At Sherwin-Williams, our purpose is to inspire and improve the world by coloring and protecting what matters. Our paints, coatings and innovative solutions make the places and spaces in our world brighter and stronger. Your skills, talent and passion make it possible to live this purpose, and for customers and our business to achieve great results.


Sherwin-Williams is a place that takes its stability, growth and momentum and translates it to possibility for our people. Our people are behind the strength of our success, and we invest and support you in:


life … with rewards, benefits and flexibility to enhance your health and well-being

career … with opportunities to learn, develop new skills and unlock your full potential

connection … with an inclusive team and commitment to our own and broader communities


Sherwin-Williams Possibilities at a Glance

Our quality products cover precious assets of all shapes and sizes. From the heights of the world's tallest buildings, to the walls of your forever home, your first car and the coating inside the can of your favorite beverage, Sherwin-Williams is there. And with more than 64,000 passionate, creative and forward-thinking employees serving a growing customer base in over 120 countries, you'll join a team delivering the best in paint and coating products around the world. 




Countries where we do business


Company operated stores and branches


Manufacturing and distribution facilities

Our Recent Awards

We're honored to be recognized as an industry innovator and top employer:


  • Forbes®: Worlds Best Employer
  • Forbes®: The Global 2000
  • Newsweek®: America’s Most Responsible Companies 2023
  • Fortune 500 Company Rankings
  • Wall Street Journal: 250 Best Managed Companies of 2021


  • Forbes®: America’s Best-In-State Employers 2022
  • The Cleveland Plain Dealer®: Top Workplaces 2023
  • LinkedIn: Top 25 Company in Cleveland-Akron-Canton


  • Handshake: Early Talent Award 2024
  • Top Entry Level Employer 2023
  • Forbes®: America’s Best Employers for New Graduates 2023



  • DiversityJobs Employer Member 2023
  • Forbes®: Best Employers for Diversity 2023
  • Forbes®: America’s Best Employers for Women 2023
  • Forbes®: America’s Best Employers for Veterans 2021

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More About Sherwin-Williams

Inclusion, Diversity & Equity

Our employees are the foundation of our success. We believe that our employees deserve to feel valued and appreciated for who they are and the unique perspectives they bring to our workforce and workplace. 




Sustainability is rooted in our values and our way of doing business. We embrace an enterprise-wide approach, integrating sustainability into our worldwide business operations and embedding it in our product innovation and product delivery processes.


158 Years of Excellence


Our mission began more than 158 years ago in 1866. Founded by Henry Sherwin and Edward Williams in Cleveland, Ohio, the pair went on to shape an industry and create a global legacy.