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About The Organization

J.K. Fenner (India) Ltd. is recognized among India's Great Mid-size Workplaces 2019. Every year, Great Place to Work® identifies India's 50 Great Mid-size Workplaces (with employee strength of 100 to 500) through an objective and rigorous workplace culture assessment process.

They are into Belts, Oil Seals and Engineering products. Their Customer segment caters to Industrial, OE, After Market and Exports

Company Size

466 Employees


Manufacturing & Production


Why J.K. Fenner (India) Ltd. is a Great Place to Work?

J.K. Fenner (India) Ltd. 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, J.K. Fenner (India) Ltd. 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, J.K. Fenner (India) Ltd. became eligible to be considered among 'India's Great Mid-size Workplaces 2019' – a list that features the 'Best of the Best’. The process of identifying India's Great Mid-size Workplaces is based purely on the assessment findings and does not involve any jury or opinion based criteria.

Culture Snapshot 
J.K. FENNER offers a warm work environment with good exposure and growth opportunities for employees. Leadership is approachable and willing to take ideas and explore suitable and novel options. Teamwork is integral to the organization and employees get their due appreciation. 

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 J.K. Fenner (India) Ltd. a Great Workplace.

Recognitions awarded by Great Place to Work®

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Great Place to Work-Certified™ from April 2019 - March 2020

India's Great Mid-size Workplaces 2019

Best People Practices

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Talent Management

Talent management is a key succession planning tool that provides an integrated means of identifying, selecting, developing and retaining top talent within the organization which is required for long term planning. JK Fenner’s Talent Management system focuses on Talent Review and Leadership development to meet the future challenges of the organization.



Single Teachers School

As part of Corporate Social Responsibility, JK Fenner has been working with Swami Vivekananda Rural Development Society on Project called ‘Single Teacher School’. JK Fenner adopted a sub – Block of 30 schools in ten different rural villages of Sriperumbudur: The objective of this program is to create awareness and motivate children to facilitate the learning process. In the current fiscal year, 900 students benefitted through 30 centers. 3600 Children have been educated since 2014.

Comparing with other companies I have worked, I feel this company's vision and goals are clear. Employees are given lots of responsibilities and freedom to learn new things on the job. As per the industry standard, the salaries are fair and on time.

Employee Testimonial

J.K. FENNER offers a warm work environment with good exposure and growth opportunities for employees. Leadership is approachable and willing to take ideas and explore suitable and novel options. Teamwork is integral to the organization and employees get their due appreciation.

Employee Testimonial

Leaders Speak


Nagaraju Srirama

President & Director, J.K. Fenner (India) Ltd.

1. What is your personal approach to making a Great Workplace? 
• Guide and support people to take more responsibility and accountability 
• Support people during failures. 

2. What are the top 2 benefits you see of creating a Great Workplace?
• Happy work environment 
• Enhanced teamwork to achieve the desired goals 

3. What are your top people priorities?
• Empower people to venture into new areas not tried so far 
• Enable mechanisms for people to take risks 

4. How has your association with Great Place to Work® helped your business and strategic goals? 
• Our association with Great Place to Work® has been really wonderful. It has helped us to identify areas of improvement for involving people in achieving strategic business goals. With these improvements, we have seen growth in our business results in the last 2 years.

Amal Varma

Vice President – CORP HR, J.K. Fenner (India) Ltd.

1. What can your present and potential employees be sure of from a work culture perspective in the organization? 
• The organisation provides a working environment which gives continuous learning opportunity. We continuously ensure that there is learning environment during the working hours. This will be through Internal / External /International Platform.
• The team members get that additional space (Freedom) to experiment, leading to newer ideas. Innovation is continuously welcomed.

2. What, according to you, is a people challenge your industry is facing?
• The technology is changing rapidly; the effort to keep all team members regularly updated on the technology is a demanding challenge.
• A new work culture is evolving an agile workforce; to adapt these challenges is another demanding challenge.
• All team members adapting to new work culture is equally important. 

3. How are you ensuring a consistent workplace experience FOR ALL your employees, irrespective of their role, age, gender, tenure, etc. in the organization?
• All team members of our organization irrespective of age, role, gender, and tenure are involved in their work which gives their professional satisfaction with learning growth.
• We involve all our team members depending upon their capabilities in different projects through Cross-functional team (CFT), so they are directly responsible for the growth of the company. 

4. How has your association with Great Place to Work® helped your business and strategic goals? 
• Great Place to Work® is a brand that certifies the work culture of the organization. Being associated with Great Place to Work® gives us leverage for attracting customers which signifies that we have process and practices which are at par with the market.
• Happy employees and happy customers ensure growth all along.

Life @ J.K. Fenner (India) Ltd.

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