Manufacturing Process and Material Flow
Aerospace and Mass Transit Component Manufacturer
Our Process Optimization Team was engaged as a partner and extension to the customer team to identify and improve efficiencies through facility consolidations, manufacturing process and material flow improvements.
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES
- Redesigned production layouts to optimize space utilization.
- Perform dock analysis to determine optimal receiving dock locations.
- Instrumental in centralization of production and consolidation of three facilities.
- Incorporated sub-assembly cells for insourced work.
- Optimized production using lean principles to increase throughput.
- 41% efficiency gain in material flow
- 43% improvement in production
- 16% increase in assembly throughput