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good place to work
Supervisor (Former Employee), Fernandina Beach, FLDecember 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
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Fun workplace without managers constantly watching you, a get in and do your work how you want to do it kind of work environment.
Finishing Operator (Former Employee), Marion, NCNovember 20, 2014
The work was easy but fast paced, they certified me on the forklift, managment and co workers were great, the hardest part of the job was the 12 hour shifts.
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Serious Corporate Environment - Good Company on the Rise
Specialist (Current Employee), Norcross, GANovember 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.
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Crew/Line Leader (Current Employee), Iowa City, IANovember 17, 2014
I learned how to have a lot of patience with my co-workers. I liked to assemble and pack the displays.
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fast paced
General laborer (Former Employee), Chesterfield, MONovember 3, 2014
Pros: compensation
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
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a fast learning environment with plenty of advancement opportunities
pressman / lead (Former Employee), waxahachie txOctober 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
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Manufacturing environment
Quality Auditor (Current Employee), Winston-Salem, NCOctober 14, 2014
Pros: autonomy
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
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Nice Work Environment
Accountant Clerk (Former Employee), Gardena, CAOctober 14, 2014
Pros: good management
Cons: pay, no opportunity for growth, job security
Great Management
Great Co Workers
Very Small Environment
Benefits is average
Work Load is well balanced
No Opportunity for growth
No 100% job security
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Don't quit your day job!!
operations (Former Employee), GeorgiaOctober 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! !!
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Hard working place to learn about the working class culture
Summer Intern (Former Employee), Liberty, MOOctober 7, 2014
It gave me disciplined, dedication, and patience in a job.

This is a program for college students.

Experience and understood the culture of the working class so I can know how manage them.

Checked for Quality of the Pizza Boxes.

I stack pizza boxes, clean the machines, and sweep the factory.

Give breaks to the other workers.
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Challenging, different experiences every day.
Lead man (Former Employee), Neenah, WIOctober 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.
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Accounts Payable Clerk / Temp with Aerotek (Current Employee), Jacksonville, FLOctober 4, 2014
I enjoy working at Rock Tenn. I really like my co-workers and my manager. It is a lot of work that keeps you constantly busy and we all help each other especially at month end.
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fun place to work, great coworkers
Customer Service Assistant (Former Employee), Augusta, GAOctober 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
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Consulting Job at RockTenn
SENIOR PACKAGING CONSULTANT (Former Employee), Denver, COOctober 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
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Good place to work great people
Machine operator (Current Employee), Mooresville, NCSeptember 28, 2014
Pros: great insurance plan
Cons: short breaks, extremely hot
Overall good place to work, great people, great benefits. some long days some weekends, enjoyable part is knowing that we made a great product and that the customer is happy,
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Great benefits
Assistant Cutting Operator (Current Employee), Harrison, ARSeptember 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.
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fast paced and challenging
Material handler (Current Employee), DeKalb, ILSeptember 6, 2014
it's an OK JOB., organization is a must. not for the lazy worker.
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Productive and small company
Stacker (Former Employee), Bass Lake, INAugust 28, 2014
The day shift was ideal for me and my children. The work was fairly easy. Management, you couldn't have asked for a better plant supervisor. Most of my co-workers were very friendly and helpful.
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Fast paced and results driven
Manager (Current Employee), VariousAugust 21, 2014
Pros: good people overall
Cons: healthcare
lean manufacturing, training is plentiful. good people to work with
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Repetitive
Product Laborer (Former Employee), Wakefield, MAAugust 11, 2014
Pros: free monthly meal
Cons: heat in warehouse
Work was easy and same thing every day. Made you want to take long breaks

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