One Watts Performance System (OWPS)

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A Collection of Tools, Processes, and Behaviors that helps Watts grow and develop

Watts is a leading global provider of innovative fluid solutions, offering safety, efficiency, and comfort to our customers. We develop and attract great employees, deliver attractive shareholder returns, and give back to the communities we operate in. We play to win!

“One Watts drives continuous improvement by aligning our culture, strategy, and process through a standardized global system of tools, plans, and behaviors." Bob Pagano, Watts Water Technologies President and CEO.

Strategy
Where We Play
How We Win

We primarily focus on flow control, water heading and water treatment in commercial, residential, and light industrial markets around the world. We thrive where regulations are developed and enforced to provide the highest levels of safety, efficiency, and conservation. We excel at identifying customer needs and developing innovative products and solutions to uniquely meet those needs with distinctive value proposition for plumbers and HVAC tradespeople and selected OEMs.

Process
How We Work

An important key to our success is streamlined, consistent processes that are followed in all Watts offices in the 27 different countries in which we work. Our unwavering commitment to simplify and standardize our processes, resulting in improvements that directly benefit our customers, shareholders, and employees. From Kaizen programs to Annual Planning and global Monthly Operating Reports, we work together to eliminate waste and create greater value for our customers and shareholders.

Culture
How We Act

Safety is our top priority, and second nature to our 4,800 employees. From Stand Down meetings to our Environmental, Health & Safety procedures, we ensure a healthy and safe workplace environment. Global programs including individual recognition, extensive learning management tools, leadership rotational programs, college partnerships and multiple continuous improvement programs keep our employees engaged. Our success attracts talented people as we continue to provide opportunities for employees to accelerate their career paths.

Benefits of One Watts Performance System

For our Customers

Consistent processes are the foundation of High Quality Products

For our Employees

Well Implemented safety policies and procedures support a safe and engaged workforce

For our Investors

Our Investors expect sustainable best practices that yield consistent results

Examples of Successful OWPS Projects

Photo of Watts staff working on value stream mapping

At our Biasono Plant in Italy our team implemented Value Stream Mapping to reduce lead time and inventory on Gas Valves to improve level of service.

Photo of Watts staff from multi disciplinary teams using Process Mapping and Standard Work

At our Watts Corporate Office, a multi disciplinary team used Process Mapping and Standard Work to document and improve Level of Service to our Middle East Region.

Photo of Watts staff utilizing Visual Management

Colleagues at our Watts Distribution Facility in Groveport, Ohio utilize Visual Management to quickly convey information, reduce errors and foster continuous improvement.