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5th Edition of LEAN SIX SIGMA FOR MRO FORUM

5th Edition of LEAN SIX SIGMA FOR MRO FORUM
October 12-13, 2011
Crowne Plaza San Francisco International Airport Hotel
San Francisco, CA


Capitalizing on CPI to Achieve Business Excellence

The aviation MRO industry constantly strives for higher profit margins, a larger market share, and lower operation costs. Regardless of how complex MRO processes are, customer demands require operational efficiency to maximize on existing resources, while reducing turnaround time (TAT) and overhead costs.

Lean and Six Sigma are no longer innovative trends, but necessities for staying ahead of global competition.

Aviation Week’s 5th Edition of Lean Six Sigma for MRO takes the next step into CPI (Continuous Process Improvement) applications, bringing together Lean Six Sigma experts and MRO leaders to share lessons and solutions that you can take back to your operations and implement for immediate improvement.

This year’s main topics to be discussed include:

  • Workforce culture change
  • Making the most out of your resources
  • Identifying proper and accurate metrics
  • Maintaining consistent output throughout implementation
  • Continuous commitment from leadership

Featuring a Facility Tour of United Airlines San Francisco Maintenance Center!

Explore and discover first-hand the tools and methodologies that United Technical Operations use to stay ahead of the game and lead the way as a full-service global MRO provider.

The United Technical Operations MRO Center, located in San Francisco, is a 2.9 million-square-foot facility that is home to more than 3,500 technicians, management, and support personnel. Its engine shop has held International Standards Organization (ISO) certification since 1997 and is the only airline facility of a U.S. carrier to achieve ISO 9001:2008 certification for its engine maintenance operation.

Who Should Attend?

This event is a must for MRO, Airline Maintenance, and Aviation Service Center Executives in the following functions:

  • Operations
  • Quality Control
  • Process Improvement
  • Maintenance
  • Engineering
  • Technical Operations
  • Supply Chain


The event will also be of great value to MRO Consultants as well as Process Improvement Consultants.


 

 

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Aviation Week
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