FISCPH Fuels Department is making great strides in rejuvenating its Competency Based Certification (CBC) program by updating and modernizing on-the-job training topics, creating checks on learning and testing to monitor how employees are responding to the lessons, and even video taping class sessions to create a library of training tools unique to the facility.
The FISCPH Fuels Department increased its training budget by making strategic budget reductions to its fleet of vehicles.
According to FISCPH Executive Director Mona Yamada, one of FISCPH's most successful Lean Six Sigma efforts transferred FISC Pearl Harbor's Bearer Walk-Through service to Defense Distribution Depot Pearl Harbor as the customer service center for the Pearl Harbor region.
The most recent project to come to fruition was the Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC)/ FISCPH Prime Vendor Store process.
The FISCPH Industrial Support Department decided that a Green Belt project would be the best method of determining and resolving the bottlenecks in the shopping process.
Other team members were Elsie Bernabe, FISCPH; Donna Buscemi and Irwin Komoda, NAVFAC; contractors Jeffrey Hironaka and Debbie Savage; and Tommy Ho, who is also a FISCPH Green Belt.
The following day, Storekeeper 1st Class (SW) Barry Melvin, also a member of FISCPH's LSC, personally drove five Chinese sailors to a produce warehouse, where they spent two hours selecting a wide variety of fruits and vegetables to satisfy their crew.
Despite the passage of 64 years and the international customers it now regularly serves, FISCPH's mission has remained rock-solid.
A joint agreement between FISCPH
and DDPH has been established where the customer will go directly to DDPH for bearer walk-thrus.
He also served with the Deployable Medical Unit at Camp Pendleton and, prior to coming to FISCPH
, was with Explosive Ordnance Disposal Unit 3, Naval Magazine Lualualei.
The terms of the MOU were hammered out between the FISCPH's Industrial Support department and the shipyard's Occupational, Safety, Health and Environmental Office.
Under the agreement, FISCPH will undertake the management, storage, distribution and assessments of HAZMAT as well as the staffing of four waterfront Satellite Hazardous Material Centers.