Greif Reviews

Updated 11 Sep 2020

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4.0
76%
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Greif President and CEO Peter Watson (no image)
Peter Watson
8 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great pay, work-life balance, and amazing benefits(in 7 reviews)

  • "All shifts have set hours, good people working by your side, set break times, easy work(in 7 reviews)

Cons
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  1. "Uphill Battle"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Material Handler in Mobile, AL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Greif full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Pay, Benefits, Work and Home balance

    Cons

    Management was out of touch with employees

  2. "Greif"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Maintenance Technician 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Greif full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Hours. Pay. Co workers longevity

    Cons

    no match 401k. Lost vacation


  3. "Good workplace"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Financial Analyst in Columbus, OH

    I worked at Greif full-time

    Pros

    Good work and life balance

    Cons

    Too slow to take action

  4. "Good company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Accoubts Payable in Singapore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Greif full-time

    Pros

    Flexible, wordwide, support mums families

    Cons

    Low bonus for the best ones as well

  5. "Easy Integration"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Austell, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Greif full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Recently acquired and they have been very helpful in the transition

    Cons

    Seem slightly unwilling to change their systems

  6. "Looking for a new job."

    4.0
    Former Employee - Operating 

    I worked at Greif full-time

    Pros

    Hard worker. I'm a people preson. Eager to learn new things.

    Cons

    I can't think of anything

  7. Helpful (1)

    "Solid company with a good history"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Office Administrator in Alsip, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Greif full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Department manager very knowledgeable and easy to work with. Great co-workers Excellent vacation policy (up to 6 weeks PTO), ability to work from home on occasion, good training, good benefits.

    Cons

    Not all departments are as well managed as ours. Very focused on the bottom line. Lack of appreciation for those who have many years of experience with the product line. Temperature and fumes in the manufacturing areas.

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  8. "Pays well but lots of issues"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Maintenance Manager 

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

    Pros

    Great team to work with.

    Cons

    Old aging equipment is not getting younger.

  9. "Decent company"

    3.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Service in Austell, GA
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Greif full-time

    Pros

    Good managers for the most part. a few bad apples like anyplace. Decent work life balance.

    Cons

    Lots of shakeups due to buying of Caraustar. Not always as transparent as they claim to be.

    Greif Response

    Talent Management

    Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed our managers and work life balance, and appreciate your feedback regarding communication. We read every review and utilize it all to enhance the experience for all of our Greif colleagues. Thank you again.

  10. "Key Account Manager"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Greif full-time

    Pros

    Good salary and benefits, if you want a good pay.

    Cons

    Micro Management by senior management

    Greif Response

    Talent Management

    Thank you for your positive review. We are glad that you are enjoying your experience with Greif! It's great to hear you like the salary and benefits we offer. We read every review and are dedicated to utilizing the feedback to enhance the experience for all of our Greif colleagues. Thank you again!

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