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Old 7th June 2017, 12:44 PM
Bakka323

 
 
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Re: How to boost morale of Inspection Department?

As you stated, we as a company are forced to "do more with less" is a reality. As Jen mentioned above, we have to highlight the benefits to adding another member to our inspection team. In the business case you will have to focus on the Cost of Poor Quality and the affects it has on the customer.

On the flip side, we have two programs to help ease the work load of our inspectors:
1) Supplier Delegation or Dock to Stock (DTS) - This is where you qualify suppliers based on performance (quality) of part supplied and have the supplier do the inspection rather than your team.
2) Certified Operator Program - this is where you certify technicians to inspect and sign off others work. Every machine shop should have a similar program.
***Watch out b/c these programs could improve efficiency so much that you may be forced do a ROF.

What about keeping inspectors focused throughout a normal 8 hour day shift? What has worked for you?

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Old 8th June 2017, 07:52 AM
Mike S.

 
 
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Re: How to boost morale of Inspection Department

If you hire well, most people come with good morale and attitudes, and your primary job as a manager, etc. is to not squash or destroy it. If you only do that, you will be ahead of most places. If you provide an environment for it to grow, you will be truly top 5% or higher.

Unfortunately, far too many organizations still adhere to an autocratic, top-down, my-way-or-the-highway, adversarial boss-employee relationship paradigm and seem to be set-up perfectly to systematically destroy rather than support good employee morale and attitudes.

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