A Lean implementation that delivered significant improvements in productivity
Client Industry: Specialist Engineering Company // Sector: Manufacturing
Our client is global specialist engineering company and a world leader in the field of acoustics.
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
Expert Professional Services
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%