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Updated May 14, 2014

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3.0 26 reviews

79% Approve of the CEO

Bemis President and CEO Henry J. Theisen

Henry J. Theisen

(14 ratings)

55% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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    Management doesn't have a clue what is going on.

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Oshkosh, WI (US)

    ProsPay is decent. Hours are available for a regular paycheck.

    Consmanagement is not very informed, doesn't know what is going on as far as the job goes. Management plays favorites and there is no one to voice concerns to who will actually listen. As far as promotions, they will hire outside of the department and even out of the company and train that individual instead of hiring a honest, hard working employee who has been doing the job for 7 years. Wish there was upper management who cared enough to know what is going on and know that logistic wise, they are losing a ton of money. Money is being wasted on new signage and new parking lots for corporate but cant make the lots bigger for the semis for business purposes. Many semis lined up down the road because there is not enough room to enter.

    Advice to Senior ManagementGet management out of the company who do not know what they are doing. Make sure if they are managing a team, they know how to operate the machinery themselves. There is so much going wrong on the inside and there is no way for employees to be heard other than dealing with a manger who doesn't know whats going on or going to HR who has no idea how operations work on the inside either. Is there a CEO who cares to know. Would be willing to discuss!

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

     

    Non Caring Company

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsUsed to be a really good company to work for till they merged with Alcan

    ConsCustomer Service in Hazleton, Pa was let go with little compassion from upper management. We had the choice of moving or taking the most awful severance pay ever. Your job is not safe unless you work in WI, fake you know what your doing because you have a degree from an Ivy League School and know how to cry when the time suits you, or you are a young person who can push out a senior person. This company does not care about you. stay Away!

    Advice to Senior ManagementPractice what you preach. ethics, trust. Do you even know what that is? Your business decision affected a lot of people and families

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    Manufacturing Office

    (Former Employee)

    Prosplant co-workers are helpful and long-term.

    ConsCorporate doesn't respect plant employees. it's all about them, their numbers and implementing their goals.... all corporate departments don't work together, therefore 80 different initiatives need to done.

    Advice to Senior ManagementIncorporate ethics, morals, and values into your tasks.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Sexual Discrimination

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsNice hourly people, benefits are stable

    ConsThe worst place for women to work, you are literally treated like you are in the 50's. It is just a matter of time before they get a class action lawsuit in discrimination. Never seen so many managers with huge ego's and bullying as a leadership style

    Advice to Senior ManagementGet with the times, know that women are a contributing species. Really try to find managers that are transforming, not tearing down. Really get with the times

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Its a paycheck

    Department Supervisor (Current Employee)

    ProsBetter than unemployment
    Large organization
    More than 150 years of existence

    ConsNo interest in input from employees
    Very short-sighted strategic decisions
    Very un-informed upper management

    Advice to Senior ManagementSpend time to learn your business before making strategic decisions

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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