Reducing Waste through Quality Assurance & Control
Waste is an inherent problem in many businesses—and welding is no different. As the welding industry becomes leaner through waste reduction and process improvement, you may want to improve your company’s manufacturing and quality management. But before you can enhance your organization’s impact on the industry, you must first understand the lean process and how it can guarantee waste and redundancy elimination.
During this course, you’ll learn how to assess and observe waste in your facility and move forward with a plan to reduce waste and improve productivity.
Attendees will also earn 12 PDHs or 1.2 CEUs upon completion of the sessions and passing a quiz.
- Identify types of waste, understand what lean means, set up a pilot program, and work with management to continue lean principles in your field.
- Understand the lean process and other project management principles that will guarantee waste reduction and improved productivity.
- Know what PDCA (Plan, do, check, at) is and how it applies to quality management.
- Be a communicator of the program and delegate the tasks to the appropriate personnel, as well and key responsibilities as a leader in your industry.
Each live webinar is composed of 2-hour sessions taking place
Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 6-8 PM ET
September 26 – October 7, 2022
(Mon, Wed, Fri) from 6-8pm ET
Gabe Kuhnert served in the U.S. Navy, which laid the foundation for his diverse career. He has worked hands-on in the field as a welder and continued to advance from there throughout his career, working mostly in the heavy industrial industry, which included power plants, boilers, refineries, oil fields, as well as cement and mining. Gabe has also worked on larger scale projects, building what is now known as the Ronald Reagan Memorial Hospital at UCLA. He has been a welder, lead man, supervisor, superintendent, project engineer, quality engineer, quality manager, cost engineer, project manager, director of operations, and presently an owner.
Gabe is an AWS Certified Welding Inspector (CWI) and has also been certified in non-destructive testing (PT, UT, VT, IRT). He is also a certified green belt in lean six sigma and a lead auditor in ISO 9001-2015. He has spent many years working with codes and standards across many organizations such as, AWS, ASME, NFPA, CBC, NACE, and PED.
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