Grainger Overview

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

Grainger is a leading broad line distributor with operations primarily in North America, Japan and the United Kingdom. We achieve our purpose, We Keep the World Working®, by serving more than 4.5 million customers with a wide range of products that keep their operations running ...
Mission: We Keep the World Working®

Company Updates

June 15, 2022
95 years and we're just getting started! See how Grainger has served customers and supported our communities throughout the years. Find your way with Grainger today:
Grainger 95th Anniversary
April 21, 2022
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Our team members have spoken, and Grainger has been named to Fortune’s list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For®! Find your way with Grainger at "We're proud to be recognized for fostering a welcoming workplace that is inclusive and committed to fulfilling our purpose, We Keep the World Working," said DG Macpherson, Grainger Chairman and CEO. "To innovate and best serve our customers, we've built a culture based on curiosity, development, collaboration and teamwork where people are valued for who they are and recognized for the work they do."
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Grainger Reviews

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999 Ratings
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"Great Company"

Apr 13, 2022 - District Sales Manager
Positive Outlook
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Consistent positive experience for employees and customers. Development and growth opportunities. Strong leadership and vision. Culture of collaboration


Big company. Agility is getting better

Advice to Management

Keep investing in people, marketing and inventory
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Diversity & Inclusion at Grainger

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Grainger Interviews

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Applied online48%
Campus Recruiting14%

  1. Branch Sales Interview

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    Overall easy and not hard. Only questions about your previous career and personality. They will give you an offer you at the end of interview. But still, it is entry level job

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Grainger Awards & Accolades

  • Great Place To Work® CertificationGreat Place to Work2022
  • FORTUNE's World's Most Admired Companies - 1st in the Wholesalers: Diversified CategoryFortune2022
  • A Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality - 100% ScoreHuman Rights Campaign Foundation’s Corporate Equality Index2022
  • Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work ForGreat Place to Work® and Fortune magazine2022
  • Top Company: ChicagoLinkedIn2021

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What is paid time off like at Grainger? get benefits and the PTO is good, nice coworkers, work from home...

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Employees rate Grainger 4 out of 5 stars based on 3,251 anonymous reviews on Glassdoor.

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Overall, 76% of employees would recommend working at Grainger to a friend. This is based on 3,138 anonymously submitted reviews on Glassdoor.

65% of job seekers rate their interview experience at Grainger as positive. Candidates give an average difficulty score of 2.9 out of 5 (where 5 is the highest level of difficulty) for their job interview at Grainger.

74% of employees think that Grainger has a positive business outlook. This is based on anonymous employee reviews submitted on Glassdoor.

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