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Arrow Electronics Overview

Centennial, CO
10000+ employees
1935
Company - Public (ARW)
Wholesale
$10+ billion (USD) per year

Working at Arrow Electronics

The work Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE: ARW) does goes into everything from cars to coffee makers to cruise missiles. Pads, pods, tablets, video games, refrigerators, kiosks and cable boxes. Whether it's amazing or mundane, something you've ... Read more

Mission: Five Years Out is the tangible future. And the people who live and work there know that new technologies, new materials, new ideas and new electronics will make life not only different, but better. Not just cheaper, but smarter. Not just easier, but more ... Read more

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Arrow Electronics – Why Work For Us?


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Arrow Electronics is a global provider of products, services and solutions to industrial and commercial users of electronic components and enterprise computing solutions, with 2012 sales of $20.4 billion. Arrow serves as a supply channel partner for over 100,000 original equipment manufacturers, contract manufacturers and commercial customers through a global network of more than 470 locations in 55 countries.

A Fortune 150 company with 16,500 employees worldwide, Arrow brings technology solutions to a breadth of markets, including telecommunications, information systems, transportation, medical, industrial and consumer electronics.

Arrow provides specialized services and expertise across the product lifecycle. Arrow does this by connecting customers to the right technology at the right place at the right time and at the right price.

Arrow provides extraordinary value to customers and suppliers - the best technology companies in the world - and connects them through the company's industry-leading services.

At Arrow, you'll join a team with a strong commitment to innovation and using technology to make the world a better place for us all. We'll encourage you to develop your talents and discover new challenges every day.

Are you Five Years Out? Then you’ll want to be working with us.

Life at Arrow

At Arrow Electronics, our people are the momentum behind all that we do, and together we will accelerate growth in our core businesses, high-growth product sets and technology lifecycle services. We are as committed to the individual success of our people as we are to that of the company. We encourage all employees to take an active role in managing their career, not only to support our global strategy but also to advance themselves professionally.

Professional Development

Continuous learning is an essential element of a rewarding career. We encourage employees to expand their knowledge, achieve individual accomplishment and grow to become a significant, long-term contributor to our overall success. Our employees learn every day, on-the-job. They have the opportunity to lead teams, share ideas, handle challenging work assignments and take on cross-functional assignments.

Our commitment to professional development is evident throughout the company – from robust onboarding programs for new hires to accelerated learning for newly promoted managers. We also strive to embed developmental opportunities into our work environment and provide challenging assignments that prepare you for greater responsibility.

Arrow University (Arrow’s online learning center)

Arrow UniversityArrow University offers a vast array of virtual and instructor-led learning courses across a broad range of focus areas, including sales, management, technology, personal effectiveness, software/systems application and many others.

Development Plans (For current and future roles)

Individual Development Plans

Employees, in conjunction with their manager, have the opportunity to design their own development plan to strengthen the skills related to their chosen career path. Arrow is focused on nurturing talent by increasing skills, deepening knowledge and providing the tools needed to succeed – for today and tomorrow.

Arrow's Global Short-term Assignment Program

This program is a great opportunity for individuals to expand their skill sets, broaden their understanding of the business and grow professionally while facilitating the development and exchange of ideas, functional expertise and management disciplines from a global perspective.


Global Benefits

At Arrow, we recognize that financial rewards and great benefits are important aspects of an ideal job. That’s why we offer competitive financial compensation, including various compensation plans, and a solid benefits package.


Diversity and Inclusion

Being a global company means that our people, customers and suppliers come from diverse backgrounds and cultures. Here at Arrow, we believe a culture of diversity and inclusion positively affects the workplace and drives superior business performance, which allows us to compete successfully in a global marketplace. Diversity provides a broad spectrum of views and experiences for employees to draw on and promotes creativity and innovation.

Arrow fosters a diverse and inclusive environment that encourages an open exchange of ideas, where all employees are included, valued and respected. We believe embracing and learning from individual differences gives our company a sustained, competitive advantage that makes us better able to serve all of our customers, suppliers and employees.

In order to effectively foster an environment where everyone feels included and enabled to reach their full potential, we all work together to ensure that:

  • Our workplace mirrors the marketplace at all levels of the organization;
  • Our managers are equipped to effectively manage differences; and
  • Our work environment supports a culture of diversity and inclusion.

Arrow offers many challenging and rewarding career opportunities for motivated individuals from all backgrounds. We know that it takes great people to succeed, so we invite you to build your career at Arrow Electronics.

Arrow Electronics Reviews

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    "Great place to work in Colorado"

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    Current Employee - Functional Analyst in Englewood, CO
    Current Employee - Functional Analyst in Englewood, CO
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    I have been working at Arrow Electronics full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Arrow is a Global Company distributing value added electronics across the world. They are based in Englewood Colorado. They had started from humble beginnings and fought through hard times and are now the largest company of its kind.
    18 years ago I was privileged enough to be apart of this growth and am proud to be apart of it. Great teams and co-workers made it what it is today.

    Cons

    Although in my department I still get to work with great people but the company as a whole is no longer the close knit company that I felt early in my career but that comes with the times and with growth. It is now Big Corporate and the closeness or the personal touch has gone. I am sorry to see that go.

    Advice to Management

    Stay personal to your people. They are not only assets but humans too. Don't let Big Corporate diminish that.

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Arrow Electronics Photos

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Arrow Electronics Interviews

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    Supply Chain Interview

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    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Arrow Electronics.

    Interview

    It was a simple telephonic interview consisting of basic HR questions and situation based. No extra preparations required. Just be calm and have the presence of mind. It was my first interview, so I panicked and screwed up.

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Arrow Electronics Awards & Accolades

  • Fortune 500, Fortune, 2015
  • Fortune 500, Fortune, 2014
  • Fortune 500, Fortune, 2013
  • Fortune 500, Fortune, 2016
  • Fortune's World's Most Admired Companies, Fortune, 2015
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