Best Places to Work: 2010 (#42)
Headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, Cintas Corporation helps business of all types and sizes get Ready for the Workday®. We do this by providing a wide range of products and services that enhance our customers’ image and help keep their facilities and employees clean, safe and looking their best.
We’ve built our company and culture around the concepts of positivity, respect, motivation and caring for our customers and our employee-partners. Our employee-partners are the key to the success of our company. We invest in their career development, offer competitive pay and affordable health and welfare benefits.
Cintas employee-partners always go the extra mile to help our customers, so they can focus on their business. We work diligently to keep their workplaces clean and well-stocked with supplies, their operations safe and up-to-code and their employees at their professional best with the industry’s finest retail-inspired uniforms.
If you’re looking to expand your career opportunities through professional training and development, Cintas is the right place for you.
The engine of Cintas’ team driven approach is our culture. At Cintas, our culture is no accident. It is part of our business strategy and drives the meaningful performance and behavior standards expected from each and every partner.
Working at Cintas requires an intense desire to succeed both as an individual and as part of a team. We hire professionals in all fields, including administrative professionals, corporate staff, production, management, sales representatives, human resources, marketing, information technology and more.
Cintas operates more than 400 facilities in North America, Asia, Europe and Latin America, including six manufacturing plants and nine distribution centers. The company’s corporate headquarters is located in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Cintas is likely most recognized by its iconic white truck.
Behind the white trucks is a team of more than 30,000 employee-partners working in areas ranging from sales to information technology. Why do we call ourselves employee-partners? Because a partner is a term that describes the mutual trust and respect we have for each other. It’s a term that signifies our shared values and culture. We all work together to drive results and achieve goals. Succeeding is important at Cintas, and we’re proud of our record:
Our financial track record is just as impressive. Cintas is a stable company in a somewhat challenging and unpredictable economic environment, generating $4.1 billion in sales in 2012, with net income of $297.6 million. Cintas has paid a dividend to its shareholders every year since going public in 1983.
Cintas expects a lot from its employee-partners. It’s how we’ve established stability in often unstable economic times. In return, we recognize our employee-partners for their hard work by providing competitive health and welfare benefits and retirement plan contributions.
As a Cintas employee-partner, you’ll enjoy the following health and welfare benefits:
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Cintas’ Team Driven philosophy is key to our success. It‘s how we have grown to be a company comprised of more than 30,000 employee-partners, surpassing $4 billion in annual sales, and operating more than 400 facilities across North America and abroad.
A diverse workforce is a critical characteristic of our winning team. Our employee-partners come from many countries around the world and speak more than 30 different languages. We have given many of our employee-partners their first jobs in America.
To ensure our workforce remains strong and diverse, we actively recruit students from various historically black colleges and universities. We do the same at The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities.
Our diversity and inclusion efforts extend far beyond our workforce. Cintas is a proud supporter of INROADS, a national organization that assists businesses in the development of talented minority youth for professional careers in corporate America. INROADS client managers place college students in two- to four-year internships with participating organizations such as Cintas. As a participating business, we strive to prepare INROADS interns for corporate and community leadership. We have partnered with INROADS since 1996.
At a local level, Cintas’ facilities are developing initiatives with multiple community organizations that include the YWCA and YMCA, the Hispanic and African American Chambers of Commerce, the League of Latin American Citizens, Jewish Vocational Services, Goodwill Industries, 100 Black Men, NSHMBA, NBMBAA, InRETURN and more.
A career at Cintas is rife with opportunities, but career development takes hard work. For those dedicated professionals that operate with competitive urgency and are driven by positive discontent, career development and potential are limitless.
Cintas is committed to developing America’s best talent. We offer unprecedented opportunities, including rapid advancement, ongoing training and development, individual mentoring and the opportunity to develop world-class business skills.
And our career development opportunities are just not applicable to specific job functions or titles. We drive the career development of our employee-partners through our strong culture, which is not based on what we do, but instead, how we do it.
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The Cintas team is committed to winning, and this unified goal has earned us a spot on FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” list. We also were named the #1 Service Company to Sell For bySelling Power Magazine.
Incredible people. Incredible opportunities. Incredible place to work. So where is it you want to make your career? An inclusive company where every individual is treated with respect and their contribution is both valued and vital to our success? A growing company that invests in our management candidates and advances them quickly into roles where they're most effective? This is just how we do business at Cintas
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I have been working at Cintas (More than 10 years)
Great company with even better culture. Great benefits, training, management systems. Cintas expects top performance, professionalism and perfection everyday. Rewards the partners who can do handle it with bonuses, promotions, developmemt, & merit increases. I love can't imagine working anywhere elze. If you're work ethic is hit and miss on given days Cintas may not be right for you.
Cintas' high expectations of professionalism can cause some long days. All customer request must be handled promptly & with urgency. Some days you may have unexpected request to handle & are stilo required to complete all other job requirements for that day. As I mentioned in my pro's....keep up with this demand and Cintas' rewards you ten fold.
I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Cintas (Union City, NJ).
5 separate interviews for no apparent reason. Was a giant waste of time. They seem disorganized, no one knew what the other was doing. I don't think they had my intention of ever hiring me. I don't know why they put me through all that. However, the guy I did a ride along with was a great guy.