Valspar Reviews

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Valspar President & CEO Gary E. Hendrickson
Gary E. Hendrickson
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    Current Employee - GI Sales
    Current Employee - GI Sales

    I have been working at Valspar (less than a year)

    Pros

    Great people dedicated to common goals

    Cons

    Really only the distance to resources for face to face interaction

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    Keep building!

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Valspar Interviews

Updated Mar 4, 2015
Updated Mar 4, 2015

Interview Experience

Interview Experience

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Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview

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Interview Difficulty

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    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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