How to Train Your Engineer [1711]
Date: Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Location: Greater Columbus Convention Center
Room: D180

   Paul Gassman, Product and Process Engineer, Owens Corning

Track: Engineering
Secondary Track: Manufacturing
Session Type: Educational Session
Skill Level: Intermediate


This session shares insights into the engineer's role in a manufacturing/production environment, focusing on the common goal of a safe and mutually respectful learning opportunity. We look at day-to-day operational relationships, short and long-term product and process initiatives as well as interactions with engineering visitors and the dreaded subject matter expert. Through the lenses of individual and cultural safety, how can you improve this interaction?

Learning Objectives:
Recognize different views and goals which can put engineers and production employees in conflict and at greater risk
Identify the opportunities which a solid safety culture provides to strengthen productivity efforts as well
Describe techniques to clarify objectives, transfer process knowledge, and bridge gaps in your relationships
List short-term actions which make immediate and long-lasting impact on individual and cultural safety

CEU Hours:  
  IACET: 0.1
  HRCI: 1
  EPA: 1
  BWC Discount Programs: 1

File & Handouts:
How to Train Your Engineer

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