Smurfit Kappa Employee Reviews about "old fashioned"

Updated Oct 25, 2021

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Pros
  • "Good pay, good benefits, sales support from executives(in 10 reviews)

  • "good pay and good working hours(in 9 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Totally consuming, even on weekends, no work-life balance(in 5 reviews)

  • "old fashioned(in 4 reviews)

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    1. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Ok-ish engineering work on a budget

      Oct 25, 2021 - Shift Engineer in Diss, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - Production staff pay very good - Health and safety is number 1 - Take on apprentices and give them opportunities - If you are a yes man and go along with the company culture you can get far

      Cons

      - Old fashioned culture - Fosters a culture of distrust and backstabbing among colleagues for the good of the business - Minimal promotion opportunities - Engineers pay significantly lower than market - Hours worked are above and beyond and no work life balance - Very old equipment. Minimal investment on new kit or parts - Unclean and smelly work environment - Most jobs are heavy industrial work that requires alot of manual labour owing to predominantly heavy plant

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    2. 3.0
      Former Employee

      Good company to work for

      Jan 25, 2017 -  
      Recommend
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      Pros

      growth opportunities. good benefits and number of holidays

      Cons

      a bit old-fashioned company but getting better and better

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    3. 2.0
      Current Employee

      Things must change, at least in Mexico

      Jan 16, 2009 - Manager 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Salaries are above average and benefits are so good, I feel freat with this compensation. But satidfaction is not only money.

      Cons

      Ledership is old fashioned, not a saving costs culture, bad comunication inside the organization, Mexican Operations are not going well because of leadership.

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