September 29, 1999
Fuji Univance Corporation will change its "function-based" organization to a "products segment-basis" organization, effective October 1, 1999, in order to expedite the response to market and customer requirements.
Fuji Univance Corporation will change its organization
which consists of two major divisions; Business Division and Manufacturing
Division, effective October 1, 1999, in order to expedite the response to market
and customer requirements, by
placing great importance on consolidated settlement
improved cash flow management
selection of business specialization and integrating
Outline of Essential Changes
In the Business Division, the "functional-based" organization
will be changed to a "products segment-basis" which allows for a
consistency of work on each product. By
making a group for each product consisting of sales, development, purchasing and
production engineering allowing for the production of more competitive products.
The roles and responsibilities will be clearly defined and the executive
authority will be greatly transferred to XXX in order to increase the speed of
operation in each segment.
The production related departments such as the former Manufacturing
Department, Facility Maintenance Section, Tooling Application Section,
Production Management Department, Production Engineering Section and Inspection
Section will be included in the Manufacturing Division which allows for quick
The head office will be the administrative division where overall service
is provided for the company and strategies will be discussed. The Business and Manufacturing Divisions serve as a revenue
generating center, by increasing profit and cashflow in each section and on each
product in the Business Division, and by increasing the profit of each plant and
total asset profit ratio (Plant ROA) in the Manufacturing Division.
Univance Corp. is also aiming at fostering business personnel and entrepreneurs
through these operations.
Details of Organization
Business Division consists of four segments:
Drive force devices for 4-wheel drive recreation
Manual transmission units for commercial vehicles
Parts and components for automatic transmissions
Transmission units for agricultural and industrial
Purchasing Support Department, Sales Support Department and Engineering Support
Department will be also established in order to assist any work in common in
these segments. Fuji Univance Corp.
is also aiming at running the PDCA at high speed by reinforcing the profit
Manufacturing Division is as follows:
The Manufacturing Department is divided into 6
sections according to the plants, and it is aimed at increasing the profit of
every plant and the total assets of each plant.
The Production Engineering Department which supports
the Manufacturing Department in all aspects has the function of manufacturing
engineering, facility maintenance, tooling application and quality assurance.
The Production Control Department will support the
management in production. The aim
is also to establish JIT. Authority
will be transferred to the General Manager of the Manufacturing Division so that
the PDCA can be run under his control in daily production activities and he will
be responsible for profit of the plant operation.
Head office will consists of the following 6 departments:
head office will be integrated into the following departments; Quality Assurance
Department, Engineering Development Department, TQC/TPM Management Department,
Corporate Strategy Department, Accounting and Finance Department and
If you have any inquires, please contact Mr. Junya
Inuzuka at Fuji Univance Corporation, Phone #(053)576-1311, Facsimile
2418 Washizu, Kosai-City, Shizuoka 431-0494 Japan