The list is based on direct feedback from employees of the hundreds of organizations that were surveyed by GPTW. The data has a 90 per cent confidence rating and a plus or minus 5 per cent margin of error. Organizations must also be Great Place to Work-Certified in the past year and have manufacturing facilities in Canada to be eligible for the list.
This year’s best workplaces are:
• 3M Canada
• Arc’teryx Equipment
• BASF Canada
• Kicking Horse Coffee
• LMI Technologies
• Mercedes-Benz Canada
• Phoenix Contact Ltd.
• Rittal Systems Ltd.
• SC Johnson
• Vermilion Energy
“Rittal Systems always remains on the cutting-edge of technology, which makes us a great career choice for skilled technical people,” said Tim Rourke, president of Rittal Systems Ltd. “Above all, we value our employees in every department from our Designers to our Warehouse personnel, as we recognize that it is their dedication and commitment that enables us to keep satisfying our customers.”
“At LMI, we are committed to making our employees’ place of work an environment that they look forward to coming to everyday, a place where they are respected and given all the resources they need to excel in their chosen profession,” added Terry Arden, LMI Technologies CEO.
“The changes that we have been implementing at Mercedes-Benz Canada are founded on integrity and a sense of responsibility to our staff,” said Brian D. Fulton, Mercedes-Benz Canada president and CEO. “They are informed by our promise to deliver the best possible customer service, which starts with offering the best possible work environment. That MBFC has been recognized among 2017’s Best Workplaces in Manufacturing is yet another sign that, as a company, we are heading in the right direction.”