Why we are different
We understand that sustaining outstanding results & performance, can be only achieved through a culture of permanent learning and improvement with an endless pursuit of perfection, developing this culture requires a long term and holistic approach, where people play a fundamental role.
OUR LEAN CONSULTING APPROACH
“We can help you on the different phases in the long road towards a LEAN transformation, contact us if you would like to learn more about your companies needs so we can adapt a program according to your organizational culture ‘’
1) Operational Assessment
Grasp the actual situation of the company, identify the gaps vs. desired condition, we base in our model of The Toyota Way Assessment
2) Strategic Roadmap Development
A middle term plan is defined aligned to the strategic goals of the company
3) Lean Systems Deployment
Execute the roadmap deploying specific management system & tools in different areas of the organization
3.1) Leadership & team development
at the same time we develop your team in order to establish a culture of continuous learning & improvement
4) Periodical Assessment & adjustment of Objectives
We establish periodical assessment to measure the evolution and adjust/set new targets
Each company develops its own Culture
We have helped different companies around the globe from several industry sectors:
Average achievements after a Lean deployment*
*Results based in a full implementation. Actual results vary by process & situation.
- 33 to 50% Lead Time Reduction
- 20% to 50% Scrap Reduction
- 3%- 20 % Quality Improvement
- 20%-50% Space Reduction
- 25-50% Direct Labor Efficiency Improvement
- From 4 hours to 15 minutes Changeover Reduction
- Zero production impact in Change Over
- A Sustainable Lean Cultural Transformation
“The Toyota Way” Operational Assessment
We review the established systems and tools, interviewing with directive team, middle managers and front line associates. We also analyze the evolution of the KPI across the last years, we look for evidence of the 4Ps (Philosophy, Process, people, Problem solving) and how is aligned with the company´s objectives.
We correlate the actual management system with the behaviors generated, in order to define the current situation and assess the gaps against the ideal state, delivering a strategic roadmap, which should be deployed by the management team.
Systems Deployment Support
In a coaching scheme, systems are deployed by the managerial team, while being assessed and given feedback by the consulting team, but direct responsibility falls on the company’s managerial team responsible for the deployment of Lean. The consulting team will provide general guidance and the means to develop tools by the internal team.
Daily Management System
This system must be leaded by top leadership, and is the foundation to sustain the improvement momentum to develop a true continuous and learning culture
Standard work system
This must be developed to achieve a repetitive and predictable way of work, the real value for standard work is to bring problems to surface and address causes of deviation
Key Indicators Driving the Desired Behaviors
A correct KPI deployment must be clear and simple, trough the vertical and horizontal layers of the organization, the way people get measured will drive their behavior. Good measures should be implemented in order to drive the desired behaviors
Leaders Coaching & Development
It`s essential to begin with leaders that clearly understand the vital role as coaches and facilitators, it`s of much importance to have personal development before being able to develop others, making leaders which live by the companies values, aligned to operational excellence. The first leader development must be at a directive level since they will be the ones that create a culture within the organization by means of the systems and behaviors established.
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LEAN TRANSFORMATION LONG TERM ROADMAP
- Assessment summary with strengths and opportunities categorized by organizational systems.
- 12-24 months roadmap aligned to the company targets & vision based on the model of operational excellence.
- Benefits report (Hard and soft) short and long term in system implementation.