people and culture
We know that the greatest strength of Aalberts integrated piping systems isn’t the seminal technology we engineer for ground-breaking industries and everyday life. It’s not our obsession with problem-solving, our can-do attitude or our single-minded drive for excellence. It’s our people.
We empower our people to solve problems. We support and develop them. We stretch them to their limits, then take them a bit further. Always working together, because greatness depends on shared knowledge and shared skills.
We are relentless. That’s why Aalberts integrated piping systems is a great place to work. And that’s why, if you want a career that takes you the extra mile, choose Aalberts integrated piping systems.
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our values | the Aalberts way
The Aalberts way can be summed up in three simple words: winning with people.
We are entrepreneurs: we make dreams happen. We take ownership: we deliver on our promises. We go for excellence: we push boundaries and challenge the status quo. We share and learn: we are not afraid of failure and get better every day. And we always act with integrity: leading by example, speaking out when necessary, and being professional in everything we do.
Finally, we are diverse, because you can’t innovate in an echo-chamber.
our leadership principles
Our style reflects that we encourage people to get the best out of themselves. We inspire people and we develop ourselves and others. That’s the blood that runs through our veins. We lead by example and we ask our people to be accountable and to think & move quickly. Together with our values these principles are characteristic for our identity.
We believe that our customers, our organisation and the world needs dependable and accountable team players. Trust and responsibility. Our customers will listen to us if they trust us. At Aalberts integrated piping systems we are all essential cogs in the wheel.
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“The Aalberts values were appealing as they encourage their employees to take ownership and challenge the status quo in order to improve their processes and products. This aligned with my desire to test my own capabilities and develop my skills as a designer.”
investing in our people
Diversity is one of Aalberts integrated piping system great strengths and attracting people with a broad range of skills and talents, helps us to develop new solutions, remaining competitive and flourish.
how to adapt the development programme in day-to-day work
“When I was asked to take part in this programme I was honoured and excited the company saw my potential to be a future leader in the organisation”, says Lauren Broome, HR analyst for Aalberts integrated piping systems in North America.
our development opportunities
At Aalberts integrated piping systems, training and development never stops. Whether it is training on the job, an external training programme or an in-depth training on a topic, we encourage our employees to keep learning.
By conducting personal development interviews, both managers and employees can define their development areas and translate them into yearly training plans. We believe that only by stepping outside your comfort zone you keep developing yourself. Good is never good enough.
Aalberts development programmes Connect and Fit
Aalberts has international employee development programmes in place for those who have recently started their career at Aalberts and for those employees that are more experienced. These programmes are called CONNECT and FIT and after you have established yourself you may be nominated to take part in one of these programs to help you develop as a person and a leader.
Aalberts international post-graduate programme and trainee programme
If you’ve just finished your master’s degree and you want to hit the road running, our international management trainee programme may well be just the thing you are looking for. Over a period of 18 months we send our management trainees on six three-month rotations working at an different Aalberts companies. At least two of the rotations will be abroad. You will end the programme with a strong understanding of our business and you will have established your own international network of contacts. It is our goal to find you a role in the company that best fits your talents and capabilities.
be part of a winning team
We win with people! It’s that simple. Our clear, common sense strategy is to invest in our people. We know that as a group we are greater than the sum of our parts. Our diversity gives us strength because different people look at things in different ways and come up with different solutions. That is how real progress is made, with mission-critical people.
Karen van Munster
global director human resource development
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our code of conduct contains seven main business standards as rules of ethical conduct all employees must follow.
our supplier code of conduct explains the business standards and principles as rules of ethical behaviour of aalberts and specifies what we expect from our suppliers.
aalberts’ commitment to respecting human rights, as defined by the united nations in its universal declaration of human rights, is laid down in a formal human rights policy.