CASE015

A Lean implementation that delivered significant improvements in productivity

Client Industry: Specialist Engineering Company // Sector: Manufacturing

Client

Our client is global specialist engineering company and a world leader in the field of acoustics.

The Challenge

As part of their commitment to continuous improvement, the client engaged VA to deliver a programme of  Lean improvements throughout all of their sites

The VA Solution

VA worked with the client to assemble a cross-functional team of  representatives from production, sales,  project management and design. An experienced VA practitioner led the team in creating a Value Stream Map highlighting areas of waste, bottlenecks and other issues. The entire project was governed and monitored using VA’s Programme Management System

Services Provided
  • Lean Implementation

  • Change Management 

  • Expert Professional Services
     

The Benefits
  • Significant improvements in quality, cost and delivery.

  • Delivery lead times reduced by over 50%

  • Overall production capacity increased by over 25%.

  • Material inventory reduced from 42 days to 7 days.

  • In-process quality levels improved by 10%

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