Testimonials

Jan Baeke, 51 years

Foreman tufting division

For how long have you been working here?

"I've been working here for about thirty years now."

 

How did you get in contact with Sports & Leisure Group?

"Thanks to the principle of my school I used to study at, I was able to get a small job at Cabrita Carpets, the predecessor of Domo Sports Grass. Over the years I was then able to climb up to the job I fulfill today.

 

What makes your job special?

"Especially the realisation that you're working on a beautiful product that will be played on by professional athletes is amazing to me, but also very satisfying.

 

Did you have a good training/guidance so you could properly settle in into the company? How did that work?

Yeah, the guidance I had was good. My former colleagues at the time tought me everything because they already had a lot of experience. This made it easier for me to settle in.

 

What do you think of your colleagues?

"They're all very likeable but more important, they're a great team to work with.On top of that, they're hard workers as well.

 

Do you think there are enough career opportunities here at S&L Group?

"I think there are. I started as a mechanic in the night shift and was able to climb up to foreman of the tuft division.

 

How do you see your future here at Sports & Leisure Group?

Rosy. I hope to work at Sports & Leisure Group until I retire.

 

Victor Cimpean, 58 jaar

Tufter

For how long have you been working here?

"Since 2005. Already eleven year by now."

 

How did you get in contact with Sports & Leisure Group?

"I used to work at PPC which used to be part of Domo Sports Grass. After that closed down, they transered me here. And I like where I am.

 

What makes your job special?

"You're working on a unique and innovative product. It gives me great joy to think about all the great players that perhaps will play on a pitch that I helped make. Amazing!

 

Did you have a good training/guidance so you could properly settle in into the company? How did that work?

" I followed a clear training plan which was given to me by my wife who used to work here before I did. "

 

Do you think Sporst & Leisure Group is a good employer? If yes, why?

Yes, I do think that. I definitely get the feeling that my work is appreciated. For me, that's an extra motivation to work even harder. Apart from that, there's always a great atmosphere in the workplace which makes it nice to work here.

 

What do you think of your colleagues?

" They're all very friendly and helpful. If there is a problem, they're all willing to lend a hand as well."

 

How do you see your future here at Sports & Leisure Group?

" I hope to work here for 7 more years. After that, I'll retire.

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Belgium

 

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