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Shift Leader, Suzhou, China

Yang JinHua

Award 2023

Yang Jinghua has an incredibly strong sense of responsibility and commitment to continuous improvement which she regularly demonstrates in the performance of her role. Just some of the recent examples include: 

Improvements to a Hand Cleaning tool and adjustments to work methods which significantly reduced the scrap rate. / Optimization of Hot Press molding and Dusting processes. / After her efforts, the defective rate of 1 product reduced by 11%. 

Her persistence and focus on how we can improve and grow is an incredible asset to the Suzhou team and one which we highly appreciate.

Yang JinHua at the presentation of the Value Award
Anita Chen at the presentation of the Value Award
Accounting & Controlling in Suzhou, China

Anita Chen

Award, 2022

Anita Chen works in Accounting & Controlling at CeramTec in Suzhou and, through her continuous engagement and learning over the past 12 months, has significantly improved her knowledge of CAPEX management, business process optimization and financial management. She has used this knowledge to help colleagues optimize many business processes, such as improving rolling CAPEX forecasts, setting financial reimbursement policies, or optimizing the procure-to-pay process. Through her continuous learning, not only has she herself become richer in knowledge, but with these optimizations she has contributed significantly to making our data more reliable and comparable.

Technical Assistant Piezoceramics in Lauf, Germany

Luisa Gimpl

Award, 2021

Ms Luisa Gimpl from Lauf has developed from a production employee to a technical assistant for piezo production, as she quickly understood and knew how to apply methods such as Shopfloor Management, TPM and Lean.

As a facilitator for shop floor meetings, she quickly formed a link between manufacturing and lean management at the site. Thanks to her decisive contribution, various initiatives could be implemented sustainably in piezo production (e.g. key performance indicator OEE).

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Operations Line Leader for Green Treatment in Seremban, Malaysia

Kalpana Purja

Award, 2020

Ms. Kalpana Purja, of Nepalese origin, has been with CeramTec for five years and in her current position as an Operations Line Leader, she has invested considerable time, beyond her normal working hours, to train, support and assist the operators in her department.

She has been an advocate of the importance of developing others and has proactively shared her knowledge with the team. As a direct result of her efforts to develop her team’s skills, the department’s output has increased by approximately 20% over a period of 2–3 months. Her commitment to support her team’s development is an asset to CeramTec Malaysia and she is an important contributor to the team.