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Responsibility for our employees

Coworkers come first: Every day, around 800 people at more than 50are commited to the success, growth, and ongoing development of Fr. Meyer’s Sohn. Responsibility toward our employees has therefore been a top priority for generations. We provide safe, health-promoting workplaces at our sites worldwide and are committed to treating each other with respect.

Projects

Occupational safety and health
  • Workplace safety: first aid workshops; DocStop; e-learning workshops; ergonomic workplace design
  • Health management: Work-it; smoking cessation seminars; stress analysis; free fruit baskets; health check; eye tests; partnerships with gyms; yoga
Training and development on an equal basis
  • Apprenticeships, internships, and traineeships
  • Permanent positions rather than temporary contracts of employment
  • Training courses, workshops, foreign placements, "Go Global" program
  • Internal filling of management positions, "Young Professionals" program
  • Global exchange of knowledge and cultures via the intranet and events
  • Diversity (e.g. regarding age, background, gender, sexuality, religion)
 
 
Work-life balance
  • Flexible working hours
  • Trust-based working hours
Voluntary social benefits, perks, and events
  • Subsidy for food and transport
  • Occupational retirement provision
  • Health insurance, supplementary dental insurance
  • Organization of staff celebrations
  • Employee offers and perks
Figures
  • Average age of employees around the world: 39 years
  • Average employee service length in years: 7 years
  • Proportion of women globally: all employees: 46%
  • Proportion of women globally: executives: 27%
  • Number of nationalities around the world: > 40
  • Part-time ratio, Germany: 11%

Fr. Meyer's sohn values

Author
Nadine Kinscher-Masur

Corporate Head of Marketing at Fr. Meyer's Sohn

News

11/15/2021
Paper shipments to the UK after Brexit

A case study on the efficient transport of paper on reels and pallets from Germany to the UK, which, thanks to the cooperation of FMS Lübeck and FMS UK, continues to function smoothly after Brexit.

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09/30/2021
Vancouver | Canada

We are there for you worldwide. Every location and its teams are important to us, so we would like to introduce them to you.

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07/01/2021
Transport and warehouse insurance at Fr. Meyer's Sohn

Transport insurance at Fr. Meyer's Sohn offers broad protection for all our customers.

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