About Seth and his role at Efco
Seth Bozman introduces himself and his role at Efco, detailing the company’s operations and his responsibilities in managing scrap and rework. He discusses the transition from traditional methods to utilizing Unifize, highlighting the platform's impact on improving data analytics, reporting, and operational efficiency. This video provides a personal insight into Seth's professional journey and the transformative effects of Unifize on his work at Efco.
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My name's Seth Bozman. I've been working at Efco for 11 years now. I'm a quality technician.



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We build steel forms for concrete companies, bridges, dams, stadiums, stuff like that.



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So I'm in charge of keeping track of all scrap and rework, trying to find data analytics for departments.



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And currently we're just doing that with Access and Excel or we were, before Unifize.



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And yeah, I basically just put the dollar number on reports that people want to see scrap rework, which department did it, missing parts, stuff like that.



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I think a lot of people have a pretty good grip on what their job title is here and how to get their job done.

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But what we've known from what I experience was, is we were able to get there with the system. We still there with the system. The system has what is needed to provide us what we're looking for, because every company, admittedly, is trying to get compliant. If we educate people, if we get people the education that they need and to get over the fear factor, I think 90% of those things can be resolved because most people will go to what they're most familiar with.What I worked with from a different company, but they're not willing to sit down and look at what the demographics are saying. People are into social media now. People are moving fast into fast paced world. But technologies are still antiquated. So there's a disconnect here, right? So while we're moving at a fast pace at home with dragging at work, so why can't we continue that speed while we at work?If your supplier has issues and you're not informed on time, you want to have an alternate supplier in place. If your suppliers are not qualified, you may not know that that needs to happen. And so when you have an integrated system that speaks to itself and is giving you all this data, you literally have the pulse of the organization in your hands as an executive at a money bound access.

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