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Training Within Industry: Job Instruction (San Antonio) – August 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5, 2016
When: August 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5, 2016
Time: 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Where: Southwest Research Institute
6220 Culebra Road
San Antonio, TX 78238
Building 68 Conference Room “I”
Fee: $500/participant
Registration: Online Registration
Inquiries: Barbara Harding at 210-522-3923 or email bharding@swri.org
Course Description:

The objective of Training Within Industry Job Instruction is to help supervisors develop a well-trained workforce resulting in less scrap and rework, fewer accidents, and less tool and equipment damage. Supervisors are taught how to effectively break down a job for instruction. The method emphasizes preparing the operator to learn, giving a proper demonstration, identifying the key points in the job, observing the operator perform trial runs, and tapering off coaching while continuing to follow-up. This course is taught 2 hours per day for 5 consecutive days.

Lean Manufacturing Certification Program (San Antonio) – October 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31, 2016
When: October 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31, 2016
Time: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Where: Southwest Research Institute
6220 Culebra Road
San Antonio, TX 78238
Building 68 Conference Room “I”
Fee: SAMA member and non-member fees
Registration: Registration through SAMA (posted soon)
Inquiries: Debbie Santos at 210-979-7530 or email debbiesantos@sama-tx.org
Course Description:

This unique program provides companies the opportunity to provide their employees with a strong foundation in the Lean concepts and tools that are used to drive continuous improvement and achieve world-class business performance. The certification consists of nine “Lean Tools” that can be applied in any business environment (Principles of Lean, Value Stream Mapping, 5S Workplace Organization, Cellular Manufacturing, Standard Work, Pull Systems, Setup Reduction, Total Productive Maintenance and Kaizen Events and Facilitation). Participants completing the entire series will receive a certificate of completion on Lean Manufacturing. Continuing Education Units will also be available!

Lean Manufacturing Certification Program (Austin) – October 5, 12, 19, 26 and November 2, 2016
When: October 5, 12, 19, 26 and November 2, 2016
Time: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Where: TMAC Offices, Austin
9390 Research Blvd., Ste. II-300
Austin, TX 78759
Fee: ARMA member ($1,400) and non-member fees ($1,600)
Registration: ARMA Member Registration, Non-Member Registration
Inquiries: Stephanie Trail at 512-225-5241 or email stephanie@arma-tx.org
Course Description:

This unique program provides companies the opportunity to provide their employees with a strong foundation in the Lean concepts and tools that are used to drive continuous improvement and achieve world-class business performance. The certification consists of nine "Lean Tools" that can be applied in any business environment (Principles of Lean, Value Stream Mapping, 5S Workplace Organization, Cellular Manufacturing, Standard Work, Pull Systems, Setup Reduction, Total Productive Maintenance and Kaizen Events and Facilitation). Participants completing the entire series will receive a certificate of completion on Lean Manufacturing. Continuing Education Units will also be available!

Manufacturing Day (San Antonio) – October 7, 2016
When: October 7, 2016
Time: Tour/Presentation (12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.)
Where: Southwest Research Institute
6220 Culebra Road
San Antonio, TX 78238
Building 68/Conference Room “I”
Note: Individual Registration Required
Limited to 20 registrants
Registration: Online Registration
Inquiries: Barbara Harding at 210-522-3923 or email bharding@swri.org
Course Description:

SwRI and TMAC proudly join together to support “Manufacturing Day” as a celebration of all manufacturers in America. We salute the men and women who make the United States the world’s largest manufacturing economy. Manufacturing offers tremendous career opportunities that are technology-driven in innovative environments that also provide good-paying jobs!

Join us for a presentation and tour that highlights how we here at SwRI and TMAC support manufacturing and advanced technologies. Collectively we develop and deliver advanced technologies and processes in the field of manufacturing. We assist customers in developing and achieving strategic goals, improvement plans and superior levels of performance. We also develop and implement new automation, robotic, sensing solutions for advanced manufacturing.

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TMAC South Central

Texas cities in the South Central TMAC Region include: Austin, Georgetown, New Braunfels, Round Rock, San Angelo, San Antonio, San Marcos, Seguin, Temple, Uvalde, Victoria, and Waco.

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lean manufacturing  •  lean healthcare  •  lean training  •  manufacturing assistance  •  process improvement  •  lean six sigma  •  six sigma  •   green belt certification  •  black belt certification  •  quality system  •   facility layout  •  sustainable manufacturing  •  E3  •  lean, clean and energy (LCE)

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Southwest Research Institute® (SwRI®), headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, is a multidisciplinary, independent, nonprofit, applied engineering and physical sciences research and development organization with 10 technical divisions.
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