People are the source of our success. We treat one another
with respect, promote teamwork, and encourage personal
freedom and growth. Leadership and excellence in performance
are sought and rewarded.
Customers are the reason we exist. They receive our strongest
commitment to meet their needs.
Our products and services reflect dedication to quality, innovation,
Our conduct demonstrates integrity and commitment to ethics,
safety, health, and the environment.
Human Resources Philosophy & Strategy
Do the right thing in all that you do.
Do the best that you can do. (Help employees realize their maximum
Treat others as they want to be treated. (Understand the advantages
of a diverse workforce)
To establish Viasystems as one of the world’s most
successful PCB & E-M Solutions companies, as measured
by our customers, employees, stakeholders, competitors
To achieve and maintain the competitive edge by retention, development,
and motivation of our employees enabling them to maximize their
The quality of Viasystems’ human effort is the most significant
source of our competitive edge.
Diversity & Equal Employment Opportunity
Viasystems is committed to provide a work environment that values
diversity among its employees. All Company human resources policies
and activities intend to create a respectful workplace in which
every individual has the opportunity to reach his or her highest
Consistent with its obligations under the applicable laws and
regulations governing employment matters, it is Viasystems'
policy to provide employment opportunities equitably to all
individuals throughout the Company regardless of race, color,
religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status or disability.
Viasystems will not tolerate harassment or discrimination against
any person. The policies mentioned previously apply to both
applicants and employees and in all phases of employment, including
recruiting, hiring, placement, training and development, transfer,
promotion, demotion, performance reviews, compensation and benefits,
and separation from employment.
Viasystems' human resources policies and planning efforts are
designed to help the Company better implement its equal employment
opportunity objectives. All levels of supervision are responsible
for monitoring and complying with Viasystems' policies and procedures
for handling employee complaints concerning harassment or other
forms of unlawful discrimination. Because employment related
laws are complex and vary from state to state and country to
country, supervisors should obtain the advice of our Legal Department
in advance whenever there is any doubt as to the lawfulness
of any proposed actions or inactions.
Viasystems’ employees are expected to conduct themselves
in a manner appropriate for their work environment, and are
also expected to be sensitive to and respectful of the concerns,
values and preferences of others. Viasystems' efforts to provide
a diverse and respectful workplace depend upon the individual
commitment of all employees to conduct themselves in a manner
that promotes such an environment. Whether an individual is
an employee, contractor, supplier or otherwise works at a Viasystems
site, he or she is encouraged to report any practices or actions
believed to be inappropriate to his or her supervisor, the Legal
Department or to the Human Resources Department.
Environmental, Health, and Safety
At Viasystems, protecting people and the environment will be
a part of everything we do and every decision we make. Each
employee has a responsibility in ensuring that our products
and operations meet applicable government or Viasystems standards,
whichever is more stringent. Our goal is to eliminate all injuries,
prevent adverse environmental and health impacts, reduce wastes
and emissions and promote resource conservation at every stage
of the life cycle of our products. We will report our progress
and be responsive to the public.
All employees are required to be alert to environmental and
safety issues and be familiar with environmental, health and
safety laws and Company policies applicable to their area of
business. Since environmental, health and safety laws are complex,
subject to frequent changes, and vary from country to country,
employees should obtain the advice of the Viasystems Legal Department
whenever there is any doubt as to the lawfulness of any actions