About Alstom

A promoter of sustainable mobility, Alstom develops and markets the most complete range of systems, equipment and services in the railway sector. Alstom manages entire transport systems, including trains, signalling, maintenance and modernization, infrastructure and offers integrated solutions. Alstom had sales of €6.2 billion in the fiscal year 2014/15. Alstom is present in over 60 countries and employs around 32,000 people. Alstom Spain employs close to 2000 people at 19 work centres, making it the number two Spanish employer in the sector. The company has a rolling stock factory and four innovation centres where R&D programs are developed.

Facts & Figures

Industry Engineering, Manufacturing, Transport and Logistics
Number of employees 2000
Number of active countries 60

The Research

Certification is only awarded to the best employers around the world: companies that demonstrate the highest standards of employee offerings. The Top Employers Institute’s research assesses all critical areas of the Human Resources environment, certifying organisations that can demonstrate they are continuously optimising employee conditions and leading the way in the development of their people.

The employee offerings of Alstom

This is a selection of the Employee Offerings that this company offers to (some of) its employees.

Onboarding Activities

  • Pre-Employment package (after contract is signed)
  • Step-by-step On-boarding programme (hard copy or online)
  • Employee handbook that specifies HR policy and regulations (hard copy or online)
  • Team lunch/dinner
  • Induction course (covering the organisation’s mission,vision, values)
  • Meeting with manager regarding job role, tasks,expectations
  • Meeting with HR to explain procedures
  • Meeting with CEO/Executive Management
  • Code of Conduct
  • Safety policies and instructions

Learning and development programs

  • Graduate development programmes/traineeships
  • Internship programmes
  • Competency-based training programmes
  • Soft skill training programmes (e.g. feedback, time management, communication)
  • On-the-job training
  • Online training programmes (always available)
  • Collaborative Learning Experiences (e.g. Action learning group/Team-based learning)
  • 180- and/or 360-degree feedback
  • e-Learning (module)
  • Communities of Practice

Career and succession management

  • Training programme
  • International mobility (expatriation or short-term assignment)

Compensation and benefits

  • Salaries
  • Variable compensation
  • Year-on-year evolution of total rewards
  • Meal subsidies/canteen services
  • Subsidy Medical Insurance

Secondary benefits

  • Laptop
  • Mobile Telephone
  • Car/travel allowance
  • Company car

Flexible Working Conditions

  • Flexi-time working
  • Part-time working
  • Time off in lieu (TOIL)/Time-for-time
  • Take your family/child to work day

Communication Channels

  • Employee surveys
  • Works councils

Networking Activities

  • Sports events (e.g. sports day)
  • Online chat/instant messaging