MONTVALE, N.J., April 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) announced today that for the third consecutive year, it has been ranked one of the "Best Places to Work in New Jersey" according to NJBIZ Magazine, New Jersey's primary business journal covering the state. This award was designed to identify, recognize and honor the best places of employment in New Jersey, benefiting the state's economy, its workforce and businesses. The award program, created in 2005, is produced by NJBIZ and sponsored by Gibbons, P.C. and Novo Nordisk and is in partnership with Garden State Council SHRM, The New Jersey State Chamber, Employers Association of New Jersey and the New Jersey Economic Development Authority.
In its third year in the running, MBUSA's 2012 ranking of number 8 is the sole automaker on the list and is part of the large-sized category (more than 250 employees).
"MBUSA has a long tradition of corporate citizenship here in the Garden State and we thank our associates for their dedication that has led to continued success here at our national headquarters in Montvale and our regional offices in Parsippany and Robbinsville," stated Stephen Cannon, president and CEO, MBUSA. "To continue to receive this recognition in a recovering economy is a true statement of how we are driven to deliver exceptional customer experience to our many customers here in New Jersey and across the country."
The Best Places to Work in New Jersey program is made up of 100 companies split into two groups: 52 small/medium-sized companies (15-249 employees) and 48 large-sized companies (more than 250 employees).
To qualify, companies had to fulfill the following eligibility requirements:
- Have at least 15 employees in New Jersey;
- Be a for-profit, not-for-profit or government entity;
- Be a publicly or privately held business;
- Have a facility in New Jersey;
Companies from across the state entered the two-part process to determine the 100 Best Places to Work in New Jersey. The first part consisted of evaluating each nominated company's workplace policies, practices, philosophy, systems and demographics. This phase was worth approximately 25% of the total evaluation. The second part consisted of an employee survey to measure the employee experience. This phase was worth approximately 75% of the total evaluation. The combined scores determined the top companies and the final ranking. The overall registration and survey process was managed by Best Companies Group (BCG). BCG also analyzed the data provided and used their expertise to determine the final rankings. For more information on the Best Places to Work in New Jersey program, please visit www.njbiz.com/events.
About Mercedes-Benz USA
Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA), headquartered in Montvale, New Jersey, is responsible for the distribution, marketing and customer service for all Mercedes-Benz and Maybach products in the United States. MBUSA offers drivers the most diverse line-up in the luxury segment with 14 model lines ranging from the sporty C-Class to the flagship S-Class sedans and the SLS AMG supercar.
MBUSA is also responsible for the distribution, marketing and customer service of Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Vans and smart in the US. More information on MBUSA and its products can be found at www.mbusa.com, www.mbsprinterusa.com and www.smartusa.com
SOURCE Mercedes-Benz USA