcor
Quality Lead (Former Employee), Nicholasville, KYJune 16, 2013
Amcor taught me a tremendous amount about the rigid plastics business. I thoroughly enjoyed designing bottles and traveling to customers, troubleshooting, and problem solving. While working at Amcor, I was able to obtain a Six Sigma Black Belt.
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Very competitive and Highly Productive Workplace.
Acting Assistant Production Manager (Former Employee), Delran, NJJune 11, 2013
Very good company to work for very high paced and and makes everybody aware of the importance of having a safe and productive plant. The only downfall is that the plant had to close to to rising overhead cost to conduct business in the area.
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Machine operator
BLOW MOLD OPERATOR (Former Employee), Allentown, PAFebruary 28, 2013
Pros: great positon
Cons: would drive hr. to work then sent home for lack of work. :(
Loved the Job. However not enough hours on off season.
Learned alot, Lockout Tagout, Food safety. Want to settle in a company long term.
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A good job if you don't to advance and stress about lay offs 24/7.
Shift Lead (Former Employee), Fort Worth, TXFebruary 8, 2013
A good job if you don't to advance and stress about lay offs 24/7.
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Nothing Special
Ware House Lead (Current Employee), Bellevue, OHJanuary 29, 2013
Pros: 30 min. lunch
Cons: management needs some work.
Treated like a robot, and expected to act like one as well. Been a good place to work and enjoy all the co workers just treated badly.
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Good company to work for, but stressful environment.
Administrative Assistant (Former Employee), Manchester, MIJanuary 27, 2013
Pros: free lunches, time off for family problems.
Cons: long days, very stressfull
A typical day at Amcor Rigid Plastics is very busy. Expected to do a lot of work for the time that you have. Very long days to get everything done. Needed to be very organized because of interruptions all the time. Management is very demanding. Not always understanding. Co-workers were great. Always willing to help with a problem. Hardest part of the – more... job was working for more than one person and different personalities. – less
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produce plastic bottles
production (Current Employee), NapoleonJanuary 25, 2013
Pros: work is not hard. pay is fair
Cons: insufficient staffing, way to much forced ot, no communication
Would not suggest anybody work for this company unless you have no life. They expect you to be on call all the time but no on call pay. I have been forced in for ot on day off to only be sent home before shift even starts. Managers act lost most of time and treat employees like dirt. Cant even get time off for funerals. Managers refuse to listen. Manager – more... has reduced crew sizes and now forces ot to cover those positions. Forced ot with little to no notice. It is by far the poorly managed company I have ever worked for. No way to advance and you are told that. Co workers are just as unhappy as I am miserable work environment. 12 hour shifts. Rarely get a day off & and you are told that that is what your vacation is for. They wont even stick to the work schedule they give you. You are told to come in everyday and they will send you home if you are not needed. That id because the managers there dont know how to manage! Stay awU from this place. – less
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not good
Process Technician (Former Employee), Chino,CaJanuary 25, 2013
Previous plastic company sold to a competitor. Competitor came in and laid off 60-70% of staff.Went from 15-20 people per crew with four crews down to 6-8 on just 3 crews.
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Professional and safe environment workplace
Forklift Operator (Former Employee), Cinnaminson, NJJanuary 12, 2013
Pros: benefit package, free lunches, cook-outs and employee appreciation
Cons: that the company had to downsize
a typical day was very noisy and fast paced
I learned that self control is key
management was very professional
most co-workers were all team-players
the hardest part of the job was the 12 hour shifts
the most enjoyable part was being able to complete an assignment
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Great Job Until They Closed My Plant
Materials/Production Coordinator (Former Employee), Cinnaminson, NJDecember 18, 2012
Working at Amcor in Cinnaminson was the perfect job for me. My typical day involved interaction with numerous co-workers and customers, and I love interacting with people. It was a fast paced, busy day that usually flew by. The compensation and benefits were excellent. The hardest part was the plant closure, not just because I was losing a great job, – more... it was the way it was done on Amcor's part and not working with those great folks that had become part of my family every day. – less
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Closed down plant
Process Technician (Former Employee), Delran, NJDecember 7, 2012
Pros: money
Cons: laidoff and management
Worked twelve hour shifts over night after being put on day shift was switched with a weekends notice. Management had no idea what was going on within the company. Company bought out our old company and shut us down after one year of buying out company.
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Positive atmosphere with advancement opportunity
Forklift Driver, Warehouse Coordinator/Supervisor (Former Employee), Delran, NJOctober 1, 2012
Pros: opportunity for advancement and compensation
Cons: limited
My typical day involved managing crews of 9 to 12 shipping/receiving personnel to meet Amcor's needs and levels of expectations regarding customer service. I had plenty of upper management support to meet my goals and generally enjoyed a positive atmosphere with co-workers. My biggest challenge, yet the most enjoyable part of my job, was continuing – more... to foster and promote a daily sense of teamwork and cooperation. – less
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great learning experience
machine operator (Former Employee), Delran, NJSeptember 12, 2012
Pros: safe environment, challenging, opportunities for advancement, great benefits
Amcor is great company to work for. They do believe in hiring from within. The benefits were great and they believe in taking care of their employees.
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I had lower energy 33% cut plant wast 50% cut plant manning by 15% to help save money
Site Manager (Former Employee), Joplin moSeptember 8, 2012
Pros: the company at one time was very good to work for.
Cons: they have got grow and do not look out for the old plant.
work to many hours. They have got grow and do not look out for the old plant.
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pays good
process/ set up tech (Current Employee), Youngsville, NCJuly 11, 2012
Pros: free meals when milestones are met.such as no lost time and passing audits
Cons: short breaks and lunches. no bonuses
Its pays goods, good benefits, paid vacation, and floating holiday pay
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Plant closed
Machine Operator (Former Employee), Lenexa KSJune 21, 2012
While working at Amcor Rigid Plastics, I learned about the injection molding process. I am a Machine Operator 2, which means I learned how to start and shut down Husky injection molding machines. A typical day at work would be that I pulled boxes on a set of machines checked quality and restarted any machines that broke cycle. Started up machines or – more... shut down machines that were scheduled to go down, I did process verifications and best in class on all machines running to color parts to lab to make sure they were in specafication acording to customers needs. Worked as a valued team member with a reputation for a strong work ethic. – less

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