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Joplin, MO
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
TAMKO® Building Products, Inc. is one of the nation’s largest independent manufacturers of residential and commercial roofing products (including Heritage® Asphalt Shingles and MetalWorks® Steel Shingles), decking and railing products ... Read more

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David C. Humphreys
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    I have been working at TAMKO full-time (More than 10 years)


    Very good pay, company has solid leadership and knows what they are doing. TAMKO is very strong financially so I do not have to worry about going into bankruptcy like my last company did. Very professional and they expect everyone to work hard, be honest, and treat everyone with respect. If you have a bad attitude don't apply here, you will not last long. No one here wants to work next to some jerk with an attitude of entitlement or who is lazy....I am so thankful TAMKO gives these types of people the boot. TAMKO rewards hard work and they do care about their employees. I have seen them spend millions of dollars over the years to make the production lines safe for employees. Production hourly jobs are tough in that they are rotating shift work but they do pay on average about $20 - $25 per hour for workers with no college background but who can work hard and do their jobs. Other manufacturing companies are moving these types of high paying jobs to Mexico, but not TAMKO. They invest in more efficient processes and use Six Sigma to drive out waste. I would not work anywhere else but TAMKO in this current economy where jobs and companies change by the minute. Someone wrote in one review that I read that TAMKO is old fashioned....well, if "old fashioned" means great pay for hard work, honesty, integrity and a company that keeps good workers for life, then sign me up for an "old fashioned" employer any time. America needs more companies like TAMKO. The CEO is a good man - we are blessed to have him!!!


    Some locations may not be the best and the manufacturing plants can get hot in summer and cold in winter. Benefits could use some updating, but overall are still solid.

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    Keep on the track that you are works and we like it.

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    I applied through a recruiter. I interviewed at TAMKO.


    I was contacted via LinkedIn by a recruiter for Tamko. I was told my profile matched the qualifications fo the position. the recruiter was very polite and answered my questions I had before even agreeing to consider the position. My resume was reviewed and a phone interview was setup.

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