Gascon’s Refrigeration Company builds iceboxs for other big icebox companies such as GE. It employs about 300 people. largely assembly line workers and is located at Manggahan. Dasmarinas. Cavite.
During the summer months. volume at the mill increases significantly and the company needs to engage about 40 new employees to manage the heavy work load. Most of these new employees are college and high school pupils who are on summer holiday.
When a new employee is hires. the company asks him or her to finish an application signifier and to demo up at the works gate ready to work. Employees receive no orientation. The worker is shown to a workstation and after a minimal sum of on-the-job preparation ; the new employee is expected to get down executing a occupation. Most of the occupations are rather simple and therefore. preparation is completed within 5-10 proceedingss.
The company has had first-class experience with the pupils over the old ages. Much of the success can be attributed to the older workers coming to the assistance of the new employees when problem or troubles arise.
One summer. the company experienced a roseola of hurts to its employees. Although most of the hurts were minor. the company felt it imperative to carry on a series of short preparation plans on safe material-handling techniques. The company was at a lost as to who should carry on the preparation. Out of despair. the president asked Jonathan Andres. the first line supervisor of the “lid line” to carry on the preparation. Jonathan had late attended a preparation plan on safety and was active in the Red Cross. Jonathan reluctantly agreed to carry on the preparation.
In the first preparation session. Jonathan nervously stood up in forepart of 14 employees. many of whom were college pupils and read his presentation in a drone voice. His full address lasted about 7 proceedingss.
After Jonathan’s address ended. the employees instantly returned to work. By the terminal of the twenty-four hours. nevertheless. everyone in the works had heard about the preparation debacle and all. except the president were express joying about it.
1. Measure the company’s OJT plan. Should it be changed? 2. Should the company put in an employee orientation plan for new mill workers? Is it truly necessary? 3. What alterations should be made in the company’s safety developing plan?