Are you producing your products in the most efficient means possible? Are you meeting quality standards?

Today’s manufacturers are already operating at a high level of performance. Each incremental improvement in quality or cost savings can have significant impact on profitability and competitive advantage. We have identified the following approaches that successful manufacturers use to further their journey toward Operational Excellence.

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Lean Manufacturing Tools

The best performing companies implement lean manufacturing tools across their entire organization with a focus on getting the most of all the resources they have. They understand that continuous improvement has everything to do with growing the business.

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Lean Leadership/Training Within Industry

Training Within Industry, TWI, is a dynamic program of hands-on learning and practice, teaching essential skills for supervisors, team leaders, and anyone who directs the work of others. TWI is an essential element of Lean and continuous improvement programs around the world. Its proven methods:

  • Generate cooperation and positive employee relations
  • Teach supervisors how to quickly and correctly train employees
  • Establish and maintain standardized work
  • Improve methods
  • Solve problems efficiently and effectively
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Quality Management Systems

Companies that achieve and maintain high standards from QMS (Quality Management Systems) Consulting consistently outperform their competition and grow their sales. QMS Consulting helps manufacturing companies put the processes in place to achieve higher levels of quality that can lead to reduced costs and increased customer approval.

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Supply Chain Analysis

Managing supply chains can be an overwhelming task for any organization. Issues can expose hidden risks that can include supplier selection, improper allocation of resources, procurement, poor inventory planning, and lack of visibility across the supply chain. By taking a more proactive approach to supply chain risk management, the chance of encountering severe risks can be limited as your organization moves forward.

3 Ways to Identify Risks Within Your Organization:

  • Conduct a situational assessment to understand the current state of your supply chain: Visibility and awareness of supply chain risks
  • Identify and prioritize risks to improve supply chain operations: Standard frameworks and processes to mitigate risks
  • Develop process and/or solutions to solve the risks: Simple methods to make supply chain risk mitigation a way of life

Benefits of Implementing Supply Chain Analysis:

  • Improves quality control
  • Improves collaboration with suppliers
  • Reduces inventory and overhead costs
  • Improved visibility in the supply chain
  • Improves risk mitigation

Meet the Team

Eric MacDonald

Eric MacDonald

Managing Director, Continuous Improvement

Craig Wilson

Craig Wilson

Managing Director, Quality/Process Improvement