Our People and Values
Our people are our strength and key to Knauf's success. 26,000 people worldwide and 220 people in Australia strive for Knauf's growth and their own personal development every day.
Despite our unique personalities, Knauf works together as one team because our culture is built on four solid values.
Menschlichkeit – a German term which means that everything we do, every decision we take, we have the well-being of everyone in society in mind.
Partnership - we act as a team and support each other.
Commitment - We are committed to our work and the results of our work.
Entrepreneurship - our continued success is driven by a spirit of pioneering, innovation and change combined with a pragmatic and result-oriented approach.
These values and an unwavering commitment to safety and the well-being of our employees underpins everything we do. We take great pride in a job well done and are dedicated to success.
Who are our people? What do they do and what is it like to work at Knauf Australia? Take a look behind the scenes...
We seek individuals who are energetic, passionate, talented, demonstrate loyalty and integrity and are looking to be part of an innovative and results driven organisation. Our goal is to make our people the best in their field. To ensure this, we develop employees through training, feedback, coaching and challenging but interesting work and projects.
Knauf offers an attractive salary and bonus structure for eligible employees. All employees are entitled to additional employee benefits. These include, but are not limited to:
• Performance based annual bonuses for selected positions
• Supported education
• Training and development
• Employee assistance program
• Health programs
• Active social clubs.
Knauf employees are actively engaged in Health and Safety initiatives within the company. Employees are also encouraged to participate in Knauf Active. Knauf Active is a group of energetic employees who take part in sporting events throughout Australia such as the City 2 Surf, Sydney to Wollongong bike ride, Blackmores Sydney Running Festival, Run Melbourne, St George Melbourne running festival and Gold Coast Airport Marathon events. These annual events offer Knauf employees the opportunity to maintain healthy lifestyles as well as supporting national and local charities.