About Finmeccanica (DRS Technologies)

The Finmeccanica Group, headquartered in Italy, is among the top 10 global players in the fields of aerospace, defence and security. Finmeccanica is present in around 50 countries and it has about 64.000 people. In the United States, the Group employs around 8,000 people. Its largest company in the US is DRS Technologies, a leading supplier of integrated products, services and support to military forces, intelligence agencies and other government agencies and prime contractors worldwide.

Facts & Figures

Number of employees 5800
Number of active countries 4

The Research

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The employee offerings of Finmeccanica (DRS Technologies)

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

Communication Channels

  • Brainstorming sessions
  • Formal sessions
  • Participation structures
  • Special access to CEO/Leadership
  • Suggestions box/email
  • Forums/blogs on Intranet
  • Instant messaging (e.g. MSN/Skype/Connector)
  • Social media (e.g. Facebook, Twitter)
  • Special/social events
  • Employee surveys

Learning and development programs

  • Graduate development programmes/traineeships
  • Talent management/high performer programmes
  • Leadership development programmes
  • Coaching/mentoring programmes
  • Peer support programmes
  • General training programmes
  • Industry-related/job specific training programmes
  • Individually selected training programmes
  • International exchange programmes

Compensation and benefits

  • Car/travel allowance
  • Company car
  • Phone allowance
  • Laptop
  • Entertainment allowance
  • Gym or gym subsidy
  • Meal subsidies or subsidised canteen services
  • Sabbatical/approved extended leave of absence
  • Extended maternity leave/payment
  • Study (financial) support
  • Insurance
  • Pension scheme
  • Provident fund
  • Overtime pay
  • Performance-related bonuses based on individual/team performance

Flexible Working Conditions

  • Compressed working hours
  • Flexi-time working
  • Part-time working
  • Sabbatical/career break
  • Time off in lieu (TOIL)/Time-for-time
  • Reduced overtime
  • Telecommuting/working from home
  • Reduction in company travel
  • Special leave for parents