Guardian Industries

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Guardian Industries President and CEO Ron Vaupel
Ron Vaupel
6 Ratings
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    good company , but long hours will take away your outside life

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    Former Employee - Production  in  Rexdale, ON
    Former Employee - Production in Rexdale, ON

    I worked at Guardian Industries full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    lots of overtime
    pre-shift meeting before shift everday
    supervisor was nice
    employees were nice

    Cons

    long hours range from 48 and up.
    low wage
    afternoon shift from 4;30pm to 3am.
    not much of a outside life
    after probation period you will never see a wage increase

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

Guardian Industries Interviews

Updated Sep 16, 2014
Updated Sep 16, 2014

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    Logistics Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  Rexdale, ON
    Anonymous Employee in Rexdale, ON
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Guardian Industries in November 2012.

    Interview Details

    I was called in for an interview for Logistics Manager position. I got the impression from the beginning that the manager that interviewed me was not interested as he kept yawning during the interview process.

    Interview Questions
    • Since I come from a distribution background, I was asked 'how would I deal with gruff manufacturing people'.   Answer Question
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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 $2 to $5 billion (CAD) 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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