Hear how OEM’s leadership commitment to lean provided a consistent, supportive environment for its new culture to develop, providing a clear vision of success. Learn about its missteps, ‘AHA’ moments and key strategies that accelerated its lean implementation, driving superior results.
OEM is positioned squarely in what has been one of the world’s most challenged industries for the past two years: the oil industry. Despite significant external challenges, hear how OEM has continuously improved to deliver world class results – high profitability and strong return on invested capital, industry leading safety performance, and high employee engagement. Discover how the company has been able to consistently deliver record results across a balanced scorecard from early on in its lean journey. Learn about its critical drivers of success; a learning approach to lean, leadership commitment and employee engagement. Leaders at all levels will have the opportunity to learn from OEM’s successes and failures on a lean journey that has ultimately transformed its company in the most positive way.
OEM Remanufacturing, a Finning Enterprise, is one of North America’s most advanced engine and powertrain component remanufacturing companies, serving the railway, natural gas and diesel sectors. From a 315,000 square foot facility in Edmonton, Alberta, OEM offers clients reduced machine owning and operating costs by providing timely delivery, quality craftsmanship and superior service. OEM is the premier remanufacturing partner for Caterpillar equipment in Western Canada. www.oemreman.com
Craig Priddle is the president and CEO of OEM Remanufacturing in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. With a broad general management background and time spent in process improvement, he has been a champion of OEM’s lean journey from the beginning. Throughout the journey, Priddle has been an avid learner and a strong supporter of building a safety focused culture of continuous improvement at OEM.