Sparta, WI Manufacturing Plant Employee Engagement Team

Sparta’s Employee Engagement Team (EET) has been named and is in process of setting up regular meetings. Their mission is “To create and maintain a work environment that contributes positively to employee morale and wellness by developing and implementing internal programs and events for Northern Engraving employees, as well as opportunities to engage with and support the communities where Northern Engraving facilities are located.”

This Engagement Team has four focus areas: Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS), Quality, Production, and Human Resources. Each area has a lead team member who drives engagement and helps process employee suggestions. 

Employment Engagement Team Focus Areas

Awareness Communication
Employee Suggestions

Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Team
Wellness / Ergonomics
5S & Safety Audit Support

Quality Team
Quality Documentation

Production Team 
Production Documentation

HR Team 
Training Needs
Community Activities / Planning


The engagement team held a Kaizen event to address the haphazard and unsafe stacking of the slant back racks. The result was designation of specific stack areas and a standardized method for stacking.

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