Increasing efficiency in production

Task

  • Take over operational management
  • Implementation of immediate measures to ensure the ability to deliver
  • Process optimisation of production planning
  • Increasing efficiency along the entire value chain

Industry/ Function / Environment / Expert

  • Textile Machinery
  • Head of Production
  • Change Management Götz Stapelfeldt
  • Process analysis in all production areas and setting up an efficiency programme to optimise productivity
  • Implementation of immediate measures in order processing to secure day-to-day business and delivery capability
  • Process optimisation of production planning and raw material disposition
  • Planning and implementation of cost reduction measures according to the KAIZEN method (5S method, SMED)
  • Introduction of key performance indicators (KPI) as a new management tool for productivity and adherence to schedules
  • Introduction of weekly shop floor meetings at which project development was discussed and transparently visualised
  • Intensive communication contributes decisively to project success
  • Increase in productivity – reduction of changeover times by 70 percent
  • Annual route reductions of up to 670 km per processing station
  • Leading Swiss textile machine manufacturer worldwide
  • The company develops and produces machines and systems for textile finishing and cord production
  • 330 employees at three locations in Switzerland and Germany