Lean Manufacturing Teamwork

Employee Involvement:

Our commitment to Excellence in Performance stresses employee involvement while incorporating the disciplines of "Lean Manufacturing".

We believe that our employees are our most important asset and utilize their ideas through a team approach. They are involved in maintaining the quality and cost of the production process and meet each week to review status and brainstorm ideas for improvement.

The following highlights describe a summary of our quality plan and best practice disciplines that ensure we provide quality services to our customers.

Team Structure

  • Purpose: live the vision and achieve maximum employee involvement.
  • Scope: to execute Excellence in Performance plan in daily activities.
  • Meetings to review safety, housekeeping, quality, efficiency, and cost.
  • Continuous improvement

Employee Orientation

  • Safety and housekeeping
  • What's expected? (clear communication of job responsibilities)

Quality Initiatives

  • ISO 9001:2008
  • Process Controls (process certification, quality checks, AQL, Pre-ship audits)
  • Job training (operator certification)
  • Corrective Action Process

Productivity

  • Process mapping (value stream) Production layout (space utilization, cells)
  • Desk procedures
  • Time studies

Cost Management

  • Establish performance criteria
  • Monthly tracking