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Winona, MN
10000+ employees
1967
Company - Public (FAST)
Logistics & Supply Chain
$2 to $5 billion (USD) per year
Unknown

Working at Fastenal

Some might say it has a screw loose, but things are really pretty snug at Fastenal. The company operates about 2,500 stores in all 50 US states as well as in Canada, Mexico, Central America, Asia, and Europe. Its stores stock about 690,000 products in about a dozen categories ... Read more

Fastenal Reviews

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Golden, CO
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Golden, CO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Fastenal part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good solid company
    Laid back work environment
    Employee discount
    No weekends

    Cons

    Training so far is lacking a lot
    Store could be a lot better organized

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work, if you want to keep good employees pay more.

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Fastenal Photos

Fastenal photo of: Outside a typical Fastenal store, 1400 East Carroll Street, Macomb, IL (Photo attributed to IlliniGradResearch - licensed under the CCL Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0)
Fastenal photo of: Picker cell
Fastenal photo of: My Store
Fastenal photo of: San Antonio Manufacturer's Association (Fastenal's booth)
Fastenal photo of: Fall Protection Training and Demonstration, with MSA
Fastenal photo of: Achievements are Always Awarded
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Fastenal Interviews

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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
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    Application

    I applied through college or university. I interviewed at Fastenal.

    Interview

    Went through 2 interviews, one with the district manager through my college then one with a store manager. Study the corporate question list and you’ll be fine. Questions come directly from there

    Interview Questions

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Fastenal Awards & Accolades

  • Fortune 500, Fortune, 2015
  • America's Top Companies, Forbes, 2009
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