Smurfit Kappa Reviews

Updated 18 Jul 2020

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3.7
73%
Recommend to a Friend
91%
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Smurfit Kappa Group Chief Executive Officer Tony Smurfit
Tony Smurfit
92 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good people, I loved my colleagues(in 5 reviews)

  • "Great place to work, very tight companionship and team spirit(in 5 reviews)

Cons
  • "environment can be dangerous, long hours, hard work(in 4 reviews)

  • "Upper Management is very disconnected from the floor level employees(in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Great Company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Smurfit Kappa full-time

    Pros

    Very supportive of employees

    Cons

    A bit formal at times

  2. "Sales department"

    2.0
    Former Employee - Sales Supervisor in Dublin, Dublin
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Smurfit Kappa full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Dynamic environment, high salary, comissions

    Cons

    Really unprofessional employees. Most employees were related to the management team and they were not that good at what they used to do.


  3. "Good company to work for"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Account Executive in Dublin, Dublin
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Smurfit Kappa full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    The role is ideal for someone who is self-motivated and comfortable operating in a highly target-driven environment! Educational assistance, the company helped to fund my Masters for which I will always be very grateful

    Cons

    More ongoing training required for the sales team members

  4. "Office Assistant"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Office Assistant 
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Smurfit Kappa full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Down to earth senior management, friendly staff, inclusive environment, state of the art offices

    Cons

    Not enough work, no salary increment

  5. "Desktop Administrator"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Desktop Administrator in Dublin, Dublin
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great people to work with, Great salary

    Cons

    none at this moment in time

  6. "Lead hand machine operator"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Lead Hand in Cork
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Working all day shift pattern.

    Cons

    No opportunity left for me to climb the ladder on the floor.

  7. "Good"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Administrator in Dublin, Dublin
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    People are nice to work with

    Cons

    No progression for future endeavors

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Nice company overall"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Global Talent and Leadership Development in Dublin, Dublin
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Smurfit Kappa

    Pros

    Family environment is nice .

    Cons

    Closed minded and dress codes are too strict.

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  9. "Sales"

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

    I worked at Smurfit Kappa full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Excellent company to work for

    Cons

    None, I really enjoyed working with them

  10. Helpful (1)

    "Operations manager"

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

    I worked at Smurfit Kappa full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Good company to work for, good pay and conditions.

    Cons

    Don't listen enough to employees

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