At Supply Chain, Quality has always been a journey and not a destination.

  • Established the basic framework of Quality management system in the form of implementation of ISO 9001 systems across the plants with more focus on manufacturing processes and products
  • Next phase was adoption and successful implementation of ISO14001 systems
  • Supply Chain became the first KEC SBU to win the RPG Quality Excellence Award within RPG Group in 1999
  • Butibori plant within Supply Chain became the first transmission facility in the world to be certified for OHSAS18001.
  • During this journey of continual improvement, Supply Chain embraced various tools & techniques such as Cultural Pillar Approach, Balance Score Card & policy deployment approach, Business Excellence (RPGOE), ERP Implementation, Kaizen, CSR, Best Practices Sharing, Internal/External Bench marking.
  • The journey is still on and Supply chain has adopted TPM (Total Productive Maintenance) and QBM (Quality Based Management) as the vehicles to accelerate towards excellence
  • KEC Tower Test Station and Material (Quality) Testing Laboratories of Butibori, Jabalpur and Jaipur plants have received the prestigious ISO 17025:2005 accreditation certificate from National Accreditation Board for Testing & Calibration Laboratories (NABL)

Impact of Key Initiatives

Supply Chain has several initiatives in place, which has resulted in a positive impact on the business.

  • Diversified portfolio strategy resulting in expansion of KEC’s footprint across the Globe.
  • The strong prequalification status in QMS EMS & OHSAS systems have resulted in consistent winning & execution of international orders in sustained manner.
  • Value added partner approach resulted in expanding manufacturing capacity on multi-fold manner without major capital investment.
  • Central Planning approach for multi-projects execution has resulted in significant improvement in Supplier Service Level.
  • RPGOE approach helped into continual refining of business processes with reference to internal/external benchmark.
  • Cultural Pillar approach has laid the foundation for strengthening the values.

Main Features of Supply Chain Quality System

  • Development of Project Specific Manufacturing Quality Plan
  • Integrated ISO system across Supply Chain
  • Well defined Company Standards for ensuring Quality of Fabrication, Galvanizing and Packing
  • Fully equipped Test laboratories.

Quality & EHS Policy at KEC

Quality Policy
Quality Policy