Sonoco Products Employee Reviews about "great pay"

Updated 21 Sep 2020

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Sonoco Products President and CEO R. Howard Coker
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56 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good people, good pay and benefits(in 39 reviews)

  • "Great pay, great team, and great customers(in 22 reviews)

Cons
  • "Hartsville is a very small town and can be somewhat boring(in 19 reviews)

  • "Lot of long hours during week and weekends(in 16 reviews)

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  1. "great job"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Inspector/Packer in Chillicothe, MO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Sonoco Products full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Lots of days off. Great pay. Good people

    Cons

    Warm building. Somewhat quick pace

  2. "Good company, long hours"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Production Supervisor 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Sonoco Products full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great pay and benefits, excellent bonus program

    Cons

    Lot of long hours during week and weekends

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  3. "Fantastic Onboarding Experience"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Engineer in Montgomeryville, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Sonoco Products full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great pay, great team, and great customers. Team members are very collaborative and helpful. You do not feel alone. Customers/Clients are from exciting industries, which makes the projects interesting to work on. Good mix of long term and short term projects.

    Cons

    The learning curve is very steep if you don't have a packaging background. But you do have many resources and coworkers to help you along the way.

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    Sonoco Products Response

    April 16, 2020

    Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback. We greatly appreciate it. We'll take your advice regarding flowcharts to our management team for consideration, as we are working hard to make sure the onboarding experience is a positive one!

  4. "Great company to work for"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Production Scheduler in DeKalb, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Sonoco Products full-time

    Pros

    Sonoco is all about their employees. Great work/life balance. Great pay and benefits. Management always willing to help.

    Cons

    They do favor recent college grads and have more programs and training geared towards young professionals.

  5. "Love this place"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Winder Operator in Hartsville, SC

    I have been working at Sonoco Products full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great pay ! Sonoco is a great company to work for!

    Cons

    Rotating shifts is the only con to me

    Sonoco Products Response

    October 31, 2019Talent Brand Strategist

    Thank you for taking the time to leave a review! We’re glad you have had a positive experience with Sonoco and we look forward to having you with us for many more years to come!

  6. "Good"

    3.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Sonoco Products full-time

    Pros

    Good pay great opportunity to learn

    Cons

    Benefits are expensive people are lame

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  7. "Awesome organization"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Administrative Coordinator in Hartsville, SC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Sonoco Products full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Family friendly, great opportunities for career advancement, great pay

    Cons

    I have only been with the company 8 months and so far I don't have any cons.

    Sonoco Products Response

    April 24, 2019

    Thanks for leaving your review. And welcome to Sonoco, we're glad to have you!

  8. "Production Supervisor"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
     
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Sonoco Products

    Pros

    Great Pay a, relevant and accessible training, managements has open door policy

    Cons

    sometimes understaffed. Lots of OT hours required

  9. "Shipping/receiving material handler"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Material Handler in Tullahoma, TN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Sonoco Products full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Fantastic pay, great employees,reasonable hours.

    Cons

    Disorganized, alot of miscommunication, some unreasonable deadlines.

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  10. "Best place I have ever worked"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Newport, TN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Sonoco Products full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    They genuinely care about their people. Leadership makes themselves available to everyone. Great pay. Great benefits. They try to promote from within and there are many opportunities to move to different departments if you want.

    Cons

    Not being located at the home office in Hartsville, SC makes it difficult sometimes to get information. Sometimes I do not know what all is available to me or how to access it.

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