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    Former Employee - Palletizer Operator in Orlando, FL (US)
    Former Employee - Palletizer Operator in Orlando, FL (US)

    I worked at Sonoco Products full-time (more than an year)


    Money. Medical, dental, vision, life Insurance. 401k. Opportunity to advance. Yep.


    Working many weekends, you can be forced to work overtime 12 hrs a day, 7 days a week if need-be. Working with some people who just don't give a turd and do the bare minimum. Growing distant from your family, growing old making money without enjoying life. Financial compensation isn't worth that, to me at least.

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    Stop the hipocracy, ya'll.

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Sonoco Products Interviews

Updated 1 Oct 2014
Updated 1 Oct 2014

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    Anonymous Employee in Hartsville, SC (US)
    Anonymous Employee in Hartsville, SC (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter – interviewed at Sonoco Products.

    Interview Details

    Phone interview followed by a panel style interview on-site. Traditional behavioral-based questions. No case questions. The Sonoco work environment seems very traditional and corporate. The people are all nice and friendly. The interview was very conversational, and did not feel like a grill session. The interviewers injected their questions as follow-ups to the conversation we were having.

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America's Top Companies, Forbes, 2009

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Headquarters Hartsville, SC
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1899
Type Company - Public (SON)
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $5 to $10 billion (AUD) per year
Competitors Bemis, Caraustar

Sonoco Products is a package deal; it is one of the world's largest makers of industrial and consumer packaging used by the food, consumer goods, construction, and automotive industries. Sonoco's consumer packaging segment, its largest, produces round and shaped composite cans for snack foods, powdered beverages, pet food, and more. Sonoco makes flexible and rigid packaging (paper and plastic) for food, personal care items, and chemicals. It produces paperboard tubes and cores, too, for industrial protective packaging. The company's end-to-end packaging services include... More

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