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Wimsatt Building Materials Overview

Wayne, MI
201 to 500 employees
1936
Company - Private
Construction
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Wimsatt Building Materials is a distributor of quality steep slope and low slope roofing, exterior cladding, windows and doors, and general building materials, serving builders and contractors with the gold standard for service from eight locations across Michigan and Northern ... Read more

Mission: We know that every experience with Wimsatt Building Materials is an opportunity for us to exceed expectations, and that’s exactly what we strive to do on a daily basis. We strive to be the best. That’s why we’re continually finding ways to add value ... Read more

Company Updates

  • https://blog.wimsattdirect.com/wecan/proud-to-be-a-veteran-friendly-employer

    Proud to be a Veteran-Friendly Employer

    I am a proud Air Force veteran. I remember when I was getting close to separating from active duty, and how scared I was about starting a new career, leaving my close military friends, and starting over. I researched and networked with others to help me during those scary months.

  • https://blog.wimsattdirect.com/wecan/breaking-ground-for-a-good-causef

    Breaking Ground for a Good Cause

    For the last three years, Buckeye Real Estate Group of Toledo has been chosen to build the St Jude Dream Home. By coordinating efforts with local partners and suppliers, Buckeye builds a home at zero cost for the raffle.

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Wimsatt Building Materials – Why Work With Us?


Many distributors take a reactive approach to earning your business by knocking on your door with nothing new to offer, simply looking for orders. Here at Wimsatt, we think of ourselves as your business partner. Above and beyond acting as your building materials supplier of choice, we want to work with you to help you build your business - because when you succeed, we succeed as well. Every aspect of what we do is driven by that philosophy.

Reliability

As our customer, you depend on us to deliver the right material on time, every time. We are committed to providing you with reliable delivery service, and here’s proof: Not only do we maintain a late-model fleet of state-of-the art delivery equipment, our dispatch teams employ GPS technology and logistics software to monitor our trucks, so that they have up-to-the-minute information on every load.

Trust

The most important aspect of our relationship with you is that we earn your trust. Trust that every contact you have with Wimsatt - whether consulting with your Territory Manager, placing an order with an Inside Sales Representative, picking up an order in the yard with our Materials Handling Specialists, or taking delivery of an order at your jobsite by our Delivery Specialists - will be a professional, reliable experience. Remember, we're here to help you grow your business!

At Wimsatt Building Materials, we pride ourselves in offering a small-company atmosphere with the competitive drive and resources of a large organization. We are always looking to add talent to our company. Take a look and see what Wimsatt has to offer you!

Why Us:

We offer you a proven track record with over 80 years in business. Our longevity is the result of hiring great people and giving them the tools and resources they need to do their personal best. Our benefits package is an industry leading offering including the choice of two great plans from Blue Cross/Blue Shield (Blue PPO and Simply Blue), as well as available dental coverage through Guardian. We also offer a 401K retirement savings plan with match.

We provide the best service in our industry, and to do that we need to hire the best. Over 76% of managers have been promoted from within. From sales to operations and everything in-between there is ample room for growth and advancement. Our goal is to help you grow your career while you're here.

Wimsatt Building Materials Reviews

  • Featured Review

    "Great culture. Great people also."

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    Current Employee - Inside Sales Representative in Perrysburg, OH
    Current Employee - Inside Sales Representative in Perrysburg, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Wimsatt Building Materials full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Training and interview process were absolutely great.

    Cons

    I have yet to find negatives

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Wimsatt Building Materials Photos

Wimsatt Building Materials photo of: Crane training for roof loading specialists
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Wimsatt Building Materials photo of: A/P Staff attending a customer trade show
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Wimsatt Building Materials Interviews

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    Inside Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Grand Rapids, MI
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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Wimsatt Building Materials (Grand Rapids, MI) in June 2019.

    Interview

    From start to finish it was wonderful! Keith from HR led me in the entire process and it was very smooth. Keith kept me up to date on what was happening through the entire process, which made me very comfortable and hopeful for the position.

    Interview Questions

    • Why this position interested me.   1 Answer
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Wimsatt Building Materials Awards & Accolades

  • Veteran Friendly Employer, Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency, 2018

Pledges & Certifications

Career Advancement Program

Helping employees "upskill" into higher-paying positions

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