Gray Named Among Best Places to Work in Kentucky
Gray, a leading design-build firm recognized for engineering, architecture and construction expertise, is proud to be named among the top ten best places to work in the state of Kentucky for 2019. Gray ranked 9th in the large company category, consisting of more than 500 team members, from the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, the Kentucky Society for Human Resource Management (KYSHRM) and Lifestyle Health Plans.
“We believe that Gray provides a strong, family-based atmosphere for team members to advance their careers,” said Brian Jones, chief operating officer at Gray. “Being recognized at a state level provides further validation that we are building a workplace which truly emphasizes our people and values.”
The selection process, managed by Best Companies Group, is based on an assessment of the company’s employee policies and procedures as well as the results of an internal employee survey. According to the Best Companies Group, the competition is a multi-year initiative designed to motivate companies in the Commonwealth to focus, measure and move their workplace environments toward excellence since numerous studies show a strong correlation between profitability and creating a good place to work.
Other winners include Comcast, Edward Jones, Long John Silver’s, LLC and Valvoline, Inc.
Gray is a nationally ranked engineering, architecture and construction firm with nearly 60 years of experience in manufacturing, automotive, food and beverage, distribution and retail facility construction. Currently, Gray has several large projects that are under way or recently completed including: a new global logistics parts consolidation center (PCC) for Mercedes-Benz in Woodstock, Ala.; custom-fitted NorthStar Kitchens for Champion in Alberta, Canada; a new paint shop for Volvo Car US Operations Inc. in Ridgeville, S.C.; a fresh pork processing facility in Coldwater, Mich., for Clemens Food Group, recognized as a Manufacturing Innovation award winner by ProFood World Magazine; and a state-of-the-art facility for Kraft Heinz in Davenport, Iowa, named Food Engineering Magazine’s 2018 Plant of the Year.