Universal Forest Products

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Universal Forest Products Reviews

18 Reviews
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18 Reviews
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Universal Forest Products CEO Matthew J. (Matt) Missad
Matthew J. (Matt) Missad
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    Great people and great culture

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Account Manager  in  Harrisonville, MO
    Current Employee - Account Manager in Harrisonville, MO

    I have been working at Universal Forest Products full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    The people in this company are great and love to work hard and play hard. It's a very sales oriented company with a lot to offer its employees. Resources are endless. Growth is very realistic unlike other corporations that limit the opportunity for one to grow.

    Cons

    Communication could be better between departments.Training could also use some work.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Improve training and improve standards of communication between employees.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

Universal Forest Products Interviews

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    Account Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Universal Forest Products.

    Interview Details

    Best Job Interview Process I have ever had. They are very intense in the process tho. I had 2 in person interviews and also had to take a intelligence and psychological evaluation.

    Interview Questions
    • Questions on why you are best candidate and also backing up psych and intelligence results.   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    I negotiated salary having a college degree this was not difficult
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

Universal Forest Products Awards & Accolades

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World’s Most Admired Companies, Fortune, 2008

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Website www.ufpi.com
Headquarters Grand Rapids, MI
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1955
Type Company - Public (UFPI)
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $2 to $5 billion (USD) per year

Universal Forest Products has no trouble separating the trees from the forest. The company is a leading manufacturer and distributor of engineered wood and construction materials, which it sells to do-it-yourself retail stores, residential and mobile home builders, and industrial customers. It also offers composite wood and plastic products. Universal Forest buys its wood from lumber mills and pressure-treats it to make such products as roof trusses, wall panels, flooring, pallets, and shipping crates. The Home Depot, its top customer, accounts for a quarter of its sales... More

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