Grainger Reviews

Updated 21 May 2020

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3.6
67%
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Grainger Chief Executive Officer  DG Macpherson
DG Macpherson
441 Ratings
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  1. "Great culture, slow advancement"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous 

    I worked at Grainger part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great company culture and small team environment, you get to learn lots about the tools and construction. Time goes by fast and most customers are nice people.

    Cons

    Warehouse work, takes a toll on your body over time. Company is slow to promote and advancement opportunities are far away due to long distances among locations

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    Grainger2020-05-13
  2. "Grainger new employee"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Branch Manager in Swift Current, SK
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Grainger full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    the most professional company I have every dealt. They really care about their employees

    Cons

    I have no complaints at this time.

    Grainger2020-05-07
  3. "Great Company Culture & Benefits, minimal innovation"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Senior Manager 
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Grainger full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Retirement/Profit Sharing Work/Life Balance Extremely ethical company Great values & culture

    Cons

    Not much change in go-to market strategy Slow to adopt modern practices and approaches

    Grainger2020-05-21
  4. "Great career"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Senior Manager in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Grainger full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great company Great brand, career opportunities

    Cons

    Becoming too much like all the other companies in the US

    Grainger2020-05-05
  5. "It’s a decent company"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Scrum Master 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Grainger full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits and talented employees

    Cons

    turnover at the senior leadership level and too many re-orgs

    Grainger2020-05-13
  6. "Great company to learn sales"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Account Manager 

    I worked at Grainger full-time

    Pros

    Sales Training is a exceptional

    Cons

    Advancement opportunities can be siloed

    Grainger2020-04-27
  7. "Great"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Sales Associate 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Grainger part-time

    Pros

    great hours, great benefits, great culture

    Cons

    no cons working at grainger for me

    Grainger2020-04-26
  8. "Good place to work"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Chicago, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Grainger full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Job Security Very happy with pay and benefits.

    Cons

    While I was at Grainger there was a lot of change. There is definitely a divide between management and workers

    Grainger2020-05-06
  9. "great"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Project Manager in Greenville, SC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Grainger full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    fun great amusing quiet lonely

    Cons

    not fun gloomy right wrong bossy

    Grainger2020-05-04
  10. "Decent unfair policy on errors"

    2.0
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    Former Employee - Warehouse Associate 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Grainger full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Mon through Friday weekends off

    Cons

    Not much on pay hard to get raises managers use position to take advantage of women all bad

    Grainger2020-04-29
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