About Grupo Saint Gobain

Saint-Gobain es una de las 100 mayores industrias, una de las 100 compañías más innovadoras del mundo y una referencia mundial de Hábitat Sostenible. Con 350 años de historia, de los cuales 110 en España, Saint-Gobain innova para ofrecer soluciones que nos permitan afrontar los desafíos esenciales actuales: crecimiento, eficiencia energética y protección medioambiental, desarrollando productos y soluciones innovadoras y materiales de altas prestaciones que aumentan nuestro confort y contribuyen a mejorar nuestro hábitat y nuestra vida diaria. Es un líder mundial y/o europeo en el mercado del hábitat (construcción), en vidrio para automoción, materiales tecnológicos

Facts & Figures

Industry Automotive, Manufacturing, Retail
Number of employees 5687
Number of active countries 5

The Research

Certification is only awarded to the best employers around the world: companies that demonstrate the highest standards of employee offerings. The Top Employers Institute’s research assesses all critical areas of the Human Resources environment, certifying organisations that can demonstrate they are continuously optimising employee conditions and leading the way in the development of their people.

The employee offerings of Grupo Saint Gobain

This is a selection of the Employee Offerings that this company offers to (some of) its employees.

Communication Channels

  • Formal sessions (e.g. one-to-one meetings between employee and manager)
  • Works councils
  • Suggestions box/email
  • Employee surveys

Learning and development programs

  • Internship programmes
  • Competency-based training programmes
  • On-the-job training
  • Conferences/congresses/seminars (internal/external)
  • Workshops (internal/external)
  • Online training programmes (always available)
  • 180- and/or 360-degree feedback
  • Mobile Learning
  • e-Learning (module)
  • Coaching
  • Communities of Practice

Compensation and benefits

  • Salaries
  • Variable compensation
  • Pension
  • Training investment
  • Secondary benefits
  • Subsidy Medical Insurance

Flexible Working Conditions

  • Employer contribution for child care
  • Bringing a child to work (in emergency)
  • Onsite nursing/feeding/mothers’ room

Networking Activities

  • Online chat/instant messaging
  • Seasonal social events

Onboarding Activities

  • Pre-Employment package (after contract is signed)
  • Step-by-step On-boarding programme (hard copy or online)
  • Employee handbook that specifies HR policy and regulations (hard copy or online)
  • Meeting with HR to explain procedures
  • Check-in meetings at specific intervals
  • Meeting with manager regarding job role, tasks,expectations
  • A role-specific introductory training programme
  • A buddy is assigned to the new employee
  • Post-hire assessment
  • Announcement/introduction by management
  • A tour around the organisation
  • Meeting with CEO/Executive Management
  • Induction course (covering the organisation’s mission,vision, values)
  • Code of Conduct
  • Safety policies and instructions
  • Follow-up session one year after joining

Career and succession management

  • Training programme
  • Special assignment
  • Secondment
  • Job enrichment
  • International mobility (expatriation or short-term assignment)

Secondary benefits

  • Laptop
  • Mobile Telephone

Well-being programs

  • Safety programme
  • Ergonomic support
  • Health & Safety officer/manager
  • Maintaining salary level above legal requirements
  • Health screening programme