Toyota Automotive Industry Turkey’s General Manager and CEO Orhan Ozer told his personal experiences as well as Toyota’s original production and management understanding over the invitation of Middle East Technical University and Okan University
Orhan Ozer shared his personal experiences about “Toyota’s Production and Management Concept” with the students. Indicating a guide had been formed in 2001 under the name “Toyota Way” which includes Toyota’s business style and values, Ozer said the two main principles of Toyota were “Continuous Rehabilitation and Respect to Human”.
Ozer continued his remarks; “Toyota Automotive Industry Turkey has come to a situation to produce high in quality vehicles by continuously implementing Toyota’s Production System in the best way. Our plant in Sakarya not only high in quality production, but also it has been in an exclusive place with its many parameters such as efficiency, competitiveness in both Europe and the world. Continuously progress ensures to take big distances with small and consistent steps. Acting with ‘Toyota Way’, implementing an open and just method, prioritizing labor safety , environment and quality, setting relations with our all employees, business partners and society based on confidence are principal principles of Toyota Automotive Industry.
Spreading of Toyota Production System and management understanding more will contribute to our country’s competitiveness as well. As Toyota Automotive Turkey, we do not avoid to share our ideas in these matters. We do this sharing seeing as a service to our country with enjoyment,” he noted. Highlighting three basic concepts as waste, excessive burden and imbalanced production, Ozer said; “Our prioritized target is to reduce production costs. This will be possible by removing the three basic factors as waste, excessive burden and imbalanced production.”
He stated coming together with the university students and sharing his experiences related with professional business life to allow future’s leaders to get vision made him happy. Toyota Automotive Turkey came together with the students at 20 universities including Istanbul Technical, Middle Eastern, Hacettepe, Gazi, Dokuz Eylül, Yıldız Technique, Sakarya, Okan and Fırat Universities in 2014-2015 education-year.