FREMONT, Calif., June 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- ALOM, a global leader in supply chain management, has been selected for the second consecutive year as one of The Bay Area News Group's Top 100 Workplaces. The honor was awarded based solely on employee feedback as gathered in a survey of approximately 6,000 workplaces conducted by WorkplaceDynamics, LLP, a leading research firm on organizational health and employee engagement.
"The dedicated ALOM employees carry our badge of quality and are the reason for our success. That's why we work every day to earn their respect and engagement," said ALOM President and CEO Hannah Kain. ALOM's excellence in quality is recognized by its ISO 9001, ISO 13485, and TL 9000 certifications.
ALOM prides itself on cultivating an environment that takes a holistic approach to professional and personal growth. The company offers over 100 training courses a year spanning business and technical skills, safety, health and wellness. At the same time, ALOM encourages employees to understand the company's goals and mission, and accordingly conducts regular company meetings where all employees learn about ALOM's performance, key achievements and challenges. These meetings also provide a forum for employee engagement and recognition.
For example, ALOM staff received global recognition by winning two prestigious 2014 Women in Business Stevie Awards. Michelle Remoaldo, ALOM Sr. Quality Manager won the gold Employee of The Year award and ALOM's senior management team earned a bronze award in the Management Team of The Year category.
ALOM is deeply committed to principals of diversity and social responsibility which resonate with its employees. "As a woman-owned business enterprise, ALOM respects our employees' distinctive contributions, from the perspective they bring to problem solving to team interaction. We believe this results in a more robust and productive environment," said ALOM Senior Human Resources Manager, Claire Mendonca.
This inclusivity extends to employees' family. ALOM hosts staff celebrations and family-friendly open houses recognizing company milestones.
Kain, who was recently honored with a YWCA-Silicon Valley Tribute to Women Award for leadership and community engagement provides ALOM employees with opportunities to support local charitable organizations. Volunteer initiatives include:
- Fremont-based Abode Services and Sunrise Village Emergency Shelter
- Silicon Valley Leadership Group, including participation in the annual Silicon Valley Turkey Trot charity race
- Tri-Cities League of Volunteers (LOV) toy drive.
- HOPE Services, providing warehouse job training and employment to adults with developmental disabilities
By providing advanced supply chain solutions, ALOM and its' employees support a number of client-driven charitable initiatives such as Ford Warriors in Pink, donating proceeds of "Warrior wear and gear" to fight breast cancer. In partnership with the McKesson Foundation, ALOM supports the Giving Comfort program that distributes comfort packs to cancer patients to soothe the discomfort caused by cancer treatment. Another customer, One World Play Project, donates nearly indestructible soccer balls to youth in disadvantaged third world communities.
WorkplaceDynamics conducts regional Top Workplaces programs with 40 major publishing partners nationally. Over the past year WorkplaceDynamics has surveyed more than two million workers in about 6,000 organizations. www.workplacedynamics.com.
About ALOM: ALOM is a global leader in supply chain management, serving as a partner to its Fortune 100 clients in the technology, automotive, medical, telecommunications, and utility/energy sectors. Its expert team of strategists, engineers, and specialists operate in ALOM's headquarters and its 15 affiliated facilities around the world. ALOM's offerings include procurement, inventory, assembly, print management, fulfillment, IT integration and operations. ALOM is proud to deliver its clients' products and services impeccably, enrich the customer experience, and uphold their brand reputations. www.alom.com