About Boehringer Ingelheim

The objectives and beliefs of Boehringer Ingelheim can be summed up in a single phrase: Value through Innovation. This vision has helped us to build on our strengths and make the most of our distinctive character. In a competitive and fast-changing world, the value of products, services and companies is constantly changing. Real customer value today can only be created by constantly developing new solutions and doing what we already do better.

Facts & Figures

Industry Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals
Number of employees 47000
Number of active countries 142

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 Boehringer Ingelheim

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

Learning and development programs

  • Competency-based training programmes
  • On-the-job training
  • Collaborative Learning Experiences (e.g. Action learning group/Team-based learning)
  • Coaching programmes
  • 180- and/or 360-degree feedback
  • Conferences/congresses/seminars (internal/external)
  • Internship programmes

Career and succession management

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

Onboarding Activities

  • Step-by-step On-boarding programme (hard copy or online)
  • Induction course (covering the organisation’s mission,vision, values)
  • A role-specific introductory training programme
  • Follow-up session one year after joining
  • Safety policies and instructions

Networking Activities

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

Communication Channels

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

Well-being programs

  • Safety programme
  • Preventative Occupational Health programme
  • Health & Safety officer/manager
  • In-house doctor
  • On-site flu vaccinations
  • Smoking cessation programme
  • Fitness centre membership subsidy/reimbursement

Flexible Working Conditions

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

Compensation and benefits

  • Training investment
  • Variable compensation
  • Pension
  • Subsidy Medical Insurance
  • Meal subsidies/canteen services
  • Loan/Loan Repayment

Secondary benefits

  • Laptop
  • Mobile Telephone
  • Company car
  • On-site parking
  • Group transport