DIMO, a leading diversified conglomerate in Sri Lanka, received the coveted Great Place To Work Legends status, following its 10th consecutive win at the Great Place To Work (GPTW) awards held recently.
DIMO has once again demonstrated its commitment towards maintaining a healthy culture and a supportive workplace with inclusivity, empowerment, sincere concern for the welfare of the employees, and alignment towards the leadership vision.
In her remarks after DIMO’s recognition for the 10th consecutive year, Dilrukshi Kurukulasuriya, Executive Director and Group Chief Human Resources Officer stated, “Given how well we have navigated the challenges of the pandemic and how we’ve also managed to adapt to new methods of working, it is heartening to see that the DIMO Tribe continues to appreciate our responses to the new normal. Despite all the changes, and the demand for uncompromised performance, our humane approach to managing people has won. Being consistently acknowledged for our conscious efforts for 10 years in a row, confirms that our efforts are in the right direction towards our purpose of fuelling the dreams and aspirations of our valued employees.”
DIMO manages business operations in a number of fields while also maintaining overall employee well-being at the forefront to pursue goals and aspirations. With its employee value proposition making work enjoyable and rewarding, DIMO has been developing the greatest people practices with the same focus for decades. Its varied business activities are significant for an organization that opens doors to diverse groups of talent. Best talent from all backgrounds and skill sets are welcomed at DIMO based only on merit, thus building an inclusive work culture where everyone thrives as one team.
DIMO empowers and values the freedom of its employees and prioritizes their voice at all times. On the other hand, the purposeful work actively binds every employee to the mission of the company and enables two-way communication through DIMO’s open door policy. In order to promote professional development, both within and outside of DIMO, upskilling and reskilling staff through a variety of capacity-building programs has always been a top priority of DIMO’s growth strategy.
DIMO has built an agile and resilient workforce which reacts to change with confidence regardless of the situation, be it a pandemic, a great resignation or the demanding digital transition. The trust factor among its employees is strengthened by authentic leadership, transparency and inclusion of all stakeholders at every stage. DIMO provides employees with the tools, knowledge, and assistance to face challenges head on. Such is demonstrated through its boundless energy and tenacity. DIMO leadership continues to strengthen the cognitive, emotional and physical bond between the company and its people by recognizing the strengths and aspirations of the valued employees.
The DIMO Tribe, as a whole, has been motivated by the focus placed on inclusiveness, meritocracy and equal opportunity. The collaborative culture encourages employees to think creatively and execute good ideas in perfection. Employee confidence to fully explore their potential and accelerate growth has increased as a result of the DEI focused recruitment, development and growth processes. The employees have developed a strong sense of belonging towards their workplace and have a greater sense of purpose, thanks to DIMO’s conscious inclusion of everyone in its progress. The ongoing efforts to improve the DEI focus have shown the company’s commitment to progress and as a result, has given rise to a great deal of pride.
DIMO, as a corporate that has opened doors for a diverse pool of tribe members, firmly believes in directing, supporting, motivating and recognizing high-performing individuals to achieve corporate goals through an engaged and aligned workforce.
Management representatives of DIMO and HR team at the GPTW awards ceremony
Diesel & Motor Engineering PLC (DIMO) is involved in a number of related fields and represents many prestigious principals – Mercedes-Benz, Siemens, Jeep, KSB, TATA Motors, MTU, Komatsu, Michelin, Zeiss, MRF, Bomag, Claas, TK Elevator, Mahindra Tractors and Stanley to name a few. From a company known for vehicles, DIMO today has diversified into many areas. Medical Engineering, Building Management Systems and Services, Power Generation and Distribution, Material Handling, Storage and Warehouse solutions, Power Tools, Agricultural Equipment, Total Lighting Solutions, Power systems and Generators, Refrigeration, Ship Repairing and Driver Training Courses are some of the areas into which DIMO has entered during the past few decades. DIMO has also diversified into fertilizer and agriculture input market. DIMO successfully entered into overseas markets in the Maldives and Myanmar, by expanding their Marine and General Engineering services through partnerships in the Maldives and their automobiles and automobile servicing segments into Myanmar. DIMO is currently working to consolidate on current overseas operations with new markets in East Africa.