Schneider Electric
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Schneider Electric
3.3 of 5 600 reviews
Rueil-Malmaison, France
5000+ Employees
Company - Public (SU)
$10+ billion (USD) per year

Schneider Electric is the global specialist in energy management. Discover the opportunity to join an international, dynamic, and responsible company that fosters the development of all its people...More

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The global specialist in energy management, Schneider Electric comprises more than 140,000 employees working in 100+ countries. Schneider Electric has a 177-year legacy of innovation, international scope, and corporate responsibility. We offer employees unique opportunities to build successful careers and participate in developing and promoting solutions to the world’s energy efficiency challenges.

7 reasons to join us

  1. Focus on development: Schneider Electric offers career paths that include opportunities to move between different functions and business units. International mobility and advanced educational opportunities are available as well. 

2. Positive work-life balance:

  • Ranked #22 in Forbes magazine’s list of ‘The 25 Big Companies with the Best Work Life Balance’, according to
  • Named to the Top 50 World’s Most Attractive Employers in 2013by Universum global consulting for the 2nd year running.

3. International Reach: Schneider Electric operates 102 worldwide locations. Our borderless human network allows employees to interact with one another across the globe in real time.

  • Spice, our global, employee-only social networking site, has gained 95,000 users to date and averages 7,000+ posts per week.
  • 43% of our workforce can be found in new economies.

4. A global leader in energy management: Schneider Electric is in theunique position to lead our world to do more while using less of our planet’s resources. 

  • No. 1 in energy efficiency.
  • No. 1 in power and control safety.
  • No. 1 in critical power and cooling reliability.
  • Ranked #5 on Fortune magazine’s list of ‘World’s Most Admired Companies’ in the Industry/Electronic category.

5. Promising future: We aim to play an enduring role in a market with strong potential.

  • Our workforce, revenue (€24 billion/$31 billion in sales in 2012), and accessible markets have doubled since 2004.
  • The International Energy Agency forecasts $11.6 trillion (€8.8 trillion) in investments in energy infrastructure from now until 2030.

6. Culture of innovation: Global energy challenges require new thinking and fresh ideas. Schneider Electric welcomes individuals seeking to pioneer new solutions and express their creativity.

  • We invest nearly 5% of revenue annually in R&D (Research and Development) activities (more than €1 billion in 2012).
  • We employ 11,000 R&D employees working in 70 sites across 26 countries.
  • We encourage every employee to pursue innovative solutions in their daily jobs.

7. Commitment to community and planet: We are engaged in environmental monitoring and encourage giving back to the community.

  • Over 90% of our manufacturing and logistics sites are ISO 14001-certified.
  • In 2013, Schneider Electric was ranked 13th on the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations by Corporate Knight.
  • Among the 110 World’s Most Ethical Companies, as designated by Ethisphere.

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Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations List, Corporate Knights, 2014
Training Top 125, Training, 2012
Green Cross Medal, National Safety Council, 2011

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