Turn Around in Production Plant

Task

  • Bringing a deficient production facility for interior luminaires with significant process and quality problems into profitability

Industry/ Function / Expert

  • Building fit-out / interior lighting
  • Interim production manager
  • Restructuring of production Dipl.-Ing. Nico Pohlmann
  • Transparency and improvement of the material flow in the factory implemented
  • Efficient use of the ERP system for deadline tracking
  • Change management measures implemented in the entire plant and neighbouring departments (sales, technology)
  • Lean management introduced in assembly
  • Re-organisation of sub-processes and the process organisation
  • Kanban system set up at certain workplaces
  • Consolidation of different storage locations into a central warehouse for the main components
  • Indicator systems with control loops were introduced
  • Improved material flow, shortened throughput times and lean management led to an increase in productivity of >40
Production plant for interior luminaires with approx. 100 employees within a group of companies