November 25, 2018 Good News: Former Graduates from LVTC Win Three Prizes at the LiuGong's 3rd Global Technical Skills Competition
News from News Center (Text by Shi Yudan from Publicity Department of Party Committee, Photos by Zhu Jingmin and Shi Yudan from Publicity Department of Party Committee, Student News Agency) On November 25, 2018, the attention-attracting LiuGong's 3rd Global Technical Skills Competition came to a close: the competitors and former graduates of LVTC won 3 prizes out of the 9 prizes in total, including the first prize won by Lu Bingjian (from Middle East subsidiary) graduated from Class 2 of Machinery Design and Manufacture of 2012 relying on his calmness and excellent performance in the competition full of talents, the third prize won by Li Changjiang (from Russian subsidiary) graduated from Sino-German Class of Automotive Inspection and Maintenance Technology major of 2014, and the Award for Excellence won by Zeng Bo (from South African subsidiary) majoring in Automotive Electronic Technology of 2012.
In the morning of November 23, 2018, the LiuGong's 3rd Global Technical Skills Competition was officially started at the LiuGong-LVTC Global Customer Experience Center in LVTC’s Guantang Campus. Wang Xiangmin, the Deputy Secretary of Party Committee of LiuGong Group, Ju Hongxia, the Vice President of LVTC, and other leaders attended the opening ceremony. The speech made by the simultaneous interpreter highlighted the internationalization of the competition, and 7 big machines were impressively displayed on both sides of the south gate of Guantang Campus, creating a strong competitive atmosphere.
Ju Hongxia said in her speech: over more than one year since its use, the Global Customer Experience Center has successively carried out more than 20 trainings for LiuGong service personnel and dealers, and received over 40 visits by domestic and foreign visitors; both the College and the enterprise are aimed at LiuGong’s global development strategy layout, construct sub-centers in the globe and strive to achieve the global output of Chinese standard and mode. Currently, based on LVTC as the headquarters, 4 domestic sub-centers are under construction in Changzhou, Zhenjiang and so on, and 8 overseas sub-branches are under construction in India, Poland, Brazil, etc. The Al-Qahtani Institute constructed jointly by both parties has gradually established the high-level and high-quality LiuGong after-sales service and college training network system covering the whole world, which constantly enhances the international influence of LiuGong brand, achieves the output of engineering machinery teaching, training standards and school-running mode, and expands the international influence of Chinese vocational education.
This competition is the second international competition held after the Global Customer Experience Center was put into operation in 2017. Competitors composed of LiuGong’s global dealers as well as its domestic and overseas service personnel attended the preliminary competition in August 2018, and finally, 29 talents from LiuGong’s dealers, overseas subsidiaries and international marketing divisions in 14 countries entered the final competition, including 18 foreign competitors from India, Russia, Brazil, the United Kingdom, etc.
Among the 11 Chinese competitors, there are 6 competitors and two referees from LVTC. The two referees are: the graduate Yuan Qirong (Middle East subsidiary) from Class 1 of Automotive Detection & Maintenance Technology major of 2008, and Liu Meng (Latin Aerican subsidiary) from Class 1 of Electromechanical Integration major. The 6 competitors are: Lu Bingjian (Middle East subsidiary) from Class 2 of Machinery Design and Manufacture, Zeng Bo (South African subsidiary) majoring in Automotive Electronic Technology, Ouyang Shuo (European subsidiary) from Class 2 of Automotive Detection & Maintenance Technology major of 2012; Li Changjiang (Russian subsidiary) from Sino-German Class of Automotive Detection & Maintenance Technology major, Lu Kaixu (Russian subsidiary) from Class 1 of Engineering Machinery Application and Maintenance major, and Yang Qinshou (Indian subsidiary) from Class 2 of Engineering Machinery Application and Maintenance major of 2014. Competitors show a trend of becoming younger, and post-1990s competitors account for one third of all competitors.
Comparing with the second competition in 2017, the number of countries attending this competition is doubled. There were 20 competitors in the last competition, and 29 competitors in this competition; the number of LVTC’s graduate competitors in this competition remains the same as last year, and two referees are newly added. According to various indicators, LiuGong’s product business development is accelerated, and its global layout ability and international influence is improved increasingly. Its business expansion will also improve LVTC’s ability of serving famous enterprises and going global, and enhance LVTC’s strength of cultivating more talents familiar with international rules and possessing international vision and cross-cultural communication ability.
Theoretical training and exams of the competition were carried out indoors from November 21 to 24, and practical complete machine operation exams were implemented outdoors from November 24 to 25; loaders, excavators and their engines, hydraulic and electrical elements were used as major facilities for the competition. The comprehensive competition was carried out through comprehensive theoretical test about loader, excavator, their engines, hydraulic, electrical and other system knowledge, practical operation about complete machine troubleshooting, and practical operation about component assembling/disassembling and troubleshooting, to finally decide on 9 winners.
At 17:00 on November 25, all the competition events were finished, and the awarding ceremony was held at the south gate of Guantang Campus. Honored guests made their speeches in English, giving people a feeling that we are closer to internationalization. LVTC’s former graduates won one third of the prizes, showing the College’s talent cultivation strength. The fruitful result made Xiang Dongsheng, the Deputy General Manager of LiuGong International Marketing Division, unhesitatingly give a hug to Lu Bingjian, the first prize winner from LVTC’s Class 2 of Machinery Design and Manufacture major of 2012, as he won the honor for LiuGong, LVTC and even China.
Competitors from 14 countries experienced the perfect facilities of LiuGong-LVTC Global Customer Experience Center and beautiful campus environment in this competition. The dealer representative Amelio Ned from Argentina said it was his second time to China, and he thought that the College’s facilities are very advanced and that the competition field and machines are the best; he also hopes that he can win the first prize in the next competition. The representative SERGIO from LiuGong’s Latin American subsidiary and his brother also attended this competition, and they once received trainings in this Center (a reporter once wrote an article named “a training class for two persons”, and they are the two persons); in this competition, SERGIO’s brother was very happy as he won the second prize, and he said: “being here is just like being home”. The two brothers praised that LVTC’s two graduates working in LouGong’s Latin American subsidiary have strong skills, are eager to help others and become the communication bridge between the two brothers and LiuGong.
Holding various competitions is just one of many functions of LiuGong-LVTC Global Customer Experience Center, which is winning the attention and appreciation of all sectors of society with its deep cooperation mode, perfect facilities and strong service functions. With rapid development of LiuGong’s overseas business, this Center will play an increasingly important role.
2018 LiuGong’s 3rd Global Technical Skills Competition held at LiuGong-LVTC Global Customer Experience Center
Relevant leaders of LiuGong and LVTC attend the opening ceremony
LVTC’s Vice President Ju Hongxia makes a speech
Group photo of 29 competitors from 14 countries
6 competitors and 2 referees (first from left and from right respectively) are LVTC’s outstanding graduates
LVTC’s graduate Yuan Qirong (right) serves as a referee
LVTC’s graduate Ouyang Shuo in the competition
Deputy General Manager Xiang Dongsheng of LiuGong International Marketing Division presents the award to Lu Bingjian (right), the first prize winner and LVTC’s outstanding graduate
Winners from LVTC Lu Bingjian (first from left), Li Changjiang (second from right) and Zeng Bo (first from right)
Group photo of 9 winners and leaders from LVTC and LiuGong