Business expansion
Location of affected unit(s)
France and other countries
Manufacture Of Rubber And Plastic Products And Other Non-Metallic Mineral Products
Manufacture Of Other Non-Metallic Mineral Products
23 - Manufacture of other non-metallic mineral products

36,000 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
17 November 2021
Employment effect (start)
1 January 2022
Foreseen end date
31 December 2022


French building materials supplier group Saint-Gobain has announced the creation of about 36,000 new jobs worldwide in 2022. About 7,500 positions, including 3,500 jobs for young people under 26, are expected to be created in France. Saint-Gobain is to recruit for a wide range of candidates: sales consultants, production and maintenance staff, logistics staff, managers, engineers, cyber security experts, data science specialists, research and development and sustainability experts. The group has committed to decarbonizing the construction and industrial markets by 2050. Its aim is to become a leader in sustainable construction worldwide.

Saint-Gobain designs, manufactures, and distributes materials and solutions for the construction, healthcare, and manufacturing industry. Currently, the company employs about 167,000 employees in 72 countries worldwide.



Eurofound (2021), Saint-Gobain, Business expansion in World, factsheet number 106004, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/106004.