Grede

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Grede Reviews

18 Reviews
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18 Reviews
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Bruce E. Jacobs
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    It was a great company to work for.

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    Former Employee - Manager in Vassar, MI
    Former Employee - Manager in Vassar, MI

    I worked at Grede full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Believed that their employees were their most important resource.
    Rewarded hard work.
    Reinvested profits.

    Cons

    Stretched themselves too thin by acquiring questionable plants.
    Hesitated to raise casting pricing whenever warranted.

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    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Grede in January 2011.

    Interview Details

    Well I put in my application and went and checked up on it every other day. I got a phone call from Gredes they asked me a lot of questions and then asked me to come in for a interview. The interview was detailed and they broke my history down.

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    Its worth working at Gredes if you want a good job.
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Website www.grede.com
Headquarters Milwaukee, WI
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Acquired By American Securities
Founded 1920
Type Company - Private
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year

To paraphrase Gordon Gecko from Wall Street, "Grede is good for America." Grede Foundries that is. The company produces gray iron, ductile iron, and steel castings for use in farm and construction equipment, motor vehicles, and a host of other products. Grede Foundries' cast products include axles, brackets, crankshafts, hydraulic end caps, and sprockets. The company also offers services such as design assistance, painting, machining, and subassembly. William Grede founded the company as Liberty Foundry in 1920. The business is still owned by Grede's descendants, including... More

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