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Valspar Reviews

Updated May 24, 2018
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Pros
  • "Good pay, good benefits, great coworkers" (in 24 reviews)

  • "Work-life balance, learning and development opportunities" (in 10 reviews)

Cons
  • "Work/life balance is not considered important" (in 10 reviews)

  • "some disconnect from upper management" (in 16 reviews)

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  1. "Ehh"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Valspar full-time

    Pros

    interesting job opportunity with lots of great people

    Cons

    limited room for improvement in the job


  2. "Engineering Co-op"

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    Current Employee - Engineering Co-Op in Pittsburgh, PA
    Current Employee - Engineering Co-Op in Pittsburgh, PA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Valspar full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great opportunity to gain valuable experience in an independent environment. Treated similarly to an entry level engineer.

    Cons

    Little structure during the rotations and communication with HR when moving locations can be bothersome.

    Advice to Management

    Add more structure to the co-op program and the HR personnel that contribute to hiring co-ops.

  3. "Chemist"

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    Former Employee - Vice President in Madison, WI
    Former Employee - Vice President in Madison, WI

    I worked at Valspar full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Diverse experience with deep customer interactions

    Cons

    Ran very lean such that we often felt we were putting out fires

    Advice to Management

    More resources would allow for more offense


  4. "Paint discount"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Valspar full-time

    Pros

    Great discount on paint. I painted my whole house.
    Call customer service and place your order.
    They deliver.

    Cons

    You have to pay for delivery to your home.
    But you can pick it up at a local factory too.


  5. "Mobile specialist"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Valspar full-time

    Pros

    good environment
    good salaries
    perfect schedule
    watch for employees
    good products

    Cons

    company was sold
    not too much overtime
    too many inventories
    drive a lot
    too many training


  6. "HR Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Valspar full-time

    Pros

    Great group of people to work with

    Cons

    Work/ life balance is off since company runs lean


  7. "What more can i say.."

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    Current Employee - Material Handler in Lebanon, PA
    Current Employee - Material Handler in Lebanon, PA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Valspar full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Love my crew..small staff but very efficient..overtime kinda annoying but who doesn't like extra money

    Cons

    People would tend to put themselves in positions above their pay rate...

  8. "Consumer relations rep."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Valspar full-time

    Pros

    Good pay, bonuses and profit sharing

    Cons

    Required overtime frequently on weekends


  9. "Commercial Center Manager"

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    Former Employee - Commercial Center Manager in Stuart, FL
    Former Employee - Commercial Center Manager in Stuart, FL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Valspar full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good working hours and aggressive pay.

    Cons

    New company growing and becoming established.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to grow and establish a loyal customer base.


  10. "Not it's former self"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Valspar full-time

    Pros

    No supervisor constantly looking over your shoulder

    Cons

    Not the same since acquired by SW. More micromanaged. Product quality decreased.


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