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
- Medical Plans
- Prescription Drugs
- 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
- 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.
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
Current training projects in our Falkenhagen, Germany facility are funded by the European Social Fund (ESF) and the Federal State of Brandenburg via the Brandenburg Ministry for Labour, Social Affairs, Health, Women and Family (MASGF)
about our 2017 Training and Development initiatives.