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W.W. Grainger Reviews

Updated November 14, 2018
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Pros
  • "Work life balance - it's truly just 40 hours a week, no weekends" (in 154 reviews)

  • "The profit sharing is really good" (in 324 reviews)

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  1. "Order Support Specialist"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lake Forest, IL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lake Forest, IL

    I worked at W.W. Grainger full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Competitive salary with performance raises

    Cons

    Danger of role being outsourced


  2. "Grainger"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at W.W. Grainger part-time

    Pros

    Pay, comfortable work environment for everyone.

    Cons

    None that comes to mind.

  3. "Times are changing but still a great company."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at W.W. Grainger full-time

    Pros

    Healthcare
    Vacation
    Flextime
    Many departments to work with if you decide to try something new.

    Cons

    Constant changes and never know if your position maybe on of those.


  4. "Great Place to Work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at W.W. Grainger full-time

    Pros

    Great work life balance and great benefits.

    Cons

    Easy to hit a dead end.


  5. "Good Opportunity for B2B Experience"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at W.W. Grainger full-time

    Pros

    Great B2B Experience and responsibility for large books of business.

    Cons

    Lots of data collection in Salesforce leads me to believe that eventually the need for outside sales will be minimized or downsized.


  6. "Order Management"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Flexible schedule and interesting work environment

    Cons

    Very apt to make it difficult for employee so customer had convenience. example having 7 different remote locations to keep things stocked.


  7. "Senior Software Engineer 3"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at W.W. Grainger full-time

    Pros

    Smart people for the most part

    Cons

    Big corporation with big corp issues

  8. "Account Manager"

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    Current Employee - Account Manager in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Account Manager in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at W.W. Grainger full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great company, leader in their space, great products and compensation opportunities.

    Cons

    Work life balance.

    Advice to Management

    Pricing needs to be addressed to stay competitive. We are considered way to expensive for many customers.


  9. "HR Generalists"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at W.W. Grainger full-time

    Pros

    People and overall culture of inclusion and diversity.

    The ability to move around the organization to different functions and develop new skill sets.

    Cons

    Location, location, location.

    Very political organization.


  10. "Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    great place to work at

    Cons

    none, its great place to work


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