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About The Organization

Spicer India Private Limited is recognized among India's Best Companies to Work For 2019, among India's Best Workplaces for Women 2019 (Top 75) and among India's Best Workplaces in Manufacturing 2020. Every year, Great Place to Work® identifies India's 100 Best Companies to Work For (with employee strength more than 500) through an objective and rigorous workplace culture assessment process. As a part of our annual research in India, this year a total of 747 organizations were evaluated and from them, we identified India’s 75 Best Workplaces for Women 2019. Last year, 142 organizations from the Manufacturing sector were assessed and 30 among them are identified as India's Best in Manufacturing.

Spicer India Private Limited (SIPL) is a joint venture between Dana Corporation, USA and Anand Group, India. They provide the widest range of Drivetrain products, supplying to every major vehicle manufacturer in the country.

Company Size

1432 Employees


Manufacturing & Production


Why Spicer India Private Limited is a Great Place to Work?

Spicer India Private Limited has successfully created a Great Place to Work FOR ALL their employees as they have excelled on the 5 dimensions that are a hallmark of a High-Trust, High-Performance Culture™ – Credibility, Respect, Fairness, Pride and Camaraderie. In a rigorous assessment process conducted by the Great Place to Work® Institute, Spicer India Private Limited met the minimum criteria on the Trust Index© Employee Survey, on the consistency of experience across all demographics and on the Culture Audit© People Practices Framework, to clear the first level i.e. getting Great Place to Work-Certified™.

Great Place to Work® is considered the
‘Gold Standard’ in workplace culture assessment and recognition.

As a certified organization, Spicer India Private Limited became eligible to be considered among 'India's Best Companies to Work For 2019' – a list that features the 'Best of the Best’. The process of identifying India's Best Companies to Work For is based purely on the assessment findings and does not involve any jury or opinion based criteria.

Culture Snapshot
A company which has strong foundation taking the best from the two parent companies. A strong work culture built on care & concern. Importance is given to build a culture of trust and continuity

This page highlights more about the work culture of the organization, selected best people practices, the vision of the leadership and glimpses of employee life.

Read through to find out what makes Spicer India Private Limited a Great Workplace.

Recognitions awarded by Great Place to Work®

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Great Place to Work-Certified™ from May 2019 - April 2020. Certified for 3 years in a row!

India's Best Companies to Work For 2019

India’s 25 Best Workplaces in Manufacturing 2019

Among India's 75 Best Workplaces for Women 2019

India's Best Workplaces in Auto and Auto Components Industry 2019

Among India's 30 Best Workplaces in Manufacturing 2020

Best People Practices

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Listening - Collaborating, Innovation


This inititaive is for developing the concept of Internal Trainer, where employees can teach other employees on the topics of their interest or expertise. The purpose is to build a Learing Organization by creating a community, welcoming people from all functions and backgrounds to exchange ideas by engaging in one-to-one or many-to-many dialogues.




Spicer recognizes achievements in a social way through their Employee Spotlight Initiative called Parichay. Every week, profiles of two employees are displayed in the office and the manufacturing plants, with the intention of instilling pride and loyalty in them. This program covers 100 employees annually and helps to bring out the best in people by appreciating them.

Management focuses on giving opportunities to the young workforce. In recent times, many top positions have been occupied by young employees and the strategy is working wonderfully for getting better results.

Employee Testimonial

Leaders Speak


Mahendra Goyal

President & MD, Spicer India Private Limited

1. What is your personal approach to making a Great Workplace?
I feel the secret recipe of making a Great Workplace lies with the idea of engaged stakeholders connected with the organisation for meeting their ends and not just for means. If we can build the culture which supports the wellbeing and growth of its stakeholders, we are surely on the path of creating Great Workplaces.

2. What are the top 2 benefits you see of creating a Great Workplace?
By making Spicer a great place to work, we could fundamentally build our company culture. It has helped us to attract and retain talent & also driven innovative employee engagement programs. Together that has resulted in improved people productivity.

3. What are your top people priorities?
As per Anand’s philosophy, “Business is 90% of people”; therefore at Spicer India, we continually prioritise to Build People Capabilities Development and Talent Engagement. Growth Within is yet another philosophy of ours. We have several role models within our organisation like COO/ Functional Heads/ Plant Heads who had started their journey with us as an operating engineer or fresh college graduates.

4. How has your association with Great Place to Work® helped your business and strategic goals?
In the past few years, our organisation has taken superlative growth leap which was one of our strategic objectives. And to keep this growth momentum on, we required a strong foundation of Motivated and Productive employees which we could drive through culture. Over the period, we have improved our Human Capital Index by attracting, developing and retaining talent which is going to further help us to be future ready organisation - another strategic goal for Spicer India.

Maruti Nandan

Head HR, Spicer India Private Limited

1. What can your present and potential employees be sure of from a work culture perspective in the organization?
They can expect and experience Spicer India as the “Safest Place to work” with a strong culture of participation in driving organisation objectives.

They can expect themselves growing with the organisation through various people development initiatives especially curated for them like industry leading “Operating Engineer Model” on shop floor or Anand Leadership (ALDP) / Human Capital (HC), NEW- Nurturing & Empowering Women workforce, Young Talent Acquisition from the top B-schools, strong Succession Planning for various growth opportunities within the group - to name few.

2. What, according to you, is a people challenge your industry is facing?
- Building People Capabilities to adopt new technology challenges i.e. EV Drive trains, digitization, robotics, IoT & automation.
- Young Talent Retention and aligning them with organisation objectives while meeting their rapidly changing expectations.
- Organizational Fitness – In line with international standards on productivity and cost by involving key talent and functional leaders.

3. How are you ensuring a consistent workplace experience FOR ALL your employees, irrespective of their role, age, gender, tenure etc. in the organization?
We encourage all our employees to participate in various initiatives besides their regular scope of work. Every employee of ours can fit himself/herself in one or the other programs structured towards their development and engagement. For consistency & further improvement as per changing needs, we motivate employees to drive these initiatives by being the valuable contributor(s) (examples – Sparsh Team, Culture Committee, High-Performance culture teams etc.).

Being Equal Opportunity Employer, we have different offerings for different segments/ group of stakeholders and that is just not limited to the employees but also many initiatives which are extended to their family members, which strengthens the feeling of being one Spicer Team.

4. How has your association with Great Place to Work® helped your business and strategic goals?
In past few years, our organisation has taken superlative growth leap which was one of our strategic objectives and to keep this growth momentum on we need a strong foundation of Motivated and Productive employees which we could drive through a great workplace culture.

Spicer India always believes in creating a strong and passionate workforce who are ready to learn, accept new challenges, follow ethical practices and look out for higher goals in order to be future-ready organisation.

Life @ Spicer India Private Limited

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