RICHFIELD, Ohio--(OEConnection LLC, the premier technology leader in Northeast Ohio serving the automotive and heavy-duty truck original equipment parts industries, has been named a NorthCoast 99 winner for the ninth consecutive year.)--
“At OEConnection, we value our associates – not as ‘company assets’ but as individuals who bring unique traits and skills to their jobs”
The NorthCoast 99 Award honors great workplaces for top talent in Northeast Ohio. Established in 1999, the program was developed and is presented by the Employers Resource Council (ERC) – Northeast Ohio’s leading and largest professional organization dedicated to HR practices, programs and services.
“At OEConnection, we value our associates – not as ‘company assets’ but as individuals who bring unique traits and skills to their jobs,” said Amy French, Director of Marketing and Human Resources. “By putting our associates first, and listening to their feedback, we have been able to create a workplace that consistently motivates and rewards its associates as well as a culture that is attractive to high performers. This designation affirms that OEConnection is on the right track as an employer of choice for top talent.”
As part of the 2012 NorthCoast 99 Reports, OEConnection is featured in a case study, Work/Life & Support Programs, which describes how the company is committed to providing employees with supportive policies and practices to better manage their professional and personal lives. “OEConnection found that by offering a supportive environment that helped employees balance their work/life, the organization built a culture that was attractive to hard working and talented professionals and further established it as a 'destination employer' in the Northeast Ohio,” the report states.
According to ERC’s research, 2012 NorthCoast 99 honorees are having a positive impact on the regional economy. Winners hired a total of 16,910 employees in the area and boasted an average hiring growth of nearly 25%.
OEConnection employs approximately 250 associates at its main office in Richfield, Ohio, and a satellite office in Columbus, Ohio. The company is to be honored at a banquet ceremony at LaCentre Conference & Banquet Facility in Westlake, Ohio on Wednesday, September 19, 2012.
About OEConnection LLC
OEConnection is the leading parts e-commerce technology provider for OEM distribution networks, serving over 35,000 dealership and repair customers. Customers use OEConnection products over 6 million times each month to market, manage and move original equipment parts, facilitating an estimated $18 billion in annual replacement parts trade. The company is headquartered at 4205 Highlander Parkway, Richfield, Ohio, 44286. Additional information is available at www.oeconnection.com or by emailing Amy French at Amy.French@OEConnection.com.