Deployment of JI (job instruction) at Multiple Locations Globally

Presenter:  Pat McGee & Doug Anderson

 

Session Abstract:

Worthington Industries implemented the JI program at multiple locations globally over the last three years.  Hear what they have learned which has made it successful and challenging for their organization.  W.I. has multiple locations in various sizes, various product markets from facilities with 15 people to 800. Discover how they communicate with all those locations about JI, the resources they put in place to ensure success and how they sustain the program.

Worthington Industries is a leading global diversified metals manufacturing company with 2017 fiscal year sales of $3.0 billion.  Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, Worthington is North America’s premier value-added steel processor providing customers with wide ranging capabilities, products and services for a variety of markets including automotive, construction and agriculture; a global leader in manufacturing pressure cylinders for propane, refrigerant, and industrial gases and for cryogenic applications, water well tanks for commercial and residential uses, CNG and LNG storage, transportation and alternative fuel tanks, oil & gas equipment, and consumer products for camping, grilling, hand torch solutions and helium balloon kits; and a manufacturer of operator cabs for heavy mobile industrial equipment; laser welded blanks for light weighting applications; automotive racking solutions; and through joint ventures, complete ceiling grid solutions; automotive tooling and stampings; and steel framing for commercial construction.  Worthington employs approximately 11,000 people and operates 85 facilities in 11 countries.

 

 

Learning Objectives

In this session you will learn:

  • Follow up
  • Measurement
  • Multiple location roll out

 

About the Presenters:

Pat McGee Pat began his career at Worthington Industries on February 14, 1976 as a general laborer. He worked production for three years and then transferred to Maintenance. In 1985 Pat moved to Jackson, MI and was responsible for the construction of a new facility. He managed the maintenance function until he moved to the Corporate Learning & Development team in 2000.  Over the last ten years he has spent most of his time at WI traveling with the transformation teams.  He has traveled through the organization working with all business units globally.

Doug Anderson Doug joined Worthington Industries in March of 2009. Aside from his assignments on the Learning & Development team, he has spent most of his time at WI traveling with the transformation teams.  He has traveled through the organization working with all business units globally. Prior to WI, Doug graduated from The Ohio State University with a BSBA and a MBA from Ohio University and worked for several years in the logistics industry.