Guardian Industries

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Guardian Industries President and CEO Ron Vaupel
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    Good company

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Guardian Industries full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Good benefits, you can move up the ladder if you are talented and competitive even if you started very small. Chances to travel the world and visit many locations. Flexible hours for some positions. Mostly friendly coworkers.
    Safety exceeds standards. Generally stable working environment.

    Cons

    No overtime paid for salary employees. No financial help if you want to finish a degree. Salaries lags, almost no raises for multiple years. lately some layoffs for long time good working employees raised some question marks!

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    No opinion of CEO

Guardian Industries Interviews

Updated Sep 16, 2014
Updated Sep 16, 2014

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    Production Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 1 week - interviewed at Guardian Industries.

    Interview Details

    First communication was to set up a pre-screening phone interview. Recruiter was polite and explained the position very well. I was asked to give a run-down about my experiences and we went into behavioral response questions. Unfortunately, I have not finished my degree but I have life experience through the military comparable to the position applied for. However, it seemed that experience was dismissed after further discussion as it was not a manufacturing environment.

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Guardian Industries Awards and Accolades

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America's Largest Private Companies, Forbes, 2009
America's Largest Private Companies, Forbes, 2008

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Website www.guardian.com
Headquarters Auburn Hills, MI
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1932
Type Company - Private
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue ₹100 to ₹500 billion (INR) per year
Competitors Unknown

Giving its customers a break would never occur to Guardian Industries, one of the world's largest glassmakers. With multiple facilities on five continents, Guardian produces primarily float glass and fabricated glass products for the automobile and construction markets. It also makes architectural glass (mirrors), fiberglass, and automotive trim parts. Through its Guardian Building Products, the company operates one of the largest building supply distribution centers in North America. Former president and CEO William Davidson took Guardian Industries public in 1968, buying... More

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