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Employees at Plews.

About Us

Located in the heart of the Midwest in Dixon, Illinois, Plews has been in business for over 100 years. We are a leading designer, manufacturer and distributor of a broad range of automotive parts and tools sold to the vast majority of mass merchant and retail auto parts stores and wholesale automotive parts and industrial outlets, worldwide. We strive to be the industry leader in new product offerings and achieve profitable growth through new product introductions.

Employment Culture

Plews seeks to hire positive, inspiring and driven individuals to help us succeed and grow. Our employees enjoy a casual dress code, generous benefits, and a flexible, friendly work environment. One of the most important things for Plews is the preservation and improvement of what can make us special: our culture. We collect honest feedback on how we're doing and how we can do even better through our online feedback tool. At the end of the day, each and every one of us creates and owns the current and future direction of our culture.  We spend over 50% of our waking hours at work, so shouldn’t we invest in making our time at work happier? It is the policy of Plews to ensure Equal Employment Opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, gender (sex), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, marital status, citizenship, genetic information, veteran status, or any other characteristic provided by law. Plews prohibits any such discrimination or harassment.


Our benefits package includes a choice of 2 health plans through BCBS of IL (standard PPO plan with flexible spending account option or high-deductible plan with a health savings account); dental coverage through MetLife; vision coverage through United Health Care; company-paid basic term life and supplemental voluntary life through MetLife; as well as company-paid disability coverage. Employees are immediately eligible and immediately vested in our 401k plan with an automatic 3% Safe Harbor Contribution from the company. In addition, we will match half (50%) of what you contribute, up to your 4%. The Safe Harbor contribution and company match are made every pay period. Additional company-provided benefits include: up to 5 weeks’ paid vacation per year based on years of service, ten (10) paid holidays per year, employee assistance program, service awards, tuition reimbursement program, annual college scholarship program for dependents, Verizon Wireless discount, and up to 5 days paid bereavement based on family relationship.

Corporate Office


Production, Distribution,
Packaging, and Material
Handling Opportunities
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