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3.7
Average Rating
(based on 19 James Hardie Review Ratings)

Ratings by Category

Company Culture
3.5
Growth Opportunities
3.2
People You Work With
4.4
Person You Work For
3.6
Rewards You Receive
3.7
Support You Get
3.5
Way You Work
3.6
Work Setting
3.9
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PLC Programmer

"Impersonal with little advancement potential."

Territory Manager

What do you like about working at James Hardie?

"Top in their field. Brand recognition."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"great company"

What don't you like about working at James Hardie?

"100% growth year to year expected."

Company-Industry Rating Comparison

3.7
James Hardie (31)

4.4 Highest Rated in this Industry is Xylem (10)
2.9 Lowest Rated in this Industry is Orchard Supply Hardware (11)
3.6 Average of All Companies in this Industry (2,674)
Project Engineer

"Engineering excellence"

What do you like about working at James Hardie?

"Great company to work for."

What don't you like about working at James Hardie?

"Instability during the housing crisis"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"James Hardie has good management"

Plant Engineer

"Was challenging during construction, but management brought in to operate plant did not value people at all"

What do you like about working at James Hardie?

"During construction, was a small group of people very close knit like a family"

Transportation Coordinator

"Awesome place to work but when the economy tanks so does your job security."

What do you like about working at James Hardie?

"The diversity of work that I was able to experience. I was able to do analysis, ERP systems maintenance, transportation coordination, and VMI."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"This company is a swim or sink company. Prepare to swim!"

What don't you like about working at James Hardie?

"The job security was always in question since the housing market tumbled beginning late 2006."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Stability is productivity."

Materials Engineer

What do you like about working at James Hardie?

"Encouraged you to learn all areas and push yourself"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"SAR - situation action result - that is what they are looking for during interview."

What don't you like about working at James Hardie?

"Someone is always going to get fired each year or every six months. high turn over"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Some people don't want to move all over the country. Let them work where they are comfortable."

Press Operator

"Solid company to work for."

Process Engineer

"Challenging work for people committed to winning"

What do you like about working at James Hardie?

"Demands performance and only hires people who are extremely competent. At James Hardie, each member of the team is driven and highly capable. Anyone lacking a high level of performance and engagement is quickly identified and removed from the team. This company has no room for people who are not willing to push themselves for excellence every day."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Do not wear a suit. Be aggressive and confident."

What don't you like about working at James Hardie?

"Nothng. It is a great company that provides me with a very satisfying career and ample opportunities to increase my skills. Good pay and excellent benefits. This company takes very good care of excellent employees and has no patience for slackers."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Keep up the good work. Keep that business growing and continue to hire the best people available."

James Hardie Employee

"Company is lacking in so many areas it's hard to begin. Ok place if you're a man."

What do you like about working at James Hardie?

"People were extremely nice and the location was convenient. Reasonally good benefits and free lunch once a week."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Unless you are desperate and like working 12-15+ hours per day, do not go there."

What don't you like about working at James Hardie?

"Dirty environment, the controller was a tyrant and was totally unreasonable. Work life balance sucks, avg day was 12-15 hrs."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Well the plant where I was working they finally saw the light and most are already replaced, but there are still a few that need to be,"

Account Representative

What don't you like about working at James Hardie?

"The pay is pretty low for the amount of responsibilities you assume. The immaturity of not only the employees (peers) but also the management is highly distasteful and unappealing."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Hire managers who have a sales background and know how to sell before managing others."

Senior Business Analyst

"Tough but rewarding company to work for."

Project Engineer

"Great product, but poor company to work for."

Machine Operator
Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 2.5 / 5
Support You Get 1.5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1.5 / 5
Company Culture 1.7 / 5 Way You Work 1.5 / 5
Payroll Manager

"Good company but fast paced and can be tough for some people."

Person You Work For 3.9 / 5 People You Work With 3.6 / 5 Work Setting 3.6 / 5
Support You Get 3.6 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3.6 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3.5 / 5
Company Culture 3.7 / 5 Way You Work 3.7 / 5
Corporate Accountant

"Horrible company to work for."

Person You Work For 1.4 / 5 People You Work With 2.7 / 5 Work Setting 2.9 / 5
Support You Get 1.3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 1.2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1.2 / 5
Company Culture 1.1 / 5 Way You Work 1.1 / 5

James Hardie Reviews FAQs

Is James Hardie a good company to work for?

James Hardie has an overall rating of 3.7 Average Rating out of 5, based on over 19 James Hardie Review Ratings left anonymously by James Hardie employees, which is 5% lower than the average rating for all companies on CareerBliss. 84% of employees would recommend working at James Hardie.

Does James Hardie pay their employees well?

James Hardie employees earn $65,500 annually on average, or $31 per hour, which is 1% lower than the national salary average of $66,000 per year. 6 James Hardie employees have shared their salaries on CareerBliss. Find James Hardie Salaries by Job Title.

How satisfied are employees working at James Hardie?

84% of employees would recommend working at James Hardie with the overall rating of 3.7 out of 5. Employees also rated James Hardie 3.5 out of 5 for Company Culture, 3.7 for Rewards You Receive, 3.2 for Growth Opportunities and 3.5 for support you get.

What is the highest paying job at James Hardie?

According to our data, the highest paying job at James Hardie is a General Counsel at $301,000 annually. Browse James Hardie Salaries by Job Profile.

What is the lowest paying job at James Hardie?

According to our data, the lowest paying job at James Hardie is a Administrative Assistant at $27,000 annually. Browse James Hardie Salaries by Job Profile.

What are the pros and cons of working at James Hardie?

According to reviews on CareerBliss, employees commonly rated the pros of working at James Hardie to be Company Culture, Growth Opportunities, People You Work With and Person You Work For, and no cons.

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