JSC "Uralelectromed" (an enterprise of the metallurgical complex of UMMC) hosted the "High five!" contest aimed at involving employees in the process of continuous improvement and development of creative initiative. According to the terms of the competition, during December the employees of the enterprise had the opportunity to submit five or more ideas through the tool of the UMMC Business System "Idea Factory" and receive a corporate gift.
According to the head of the intellectual property bureau of the technical department of the engineering and production management JSC "Uralelectromed" by Ekaterina Zvereva, in total 35 people took part in the competition, who issued a total of 237 ideas. Most of the proposals are related to improving the quality and working conditions, reducing production costs. The winners, according to the terms of the competition, were chosen by a random number generator.
- The competition has significantly increased the interest of the company's employees in technical creativity. The results exceeded expectations not only in terms of mass scale, but also in the quality of the proposed innovations. In December, the employees of the enterprise issued 616 ideas, and in just a year - 3199 proposals, - said the head of the technical department of JSC "Uralelectromed" Konstantin Timofeev.
The winners of the competition were: an electrician for repair and maintenance of steel structures production Anton Petrov, electrical engineer of the power department Ivan Duyunov, leading specialist of the personnel management department Maria Yakusheva, car repair mechanic of the motor transport workshop of the Polymetal Production branch, Konstantin Tsipilev, cutter of steel structures production Maxim Rubtsov.
The absolute winner of the competition, who submitted the largest number of ideas (17), became the master of production of steel structures Alexander Plotnikov.
All participants of the competition were awarded diplomas and corporate gifts.