A Career with Farnell

Do you have aspirations, drive and enthusiasm? Do you want to work for an innovative, forward thinking organisation? If you have the ambition and the ability we offer excellent career prospects.

Talent Management

At Farnell our people are our best asset; they are our differentiator and we have made a commitment to put people at the heart of our organisation. Our talent management strategy is a fundamental step in us doing exactly that and also supporting the organisation in delivering its strategic commitments and achieving our aspirations of becoming a High Performance Company. Every new starter at Farnell goes through a comprehensive induction plan tailored to the needs of the individual role and this structured approach continues throughout your career with Farnell. In order to ensure high service delivery, every leader within our business is encouraged to spend time coaching and developing their teams, ensuring that each and every individual has a personal development plan, which in addition to bi-annual performance and development reviews will support you in achieving your potential.

Company Benefits

We value the contribution our employees make to the success of our business and this is shown through the package we offer. Our employees enjoy a wide range of benefits, such as:

  • Company pension scheme
  • Life assurance and income protection
  • Minimum 23.5 days holiday
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Access to discounted retail products, including goods from across the Group of companies
  • Save money on childcare, eye care, healthcare and personal accident insurance

Our pay and benefits reflect market rates as well as experience, skills and qualifications. We also recognise the value of achieving the right level of work life balance and operate bonus schemes that reflect personal and business performance.

If you like the sound of working for Farnell, why not start searching for jobs now.

About Farnell

Founded in 1939 – Farnell celebrated 70 years making a difference in the electronics industry in 2009. Premier Farnell is a global, business-to-business, high service distributor of electronic components and industrial products to the design, maintenance and engineering sectors. Farnell is part of the Premier Farnell Group, employing over 1200 people in more than 20 countries around the world and trading in over 100.

Learn more about Farnell here.

An Award Winning Company

One of the driving factors behind the success of Farnell is the company’s ability to deliver over 620,000 electronic components worldwide. This was acknowledged at the European Electronics Industry Awards (Elektra) 2009, when Farnell scooped the ‘Distributor of the Year Award’ for outstanding achievement, web innovation and leadership.

This most recent award is just one of many examples where Farnell has been recognised as a world leading distributor.

Find out about more awards and certifications.

A Company that Cares

Our Commitment

Farnell takes seriously its role as a responsible corporate citizen and seeks to take account of the economic, social and environmental impacts of its operations.

Premier Farnell has been a member of the FTSE4Good Index, measuring corporate responsibility since 2001 and is committed to making a difference in the areas in which we work.

Please click here to download the CSR Factsheet.

A Leader in our Industry

Corporate Responsibilty Index 2008

Premier Farnell is proud to be a Gold-ranking company in the Business in the Community Corporate Responsibility Index 2009, measured on our CR Index performance in environmental, workplace & community, health & safety and marketplace issues.

Premier Farnell has increased its score in the index each year over the past three years and it is our goal to have achieved the Platinum band of companies upon completion of the 2009 CR Index.

We are committed to the sustainable development of our business and have an established, comprehensive Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme. Through a continuing dedication to CSR, we seek to further reduce our impact on the environment, empower our people, build on our reputation as a good neighbour and use our influence to promote strong ethics and responsible performance in our supply chains.

For more information on our code of ethics and CSR policy click here.

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