Our mission for FUCHS employees
“FUCHS encourage our employees to live and breathe the FUCHS core values and business goals; our priority is the health and wellbeing of our people; we ensure employees feel appreciated and valued for their contribution and are respected, acknowledged and rewarded for their efforts and successes”.
Global Organisation - FUCHS is a family controlled, global organisation established in 1931, with headquarters in Manheim, Germany. Ranked the world’s number one independent lubricants producer, the Australian subsidiary has manufacturing plants in Melbourne and Newcastle, and multiple offices throughout Australia and New Zealand. FUCHS prides itself on being a culturally diverse equal opportunity employer with nearly 5,000 employees in over 60 countries.
Growth / Success - Over the past decade, global sales have almost doubled to EUR 2.2B in 2016. Committed to invest in Australian manufacturing and infrastructure FUCHS remains committed to local development and manufacturing. With two technical and manufacturing centres, and offices across Australia and New Zealand, FUCHS continues to invest locally with $35M in self-funded capital projects committed between 2014-17 including a purpose built facility in Beresfield, NSW, upgrades to grease manufacturing facilities and Victorian warehousing operations.
Modern Technology - FUCHS utilises modern technology to handle and optimise our business process. Our IT department provides modern applications and premium hardware to employees, and remote connectivity is available where required.
Culture - The FUCHS core values from the foundation on which we perform work and conduct ourselves. FUCHS offers employees a trusting and friendly working environment where we value and acknowledge our employees and their individual successes. We are committed to the health and safety of our people and offer work life balance Initiatives such as purchase of additional leave, and flexible working hours where possible. FUCHS employees have access to wellbeing programs that includes on-site physiotherapy, health checks and an Employee Assistance Program.
Induction - We pride ourselves on our induction process and look to continually improve the experience of new employees coming into the FUCHS family. With the initial experience based in the Corporate Head Office, all new staff are welcomed into the business with a formal program, including corporate overviews, meet & greet discussions & site tours.
Career Development & Diversity - FUCHS employees are encouraged to develop their skills and careers. We offer regular performance reviews, tailored training programs and career development planning. Individual and company performance is assessed and rewarded via key performance indicators and is linked to the employee incentive scheme. We offer a diverse range of roles through multiple disciplines including, but not limited to manufacturing, administration, technical and sales.
Sustainability - Sustainability to us is neither a trademark nor a label, but is instead a self-commitment. The scarcity of resources and the responsibility towards future generations are a particular focus of corporate action. Our aim is to create more value with fewer resources – and this shall be in harmony with our commitment to economic ecological and social responsibility.