W.W. Grainger
3.3 of 5 421 reviews
www.grainger.com Lake Forest, IL 5000+ Employees

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It has been a wonderful experience.

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at W.W. Grainger

ProsThe ability to move up if you are willing to learn the skills and have the education.

ConsNo education, you are not moving up very far from the bottom.

Advice to Senior ManagementListen to your employees, they are the ones facing the money.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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High focus on hourly employee retention, but very little for management.

Branch Manager (Former Employee)

I worked at W.W. Grainger full-time for more than a year


Pros: Good, competitive pay. 90% of hourly employees were tenured. Great work week… Cons: No training program for new managers. Poor follow-up from senior management. Little to no development plan for managers. Systems are… Advice to Senior Management: Ensure new managers receive a training plan that is followed up on weekly. Allow managers to spend time in another facility to train alongside other… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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Territory Sales Associate (Former Employee)
Hickory, NC

I worked at W.W. Grainger full-time for more than 5 years


Pros: Great Training. Great support staff (Inside Sales). Great benefits. Well known National brand that customers know and rely on for great service/typical… Cons: Commission structure less than stellar. Structure was fair when I was hired. 3 years later they changed it. If… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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