Best Places to Work in IT 2017 Employer Profile

No. 2, Large

Owens Corning

Toledo, Ohio [North Central]
Owens Corning
Credit: Owens Corning

Why you want to work there

Owens Corning is committed to its workers' professional and personal well-being. The Toledo, Ohio, manufacturer's IT organization is fully embedded in its business and leadership units, which gives IT employees opportunities to take on challenging and strategic projects, and to learn and grow in their jobs. The company has numerous on-site amenities, including a physician's office, a physical therapy service, a health and fitness center and a store that features a farmer's market in the summer. Employees say leadership is committed to open and honest communication.

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 8,100

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 148

IT employee turnover in 2016: 5%

IT promotions in 2016: 7%


Training days offered per IT employee in 2016: No set maximum

Training budget per IT employee in 2016: $2,027

PTO and Healthcare

Days of paid time off after one year of service: 44

Days of paid time off after 10 years of service: 54

Percentage of employee health insurance premium paid by employer: 80%