Supervisor (Former Employee), Fernandina Beach, FL – December 9, 2014
Rock Tenn is a good place to work, the hourly pay scale just wasnt that great but you could work lots of over time. I enjoyed working there with the employees and management. After 3 years of working there I become the Corragator supervisor and enjoyed it. I was there working rite beside my team helping them in any way, I also treated them by doing – more... different thing for doing a great job and that seem to help my crew stay very productive and meeting goals. – less
Serious Corporate Environment - Good Company on the Rise
Specialist (Current Employee), Norcross, GA – November 18, 2014
Good company to work for, good compensation. Culture is a work-in-progress, stemming from a very large acquisition. Serious corporate environment - may not be particularly appealing for younger workers.
General laborer (Former Employee), Chesterfield, MO – November 3, 2014
Cons: home life never home miss out on alot of family events
good place to work just not home but maybe one day a week. co workers where fun to work with management never knew what they where doing it always changed at the drop of a hat and with four years of working here i seen 6 different plat managers come and go
a fast learning environment with plenty of advancement opportunities
pressman / lead (Former Employee), waxahachie tx – October 28, 2014
Pros: free lunch
Cons: hardly no breaks
managing a small team to make sure we reach required production numbers. learned how to work in difficult situation , im a social person to get along with. hardest part of my job was to maintain consistency in production ..... but i always loved the challenge everyday
Quality Auditor (Current Employee), Winston-Salem, NC – October 14, 2014
Cons: environment and work hours
Work environment limited heating and air conditioner Lots of walking, assessing product, material and finished production. Lots of paperwork and evaluation of numbers. Management fairly accessible most of time. Co-workers consist of various personalities The hardest part of job is the work hours 4:30pm-3am The most enjoyable part of the job is meeting – more... and interacting with different people.....along with the autonomy in completing the job. – less
operations (Former Employee), Georgia – October 11, 2014
I worked for Nissan 10 years and never had the quality control of a corrugated box that I have been introduced to.My lead is a lazy bum but my supervisor has been good so far.My coworkers show me the ropes, long hours . just like all companies safety # 1 quality last..but not true .Pays the bills until I win the lottery! !!
Lead man (Former Employee), Neenah, WI – October 5, 2014
Pros: good working staff, free lunches and resonably solid communication.
Cons: hot in summer cold in winter inside
It taught me a lot about the production environment. Being a part of a crew, shipping and receiving and management views and stand points are very different from each other, yet they all have to work together in order to full fill customer needs.
Customer Service Assistant (Former Employee), Augusta, GA – October 3, 2014
Pros: great coworkers
I learned to be very flexible working at RockTenn. I also learned that cross training is extremely important. Working with a wide range of employess and managers is very interesting. My coworkers are very nice, and caring. I really enjoyed working with them. Before I was laid off I was learning about environmental, health and safety. I was training – more... people on the Dupont Safety program. I especially liked that the job was Monday- Friday. – less
SENIOR PACKAGING CONSULTANT (Former Employee), Denver, CO – October 2, 2014
Pros: meeting new people on a regular basis.
Cons: extensive travel was sometimes wearing.
Objective is to bring cost-savings to customers by improving their operations. This creates leverage for salespeople for negotiating contracts and gaining new business and margin improvement of current business. Identifying automation opportunities and being involved in the machine sales aspect with new package design and more.
Travel to on-site visits – more... to customer manufacturing locations all over North America. Business is across all market segments from agriculture, pharma, food and beverage, protein plants, manufacturing of all kind. Typical day is a morning meeting with our customer's managers and operations personnel. A comprehensive tour of operations to learn all process. After gathering information I would return back to my home office. Working as teams on webcasts and phone over the course of the next few weeks, a PowerPoint deck is developed for presentation and a return trip to customer facility.
All savings opportunities are quantified in detail in a large Excel document designed for this purpose.
Regular follow-up process with salespeople and customer occurred over the next 12 months in order to track progress and capture sales improvements. – less
Assistant Cutting Operator (Current Employee), Harrison, AR – September 26, 2014
Pros: great benefits
Cons: short breaks, nights
I take loads from the machine, and do make-readies. I have learned how to run a cutting machine. The shift manager is awesome. Great guy. The co-workers are easy to get along with. The Hardest part of the job is the make readies and putting away the tooling. Involves very heavy lifting. The best part about the job is when we have an all night run.