Saint-Gobain
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About the company

  • CEO
    Benoit BAZIN
    81%
    approve of Benoit BAZIN's performance
  • Founded
    1665
  • Company size
    more than 10,000
  • Revenue
    more than £7B (GBP)
  • Industry
    Manufacturing
  • Headquarters
    12, Place de l’Iris • 92 ...
  • Link
    Saint-Gobain website

In 2015, Saint-Gobain is celebrating its 350th anniversary, 350 reasons to believe in the future. Backed by its experience and capacity to continuously innovate, Saint-Gobain, the world leader in the habitat and construction market, creates and delivers innovative and high-performance solutions to enhance our habitat and our daily life.

As one of the world's top 100 innovators, Saint-Gobain spends €400m a year on R&D globally, tackling some of the biggest challenges of our time. One in five products manufactured by Saint-Gobain did not exist 5 years ago.

Saint-Gobain’s global strategy is focused around meeting some of the fundamental challenges faced by the world today: reducing energy consumption, limiting our impact on the environment, and creating a new generation of buildings which are safe, comfortable and energy efficient.

In the UK and Ireland, some of the best known and respected companies in the construction sector are part of the Group, including British Gypsum, Isover, Glassolutions, Saint-Gobain Weber, Saint-Gobain Glass, Saint-Gobain PAM, Pasquill, Celotex and Ecophon. Together they offer a range of high performance energy-saving products and solutions to help create a more sustainable built environment.

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Tool Hire Supervisor/Merchant Sale Assistant in Newcastle upon Tyne
on 24 September 2022
No support

Was not what they sell you in the interview. You struggle to do your job because they don't have enough equipment in the area. When you raise it with higher management they just tell you to put the hire off till the equipment becomes available, then they raise concerns that your not doing enough hires

Quality Controller in Runcorn, Cheshire
on 8 November 2022
Awful place to work

If you want to feel belittled, stressed, bullied, harassed, vindicated, lied to then this is for you. Top level management appalling, middle level management i.e.- production manager, even worse, shop floor are great till the night shift begins... If you happen to get covid then prepare for the worst, this company will badger you into submission to get back to work, if you have a prior engagement that's been booked for months, expect to be told to work overtime at 5 minutes notice, this will usually be covered up with the purchase of cider by a French imbecile, no development in your role if anything you will regress, sacking members of staff after weeks and weeks of bullying them into hopefully quitting then when they don't sack them unceremoniously anyway How about lying to get you to join the business to then change the deal and force you to do something you have no experience of? if you like the sound of this then SG is for you This turned out to be the worst job I've ever had in my life, other than what I've mentioned above, there's the constant working in fibrous atmosphere that clings to your lungs and affects your skin, the lack of duty of care should you unfortunately experience a issue out of work hours, how about working with resin and caustic minerals that can affect you're health, there's nothing good about this company nothing at all

Area Sales Manager in Swindon
on 28 October 2022
I worked for 3 Branches and was left on my own to plan and develop sales.

Each day varied and took planning well in advance from making appointments with new and existing companies,booking flights, Hotels and Ferries depending on the Branch I was working for. I was involved with training new staff and existing on new products this rolled out to all customers and involved some merchandising. I was left in the main to my own devises to produce and increase sales. Most enjoyable part of the job was getting the order.

Fleet Administrator in Southampton
on 19 October 2022
Relaxed

Good work ethic’s and friendly people , flexible in hybrid working , good working conditions and management supportive to employers Everyone gets on and different teams all muck in

Warehouse Operative in Bristol
on 3 October 2022
Stressful Job

Managers constantly on your case although they offer little to no help when you have problems in work or out of work. Machines you work on constantly break down Little communication between departments

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To be honest either way u would get a job here There just looking for people to stay or get them thru a contract then ur out the door

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