Uralvagonzavod system is implemented lean manufacturing

At the head office of the corporation "Uralvagonzavod" a seminar on the results of the quality management system. Particular attention was paid to the methods of lean manufacturing, implementation of which began at the northernmost site UVZ — in the shops Volchansk mechanical plant.

Quality Director Victor Shchekotov summed up the quality assurance during production and use of products produced at the plant. He stressed that in 2010 there was a significant reduction in losses from marriage relative to gross output:

in steel production — by 33.5%,
a railway car — by 44%
in mechanical assembly — by 43%.
In general, public decline of 37.8%.
Confirmed by certificates of conformity 282 Uralvagonzavod product names, including 72 for car building. Also Victor Shchekotov identified goals and objectives to improve the quality for 2011.

Lead Engineer QMS Volchansk mechanical plant Elena Butovo noted that this structural unit is selected as the site where the work out all the features of the application of methods, after which they will be used at the head office of the corporation.
In Volchansk completed the initial phase of work, which included the creation of an initiative group and training basics concept. Started collecting suggestions from the staff to improve the organization of production — from 78 applications are recognized as important and accepted for implementation 32. Is a development of the first two instruments of lean production. 5C is a system, or the system streamline workplace. And mapping the flow of customer value creation, which brings out all the losses that occur during the manufacture of the product and to identify ways to address them.

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