Project References

Industry :
Life Sciences & Chemiclas

Engineering & Manufacturing Management

The Challenge

  • A global Life Science client wanted to deploy lean manufacturing within a production building
  • Specific expected project benefits were to :
    • Improve quality
    • Reduce production delays
    • Be inspection ready at all times

Avertim's approach

  • Identified key improvement areas
  • Led workshops to help supervisors and managers identify KPIs
  • Conducted 5S projects with production teams
  • Facilitated continuous improvement
  • Trained client on Lean 6 Sigma basics; and coached supervisors/ managers to become lean leaders
  • Facilitated change to desired behaviors by working on soft skills and building capabilities
    • Identified who were promoters and adapted communication style accordingly
    • Encouraged team work
    • Improved time management
    • Reinforced desired behaviors

Impact and added Value

  • Technicians & operators have incorporated lean mindset
  • Visible increase in proactivity and leadership skills at all levels
  • Better definition of roles and expectations
  • After intervention, 2nd lean Manufacturing assessment confirmed improvements