Sajeesh Kumar, a technician
working with Muthoot Motors, a part of the Muthoot Pappachan Group (MPG), (also
called as Muthoot Blue), won the coveted Global Technician of the Year 2018
Jaguar Land Rover Award at a ceremony held in Fen End, UK recently.
More than 16,000 workshop
experts from 30 countries participated in the competition demonstrating highest
levels of technical knowledge and skills. The participants were judged on five
parameters – Powertrain, Electrical, Procedure, Chassis and Knowledge. There
was a final round of troubleshooting a vehicle with a time limit of one hour.
Sajeesh Kumar received
appreciation from the judges for his technical capabilities and top level of
competency thereby scoring the highest points across all Jaguar and Land Rover
contestants. Sajeesh received a Snap-on toolkit worth approximately Rs 3 lakhs
along with cash reward and a trip to Japan to be a part of the Rugby World Cup
Appreciating the dedication of
all Muthoot Motors employees, Thomas Muthoot, Managing Director, Muthoot Motors
and Director, Muthoot Pappachan Group (MPG), said, “It is a matter of utmost
joy and pride that Sajeesh, as a member of our Muthoot Motors team, has won
this honourable award for the company and the entire country. We have
constantly strived to invest in quality training for our personnel and we are
proud of the outstanding skills and expertise our technicians display...My
heartiest congratulations to Sajeesh and I am certain his achievement would
serve as an inspiration for all our employees.”
Global Technician of the Year
award is an annual competition in which technicians from Jaguar Land Rover
network across the world participate in a battle of technical expertise. Top 50
technicians from respective markets contest for the final awards. The winners
are decided on the basis of the performance in the on-ground task, with scoring
spread across multiple paramters including proficiency and knowledge level of
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