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Review averages

  • 17 employees say

    Excellent (2)
    11.764705882353%
    Good (4)
    23.529411764706%
    Satisfactory (7)
    41.176470588235%
    Subpar (4)
    23.529411764706%
    2.63
  • 6 applicants say

    Excellent (1)
    16.666666666667%
    Good (1)
    16.666666666667%
    Satisfactory (1)
    16.666666666667%
    Subpar (3)
    50%
    2.19

Company summary

Anixter International is a leading global distributor of Network & Security Solutions, Electrical & Electronic Solutions and Utility Power Solutions. We help build, connect, protect, and power valuable assets and critical infrastructures. From enterprise networks to industrial MRO supply to video surveillance applications to electric power distribution, we offer full-line solutions—and intelligence—that create reliable, resilient systems that sustain businesses and communities. Through our unmatched global distribution network along with our supply chain and technical expertise, we help lower the cost, risk and complexity of our customers’ supply chains.

Company info

Who we are

Products, services

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Anixter adds value to the distribution process by providing our customers access to 1) innovative supply chain solutions, 2) over 400,000 products and $1.0 billion in inventory, 3) approximately 320 warehouses/branch locations with approximately 9.0 million square feet of space and 4) locations in over 300 cities in more than 50 countries. Founded in 1957 and headquartered near Chicago, Anixter trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol AXE.

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For applicants

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This is Anixter

What we offer

What is special about working for us?

Why Anixter

Anixter can be defined by one overriding characteristic: the immense value we deliver to our customers. By offering superior products, technological expertise and worldwide Supply Chain Solutions, Anixter has distinguished itself from other distributors to help our customers address their business challenges. Anixter would not be in this strong position without the support of a strong team across departments, divisions and the globe.

As our Blue Book puts it, instead of stuffed shirts and big shots, Anixter employs people who exemplify our values and take service to a new level in order to live up to our industry-leading reputation. At Anixter, we believe in truth, self-expression, enthusiasm and innovation. We require all of our employees to perform work in an ethical manner and uphold a culture of honesty and ethics at all times.

What else should applicants know about us?

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Strength in Diversity

We provide a workplace where all employees have the opportunity to reach their full potential and contribute to our overall success. We are committed to the fair and equitable treatment of all employees and applicants for employment. We treat each person fairly, courteously, respectfully and with dignity. Our workplaces have an atmosphere of open communication and mutual respect, valuing each unique individual. We know that our diversity is what makes us strong and successful.

Anixter offers outstanding career path opportunities through programs designed to recruit, develop, engage and retain talented people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or marital or veteran status.

Anixter is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. 

Corporate Responsibility

At Anixter we promote responsible business practices at every level of the company and expect the same of all of our employees and everyone with whom we do business. We strive to conduct business ethically, honestly and in accordance with the law and our Global Business Ethics and Conduct Policy (Ethics Policy).

Our long-standing commitment to corporate responsibility is governed by policies and programs that include, but are not limited to, anti-bribery and corruption, charitable programs, environmental product compliance, sustainability, human rights, fair labor principles and workplace safety.

To find out more about the components of our corporate responsibility program, click on the links below.

Reviews for Anixter

Reviews - What employees say

2.63 Employees say
2.19 Applicants say
  • 08.Feb 2017
  • Employee

Suggestions for improvement

  • Please be more in who you want as a warehouse manager.
  • 19.Dec 2016
  • Employee
Company culture
4.00
Support from Management
5.00
Teamwork
5.00
Level of Autonomy
5.00
Communication
5.00
Gender Equality
5.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
5.00
Career Development
5.00
Overall Compensation for your work
5.00
Office/Work Environment
4.00
Eco-consciousness
5.00
Work-Life Balance
5.00
Company Image
4.00
Job security
5.00
Handicap Accessibility
4.00
Workplace Safety
5.00
Challenging Work
5.00
Inclusive/Diverse
5.00

Review averages

  • 17 employees say

    Excellent (2)
    11.764705882353%
    Good (4)
    23.529411764706%
    Satisfactory (7)
    41.176470588235%
    Subpar (4)
    23.529411764706%
    2.63
  • 6 applicants say

    Excellent (1)
    16.666666666667%
    Good (1)
    16.666666666667%
    Satisfactory (1)
    16.666666666667%
    Subpar (3)
    50%
    2.19

kununu score comparisons

Anixter
2.51
23 reviews

Industry average (Other industries)
2.72
144,865 reviews

kununu average
3.13
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