Cultivating a Culture of Care at Sime Darby Oils

By Ahmed Wafi

Be part of a team that is committed to a safe workplace, a greener earth and a voice for their people.

Sime Darby Oils (SDO) is famous for its excellent service and people-oriented working culture. Cultivating a Culture of Care, the organisation is devoted to the well-being of its people, in line with the tagline, ‘Realising Possibilities, Together’. Whether you’re starting out your career or are an experienced professional, this could be the ideal place to be to reach new heights professionally and personally.

Being a part of Sime Darby Plantation, SDO acts as the essential customer-facing entity of the Group's integrated value chain. As the downstream segment of the business, SDO creates synergistic value for the Group through focus on trading, manufacturing as well as sales and marketing of refined oils and fats products, oleochemicals, palm oil-based biodiesel, nutraceuticals and other palm oil derivatives. Products you see on supermarket shelves such as ALIF Cooking Oil and SUNBEAM Sunflower Oil are among the many products made from SDO’s 11 refineries across Asia Pacific, Europe, Oceania and Africa.

Having its focus firmly set on the future, SDO strives in Realising Possibilities, Together by incorporating the mindset of a winning team.

In creating a culture of care, SDO promises a healthy and safe work culture for all to ensure employees, contractors, visitors and the surrounding community are an integral part of business operations and performance measures.

During the time of the pandemic, SDO's senior management and supervisors are always regularly checking in with their executives and trainees to ensure its people’s mental and physical well-being are taken care of.

In helping members of the firm work collaboratively and efficiently, the organisation has also successfully created a safe and open environment where staff members from all fields and levels of seniority can speak up and express their concerns without any fear of judgement coming back their way.

The Culture of Care that the company expresses encompasses beyond its people as SDO is a proud champion of sustainability. SDO plays a leading role in the development and promotion of sustainable practices in the palm oil sector. As a part of Sime Darby Plantation, the world's largest producer of Certified Sustainable Palm Oil, Sime Darby Oils is also committed to a traceable and sustainable supply chain by implementing No Deforestation, No Peat and No Exploitation (NDPE) commitments.

Built with sustainability, integration, innovation and quality, SDO is the place to be for you to realise your potential and advance to new stages in your professional life!

Discover a world of opportunities at Sime Darby Oils when it goes online this 9 to 12 July, only at GRADUAN Aspire!

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