How many employees work at the branch?
At our North American Headquarters in Reading, Pennsylvania we have ca. 60 great colleagues. The average age of our staff is around 34 years old. We are a young team and for many FMS is the first employer in their life right after college. Most of our colleagues are staying multiple years with FMS which gives proof of our great work environment. We have colleagues from 7 nationalities, among them 5 Germans and 2 German interns, which makes our office a diverse working environment.
Are there any staff events at the branch?
In summer we host an annual "Redneck BBQ party" in our parking lot. Every employee brings their own food and drinks to this event to share with the team. For Christmas we have our "ugly sweater" contest and for Halloween we dress up in costumes and the colleagues bring in their kids in office trick or treating which highlights our family friendly work environment.
What kind of jobs are there at the branch and what are typical tasks?
We have Export and Import coordinators, accounting coordinators, supervisors, managers for the according departments, and IT personal as well as the board members are located in Reading.
Why is the FMS Reading office a great place to work?
Our one-team attitude and good natured spirit creates a positive and productive work environment that allows the employees to maintain a healthy work/life balance.