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  • Year established:
    2002
  • Website:
    http://www.kia.co.uk
  • Contact
    • Kia Motors (UK) Limited, Walton Green, Halfway Green, Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, United Kingdom, KT12 1FJ
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About Kia Motors (UK) Limited

Kia Motors is an automotive manufacturer that can trace it's roots back to the mid 1940's. The company is part of a large organisation globally - part of Hyundai Motor Group. They place their employees at the heart of everything that they do, and ensure to provide them with an excellent benefits package.

The organisation have an ambition to 'become one of the UK's leading car brands appealing to all types of customers by delivering excellent products and outstanding service.

Kia know that their employees will play a huge role in hitting this target. To reward employees for the hard work that they do, Kia introduced on a quarterly basis employee briefing which the whole company attends. During these briefings they issue core value awards which are awards for outstanding performance during the quarter that are linked to the organisation's values. This gives employees public recognition in front of their colleagues as well as a £250 experience voucher. Kia have made these awards unique as they allow all employees to put forward nominations rather than purely the senior management team deciding.


What is it like to work for Kia Motors (UK) Limited

Leadership
Leadership
Senior leaders consistently update all employees throughout the year on the company position and hold an in-depth briefing at a town hall meeting every quarter to which all employees are invited.
Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
Kia have multiple energy saving systems in use at head office such as smart lighting, HVAC optimisation, variable speed pumps and occupancy based toilet flushing system.
My Company
My Company
Kia hold an induction day to explain what each department does giving new employees the opportunity to meet different people from across the business.

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Benefits:

  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

    At least 40% of staff are known to undertake charitable activities during business hours without incurring financial loss

  • Gym
    Gym

    Companies offering either free gym/ sports facilities or subsidised gym membership for all employees

  • Health Insurance
    Health Insurance

    Companies offering private health insurance for all employees

  • Pensions
    Pensions

    Companies offering a final salary scheme to all employees, or one in which the employer's contribution is at least 5%

  • Long Service
    Long Service

    40% of employees have more than 5 years' service

  • Maternity
    Maternity

    At least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative

Company Statistics

  • Staff:

    218

  • UK sites:

    3

  • Average Age:

    43

  • Staff Turnover:

    5%

  • Earning £35,000+:

    56%

  • Male : Female:

    67% / 33%

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