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Gold Eagle Overview

Chicago, IL
51 to 200 employees
1932
Company - Private
Chemical Manufacturing
$50 to $100 million (USD) per year
Gold Eagle is Driven to Protect & Preserve the Things You Love. We do this by providing Premium, trusted products that keep things people are passionate about looking and operating like new. Gold Eagle is proud to be a PEOPLE FIRST organization and an innovative ... Read more

Mission: Driven and committed to protecting and preserving the things you love.

Company Updates

  • Gold Eagle Co. Featured in Forbes

    The automotive accessory manufacturer Gold Eagle Company, whose brands include 303 Products and STA-BIL, was one of the early adopters. “ We decided to roll out spin images on Amazon for our brands 303 Products and STA-BIL to allow consumers the opportunity to “touch and feel” our products virtually,” says Salisia Webber, Ecommerce Sales Manager, at Gold Eagle Co. Within the first couple of weeks of adding 360 spin images to their product pages, the company saw a 6-8% lift in conversion rates.

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    Amazon Launches 360 Spin Images To Boost Product Listings

    Recently Amazon added 360 image capability for vendors on their platform. The results have so far been promising, with merchants claiming an increase to conversion rates, topline revenue, and reductions in returned items.

  • We are proud to announce our team member Steve Wimmer, TriNova Brand Manager, will be accomplishing his personal goal of speaking at a marketing conference this month. We wish him congratulations and good luck on the SoundBoard Marketing Conference stage!

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    Steve Wimmer - SoundBoard

    Steve spent three years building TriNova from idea to acquisition to multi-million dollar brand. Don't worry about the stuff before that - it was weird. Before you scoot over to LinkedIn, here's the scandalous truth: Steve spent 10 years as a college minister, earned a Master's in Philosophy of Religion, and passed another 730 days teaching high school.

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Gold Eagle – Why Work For Us?


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Our state-of-the-art office space creates an environment where ideas and storytelling come to life. From working in a collaboration corner, our Innovation Center, or high tech conference rooms, our work hard, play hard atmosphere helps to create a stronger bond amongst our team members. Take a break during the day to play foosball, workout in our on-site fitness center, and bring your dog with you on Fridays. We love seeing your furry friends; it makes Fridays fly by faster ;).

Work Hard, Play Hard

We have numerous team building experiences from holiday parties, BBQ’s, and formal events. We believe having a foundation of trust and friendship between team members helps to create a positive atmosphere.  We have a dedicated team we refer to as the EAGLE Squad that plans activities and charity events for our Gold Eagle family and surrounding community. When our team members are happy and work together it creates a better experience for our consumers. We also recognize that creating a positive work environment for our team members has a ripple effect with friends and family members outside of Gold Eagle, support our corporate “Why” to protect and preserve the things you love, including your family, friends, and the community.

Gold Eagle was founded in 1932 in a small office located on north Cicero Avenue in Chicago, Illinois.  Since then we have grown to become a leader in the automotive aftermarket and recognized as an industry innovator providing impeccable quality and a top notch customer experience. We take pride in our family owned business and the culture we have built that provides a positive and unique experience for our people.  We provide new Gold Eagle team members with goals to help execute the business strategy and connect them with our company purpose.  In addition we search for the best possible training, whether it is classroom or on-the-job, to help you grow and prepare you for the next step in your career. Gold Eagle strives to inspire and support team members to reach their full potential to achieve both personal and professional success.

Benefits: 

Competitive benefits package includes:

  • Health insurance through Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Dental insurance through Delta Dental Life
  • Vision insurance through VSP
  • Paid Time Off
  • 10 paid holidays
  • Tuition Assistance 
  • 401(k) retirement program with a matching contribution
  • Company Profit Sharing plan
  • Short Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability


Perks:

  • Open and modern office layout – you’ll feel like you’re downtown
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Located in Chicago near multiple major expressways – five minutes from Midway Airport
  • Extensive Wellness Program
  • On-site Fitness Center and Walk While You Work Treadmill
  • Bring Your Dog To Work Fridays
  • Team Member Bonding Events
  • State-of-the-art Lunchroom and amenities
  • Volunteer Opportunities
  • Training & Development
  • Casual Dress – jeans everyday!
  • Free Parking
  • Paid weekly

Gold Eagle sponsors Mecum Auctions

Our presence at Mecum Auctions and other industry events is one of the unique aspects of working at Gold Eagle. Seeing passion in action is something we love to be a part of because it lets us connect with our audience. Mecum Auctions is just one of the many amazing companies we work with.

YOU Have the Power to make a Difference 

Gold Eagle is serious about making a difference in the community and participates in various charity events throughout the year. Giving back to our Chicago Community is an opportunity Gold Eagle cherishes. We recognize that something as small as supplying knives for a school kitchen can help to make a difference in childrens’ lives.

Some events we have participated in include:

• The American Cancer Society Walk and Roll-a-thon
• West Suburban Food Pantry food drive 
• Emiliano Zapata School fundraiser 
• Esperanza School for Developmentally Challenged Children 

These events are just scratching the surface! If you’re looking to grow your career and make a difference in the community, then Gold Eagle is the perfect fit for you.


Meet our CEO

Marc Blackman CEO of Gold Eagle.

He’s our superhero filled with courage, dedication, and integrity.

His only weakness…he can’t fly…yet ;)

Gold Eagles Purpose


WHY

Driven to Protect & Preserve the Things You Love

HOW

We provide Premium, trusted products that keep things people are passionate about

looking and operating like new. 

WHAT 

Gold Eagle is a People First organization and an innovative leading provider

of Premium solutions that Protect, Preserve, and enhance the Performance of consumer

and durable goods which also helps to sustain the environment.


One Team, One Dream

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    Pros

    Super friendly and helpful colleagues. Was given tasks any full-time would do. Did not end up doing busy work as an intern.

    Cons

    Nothing comes to my mind.

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Gold Eagle Interviews

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    I applied in-person. I interviewed at Gold Eagle (Chicago, IL) in February 2017.

    Interview

    To many people and many separate groups from various departments. Call backs were almost three weeks later. Very timely to make a hiring decision which was almost four weeks.

    Interview Questions

    • What makes you a team player   1 Answer
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Gold Eagle Awards & Accolades

  • NATIONAL MARINE DISTRIBUTORS ASSOCIATION SUPPLIER OF THE YEAR, Gold Eagle Co., 2018
  • Top Workplaces, Chicago Tribune, 2015
  • Supplier Performance, Honda, 2017
  • Appreciation from Les Turner ALS Foundation, Les Turner ALS Foundation, 2017
  • Packaging Showcase, AAPEX, 2016
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