Our people Porvair prides itself on its staff’s ability to provide innovative solutions for its customers. Porvair is committed to employing talented people and enabling them to reach their full potential. Porvair provides employment in a wide range of disciplines associated with the design and manufacture of ﬁltration and separation equipment.
The Group involves employees through both formal and informal systems of communication and consultation. Managers have a responsibility to communicate effectively and to promote a better understanding by employees of the activities and performance of the Group. Information relating to trading, company strategy and any other matters of significance are communicated to all employees through local briefings.
The Group has regular consultations with staff so that their views can be taken into account in matters that affect their interests. Employees are actively encouraged to contribute to improvements in the Group’s operations. The Group has a UK share save scheme that encourages employees to save and share in the Group’s performance.
It is the Group’s policy to recruit, train, promote and treat all personnel on grounds solely based on individual ability and performance. These principles are applied regardless of sex, sexual orientation, religion, age, nationality or ethnic origin.
The Group’s split between male and female employees is shown below.
|Senior managers (statutory directors of subsidiary entities)
|Total at 30 November 2015
Applications for employment by disabled persons are always considered in full, bearing in mind the respective aptitudes and abilities of the applicant concerned. In the event of members of staff becoming disabled, every effort is made to ensure that their employment with the Group continues and the appropriate training is arranged. It is the policy of the Group that the training, career development and promotion of a disabled person should, so far as possible, be identical to that of all other employees.
Experienced, innovative and customer focused
An essential component of our success is having the right people, with the right skills and experience to deliver high quality solutions to our customers.
Investing in our people
We are committed to investing in our people, making sure we attract, retain, develop and engage them in a consistent way around the world.
Training and development programmes are important both for our employees to fulfil their potential and to help our business achieve its goals. Much of our training however is by experience within our own operations. The Group has delivered a particularly successful training programme to broaden the experience and knowledge of the Seal Analytical team.
In Metals Filtration our new staff in China have received on the job training from their counterparts in the US both by formal secondments to the US and specific training on the cast shop filtration line in China.
We offer our staff modern apprenticeships and provide external technical updates, funded professional examinations and training release days.
Working for Porvair
Porvair is an international specialist filtration and environmental technologies group that employs about 700 people in the UK, USA and Germany.
We pride ourselves on our people and their ability to provide innovative solutions for our customers. Porvair is committed to employing talented people and enabling them to reach their full potential. We provide employment in a wide range of disciplines associated with the design and manufacture of filtration and separation equipment.
Vacancies and opportunities are available from the Human Resources departments of each of our operations.