Salary Benchmarking, Composite Material Supplies

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  • Composite Material Supplies Ltd distributes composites to manufacturers.  They offer a full range of products and onsite support.
  • Their work covers numerous sectors, such as marine, transportation, construction, sanitary ware and corrosion-resistant.
  • CMS is a subsidiary of AOC, a leading global supplier of resins, gel coats and colourants for composites and cast polymers.

What did our client need?

  • Our client wanted a market salary survey report.
  • The report had to be specific to their business sector and area.
  • The relevant employees were drawn from all aspects of the company, including managerial, administrative and warehousing roles.

How did we help?

  • After a briefing session, we collected and reviewed background company information.
  • We then interviewed all relevant employees.
  • The salary benchmarking process involves collating comparative data from a variety of sources: Ways HR Consulting’s national database; comparable publicly advertised posts; and specialised survey data.

What challenges did we face?

  • Making accurate judgements.
  • We took into account each employee’s experience (prior work / years with the company / in that role) and academic achievement.

What benefits did our client gain?

  • Our client was able to grade jobs according to their true value, internally and by market and sector.
  • “The results enabled us, as a growing company, to place structure and goals from a business perspective and for individuals.”
  • “This has proved invaluable to both AOC and CMS, more importantly to our employees.” Peter Burrows, Finance Director, CMS Ltd

“The results were extremely beneficial.  The excellent work resulted in a successful pay review for our staff. Thank you.”
Peter Burrows, Finance Director, Composite Material Supplies


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