Do you have the courage to push for reliability in your plant?
I was just reading a story about Charles J. Latino, the Father of Manufacturing Reliability. As you know, I am inspired by a good personal story, especially one about a hard-worker who inspires others. I thought I would share this story with you because I think we all have a story about taking risks and resisting limitations. If you don’t, it’s just around the corner.
Reliability is a very important issue for our plant managers today. Many times their responsibilities are not well-defined and it may seem like the risky option. However, I have heard many success stories like that of Mr. Latino. I believe if you take the initiative to create a more productive workplace, you will see the reward.
Who’s responsibility is it to increase productivity?
Do you have the courage to take on that responsibility?
[…] The character faced many challenges trying to change the culture. As I listened to the opposition from his team as he tried to implement a reliability program, I realized shutting down part of a plant to fix an equipment failure was a lot bigger than the YouTube installation videos make it seem. I was deep in thought about how brave he must have been. That is why I titled my last post about the father of reliability, Courage for Reliability. […]