A Pilot Project on Labor Efficiency Improvement Started in Perm Engines

In September 2017 as per RF Government Initiative labor efficiency improvement program was implemented in 15 regions. JSC UEC – Perm Engines has become one of 25 companies of Perm region selected as its first participants. Recently express audit has been finished in the company the aim of which was to estimate the products assembly efficiency and make a sketch of measures plan of its optimization. 

Perm Engines auditors were their colleagues from Sibur-Khimprom, NPO Iskra, UEC-Star and other companies-participants of the program. This action process was supervised by the representatives of the Ministry of Industry and Trade of Perm region, Competencies federal center and Engineering regional center. Such audit task is to detect strong and weak sides in the sphere of production system development and project management of UEC-PE.

Expert group participants visited assembly and test shops of the company and analyzed such spheres as industrial and aircraft engines assembly and units incoming inspection. In the course of their analysis the participants assessed the work organization, good housekeeping and corporate culture observance, labor protection requirements compliance, documentation correct maintenance.

– As per results of express audit we formed the list of good practices of JSC UEC-PE such as visual management of the process with the help of marker boards, competences matrix application, high level of the territory and work zones cleanliness, developed error protection system etc. Suggestions on improvement of production spheres have been formed: improvement of operations mechanization and their visualization, working on goal-setting, - said Production development system director Anton Kuznetsov.     

Now the engine builders’ task is to take the comments into account and form the complex of measures initially aimed at assembly and testing cycles reduction.

Express audit was one of the stages of labor efficiency improvement and employment support program. As per tentative forecasts the campaign organized in Perm must improve the companies’ activities efficiency by 30 % minimum up to 2025. Moreover the federal project implementation will let Perm Engines participate in equipment purchase programs, work stations improvement and co-financing of personnel training.   

The following express audit will be organized in Reduktor-PM, NPO Iskra and UEC-Star. Production system development division specialists of UEC-PE will also take part in those audits.


JSC “UEC-Perm Engines” is a serial manufacturer of aircraft engines, industrial gas turbine plants for power generation and gas transport. JSC “UEC-PE” is included into JSC “United Engine Building Corporation”. 

JSC “United Engine Building Corporation” (included into the State Corporation Rostec) is an integrated structure specializing in development, serial manufacture and maintenance of the engines for military and civil aviation, space programs and navy, as well as oil and gas and power industry. One of the “UEC” business priorities is implementation of complex programs aimed at the field enterprises development including integration of the new technologies compliant with the international standards.

State Corporation Rostec is a Russian corporation founded in 2007 with the purpose to support the development, manufacture and export of high-tech civil- and military-application products. It includes over 700 organizations which up to now have been amalgamated into 11 holding companies in the military-industrial complex, 3 organizations in civil industries and 80 organizations of direct management. Rostec portfolio includes such famous brands as AVTOVAZ, KAMAZ, Concern Kalashnikov, Russian helicopters, VSMPO-AVISMA etc. Rostec organizations are situated on the territories of 60 Russian Federation entities and deliver products to the markets of over 70 countries. Rostec consolidated revenue in 2016 was 1 trillion 266 billion rubles, consolidated net revenue – 88 billion rubles and EBITDA – 268 billion rubles. In the Corporation average salary in 2016 amounted to 44,000 rubles. According to new strategy of Rostec main target of the Corporation is technological advantages of Russia on highly competitive world markets. One of Rostec key tasks is new technological mode implementation and Russian economics digitalization.