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The 15 Best Building Materials Companies to Work For As Rated by the Women Who Work There (September 2020)

Looking for a new job in building materials? Check our list of the most female-friendly employers in the industry, as rated by the women who work there.

InHerSight's list of the best building materials companies for women is based on millions of anonymous employer ratings and reviews from working women. Building Materials companies on this list have been rated by 10 or more participants as of September 1, 2020. Rate your company ›

The 15 best building materials companies to work for

1. Wet-seal

3.2 stars

Wet-seal is a building materials company that employs 11 to 50 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.9 stars) and management opportunities (4.8 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Wet-seal:

"My first retail Job. Loved every bit of it!"

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2. Owens Corning

3.1 stars

Owens Corning is a building materials company headquartered in the Toledo, OH area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for employer responsiveness (3.8 stars) and wellness initiatives (3.7 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Owens Corning:

"A whole bunch of productuve team players work at Owens Corning. It has excellent benefits and values it's employee health, welfare and work experiences . It really is a great comp…"

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3. Builders FirstSource

3.1 stars

Builders FirstSource is a building materials company headquartered in the Dallas, TX area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (5.0 stars) and the people you work with (4.1 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Builders FirstSource:

"Great place to work. It's a male dominated industry but there are women doing all kinds of things, and doing it well. I've never worked for a more respectful, fair, kind company. "

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4. Saint-Gobain

3.1 stars

Saint-Gobain is a building materials company that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for wellness initiatives (3.9 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (3.5 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Saint-Gobain:

"Saint-Cobain is a great place to work and very supportive of me as a new mom. I wish they had a better maternity leave and more vacation days, comparing what we get in the US to w…"

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5. Marshalls plc

3.0 stars

Marshalls plc is a building materials company headquartered in the Elland area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.4 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.1 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Marshalls plc:

"Friendly work environment. Can be overwhelming and stressful as they seem to underschedule the amount of people needed to accomplish what's needed daily."

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6. Armstrong Flooring, Inc

2.8 stars

Armstrong Flooring, Inc is a building materials company headquartered in the Lancaster, PA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (3.5 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (3.4 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Armstrong Flooring, Inc:

"When I think about my 10+ year career at Armstrong Flooring, there are two major components: the career growth opportunities and flexibility I’ve been given when I chose to turn m…"

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7. DH Pace Company, Inc

2.6 stars

DH Pace Company, Inc is a building materials company headquartered in the Atlanta, GA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for employer responsiveness (3.5 stars) and paid time off (3.4 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for DH Pace Company, Inc:

"DH Pace is a great place for women in the workplace (and men - very equal). Plenty of upward mobility, support from leadership, fair wages and most important to me wonderful colle…"

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8. American Woodmark Corporation

2.5 stars

American Woodmark Corporation is a building materials company headquartered in the Winchester, VA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (3.3 stars) and the people you work with (3.2 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for American Woodmark Corporation:

"I would recommend employment with this company to anyone. This facility takes safety, working conditions, and employee morale and involvement very seriously. There are many opport…"

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9. Pella Corporation

2.5 stars

Pella Corporation is a building materials company headquartered in the Pella, IA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for the people you work with (3.2 stars) and paid time off (3.1 stars).

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10. Masonite International

2.3 stars

Masonite International is a building materials company headquartered in the Tampa, FL area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (3.5 stars) and female representation in leadership (2.9 stars).

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11. Beacon Roofing Supply

2.2 stars

Beacon Roofing Supply is a building materials company that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.0 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (2.6 stars).

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12. MasterBrand Cabinets, Inc

2.2 stars

MasterBrand Cabinets, Inc is a building materials company headquartered in the Jasper, IN area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (3.3 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (2.9 stars).

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13. 84 Lumber

2.2 stars

84 Lumber is a building materials company headquartered in the Eighty Four, PA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (3.2 stars) and the people you work with (3.1 stars).

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14. Oldcastle

1.9 stars

Oldcastle is a building materials company that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (3.5 stars) and the people you work with (2.7 stars).

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15. JELD-WEN

1.9 stars

JELD-WEN is a building materials company headquartered in the Charlotte, NC area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for the people you work with (3.0 stars) and paid time off (2.7 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for JELD-WEN:

"I was a general laborer & a fork truck driver. 8hr Swing shift. I liked the job but they changed the schedule without warning a lot."

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Companies with ratings and reviews from at least 10 current or former US-based employees are eligible for this list. Company ratings accurate as of September 1, 2020.

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