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You can’t keep track of all the amendments to the law, and you won’t be nice to all the inspectors, but you can still pay less for fines. Well-configured internal analytics will help to reduce costs. It captures all the flaws, maximizes protection against new ones and allows you to eliminate minor defects before they become big problems. These are just some of the results you will get from using the QVALON mobile platform.
Let us know if this sounds familiar: an inspector from a city or state agency comes into the production facility and starts citing requirements and infractions that the employee had no idea existed, or just forgot about. Another typical situation is when an older inspector is replaced by a new, more active and more ambitious inspector...and then there they are, the fines.
It can be even more frustrating if there was a small problem, for example an oil leak from a piece of machinery, and everyone knew about it. They were going to fix it, but every day there were other priorities and other tasks to complete... Here comes an inspection, and it turns out that the company does not meet the state’s environmental safety criteria. Why didn’t the leak just get fixed before the inspection? Someone just missed it, or there was always something more important to do.
If the list of “control points” is optimized for a particular production, omissions won’t be repeated and the need to correct them won’t be lost in a wide range of pressing and conflicting priorities.
The QVALON mobile platform allows you to:
- conduct internal audits systematically: covering all processes that need to be monitored, and observing the accepted standards of assessment;
- send reports in real time directly from mobile devices;
- automate analytics, instantly sending warnings about any safety problems or errors in the production process;
- promptly perform corrective actions based on the data collected.
The QVALON system is universal — it allows you to evaluate workflow and employee performance, check equipment settings, etc. In order to see the strengths and weaknesses of the organization of your enterprise, we suggest you do the following:
- create checklists that meet your business needs;
- run them with your team to standardize your audit processes;
- set up intelligent logic in your audit checklist.
The preparation and implementation process is simple and takes no more than a couple of days. After that, it takes another day to train the system’s inspectors, and then you can conduct your first mobile audit!
How it looks in practice
Staff inspector receives a mobile device — a smartphone or tablet, on which the QVALON platform is installed. From then on, during regular rounds, he/she photographs and briefly describes any detected irregularities, and this information is immediately entered into the system and marked as an open task.
The open task is now visible to the responsible employee until he or she closes it. The employee is given a certain amount of time to resolve the open task, and if they don’t do so, the task is automatically delegated to the manager. Since this may have certain consequences for the employee, potentially even the loss of a bonus, situations requiring action are resolved in a matter of days. Raw materials are no longer stored in the wrong place, the leaky roof is fixed, etc. The same applies to the repair and maintenance of equipment — everything happens in a timely manner and everything is done according to regulations.
Using the QVALON mobile platform not only simplifies control and improvement of enterprise processes, it also helps both employees and managers assign and accept responsibility for errors, and then to incentivizes them to correct those errors. For example, now you will know exactly how efficiently and accurately the night shift worked.
QVALON system allows you to get all of the data necessary to improve internal operational processes. This tool really works! Order a free trial and see for yourself.