Toyota Kata In field Training
Develop your leaders as problem solvers and coaches of the improvement journey
Learn the management way to achieve challenging objectives, and developing leaders as coaches for creating a culture of continuous improvement.
In Field Training: we will learn and practice on the shop floor
Practice the Kata
Practice several rounds the improvement and coaching Kata receiving feedback from ALFRA Coaches
Learn & share experiences with managers from different industries, with team based activities.
Shop Floor Implementation
Perform experiments and coaching cycles on the shop floor from the host company
The Improvement Kata
A four-step sequence that is a systematic, scientific pattern for managing teams. Practicing it helps any team get better at meeting goals and challenges.
The Coaching Kata
A set of teaching routines that help you develop coaching skill. It is a coaching pattern that helps managers teach improvement thinking and acting.
Host Company: BOA RBT – Arad, Romania
BOA RBT – Arad Plant
The BOA Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers for flexible mechanical elements for the automotive and aerospace industry as well as for a wide range of industrial applications.
Francisco Ocejo – Toyota Kata Ambassador
Toyota Kata Ambassador
Francisco is a Toyota Kata Ambassador and Pioneer to spread the Toyota Kata in America, he has been applying the Kata approach with his colleague Dr. Jeff Liker ( author of the best seller the Toyota Way) and many other Coaches in companies with the highest TPS people development.
Francisco is a former leader & manager of the Lean Culture Transformation working with BlackBerry (RIM), Palm, HTC as their principal customers. This transformation involved over 5,000 people. The Business Unit started with scrap of over $1 Million a month, high absenteeism, low productivity, long production lead times and internal and supplier quality issues.
By coaching the Leadership team through a Lean Transformation beginning with the training people through all levels they were able to reduce scrap to only 0.035%, achieve 100% On-time-delivery, improve process flow and lead times and dramatically increase Direct Labor Efficiency.
Francisco has taught classes for students in over 15 Universities, lecturing in various Congresses in Mexico on TPS and Kata.
Francisco holds a Bachelors of Science in Industrial and Systems Engineering from the Monterrey Technical Institute. He also has MBA from IPADE. He is a certified Six Sigma Black Belt from the Institute of Industrial Engineers, and has certifications in the Theory of Constraints and Thinking Process from the EGADE of the Monterrey Technical Institute.
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