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Oerlikon Drive Systems India Gets Certified as Great Place to Work
May 12, 2017
Oerlikon Drive Systems India has been certified by Great Place to Work Institute - a global authority in building, sustaining and recognizing high-trust, high performing workplace cultures. The assessment measured the perceptions of a sample size of employees about their place of work, and the certification is an important recognition of the team efforts to restore trust and build engagement.
Oerlikon Drive Systems segment is a leading global provider of transmissions systems used in a wide range of automotive solutions, covering passenger cars, commercial and utility vehicles, trucks, agricultural equipment. Thanks to its global footprint in India, Americas, China and Europe, the company is able to meet the customer needs, providing complete and high-tech driveline solutions.
Oerlikon Drive Systems Segment has been present in India since 1999, with production sites of both its brands Oerlikon Graziano and Oerlikon Fairfield at Greater Noida and Belgaum respectively. In 2015 the company inaugurated its third Indian plant at Sanand in Gujarat, serving domestic as well as export markets, covering not only the agricultural market, but also construction equipment, commercial and utility vehicles as well as industrial applications.
The certification is based on the Great Place to Work Trust Model which is built on 30 years of research and data collected through their Trust Index Employee Survey, taken annually by millions of employees worldwide. The survey measures factors including trust, credibility of the management, respect for people, fairness at the workplace, pride and camaraderie between people.
Great Place to Work Institute’s methodology is recognized as rigorous and objective and considered as the gold standard for defining great workplaces across business, academia and government organizations. The findings are published annually in prestigious media channels across the globe, such as Fortune, Handesblatt, The Economic Times and Le Figaro Economie.
Independent research shows that organizations that are great workplaces perform three times better than the general market indices and experience up to 50 percent less employee turnover and the increase in Great Place to Work Trust Index Score positively impacts productivity, innovation, costs and other business results.
This is a major achievement for Oerlikon Drive Systems India and the certification is also an opportunity to increase awareness of the Company culture to potential employees, build pride and commitment with the current staff and continue building the visibility of the brand Oerlikon.