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People-First Policies

We provide our employees with excellent benefits that support their safety, health and wellbeing. Our generous benefits make it easy for our employees to thrive and take care of themselves and their families. Benefits vary based on region.

*Benefits listed below are for employees located in the U.S. Specific benefits and wellbeing programs may vary depending on your location (within the U.S. or global) or if you are a union employee.

Benefits May Include:

Competitive Pay
Medical, Dental and Vision
FSA, HSA and Life Insurance
401k with Employer Match
Generous Paid Time Off
Wellbeing Resources like EAP
Employee Discounts
Short- and Long-Term Disability

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

We proudly welcome unique perspectives at Sonoco. Our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Council's mission is to create a diverse workforce within an inclusive environment by sponsoring and guiding activities of the Resource Groups, and by fostering diversity, equity and inclusion education, awareness and communication throughout Sonoco globally.

Career Development Opportunities

Sonoco University

Create your own career development journey. Ongoing development opportunities include on-the-job instruction, face-to-face facilitation and eLearning. The Sonoco University digital platform includes over 5,000 courses across many competencies and skill sets and is available to employees 24/7.


With three different mentoring types—career development, peer-to-peer and new hire—our mentorship program provides the foundation for meaningful growth. Having a mentor helps employees understand how they can improve, leverage their strengths and broaden their perspectives as they navigate every stage of their careers.


We offer a variety of apprenticeship opportunities that combine academic and technical instruction with paid work experience to prepare associates for a career in advanced manufacturing.


Emerging Leaders Program

We provide numerous opportunities for college students and recent graduates. Whether you are just starting your journey or looking to gain some new skills to advance your career in manufacturing, Sonoco has the right opportunity for you.

Emerging Leaders Program

Sustainability is a core issue.

At Sonoco, sustainability is more than a nice-to-have—it’s a guiding principle in everything from our leadership philosophy to material sourcing to end-of-life practices.

"Working at Sonoco has given me the opportunity to grow both personally and professionally. I have been given the tools necessary to be able to work towards my goals and career aspirations within the company. In addition, I have also been given the opportunity to work with great co-workers and managers who motivate and encourage me in my journey."

Frank Velez

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