Achieving ‘Goal Zero’ Performance – Eliminating Non-Compliance Events

In this on-demand webinar, we discussed how to eliminate Non-Compliance Events in manufacturing plants & how to achieve superior performance in field operator training and procedures.

Sam Smolik Webinar Voovio Knowledge Automation

Former SVP Lyondellbasell and author of ‘The Power of Goal ZERO’

Francis Montemurro Director of Operations Voovio Seed Group

Director of Operations at Voovio

Christian McDermott

North America Market Coordinator at Voovio

This session looked at how the process industry can achieve superior human performance in manufacturing plants. Sam Smolik is Former Senior Vice President of America’s Manufacturing at LyondellBasell Industries and author of the new and powerful book ‘The Power of Goal ZERO’.  Previously he was Global Vice President of EH&S at The Dow Chemical Company, Royal Dutch Shell and LyondellBasell. Smolik and his colleagues developed and perfected many of the principles that were shared in this session.​

Key takeaways of the webinar: 

  • Sam shared that “The top 5 causes of incidents have a factor of human performance“, going on to explore techniques to standardize procedure execution and improve human performance and reliability.
  • Sam Smolik shared insights from his new book and his personal experiences, walking through his recipe to implement operational excellence within organizations and how to create a management system that delivers consistent and winning results.
  • We also looked at the five key components for operational excellence to ensure sustainability: Leadership, People, Culture, Systems and Assets.
  • Sam explained during the webinar: “People can leave, but their knowledge remains“, and gave insights on how organizations could prevent institutional knowledge.  

To see the whole webinar for yourself, you can watch the video below: