Restructuring of production in rail vehicle construction

Task

  • Restructuring of production
  • Implementation of a cross-divisional efficiency programme to optimise productivity and adherence to schedules
  • Introduction of clocked flow production with just-in-sequence material supply

Industry/ Function / Environment / Expert

  • Railway industry
  • Production Manager
  • Restructuring Götz Stapelfeldt
  • Organisational adjustment through centralisation of production planning and control with direct reporting to the Production Manager
  • Process analysis in all production areas and implementation of an efficiency programme to optimise productivity
  • Introduction of a key performance indicator (KPI) system in all production areas for adherence to schedules and throughput times
  • Introduction of shop floor management in all production areas
  • Initiation and organisation of internal professional development in the electrical assembly area
  • Involvement of an interim logistics expert to improve the missing parts situation
  • Increasing the efficiency of all production processes
  • Increase in productivity
  • Reduction of throughput times
  • European market leader in the development, production and service of diesel locomotives
  • 500 employees at two locations in Germany