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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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Sonoco
Assembly Line Worker (Former Employee), Sandston, VADecember 18, 2013
Pros: great set schedules
Cons: work environment can sometime seem very repetitive or repetitious
Great warehouse job. Show you how to use a forklift and if you do well there is room for advancement it just may take a while. They practice safe work environment techniques everyday. Short breaks, but it's a well worth it job.
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Very instering place to work.
Power department (Current Employee), Hartsville, SCNovember 26, 2013
Pros: close to home
Cons: time off and pay
Sonoco is not the place everyone thinks it is, a typical day starts out with supervisors not knowing what needs to be done for the day. next I have learned a lot of new skills since I started working for them. Work vs time home work comes out on top many times I have worked 4 to five weeks 12hrs a day with no day off.
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reliable work, even when the economy took a turn for the worse
Finished Goods Quality Coordinator (Current Employee), Mount Pleasant, TNOctober 2, 2013
Pros: safety lunches, vacation time
Cons: no smoking on the company propety
Sonoco is a very good company to work for, from oppritunities for advancement, to the relationship of management with the hourly employees.
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Fun place to work
Cashier (Former Employee), Brownstown, MISeptember 25, 2013
Great place for younger people to work. Nice person to work for.
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Productive
Assembly Line Worker (Former Employee), Richmond, VASeptember 9, 2013
Good Place, good company, good benefits. The hardest part of the job is getting use to the temperature.
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Every day Life
Packer/Shipper (Former Employee), Richmond, VAAugust 22, 2013
How to handle packs. How to operate a pallet jack. hard part was staying awake when I work from 10pm to 7am
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busy work
packer (Former Employee), Jefferson City, MOAugust 19, 2013
Working at Sonoco was like being in a strict routing the same thing everyday. I worked 6pm till 6am I would go in and start working right away. I inspected bottles and packed them into boxes.
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A long day with good people.
Utility Operator I (Former Employee), Sandston, VAAugust 19, 2013
My duties with this employer was to restock the production line, relieve line workers for bathroom breaks, and do quality control checks of the product. There was no hard work involved. I do not remember much about the job, but I remember meeting a lot of great people and everyone kept a positive attitude.
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fun
Machine Operator Assistant (Former Employee), Nashville, TNAugust 8, 2013
i realley enjoyed the people i worked with i met some great friends their
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It was a good atmosphere and alot of good people.
Tack and Nail Dept. (Former Employee), Hartselle, ALJuly 26, 2013
Pros: working with friends and family
Cons: i didnt like the hours, it was a 2nd shift job.
I liked knowing what my day was going to be. I built the ends of reels on a tack table. It was frequent work. I had a great supervisor and they always gave you what ever equipment / PPE that you needed.
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Great place to work
Materials Handler/Packer (Former Employee), Hartsville, SCJuly 25, 2013
great friendly atmosphere.Good place for advancement just a good place to work
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long work hrs
Catering Supervisor (Current Employee), Houma, LAJune 13, 2013
you have to be good with people and be able to pick up heavy items and work long hrs.
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management was bad. but had fun with the recreations on the rig.
Utility Hand (Former Employee), Houma, LAJune 11, 2013
Pros: awsome food, pool table, gym
Cons: away from family.
no benifits at all. no job security. away from family to long.
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People oriented with a longstanding history of success.
Cost Manager (Former Employee), Winston-Salem, North CarolinaMay 15, 2013
Pros: relaxed and friendly work atmosphere.
Cons: location-long commute
The most impressive quality about Sonoco is their "Safety First" environment. They implement every precaution to assure guidelines are followed. I shared a career with some of the most successful minds in the corrugated industry and loved every moment. I always had the same level of comfort dealing with peers to corporate management. I would recommend – more... this company to anyone looking for a career with opportunity for advancement. – less
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money was good people were friendly.
Galley Hand (Former Employee), Houma, LAApril 17, 2013
Pros: variety of free food for breakfast lunch and dinner
Cons: no benifits
Clean rooms do laundry help in the kitchen. the hardest part staying on the ship for weeks at a time. the most enjoyable part meeting so many different cultures.

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