Clóvis Gonçalves


With 22 years at Toyota Brazil, Clovis gained a broad experience in the Toyota Production System (TPS), supervising the Production department. He worked directly in the application and training of combinations of standardized work, workload balance and standardized work chart, visual management techniques such as production status board and Andon, and production management system – kanban. He coordinated CCQ teams, Kaizen groups and 5S programs. Also, he received training from Toyota, obtaining the BRASA (Brazilian Suppliers Association) certification in TPS – practical application in Hyoujun Sagyou & Kaizen and Identification of Wastes (3MU) and Standardization.