STIEBEL ELTRON UK has been ranked within the top 50 places to work in the UK
STIEBEL ELTRON UK has been ranked within the top 50 places to work in the UK with employees citing the company’s commitment to fairness, pride, and ethics, during an anonymous survey.
The leading supplier of sustainable heating technology was ranked at number 47 in the UK’s Best Workplaces 2023 after receiving ‘A Great Place to Work’ accreditation from Great Place to Work in the UK Small Business category, with members of staff giving the company a 94 percent trust score.
An award ceremony held at Tobacco Dock in London by Great Place to Work recognised the achievements of companies who had been listed in the top 100, and acknowledged their efforts to build a strong, positive work culture.
The award sees STIEBEL ELTRON join companies including Lindt, Vodafone, and Confused.com, who were recognised in the large company category.
Reacting to the recognition and high ranking, STIEBEL ELTRON UK Managing Director Mark McManus praised the contribution of employees to the company’s work environment, describing it as a ‘unique’ and ‘special’ place to work.
Great Place to Work is a global authority on workplace culture, and uses employee surveys to help guide organisations in building a strong work environment.
As well as identifying trust and fairness within the company, workers highlighted how they wanted to experience long careers at STIEBEL ELTRON, and how they are proud to work for the organisation.
Great Place to Work’s certification process is designed to capture valuable employee feedback using its research-driven Trust Index™ survey, as well as acquiring details about the organisation’s programmes and practices that make the workplace unique.
An organisation with 10 plus employees will become certified by Great Place to Work when its overall employee survey results are 65 percent or higher.
With the survey carried out across all 40 STIEBEL ELTRON UK employees, members of staff gave it a 100 percent score for the company being honest and ethical, management being competent, and for feeling like they make a difference when they work there.
The certification comes after STIEBEL ELTRON expanded its workforce in 2022 from 32 to 40 employees, with the company aiming to increase this to 49 throughout 2023.
As well as increasing its workforce, the company recently invested £350,000 into a new training centre and showroom with a view to ensuring the next generation of installers are well equipped to meet demand for heat pumps in the future.
Mark McManus, STIEBEL ELTRON Managing Director, said: “This is a fantastic achievement and one which every single person who works here has contributed to day-in, day-out. They are the driving force behind making STIEBEL ELTRON such a unique and special place to work.
“Naturally, it’s wonderful to hear how members of the team are proud to work at STIEBEL ELTRON, and it’s fantastic to be listed in top 100 places to work in the UK.
“Our employees are at the heart of what we do, and it is there superb work and fantastic attitude which have made the fantastic work environment we have here possible. A huge thank you to everyone involved at STIEBEL ELTRON who make it a truly great place to work.”
Mollie Nourse, STIEBEL ELTRON Administrator, said: “I have been working at STIEBEL ELTRON since I was 17, and I'm now 21. since working here, I have made a tremendous amount of progress not only in the business but on a personal level also.
“From starting as an apprentice to being promoted into my current position, my confidence has risen, and my skills have improved and are improving more each day.”
Stuart Gillespie, Technical Support Manager, said: “I joined STIEBEL ELTRON in 2012 as a sales administrator and have been with the company over 10 years. When I joined I had no experience of the renewable heating industry, but the with support of the STIEBEL ELTRON team I have been able to progress to the position of Technical Support Manager.
“I really enjoy the working atmosphere as we have an excellent team. Assuming everything goes well, I can happily see myself working with the company until retirement.”