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QEMS Announces Candidates for Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification 2016

QEMS, Inc. is pleased to announce that training for the Lean Six Sigma Green Belt began on Monday, May 16, 2016 and continue on Mondays until August 1st. Participants (Sarah Miles, Paul Ziino, Lisa Nguyen, Nirmal Boriwala, Olga Claros, Phillip Nguyen, and Mustafa Albayati) were selected from multiple departments and chosen to represent QEMS’s next big leap toward process improvement and lean manufacturing. Lean Six Sigma is an organizational methodology utilized to decrease process variation, defects, excess inventory, and other types of waste. Six Sigma Quality is a term generally used to indicate a well-controlled process. Green Belts analyze and solve quality problems and participate in projects.

The instructor, Dr. Ron Fite, is a certified Master Black Belt and has over 30 years of manufacturing experience, plus 10+ years of teaching experience in the areas of continuous improvement, quality and leadership. Ron has served as a Quality Manager, Corporate Quality Engineer, middle school teacher and adjunct instructor for community colleges in Virginia and North Carolina.

Congratulations so far, team! Let’s prepare to make QEMS lean, mean, AND green!

2016 Union County Safety Awards Gallery

QEMS, Inc. was presented with a Second Consecutive Year Gold Award from the North Carolina Department of Labor on April 28, 2016. The company selected supervisors and safety team members to represent them at the banquet, which was hosted by the Union County Chamber of Commerce.

QEMS Celebrates April Birthdays 2016

QEMS hosts a monthly birthday event to treat QEMS employees celebrating a birthday within the calendar month. In April, the birthday event was hosted at Takara in Monroe, NC. Please enjoy the gallery for our April birthday celebration and see for yourself how much fun we have with our company!

 

QEMS Celebrates March Employee Birthdays 2016

QEMS hosts a monthly birthday event to treat QEMS employees celebrating a birthday within the calendar month. In March, the birthday event was hosted at Applebee’s in Monroe, NC. Please enjoy the gallery for our March birthday celebration and see for yourself how much fun we have with our company!

 

QEMS Receives 2nd Consecutive Gold Safety Award – 2016

The Union County Chamber of Commerce hosts an annual Safety Awards Banquet for employers with a rate of days away from work 50% below the industry average. Companies that met the above requirement are presented with a silver award. The gold award goes to companies with a rate of days away from work, job transfer, or restriction at least 50% below the industry average.

QEMS, Inc. will be presented with a gold award at the banquet for a second consecutive year. The event will be held at South Piedmont Community College on April 28, 2016. Representatives from QEMS will include Phuong Nguyen (CEO and President), Hannah Pham (Vice President), Sarah Miles (Human Resources) and key employees from the QEMS Safety Program.

We take safety very seriously at QEMS and are fiercely proud of winning this award a second year in a row! We’ll be posting a gallery after the event concludes.

QEMS as “Emerging Leader” Finalist in Charlotte Business Journal 2015

On February 3, 2015, the Charlotte Business Journal released a story regarding the Advanced Manufacturing Awards. QEMS, Inc. was named as a finalist in the Emerging Leader category. QEMS, Inc. is fiercely proud of being nominated and wished to share the good news with our employees, contractors, vendors, customers, and friends.

The awards recognize innovation in manufacturing in the Charlotte region. A panel of outside experts evaluated nominations for the awards and chose the best representatives.
The full article from the Charlotte Business Journal can be found here: http://www.bizjournals.com/charlotte/news/2015/02/03/cbj-announces-finalists-for-advanced-manufacturing.html

QEMS – Participant in OSHA Health & Safety Event

QEMS, Inc. sent a representative (Sarah Miles from Human Resources) to the 2016 OSHA Environmental Health & Safety breakfast hosted by the Union County Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday, February 16, 2016. The guest speaker, Cohen Elgin, is a retired plant manager and OSHA Safety & Health Compliance Officer for the state of North Carolina. The discussion and presentation involved the top 10 most frequently cited serious citations in the last five years as well as a brief update on the new reporting laws up-revised in 2015.

QEMS Celebrates November & December Birthdays 2015

QEMS hosts a monthly birthday event to treat QEMS employees celebrating a birthday within the calendar month. For November, the team treated the birthday people to lunch at Olive Garden. The December lunch was celebrated at O’Charley’s. Please enjoy the gallery for these birthdays and see for yourself how much fun we have with our company!

ay event to treat QEMS employees celebrating a birthday within the calendar month. For November, the team treated the birthday people to lunch at Olive Garden. The December lunch was celebrated at O’Charley’s. Please enjoy the gallery for these birthdays and see for yourself how much fun we have with our company!

QEMS Celebrates February Employee Birthdays 2016

QEMS hosts a monthly birthday event to treat QEMS employees celebrating a birthday within the calendar month. In February, the birthday event was hosted at Kami (Chinese, Japanese, and Thai) in Weddington, NC. Please enjoy the gallery for our February birthday celebration and see for yourself how much fun we have with our company!

QEMS Celebrates January Employee Birthdays 2016

QEMS hosts a monthly birthday event to treat QEMS employees celebrating a birthday within the calendar month. In January, the birthday event was hosted at Rolling Hills Country Club in Monroe, NC. Please enjoy the gallery for our January birthday celebration and see for yourself how much fun we have with our company!

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