2017 YMTT Supplier Quality Conference
On July 14th 2017, the YMTT Supplier Quality Conference was held in Taipei. 80 members from 40 major suppliers participated.
Yamaha Motor Taiwan Trading Co., Ltd. (YMTT) was more than glad to have Mr. Masahiro Saito, Group Manager of Quality Development 2 Group from YMC Procurement Center, and Mr. Marek Goncerzewicz, Advanced Supplier Quality Unit Manager at Yamaha Motor Manufacturing Corp. (YMMC), to join the meeting and express their expectation on Taiwan.
The five-hour-meeting covered the current quality status of Taiwan suppliers, revision of global procurement quality manual, management of tier 2 suppliers and of special characteristics regarding parts, such as strength, airtightness, or a dimension, regulations of logistic, voice of customers, Zensuryohin* and manufacturing principle activities. It covered major issues that emerged in 2016 and focused on what to do next. A strong message was delivered to the suppliers: “We work and grow together as one team.”
Suppliers were encouraged to keep moving forward to improve quality and management. YMTT promised to work closer with suppliers and support worldwide Yamaha locations with better cost and best quality.
*An activity to aim on producing only products that come up to the standard.
Kevin Yeh, Yamaha Motor Taiwan Trading (YMTT)