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Personnel

Personnel

 

MOTOR OIL is one of the biggest employers in Greece. At the end of 2016 the company employed 1,199 persons of whom 990 worked at the refinery and 209 at the office headquarters.

According to the Organization Chart of the company the breakdown of personnel headcount is as follows:

GENERAL DIVISION OF MANUFACTURING

990

GENERAL DIVISION OF FINANCE

80

GENERAL DIVISION OF MARKETING

36

GENERAL DIVISION OF CORPORATE PLANNING

17

GENERAL DIVISION OF ADMINISTRATION & HUMAN RESOURCES

54

LEGAL DEPARTMENT

10

INTERNAL AUDIT

12

TOTAL

1,199

The company places particular emphasis at the employee educational background as this provides a comparative advantage against competition given the international and technologically advanced character of the refining sector. Today 40% of company personnel have graduated from Institutions of Higher or Highest Education while intra-company educational programs are offered and seminars are held on a regular basis each year.

Company employees may take advantage of a comprehensive program of educational courses and seminars conducted in Greece or abroad. In this way continuous development of company personnel is achieved to the benefit of MOTOR OIL and of society at large.

Furthermore, the company covers the fees for the education of its executives if received at internationally accredited educational centers such as The Institute of Petroleum (www.petroleum.co.uk), l’ Institut Français du Pétrole (http://www.ifp-school.com) and The Oxford Princeton Program (www.oxfordprinceton.com) as well as the expenses for their participating in international conferences such as the European Refining Technology Conference (ERTC – www.gtforum.com).

In addition, the company places emphasis on the optimization of working conditions and above all on workforce safety, employing 3 doctors, medical personnel, and owning 4 fully equipped ambulances. As part of its interest in employee welfare, MOTOR OIL offers its personnel and their families a private life insurance and medical care program covering all hospital treatment expenses that may arise. This insurance program is considered to be innovative as a result of the benefits and compensations it involves. The company also has a multi-membered security section and a specialized safety technician who is assigned the responsibility to supervise and secure hygiene and safety conditions at workplace as well as to prevent work accidents. As an aid to workplace accident prevention the Company owns 7 fire extinction vehicles and a multitude of stable and portable fire & smoke detection systems and extinguishers.

The accident prevention policy is implemented through the following methods:

-Strict adherence to legislation and internationally accepted codes, protocols and safety operation rules.

-Continuous improvement of all safety and hygiene control systems.

-Record keeping of all accidents, accident evaluation and adopting appropriate corrective action and preventive measures.

-Continuous upgrade of all resources relating to individual safety and fire prevention, combined with personnel training on the use of these resources.

According to 2016 data, the average age of company personnel is 43.8 years and the average employment period stands at 16.8 years indicating a high degree of loyalty.

 

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