Lean Manufacturing Training
September 30, 2008 – Samara Metallurgical plant opened Alcoa’s Center of Excellence to train Alcoa Russia employees in lean manufacturing, i.e. Alcoa Business System (ABS).
The Center also provides consultative services to other organizations on ABS methodology.
The students of the Center will obtain theoretical knowledge and tour production areas of the plant shops to estimate and apply ABS tools. The first training course encompasses six out of seven ABS stability tools – Daily Management, Problem Solving, Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) and 5S, Suggestion System and Communication. After completion of the first course the students will get a task that involves implementation of the methods they have studied in the Center.
On March 10, 2009, the Center launched training on Kaizen tool that is a regular systemic organization of events with involvement of all employees. The event aims at identification and elimination of waste within operational and administrational processes, as well as performance improvement through creation and application of new production standards. This training is open to the students who have completed the task of the first course.
The Center of Excellence is situated on the territory of Samara Metallurgical Plant.
Please refer your questions on the Center to Head of Center of Excellence
Phone +7 846 278 30 82