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To meet the needs of Glatfelter PEOPLE and their families, Glatfelter customizes its total rewards packages based on geography and market to provide competitive compensation to all of our employees worldwide. These packages are designed to attract, retain, motivate and reward Glatfelter employees, who are crucial to the success of our business.

Salaries: Pay for Performance

Glatfelter is committed to a pay-for performance philosophy in support of achieving the Company’s goals. We achieve this philosophy by establishing pay practices in the form of fixed and variable compensation, that focus on long-term and short-term performance as well as furthering the goals of Glatfelter.

We structure total compensation that is competitive with the market, internally equitable and rewards employees based on his/her performance and contributions to the Company. Glatfelter provides numerous compensation tools, dependent on location and position, for use in executing the Company’s pay-for-performance philosophy. Examples include annual cash incentives based on profit performance, annual salary increase awards and long-term incentives.

Benefit Plans: Supporting Core Values

Health care, retirement and other benefit plans are now more important than ever. Glatfelter offers a comprehensive and competitive benefit package that promotes personal health and meets the diverse needs of Glatfelter PEOPLE and their families. Our goal is to make health an integral part of the organization’s culture and motivate all Glatfelter PEOPLE to continually improve their personal health, productivity and quality of life.

Glatfelter’s U.S. Benefit Program
Health and wellness is encouraged and promoted through programs that help you and your families learn about and improve your personal health. Glatfelter generously supports these by paying the majority of the costs for you and your family.

Based on your location, you may be eligible to participate in the following plans:
Heath Benefits
  • Medical Plans
  • Prescription Drugs
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Wellness Programs
  • Company Paid Life Insurance
  • Supplemental and Dependent Life Insurance
  • Managed Disability and Accidental Death & Dismemberment
Retirement Benefits
  • Pension – Company Paid
  • 401(k) Savings – with Matching Company Contributions
  • Retiree Medical
Glatfelter’s Global Non-U.S. Benefit Program
Glatfelter’s Global Non-U.S. Benefit Program provides a total pay and benefits package that is competitive within each geographical region. Each location can provide specific details upon request.

Work-Life Benefits

Whatever the location, Glatfelter supports employees by providing a variety of benefits and opportunities to ensure success at both home and work. The company’s goal in providing work life benefits is to address the key interests and needs of the employee, his or her family, the company and the communities in which we live.

Specific examples of Work-Life programs and benefits are as follows and vary by global location and position:
  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Holidays
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Business Travel Accident Insurance
  • Retirement and financial planning workshops
  • Flexible work schedules
  • Family leave policies which vary by each country
  • Personal Weight Management and Tobacco Cessation Programs
  • Support and encouragement in volunteerism

Performance and Recognition

One of our key strategies to becoming the global supplier of choice is to continually strengthen our performance management. Glatfelter has implemented a global performance management process throughout the organization for salaried or white collar employees. This system is designed to cascade goals from the top of the organization through all levels, to align personal goals with strategic and financial business goals.

The performance management process includes planning and developing performance, coaching performance and evaluating and rewarding performance. Managers and subordinates meet regularly to review progress against established objectives to ensure employees are receiving the appropriate feedback and support as they drive to deliver results for the company every day.

Glatfelter PEOPLE are an important component of our current success and serve as the foundation of our plans to achieve future goals. Globally, Glatfelter has various recognition programs in place to reward these accomplishments made by employees.

Development and Career Opportunities

Glatfelter places a high level of value on developing employees in order to provide them with rewarding challenges and opportunities for advancement. As a result, the company provides Glatfelter PEOPLE with various development and career opportunities throughout our worldwide locations, such as:
  • Tuition reimbursement and support to attend personal and professional development seminars
  • Targeted development programs based on function and position
  • Reimbursement for professional dues when mutually beneficial
  • Robust apprenticeship programs in our European Operations
  • A well established co-op program in our Ohio Operations
  • The newly established Employee Learning Center in Lydney
  • On-line compliance and safety training programs
  • Management and leadership skills training
Learn more about our 2016 Training & Development initiatives.

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