Knowing how to instruct workers so they want to follow new standards (coronavirus cleaning! social distancing!) is critical to achieving your company’s goals for Safety, Quality, Production and Cost. However, most of us have never been trained HOW to train others a way that gets workers to remember to do a job:
Job Instruction is a step-by-step process that’s been used for 80 years. This “old” process can offer benefits to manufacturers rolling out new protocols in response to COVID-19.
In this course, learn the proven, systematic Job Instruction method — how to prepare the worker, present operations, try out performance and follow-up to ensure retention and mastery.
This program normally costs more than $600 per student. Polaris MEP is offering a limited number of spaces FREE to help Rhode Island manufacturers be more competitive in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
About the Presenter
Polaris MEP Project Manager, Phil Ward, has 35+ years of manufacturing experience in the semiconductor industry (including 30 at Intel), with wafer fabrication, assembly and test. He has held staff level positions within Operations, Engineering, Planning and Total Productive Maintenance (TPM).
As a TPM Manager, Phil developed an innovative Maintenance Bootcamp that helped improve the average availability of > 400 machines 7% in 9 months at a wafer fabrication facility and lowered the average product cycle time by 25% by reducing the variability of preventative maintenance scheduling at an assembly/test facility. He also has experience in machine design, process change management, waste elimination, inventory control, structured problem solving, process and value stream mapping, facilitating Kaizen events, 5S workshops and other lean initiatives.
Phil has a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from West Virginia University Institute of Technology.