W.W. Grainger

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Headquarters Lake Forest, IL
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1927
Type Company - Public (GWW)
Industry Business Services
Revenue $5 to $10 billion (USD) per year

Home, home on the Grainger is a well-stocked place. W.W. Grainger distributes more than 1 million industrial products, from supplies to equipment and tools. The short list has electrical devices, fasteners, fleet maintenance equipment, hand tools, hardware, janitorial, lighting, office supplies, power and plumbing tools, and safety, security, and test instruments. Its 2 million customers are largely contractors, maintenance and repair shops, manufacturers, and commercial, government, healthcare, and educational facilities. Grainger sells through a network of branches... More

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Employees say it's “OK”   490 ratings


86% Approve of the CEO   322 ratings

W.W. Grainger Chairman, President, and CEO Jim Ryan

Jim Ryan

Chairman, President, and CEO

Great place to work

  Current Senior Planning Analyst in Lake Forest, IL

Pros: I believe that the work I do makes a difference. Leadership is open to new ideas; there's tolerance and understanding that trying new ideas sometimes results in mistakes. Leadership seems consistent from what they say to what they do. I feel good… Full Review

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Account Manager

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Territory Sales Representative

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Customer Service Associate - Hourly

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Accepted Offer – Interviewed in Denver, CO Jul 2013 Reviewed 4 days ago New

Interview Details – You get contacted by the recruiter
Then they set up a in person interview
I had a board of 3 people, it was 2 Territory managers from other states, and then my manager
Then the offer

The whole process was quite lengthy, I applied in June, interviewed in July, hired in August, started in…
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Interview Question:
Pretty general questions, they ask you specific questions and how you answer them to see if they fit in their acronym for the way they do business. Answer Question

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W.W. Grainger Awards & Accolades

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America's Top Companies, Forbes, 2009
Top 100 Best Places to Work in IT, ComputerWorld, 2009
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