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Wayne Dalton


You won't find his name in history books, but our founder, C.G. Johnson, invented the upward-lifting garage door in 1921. Followed by the electric door opener in 1926.

Today, the company he began is still recognized as the leading single source manufacturer of integrated door and operator systems for commercial, industrial and residential applications. Our brands include Genie, Horton, TODCO, Wayne Dalton and Overhead Door.

From product design and manufacturing through installation and service, we're certain our doors and openers can survive life's ups and downs because we've been building great products for over 90 years.

What is it like to work here? At Overhead Door Corporation, we recognize Powerful People as the core of our strength.

We are Powerful People united by:

  • Empowerment – We empower our employees to do what they do best, everyday.

  • Rewards – We celebrate our employees’ victories.

  • Career Pathing – We encourage our employees to “play up” to drive their career development.

  • Culture – We create an environment where people are equipped and inspired to be the best they can be.

  • Reputation – Bragging rights belonging to a world-class, industry leading organization.

  • Learning – We believe in maximizing our employees’ potential through continuous learning opportunities.

  • Spirit of Community – We strive to contribute to the prosperity and sustainability of our employees, stakeholders, the community and our planet.

  • Involvement – We involve our employees in strategic planning and value their input.

  • Innovation – We encourage our employees to think outside the box.

  • Teamwork – We are individuals united by our commitment to achieve common goals.

  • Achievement – We play to win.

Overhead Door Corporation is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.


Benefits Overhead Door Corporation provides a comprehensive benefit package to our employees. The Company offers the following options. You may select only the optional benefits that meet your needs – so the benefits program you take home is custom-built to protect you and your family. Core Benefits Medical - Overhead Door's medical plans give the employee the choice between a traditional PPO plan or a consumer driven alternative PPO plan with the availability of a Health Savings Account (HSA). Both medical plans provide prescription drug coverage with co-insurance, as well as, mail order service. Pre-Tax Spending Accounts – The Company offers two types of spending accounts to take advantage of pre-tax benefits. (1) Flexible Spending Accounts - these accounts allow employees to set aside pre-tax money to pay for certain qualified health care and/or dependent care expenses. (2) Health Savings Account (available with consumer driven health plan)-this account allows employees to set aside pre-tax dollars to pay for medical, dental, or prescription expenses. The company also contributes money into the employee’s account. This account is portable and remains yours even after you leave the company. Dental - Dental coverage is included with both medical options with no additional contribution. Preventative care, including cleanings, is covered twice a year at 100%. Disability Insurance - Company paid compensation for absence due to personal illness or injury resulting in loss of work time. Term Life Insurance - Company paid term life insurance equal to one times your annual base salary rounded to the nearest thousand. Voluntary Life Insurance – Supplemental life insurance can be purchased for yourself, your spouse, or your children. Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance - Provides additional compensation in the event of an accidental death or dismemberment. Work/Life Benefits Educational Assistance - Reimbursement for tuition, textbooks, and fees of approved job related courses or undergraduate degree programs. MetPay – Group auto and homeowner’s insurance through payroll deduction. Employee Purchase Programs - Company products. Financial Benefits Money Accumulation Plan-401(k) - May enroll at the beginning of any calendar month after completing one month of service. May invest 2% to 25% of compensation in 17 investment options, in addition the company matches employee contributions up to the first 6%. The Company also adds a profit sharing contribution of 3% of your pay at the end of each quarter in which you were actively employed for the full quarter. Automatic Deposit of Payroll - Option available for automatic deposit of payroll to checking and saving accounts. Group banking services available to employees through Bank One or Community Credit Union. Time Off Benefits * Vacation * Paid Holidays * Jury Duty * Bereavement Leave All described benefits are offered only in accordance with the plan documents governing each respective benefit. All terms, conditions and limitations contained in the plan documents apply. Nothing shall be deemed to restrict the Company’s right to change or discontinue any benefit plan offered. Nothing shall be deemed to restrict the right of the Company or any employee to terminate any employment with the Company at will.


Mission Statement

Overhead Door Corporation and the Sanwa Group are committed to offering products and services that provide safety,

security and convenience to further contribute to the prosperity of society.

Value Statement

To deliver products and services to satisfy all customers, to become a true global player and be highly valued by each

industry related market in the world and to bring together the creativity of each individual in a team environment for

the enhancement of corporate value.

Core Values

  • People – We recognize people as a competitive advantage we earn by ensuring that we hire, continuously develop, engage, reward and retain a diverse team of powerful people.

  • Customers – We believe that it is our business to provide for the needs of our customers and to strive for 100% satisfaction in our attitude and in our spirit.

  • Integrity – We always do what is right with no exceptions and conduct ourselves as professionals.

  • Safety – We insist on the highest standards of safety for ourselves, our partners and our customers.

  • Quality – We focus on continuous improvement and achieving the highest quality in everything we do.

  • Results – We foster a spirit of urgency and intense focus on achieving challenging goals. We are competitive and play to win.

  • Social Responsibility – We strive to contribute to the prosperity and sustainability of our employees, stakeholders, the communities in which we live and work, and our planet.

  • Communication – We create an atmosphere of open, consistent, two-way communication.

  • Teamwork – We are individuals united by our commitment to achieve common goals.


Overhead Door Corporation strives to attract and retain talented people who can assist us in attaining our vision to be number one in all our markets in the US and, as a key participant in the Sanwa Strategy, develop a presence globally as well. Overhead Door was founded on an idea. Innovation and Practicality are our heritage. Over time, hard work has sustained us. We need to continue to build on this foundation through discipline and drive to execute on our plans and initiatives.

"To expand our vision and become bigger and better than anyone in our industry."

"To become more innovative in everything we do and apply today’s technologies to operating our business."

To achieve these objectives, we need to be accountable for our actions and hold one another accountable for our commitments.We need to create a passion to be successful.

This organization’s success is created through our employees. Our success depends on all of us. Working together as a team and striving to be everything we can be.


To contact Overhead Door for employment opportunities click here or call 469-549-7100.