About Volkswagen Group Italia

Volkswagen Group Italia S.p.A. was founded in 1954 and it is the Italian Subsidiary of the Volkswagen Group. The Company is led by Massimo Nordio, CEO and General Manager. It imports and distributes vehicles for Volkswagen, Audi, SEAT, ŠKODA and Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles, and it can rely on the work of 854 employees.The flagship of Volkswagen Group Italia is definitely the spare parts Distribution Centre (C.D.R.), which has an overall area of 52,000 m2 and distributes approximately 19 million spares parts per year.

Facts & Figures

Industry Automotive
Number of employees 854
Number of active countries 1

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 Volkswagen Group Italia

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

Learning and development programs

  • Internship programmes
  • Job rotation programmes
  • International exchange programmes
  • Competency-based training programmes
  • Soft skill training programmes (e.g. feedback, time management, communication)
  • Conferences/congresses/seminars (internal/external)
  • 180- and/or 360-degree feedback

Compensation and benefits

  • Employee discounts on company services/products
  • Meal subsidies/canteen services
  • Shift premiums

Flexible Working Conditions

  • Flexi-time working
  • Time off in lieu (TOIL)/Time-for-time
  • Part-time working
  • Telecommuting/working from home
  • Sabbatical/career break
  • Employer contribution for child care
  • Special leave for parents (above legal requirements)

Career and succession management

  • Job rotation
  • Job enrichment
  • International mobility (expatriation or short-term assignment)
  • Secondment
  • Training programme
  • Special assignment

Onboarding Activities

  • Meeting with HR to explain procedures
  • Meeting with manager regarding job role, tasks,expectations
  • Check-in meetings at specific intervals
  • Post-hire assessment
  • Safety policies and instructions
  • Code of Conduct
  • Team lunch/dinner

Communication Channels

  • Formal sessions (e.g. one-to-one meetings between employee and manager)
  • Suggestions box/email
  • Employee surveys
  • Works councils

Networking Activities

  • Sports events (e.g. sports day)
  • Seasonal social events
  • Special informal sessions with Executive Management

Secondary benefits

  • Laptop
  • Car/travel allowance
  • Mobile Telephone
  • Telephone allowance
  • Company car
  • On-site parking

Well-being programs

  • Safety programme
  • Ergonomic support
  • Health & Safety officer/manager
  • Preventative Occupational Health programme
  • Maintaining salary level above legal requirements
  • Maintaining employee contractual rights above legal requirements
  • On-site flu vaccinations
  • Occupational Health professional
  • Health screening programme