The best performing companies implement lean manufacturing consulting across their entire organization with a focus on getting the most of all the resources they have.
Lean Manufacturing Consulting is "a systematic approach to identifying and eliminating waste (non-value-added activities) through continuous improvement by flowing the product at the pull of the customer in pursuit of perfection." The focus is on improving lead times, quality and operating costs and requires employee involvement to be successful.
We take the proven concepts in lean manufacturing consulting and apply them to the unique situation, needs and environment of the company. However, Lean is not a one size fits all approach and not every lean tool is applicable for every manufacturer.
Business Challenges that may be Improved using Lean Manufacturing Tools
We believe that successful lean deployment is 20% dependent on tool expertise and 80% dependent upon the leadership and culture in which they are utilized. We want to partner with companies that are looking to transform their business through a comprehensive continuous improvement approach. Our Lean Manufacturing Consulting is based on the Plan-Do-Check-Act approach and allows us to create a deployment aimed at both short and long-term success for the client.
5S (Sort, Set, Shine, Standardize, Shine) – a simple, yet highly effective, low-cost way to improve workplace organization and operational efficiency
Cellular Flow – optimally produce a variety of products with little waste through this technique
Improvement KATA – universal means of developing solutions in any situation is the best way to prepare for the challenges ahead learn more
Kaizen – concentrated approach to process improvement, focusing on a slow and constant continuous improvement
Lean Assessment – evaluate the current situation focusing on: Improvement Readiness, Culture, Leadership, Key Performance Indicators and Return on Investment
Lean Certification – a full program that provides all of the fundamentals needed for a champion of lean activities
Lean Office – applying lean and organizational tools to the administrative side of the business
Practical Problem Solving – A systematic approach to empowering every employee to solve problems quickly and effectively using an A3 methodology
Setup Reduction – time elapsed at a work center from when the last good part of the current run is completed until the work center starts running the first good part of the next run.
Standardized Work – eliminate variations by defining each step in the and perform them uniformly every time.
Value Stream Mapping – highlight inefficiencies and waste, and illustrates the best approach to resolve them.
Visual Management – Incorporates a range of tools for accurate, efficient communication, designed to turn conventional manufacturing settings into "visual factories."