About Saint-Gobain Czech Republic

Founded in 1665, Saint-Gobain is the world leader in the habitat and construction markets. The company designs, manufactures and distributes building and high-performance materials, providing innovative solutions to the challenges of growth, energy efficiency and environmental protection. Saint-Gobain is one of the top 100 manufacturing companies in the world. Saint-Gobain entered the Czech Republic in 1992 and eventually grew into a local conglomerate of six companies with 14 production facilities and 9 brands employing 3,600 people and with annual turnover of approximately EUR 600 million.

Facts & Figures

Industry Automotive, Construction, Manufacturing
Number of employees 3600

The Research

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The employee offerings of Saint-Gobain Czech Republic

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

Learning and development programs

  • Job rotation programmes
  • Competency-based training programmes
  • Soft skill training programmes (e.g. feedback, time management, communication)
  • On-the-job training
  • Conferences/congresses/seminars (internal/external)
  • Workshops (internal/external)
  • Online training programmes (always available)
  • 180- and/or 360-degree feedback
  • (Peer) coaching
  • e-Learning (module)
  • Coaching
  • Communities of Practice

Compensation and benefits

  • Employee referral bonus
  • Employee discounts on company services/products
  • Meal subsidies/canteen services

Flexible Working Conditions

  • Part-time working
  • Telecommuting/working from home
  • Special leave for parents (above legal requirements)

Onboarding Activities

  • Step-by-step On-boarding programme (hard copy or online)
  • Safety policies and instructions
  • Code of Conduct
  • Employee handbook that specifies HR policy and regulations (hard copy or online)
  • Meeting with HR to explain procedures
  • Announcement/introduction by management
  • Meeting with manager regarding job role, tasks,expectations
  • Check-in meetings at specific intervals
  • Post-hire assessment
  • A tour around the organisation
  • Internal social media (network) experience sharing
  • Follow-up session one year after joining

Secondary benefits

  • Laptop
  • Mobile Telephone
  • Company car
  • On-site parking

Career and succession management

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

Networking Activities

  • Sports events (e.g. sports day)
  • Online chat/instant messaging
  • Seasonal social events
  • Special informal sessions with Executive Management

Well-being programs

  • Safety programme
  • Health & Safety officer/manager
  • Preventative Occupational Health programme
  • Maintaining employee contractual rights above legal requirements
  • On-site flu vaccinations
  • Nutritional information programmes