At Sigma, we strive to provide an exceptional working environment because we recognise that the talents of our team members are critical to Sigma’s enduring success and that of our retail brands.
Sigma has a long and respected heritage as a leading national contributor to health and wellness in Australia. Throughout our 100+ year history, Sigma has remained a pharmacy focused and led organisation. We are a national leading full line wholesale and distribution business with sites and employees located in every Australian state and territory. The majority of Sigma’s sites are located within the outer suburbs of capital cities and are comprised of a distribution centre facility and office space.
Sigma Healthcare’s head office is located in Rowville, Victoria. Rowville is located approximately 27km southeast from Melbourne’s central business district. Sigma’s Rowville office is conveniently located at the Wellington Road exit of Eastlink and within kilometres of the M1 Freeway. It includes both a leading edge, technologically advanced distribution centre, purpose built designer offices and an on site café.
Shine at Sigma
Sigma’s “Shine at Sigma” team member reward and recognition program allows our team members to recognise and reward their peers and colleagues who demonstrate values and behaviours in line with Sigma’s values.
Talent Referral Program
Sigma encourages its team members to introduce talented, likeminded, and hard working people to the organisation who can contribute to our ongoing success. Our Talent Referral program provides team members with the opportunity to be involved in building and strengthening the Sigma team and in return be financially rewarded.
Employee Share Plan
Sigma encourages its team members to be a part owner of the Company that they work for and contribute and share in its continued growth. Subject to Board approval, Sigma may from time-to-time offer eligible team members the opportunity to acquire shares in Sigma through its employee share plan.
Sigma Rewards Program
An online benefits program for Sigma team members that provides fantastic discounts on products & services from a huge range of well known & trusted brands!
We ensure that your loyalty and longevity to Sigma is recognised & rewarded after every 5 years service provided to the business.
Health & Wellbeing
Being a key player in the health and wellbeing industry has taught us that a healthy team is a happy team, that’s why the good health and wellbeing of all Sigma team members is a priority. At Sigma we promote and celebrate good health and wellbeing through team member programs such as:
- Annual flu vaccination program,
- Corporate private health insurance benefits,
- Regular health promotion activities,
- Support corporate health and fitness challenges,
- Health and wellbeing seminars, events and offers, and
- One-on-one ergonomic assessments
Sigma provides its team members the flexibility in managing their salaries by offering a number of salary sacrifice benefits including salary sacrifice motor vehicles by way of novated lease vehicle arrangements.
Sigma is committed to ensuring its team members reach their full potential by providing them with the opportunity to enhance their existing skills or develop new skills through a range of learning and development activities. Additionally, Sigma supports team members who wish to pursue further education by providing financial assistance or additional leave for approved programs.
Sigma’s Employee Assistance Program provides counselling and support to all team members and their immediate families. Team members can use the service to comfortably and confidentially discuss any work or personal issue that are an inevitable part of life.
Corporate Social Responsibility
Sigma is committed to supporting the communities in which we operate both financially and through our pharmacy network. These include the Summer Foundation, Carers Australia, the Cancer Council’s Daffodil Day and the Guardian Angel Program to name a few. Sigma actively encourages and supports all team members to engage and participate in supporting our community based programs.
Community Service Obligation
The Federal Government Community Service Obligation is designed to ensure that all Australians have access to the full range of PBS medicines, via their community pharmacy, regardless of where they live and usually within 24 hours. Sigma is proud to be a pharmaceutical wholesaler recognised by the government as being able to deliver
on the above commitment whilst meeting the established compliance requirements and service standards required.
Top 8 reasons to work at Sigma from our Team Members
Each year we ask our team members for feedback on what it’s like to work at Sigma. We use the feedback received from our team to help instil positive change, to identify solutions generated by the people performing the work and measure the effectiveness of initiatives that have been implemented based on previous feedback.
Here’s the most recent feedback from our team members:
- I have a good relationship with the people I work with
- I feel I have a good understanding of Sigma’s core areas of operation
- I respect my manager
- Sigma provides team members with a safe working environment
- I have a good understanding of Sigma’s strategy and values
- I have a good relationship with my manager
- I enjoy my physical work environment
- I believe that I make a difference at Sigma