Grainger Overview

  • www.grainger.com
  • Lake Forest, IL
  • 10000+ Employees
  • 1927
  • Company - Public (GWW)
  • Wholesale
  • $10+ billion (USD)

At Grainger, our purpose is to keep the world working. Grainger’s 25,000 team members are focused on doing that day in and day out to ensure our 3.5 million customers — who are hospitals, manufactures, schools, small businesses, and more — have what they need to keep their ...

Company Updates

July 14, 2021
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Grainger is Great Place to Work-Certified™! We're proud of our strong company purpose and the welcoming, award-winning culture our team members create every day. Find your way with Grainger today.
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Jobs with Grainger Businesses
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June 2, 2021
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Grainger is proud to be recognized as a Top Regional Company for Diversity by DiversityInc. Earning a spot on this list recognizes our collective efforts to further diversity, equity and inclusion at Grainger. We're thrilled our DEI journey has been recognized by DiversityInc.’s robust vetting process and are excited about the progress we’ll continue to make going forward. Thank you to our team members for your continued dedication to advancing our DEI journey and living our principles each day. Join us and make a difference: jobs.grainger.com
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Grainger Reviews

3.9
77%
Recommend to a Friend
88%
Approve of CEO
DG Macpherson
DG Macpherson
709 Ratings
Featured Review
5.0
Current Employee, more than 8 years

"How a Job became a Career"

Jul 13, 2021 - Software Development Manager in Lake Forest, IL
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

This week I celebrated my 30th Anniversary working at Grainger. How can someone stay at a company so long? It's because of the variety and the opportunities Grainger has presented me over the years.

Cons

If you don't advocate for yourself, you could have trouble with work/life balance. Don't do that! Stuff moves fast around here, if you don't stop and look around, you might miss something in your

Advice to Management

Be even more flexible with the working remote for those positions that can be done remotely. Step up your game for women in IT
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Diversity & Inclusion at Grainger

4.1
(332 Reviews)

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Grainger Interviews

Experience
Positive65%
Negative17%
Neutral18%
Getting an Interview
Applied online48%
Recruiter16%
Campus Recruiting14%
Difficulty
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  1. Customer Service Representative Interview

    Anonymous Employee in United States
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
    Application

    I applied through other source. I interviewed at Grainger (United States) in Aug 2021

    Interview

    Easy going interview process. The interviewer was really friendly and made me feel comfortable the entire process. Basic behavioral and situational questions in the STAR format. I was offered the position an hour later via phone call.
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Grainger Awards & Accolades

  • A Best Place to WorkBuilt In Chicago2021
  • FORTUNE's World's Most Admired Companies - 1st in the Wholesalers: Diversified CategoryFortune Magazine2021
  • FORTUNE's World's Most Admired Companies - 1st in the Wholesalers: Diversified CategoryFortune Magazine2021
  • A Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality - 100% ScoreHuman Rights Campaign’s (HRC) Corporate Equality Index2020
  • A Company with the Best BenefitsBuilt In Chicago2021

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What is paid time off like at Grainger?

...you get benefits and the PTO is good, nice coworkers, work from home...

March 29, 2021

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