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Valspar Reviews

162 Reviews
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162 Reviews
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Valspar President & CEO Gary E. Hendrickson
Gary E. Hendrickson
98 Ratings
  • 1 person found this helpful  

    Great Company to work for; BUT changing

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at Valspar

    Pros

    Personal Growth, compensation, Business has been growing for years

    Cons

    Too much NEW leadership outside of the "paint industry"

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    The company needs to drive it's business through middle management that have been there for years.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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Valspar Interviews

Updated Feb 15, 2015
Updated Feb 15, 2015

Interview Experience

Interview Experience

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Getting an Interview

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  1.  

    Engineering Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at Valspar.

    Interview Details

    Starts out with a phone interview and an interview process on site. The interview process on site is a panel interview and quite difficult. Questions range from behavioral to technical and the entire process lasts about 2 hours.

    Interview Questions
    • How many M&Ms are needed to fill up a volkswagen beetle. Is there an easier way to calculate this   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Difficult Interview

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Additional Info

Website www.valspar.com
Headquarters Minneapolis, MN
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1806
Type Company - Public (VAL)
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $2 to $5 billion (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

The Valspar Corporation is the fourth largest global manufacturer and distributor of paints and coatings. Since 1806, Valspar has provided customers and consumers with industry-leading innovation, high quality products and superior customer service. The company manufactures and distributes industrial coatings used in a variety of applications including automotive, general... More

Mission: The Valspar Corporation's mission is to be the best coatings company in the world as judged by our customers, shareholders, employees, suppliers and the communities in... More

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