Lamborghini runs counter: 100 new hires in 2013
Another year of growth for the carmaker from Sant'Agata Bolognese.
Company President, Winkelmann confirms new jobs, even in 2014
Sant'Agata Bolognese, January 24, 2014
Automobili Lamborghini has just completed another year of growth, characterized by a significant increase in the number of employees. They were in fact 100 recruitments of highly qualified specialists in 2013, which brought the total number of employees to a peek of 1,029. The past three years have seen as many as 300 new hires of staff with permanent contracts and confirm new hires also for 2014.
Also, the percentage increase in female employment, which reached 30% of admissions last year were women specialized in technical areas of the company. It also increased the number of high school and university graduates who joined the company through the apprenticeship program offered by Lamborghini. Lamborghini has a strategic objective to be an increasingly attractive employer for both the surrounding area and for its employees.
Stephan Winkelmann, President and CEO of Automobili Lamborghini, said: "Our employees are the engine of our success. In fact, we believe that the investment in the growth and development of our employees, as well as the workplace in which they operate every day, is a key element to ensure a continuity of solid business and ethics, focusing on excellence and continuous improvement. We base our sustainable growth strategy on a clear ethical responsibility, with constant attention to our business, society and the environment in which we live and with the aim of creating value over time."
The constant attention to Lamborghini's employees and their families is transformed into a variety of activities and initiatives to promote balance between work and private life, including a structured engagement program focused on training people, welfare and the environment. As well as for the important environmental and energy certifications, Automobili Lamborghini is constantly investing on health and safety in the workplace. By partnering with the 'Unit of Occupational Medicine, University of Bologna and S. Orsola-Malpighi Hospital, Lamborghini has done studies and applications of the proper ergonomics of workstations, introduced new technologies for prevention and risk analysis, spreading a true corporate culture of safety, with a consequent reduction in the accident rate. Important are also the collaborations with schools and universities in the region, including Alma Mater, Alma Graduate School, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, with the aim to further strengthen the link between education and business.