Sonoco Careers

Sonoco Careers

Build the products that shape your world.

Start a lifelong career with the world's most admired packaging company.

Find Your Next Career

We are currently integrating systems with our latest acquisition, Sonoco Metal Packaging. In the meantime, for jobs in our metal packaging division across the United States, visit our metal packaging careers website.

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Career Growth

We give each employee the personal attention and investment they need to succeed, from entry-level to executive. You tell us your goals, we'll help you get there. In fact, 14.2% of our Q1 2022 hires came from internal candidates.

We're Global

With 330+ operations worldwide, you can choose where you want to work.

A Culture of Collaboration

We've built our company of the advice of our employees. Employee feedback is not only expected, it's mandatory. You'll always have a say in how things are run.

Find Your Dream Career

Sonoco owns dozens of businesses, and we encourage all of our employees to try out different jobs among them to find where they fit best.

Over a Century of Know-How

You'll find the highest standards and practices at Sonoco, founded on over a century of doing the best business possible.

World-Class Safety Standards

Sonoco is not like other manufacturers - we've been recognized again and again for our commitment to the safety of our employees.

Practice Makes Perfect

You've been honing your skills for years. At Sonoco, we value your expertise and can help you find a perfect niche that takes advantage of your unique skill set.  

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Opportunity. Options. Exploration.

A career at Sonoco could take you anywhere. We'll give you room to explore jobs in dozens of markets to find where you fit best.

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World-Class Safety & Know-How

At Sonoco, your expertise on the production floor will ensure that some of the world's largest manufacturing operations run smoothly.

From millwrights and mechanical engineers to plant supervisors and quality inspectors, Sonoco depends on the work of skilled professionals across the world to deliver superior quality in consumer packaging, industrial products and more.

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Jump-Start Your Career

Sonoco offers high-potential graduates opportunities in leadership training programs across multiple divisions. As a Sonoco intern, you'll work on real projects and gain valuable experience that will propel your career forward.

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"Sonoco will stretch your capabilities."

"I’ve been fortunate enough to work for professionals who have put my interests ahead of their own. I think that really speaks to the kind of culture that binds Sonoco together. The people inside of the company make the company."

— Ernest Haynes, Vice President & General Manager

"Sonoco gave me the opportunity to get to know other associates who were also new to the company, but in different fields and functions."

- Maggie Braddock | Corporate Tax Analyst

A Culture of Respect & Inclusion

We've worked hard to create a cohesive culture of respect that extends to every business we own, from our manufacturing plants to our boardrooms. No matter what you do at Sonoco, you'll have a safe, comfortable work environment and coworkers that care about your well-being and success.

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Sonoco Voted One of World’s Most Admired Companies

For the third consecutive year, we have been selected for Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies in the packaging/containers sector, and named first in our industry.

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300+ Locations


30+ Countries


20,500+ Employees

See everything you can do at Sonoco.

Sonoco has dozens of business that span many industries. That means we employ everyone from graphic designers and mechanical engineers to accountants and human resources specialists. During your career at Sonoco, we'll give you every opportunity to leverage your skills into the job that's right for you.

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