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Auburn Hills, MI
10000+ employees
1932
Company - Private
Manufacturing
$2 to $5 billion (USD) per year
Unknown

Working at Guardian Industries

Guardian Industries Corp. is a privately held, diversified, global company headquartered in Auburn Hills, Michigan. Guardian, and its family of companies, employ 17,000 people and operate facilities throughout North America, Europe, South America, Africa, the Middle East and ... Read more

Mission: Guardian's vision to create value for customers and society through constant innovation using fewer resources.

Guardian Industries Reviews

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Guardian Industries President and CEO Ron Vaupel
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    "Don't expect to make much money"

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    Current Employee - Production in Iowa City, IA
    Current Employee - Production in Iowa City, IA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Guardian Industries full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Not going to get laid off. Pretty easy going supervisors. Lots of overtime available. You can reinvent yourself as an employee because your supervisor will change every 18 months.

    Cons

    Pay scale doesn't exist. Nobody gets paid for what they do contrary to managements beliefs. Get told the sky is the limit on pay increases and get a ten cent raise.

    Advice to Management

    It's a lost cause at this point. It is what it is. Take it or leave it, they will still make glass.

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Guardian Industries Photos

Guardian Industries photo of: Glass South America
Guardian Industries photo of: Guardian Industries was displayed beautifully at the 2012 Mir Stekla show.
Guardian Industries photo of: Luxembourg employees take part in a local run.
Guardian Industries photo of: Employees represent Guardian at a local bike race in Geneva.
Guardian Industries photo of: Guardian employees from the Carleton, Michigan plant won 1st place at the annual Guardian softball tournament.
Guardian Industries photo of: A Guardian employee works in our GulfGuard plant located in Saudi Arabia.
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Guardian Industries Interviews

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    Production Supervisor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in De Witt, IA
    Declined Offer
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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at Guardian Industries (De Witt, IA) in July 2016.

    Interview

    First interview is over the phone. They call you in for a second interview where you meet with multiple individuals to discuss the position. The interview is laid back. Everyone at the company was extremely helpful and answered all the questions that I had for them.

    Interview Questions

    • What makes you qualified for this position?   1 Answer
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Guardian Industries Awards & Accolades

  • America's Largest Private Companies, Forbes, 2009
  • America's Largest Private Companies, Forbes, 2008

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