Our People and Values | Knauf Australia

Our People and Values

Our people are our strength and key to Knauf's success. 26,000 people worldwide and 300 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...

Testimonial of Anna, Sales Operations Manager

Testimonial of Annette, Customer Service Manager 

Testimonial of Jayke, Systems Optimisation Analyst

Testimonial of Jonalyn, Plant Technical Officer

Testimonial of Nigel, Regional Sales Manager NSW/ACT

Testimonial of Russell, Finance Manager


Developing People

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.

Employee benefits

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.