SQM’s most important asset is the people that make up its team. To strengthen this team, the Company works to identify, develop and fortify each employee’s technical and soft skills, while aligning strategic corporate objectives with quality of life and a sense of belonging.
SQM fosters good leadership practices and labor relations to help maintain a positive work environment. It also promotes corporate social responsibility initiatives involving employees and provides benefits for them and their families. In addition, the Company provides its team members with access to training and the opportunity to develop their careers within SQM, while working to guarantee the respect, health and physical integrity of all Company personnel and employees of contractors.
Employee statistics (as of december 2019)
Jobs in 2019
Of all SQM employees work in Chile
Total number of direct SQM employees in Chile and the world
Employees are foreigners
Contractors annually on average in 2019
Women work at SQM in Chile and around the world
SQM employees by category, gender and percentage in chile and abroad in 2019
SQM employees by category and percentage in chile in 2019
Main regions where employees work by category and percentage in 2019
62.7% of all employees working in the Tarapacá and Antofagasta regions reside in those regions
of SQM employees in Chile are women
Recognitions awarded to employees in 2019 in different categories
Scholarships awarded to SQM employees
Education scholarships granted to employees and their children as of december 2019
Scholarships awarded in 2019
Academic excellence scholarships awarded to children of employees
Workers changed jobs in 2019
- Encouraging good performance and meritocracy.
- Retaining and rewarding the best talent.
- Reinforcing commitment and motivation.
- Favoring opportunities for personal development.
- Increasing employability by providing learning opportunities within the organization.
- Enriching the company through collaboration among areas.
- Strengthening the idea that people are valuable assets for the company.