The key areas of the YourBenefits system
* The description of our benefits here is just an outline. It cannot be comprehensive nor conclusive. The determining parameters in terms of kind and scope that may apply to your individual case depend on the respectively valid statutory basis, including your individual contractual provisions.
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You bring a unique talent with you. This is the raw material we want to nurture and develop – not randomly, but methodically.
You have decided on a specific field of study, but what if you want to change? Then we will introduce you to our ‘Career Journey’ program. This unique initiative contains four career paths: Professional Career, Management Career, Project Management Career, and Expert Career. Colleagues can swap between paths for a truly individual career.
If you continue to develop, you will get closer to your chosen career goals. We offer our full guidance and support, placing the greatest value on what’s important to you.
If you wish to learn a foreign language, we offer free tuition for you and your family.
Time spent at work does not have to follow a rigid pattern, but rather the needs of our employees. Well coordinated and transparent.
Life sometimes demands compromise, which is why full-time isn’t always the solution. Together we find the right working model for you.
Being able to determine your work location in an industrial company used to be impossible. Today we offer a range of mobile working options.
Holiday is an important time for everyone, and the more flexibly you can plan it, the more relaxed it will be.
Being part of a large company means you are entitled to a number of discounts. These discounts include money off sports classes at local gyms and sports clubs, plus up to 600 brands bought at online and local stores.
Successes are especially nice when you can share them – spontaneously with colleagues or with your life partner. These bonuses are either paid as a financial reward or an experience such as a luxury dinner or day out.
Ideas are precious. Wherever they come from, ideas that drive our company forward are worth a lot to us, and we reward them with tangible benefits through our SCHOTT Idea Management (SIM) scheme.
Our employees have a lot of talent. Become a headhunter and recommend equally talented friends and contacts from outside the company for rewards that will benefit both of you.
Long-term care advice
A family member needing care is a challenge you don’t have to cope with alone. We can offer advice and guidance from a series of specialists to help you though this difficult time.
When everything runs smoothly people rarely require help. But what happens when things go wrong, when problems arise at work or in your home environment? We are here to offer the assistance of specialists, all in complete confidence.
People who are building their professional life rarely invest in occupational disability insurance, but SCHOTT will pay part of your insurance through a number of trusted companies.
Prevention is always better than the cure, and we offer a number of preventative measures such as flu vaccinations.
The importance of personal fitness in all areas of life is something we take very seriously, and we make sure everyone at SCHOTT feels 100% in shape.
An effective company runs on mutual respect and a healthy workspace. If there is anything that disturbs your concentration, our specialists are always available.
In many locations we have teams of fully qualified physiotherapists to deal with workplace-related physical problems.
Once a year we clear everyone’s schedule and organize a dedicated health day – a day full of advice and support to help you get the most out of your body.
Children are both a pleasure and a challenge for working parents. If we can help take the strain of childcare off in the holidays then we will.
Since the Parental Leave Act came into existence, we have been implementing it consistently. Working with you, we will always look for the best individual arrangement.
Our exclusive international exchange program benefits parents, their children, and the entire company. The program offers our colleagues' children the opportunity to experience a new country, living with the family of a carefully selected SCHOTT employee.