Leading towards the future.
Being lean means keeping the big picture in mind. But it’s also about knowing that the big picture consists of many smaller ones. That's why KAEFER has extensive lean training for our employees. It’s one of the ways we are different in applying lean, in that we want the maxim of zero waste to run through our blood.
Our Lean Development Programme gives our employees the tools to become process improvers and coaches. It does not matter if it is a Line Manager, Project or Site Manager; each employee is trained to take ownership of process improvement and to become a coach to help others to develop as well. This is achieved with learning about lean principles and methodologies and experiencing their practical applications.
The programme offers a range of certifications: Lean Practitioner, Lean Professional and Lean Master: This allows them to build upon their skills, develop themselves and gain valuable, practical insights into how to use lean to stay ahead of the game. The reward is not just an easier and less wasteful workflow, but also an investment in the personal development of each individual manager at KAEFER.
Don't just take our word for it, however. Just ask any of the over 1,600 employees from more than 35 countries that have successfully begun their training.
The training coached us in new ways of thinking. It was fantastic to see and hear the reaction of management and supervision to the new tools, the lean process for problem solving and increased efficiency. The whole team united with the workers towards our common goal, ‘The fight against waste’.
Managing Director, United Kingdom