WHY WORK AT GUND?
OUR PURPOSE IS TO RECOGNIZE AND SERVE OTHERS SO THAT LIVES ARE TRANSFORMED.
Our company and our culture are all about taking care of people.
The Gund Company lives by eight culture values:
OUR TEAM ASPIRED TO CREATE A CULTURE THAT LIVED THESE WORDS. THEY DESCRIBED THE BEHAVIORS AND ACTIONS THAT DEFINED EACH WORD , AND THEY SUMMED UP THE PURPOSE OF OUR CULTURE, OUR “WHY”:
To recognize and serve others so that lives are transformed.
Our cultural values are identified, defined, and lived by our team to help create the working environment of their dreams. We aspire to live our values as one family to take care of each other. Our entire culture is about taking care. First, we take care of each other. With a great team of individuals that continue to develop their talent, we are able to do a great job taking care of our customers. And by taking care of our customers, our customers will value our performance allowing us to take care of the business for the long term. And the cycle of continuous improvement is completed by building a strong business model for the long term that provides opportunities for growth for our team. Our cultural values drive our behaviors in taking care of each other, taking care of our customers, and taking care of the business.
Our ability to create, achieve, grow, and lead depends on our people.
By investing in our employees and giving them the freedom to advance both personally and professionally, we can draw in and keep the top talent. We make investments in our employees through work-life balance initiatives, competitive compensation plans, leadership and competency development, health benefits, and incentive and reward programs.
There are many opportunities for career advancement, as well as the resources you need to take advantage of them. Your professional path is essentially up to you when you combine these options with your motivation and skills.
With Steve Gund
The Gund Company’s President, Steve Gund reflects on the core company values and their impact on our guiding principles of taking care of each other, our customers, and the business.
Employee Spotlight: Meet Craig Brunk
Listen to Craig Brunk’s story on why he likes working at The Gund Company and how the company culture makes his work enjoyable and rewarding. In addition to being a great sales leader, Craig takes tremendous pride in mentoring and developing other professionals into roles that develop and excite them!
Employee Spotlight: Meet Zach Anderson
Zach was initially hired as a process engineer in 2011, then managed small teams to become a Value Stream Manager, and then to his current role as the Plant Manager. Watching team members’ personal development and growth within the company is exciting to Zach. He feels that if you are passionate about learning, the sky is the limit for where you could go inside the company.
Employee Spotlight: Meet Debbie Foster
Listen to Debbie’s story at The Gund Company and learn how her career path went from being a bookkeeper to her current role as IT Business Analyst Specialist. The Gund Company takes great pride in developing professionals into roles they want to gravitate towards.
Employee Spotlight: Meet John Anderson
John has been an Account Manager for rotating equipment since 1998. He knows what he loves and continues to strive in his sales role and to build the hydroelectric business. John enjoys the hunt for selling, dealing with challenges, and finding solutions for customers.
A Day in the life of: Meet Don Justice
“The Gund Company promotes my personal development by constantly giving me new goals and continually encouraging me to learn what I want to learn. Also, creating that connection that most other jobs don’t. It’s more than just a job here; it’s definitely a family.” – Don Justice
CAREER DIVERSITY, EQUITY, INCLUSION, AND BELONGING STATEMENT DEVELOPMENT
Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) is an integral part of our organization’s culture. Improving DE&I is not only the right thing to do but also essential for attracting top talent in today’s talent marketplace.
The Gund Company is committed to creating a culture built on DE&I.