W.W. Grainger
3.3 of 5 417 reviews
www.grainger.com Lake Forest, IL 5000+ Employees

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good place to work

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
Lake Forest, IL

I worked at W.W. Grainger full-time for more than 10 years

Prosmgmt team is good.
great benefits...almost too good.
headquaeter office is beautiful and includes cafe, conv. store, dry cleaners fitness center

Consmgmt team is all fighting for the top CEO spot. they don't always work well together. sometimes it takes a long time to make decisions.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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W.W,. Grainger is a great company to work for while you are there...

Territory Sales Representative (Former Employee)
Chicago, IL

I worked at W.W. Grainger full-time for more than 3 years


Pros: Good compensation, good benefits, and well known and recognized company. Cons: During my time there, there was an extremely high attrition rate of the District Sales Managers, along with the territory sales… Advice to Senior Management: Yes, it it understood that people with continue to buy from Grainger as it has a strong brand recognition, however, imagine the % of growth… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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Terrible Company To Work For

Account Manager (Current Employee)
Richmond, VA

I have been working at W.W. Grainger full-time for more than 8 years


Pros: The profit sharing is healthy. . Cons: Micro Management. Working Nights and weekends to keep up with requirements. Highly political. No advancement. No resource support. Outrageous expectations. Top Management is out of… Advice to Senior Management: You militant adherence to making your people drones by virtue of micro management and administrative, in… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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