Engaged and motivated personnel is a key to deliver profitable growth. Nordkalk is committed to be a very good and safe place to work at. Well-being activities, development discussions, work/leisure balance are some tools and the satisfaction is measured on a yearly basis.
Nordkalk has a total of approximately 900 employees, of whom 81% are male and 19% are female, while 66% are blue collar jobs and 34% white collar jobs. Out of the employees, 98.7% work full time, and the rest 1.3% work part time. Nordkalk complies with international labour standards and 98.3% of employees are covered by collective agreements.
All white-collar positions at Nordkalk (in Finland only upper-level white-collar workers) are evaluated using the IPE methodology (International Position Evaluation provided by Mercer). The methodology is used to make an equal and transparent incentive system.
Personnel survey in conducted yearly and the results are being utilised to develop our common workplace further. Efforts are being made to support the teams with the weakest results by paying more attention to problem solving and allocating both internal and external resources.
Many improvement actions are implemented in the areas of communication, well-being activities and personnel development.
Well-being at work
All Nordkalk plants are smoke free. We have launched a number of programs promoting healthy lifestyle that include physical activity and cultural events.
CASE: New personnel facilities in Turkey
Nordkalk has operated in Turkey since August 2017. Nordkalk follows the same operating principles and instructions in all of its countries of operations.
A good and safe workplace is one of our strategic focus areas. During 2018, the working environment at the Eskibalikli quarry site was greatly improved. A new limestone crushing line was brought on stream in November, which means new and safer machines to work with.
Along with the investment in production, improvements were also made to the office and social facilities. A dining area, TV room and dormitories with twin rooms have been warmly welcomed by employees. A dozen of them stay at the site for longer periods because their homes are far away.
The company’s safety standards and culture developed in many ways in 2018. Personal protective equipment has been upgraded, walk ways separated, and reporting of near misses and accidents implemented using the common Nordkalk tool.
- Employee engagement and
- Labour practice, diversity
Sustainable leadership culture based on values
WE COMMIT TO
- being an excellent place to work, engaging personnel and supporting a good work-life balance
- developing the competence of our personnel
- establishing a good leadership culture based on our values Openness, Fairness, Courage and Trust and respect
- following up on personnel satisfaction on a yearly basis.
Nordkalk is the leading limestone company in Northern Europe. We deliver essential raw materials to numerous industries, and our solutions contribute to clean air and water as well as productivity of agricultural land.