Our Leadership Guidelines
Sartorius stands for consistent focus on customers, high innovative strength, global presence and respect in dealing with our employees and business partners. These are the values that guide our thinking and actions.
Yes to Active Leadership
As a leader, you are responsible for establishing and maintaining the standards and culture in your area of responsibility. You focus the work of highly different people on the goals of your department or unit and our company and are accountable for the results. The development and motivation of your staff members are among your key management tasks. Be aware that your staff are a reflection of you and will manage their staff the same way they are managed by you.
Yes to Change
The major task of a manager is not to manage the status quo, but to anticipate and deal with future developments. Sartorius will be particularly successful if it initiates and shapes changes in our industries instead of being a follower. To implement change, you will always need the courage to stand up to and resolve conflicts. Through your attitude, behavior and commuication, you will be decisively influencing your staff’s willingness to adapt and accelerate the speed of change at Sartorius.
Yes to Performance
At Sartorius, the highest demands on product quality have developed throughout the years and are broadly anchored. We use this as a yardstick in measuring the performance of everything we do, and we place this demand on our managers. Therefore, it is your responsibility to lead your own department to achieve top performance in every respect. Performance has to be measurable.
Yes to Communication
The larger, more international and more complex Sartorius becomes, the more that professional and targeted communication will become as a success factor of your leadership. In view of the wealth of information that managers have, they often underestimate the value of passing on information to their staff personally.
Yes to Sartorius as a Team
As a manager, you are committed to the corporate success of Sartorius as a whole. This requires that you think and act to a large extent within the contextof the "big picture" - cross-depatmentally, across company locations and cross-divisionally. This also means that you as a manager have to assert yourself in certain situations; however, in others, you need to be willing to subordinate your interests to our overriding corporate goals.