Our Tat Gıda family, is made of approximately 1.084 people based on yearly average. We aim to provide a work environment where all employees feel happy, able to achieve their potentials and have access to programs for their self-development.
As of today, we produce tomato products, canned goods, pickles and ready meals etc. at our three plants located in Mustafakemalpaşa/Bursa, Karacabey/Bursa and Torbalı/İzmir.
80% of our employees is composed of blue collar employees and 20% are white collar. Our employees’ rights and obligations are stated in printed materials such as the Employment Contract, Personnel Regulations and Collective Bargaining Agreement. In order to inform our stakeholders, we share below the links of relevant clauses of the related written documents.
In light of Koç Group’s objective of increasing gender awareness and goal of becoming a model institution with exemplary practices, we give great importance to providing equal work conditions to our female and male employees and to employ more women at Tat Gıda. We support the "HeForShe" initiative endorsed by Koç Group on global scale and aim to create a gender sensitive work environment where our female employees can access to more training and development, progress in their careers and benefit from equal opportunities. We aim to raise awareness on gender equality among all employees through trainings.
Accordingly, the annual average number of working women has increased from 30% to 35% in the last 5 years. While the number of female members in the Board of Directors, which consists of nine members, is four and two of the three independent members are women. The female board members ratio is 44%.
Thanks to the regularly increasing rate of female employees, in 2020, the share of female employees in Tat Gıda's annual average number of employees was 35%.
We organize internal and outsourced trainings, learning on the job activities and leadership programs for the purpose of developing the knowledge and professional qualifications of our employees as well as creating a workplace where they can continuously learn and progress.
As part of the Tat Gıda’s "Talent Management" structure, employees who possess leadership skills, are identified and endorsed to be appointed to Koç Group in the future. In order to support these employees’ personal and professional development programs and trainings are organized. In 2020, the number of training hours per person was 12.
Our employees receive trainings in leadership, innovation, negotiation techniques and presentation techniques, management, technical trainings, occupational health and safety and environment modules. Additionally, our employees can design their personal training plans with learning sources offered by Koç Academy, which they can access over Koç Group’s intranet portal.
Occupational Health and Safety
We are aware that the first condition of offering our employees a work environment in which they can work efficiently and employee satisfaction is at the highest level, is creating a healthy and safe workplace.
Providing a safe work environment where employees can perform and minimizing potential occupational health risks are placed at the heart of our occupational health and safety (OHS) approach. As Tat Gıda, we address occupational health and safety with an integrated approach and extend this approach to all plants.
There are OHS Experts in all our workplaces, and in addition to this, a total of 4 OHS Boards operate in our workplaces. 21% of 37 members of the OHS Board are employee representatives. Our Human Resources Director, as the top authority responsible from occupational health and safety, reports directly to the General Manager.
Tat Gıda aims to raise the knowledge level and awareness of its subcontractors on occupational health and safety issues. There were no fatalities in Tat Gıda or in its subcontractors between 2014 and 2020. Occupational disease rate is also zero for both Tat Gıda and subcontractors in last three activity years.
Our health and safety trainings aim to increase the knowledge of our staff and raise their awareness with campaigns organized to reward good ideas.
All employees at Tat Gıda received of 4 hours of OHS repeating training on average in 2020.