Detmold, 14 February 2019. The Detmold-based electrical engineering company Weidmüller has once again been certified as a Top Employer for Engineers 2019 by the Top Employers Institute. On the basis of a multi-stage analysis process, the family-owned company convinced the independent expert jury of its attractiveness for engineers. “We are delighted to have been certified as a German Top Employer for Engineers for the eleventh time running,” says Andreas Grieger, Head Global Human Resources at Weidmüller.
Weidmüller particularly caught the jury's attention with its outstanding employee orientation. “This award from an independent organisation proves that we are able to shape growth and the challenges of digitalisation and Industry 4.0 in an employee-focused manner,” explains Grieger.
Bernd Konschak, Senior HR Manager Marketing at Weidmüller (l.), and Frank Pellmann, Executive Vice President HR Management (r.), gratefully accepted the prize.
“We have also ensured first-class working conditions in our new Customer and Technology Centre and we have been supporting the individual needs of our employees with various attractive options for many years.”Besides professional training and educational opportunities at our Academy, we offer an extensive health management programme for employees covering various sport and healthcare options as well as work-life balance.
The Top Employers Institute was founded in 1991 and examines employers around the world who have outstanding staff management and strategies in place. The participating companies are evaluated in terms of their Talent Strategy, Staff Planning, Onboarding, Training and Development, Career and Succession Planning, Compensation & Benefits and Corporate Culture. This year, the Top Employers Institute certified more than 1,500 employers in 118 countries. “We believe that all the companies certified in 2019 offer outstanding conditions for employees. The development and promotion of company employees sits at the heart of these companies' actions, and these Top Employers are making a significant contribution towards shaping the working world in the long term, which is why they deserved to be honoured as an Employer of Choice,” explains David Plink, CEO of the Top Employers Institute.
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