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Schneider Electric


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Rueil-Malmaison, France

Workplace initiatives at Schneider Electric
Workplace initiative Status
Open to discussing flexible work arrangements at interview stage
Difference in mean hourly rate 32.30%
Difference in median hourly rate 42%
Paid maternity leave at full salary (not including government-funded parental leave) 13 weeks
Minimum tenure required to be eligible for paid maternity leave 26 weeks
Paid paternity leave at full salary (not including government-funded parental leave) 2 weeks
Minimum tenure required to be eligible for paid paternity leave 26 weeks
Uses gender neutral language for parenthood
Shared Parental Pay set at Government Statutory Pay No
Continuation of pension contributions on the unpaid portion of maternity leave No
Return to work retention *
Programs for parents returning to work after Parental Leave
Domestic and Family Violence policy No
Opportunities to purchase leave
Employee Assistance Program (EAP) program
Breastfeeding rooms No
Leadership development programs
Mentoring programs
Coaching programs
Targets to raise the number of women in leadership Yes, 30 %
Targets to raise the number of black, Asian, and minority ethnic (BAME) individuals in leadership No
Flexible work arrangements to accomodate cultural and religious events
Employee-led diversity networks In development
Internal women's networking groups
Employee engagement scores year on year * 2016: 56%, 2017: 58%
Employee turnover rate *
Paid volunteer days No

About Schneider Electric

Schneider Electric is leading the Digital Transformation of Energy Management and Automation in Homes, Buildings, Data Centers, Infrastructure and Industries.

With global presence in over 100 countries, Schneider is the undisputable leader in Power Management – Medium Voltage, Low Voltage and Secure Power, and in Automation Systems. We provide integrated efficiency solutions, combining energy, automation and software.

In our global Ecosystem, we collaborate with the largest Partner, Integrator and Developer Community on our Open Platform to deliver real-time control and operational efficiency.

We believe that great people and partners make Schneider a great company and that our commitment to Innovation, Diversity and Sustainability ensures that Life Is On everywhere, for everyone and at every moment.

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What is the STEM 2019 Challenge:

  • The STEM Schools Challenge is a local business & school partnership project selected from up to 17 secondary schools in the county & organised by the Shropshire Star newspaper
  • Each school team needs to design and build a product that might eventually be considered for market
  • Awards are given to the pupils and schools for their commitment to team work, design, operating model success and presentation skills during an end of school year awards event hosted by the Shropshire Star
  • The brief for the challenge is as follows:
  • Design a product, using the elements of STEM, that has a positive benefit to an individual/group and the environment or just the environment
  • The challenge last approximately 6 months
  • We are working with the head of careers & design technology teachers from the school and the team of girls will be chosen, based on an application form from the 9 grade
  • Team members will dedicate time on a weekly basis and well as the school including time from their Curriculum Enrichment Week
  • We have also gained support from 3 6 form Design Technology students who will help mentor the team