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Published: August 1, 2023

Lean Transformation Consulting

Lean Transformation Consulting

When you work with Value Driven Solutions on your Lean Transformation, we will not propose a “canned” solution. We will work with you to understand your current state, including the strengths of your strategy, your leadership team and organizational structure, your products and services, your customer base, and baseline performance of your key performance indicators. We want to understand your challenges and opportunities.

Once we know where you are, we will work with your team to develop a vision for where you want to go and will help identify the areas in which lean can help you the most. From there, we will create a customized project plan just as unique as you are! Some of the activities that we may include in our partnership are listed below, note that some include links to blog posts, articles, or other areas of our website to help you learn more.

Lean Assessment & Gap Analysis

  • Current State Evaluation
  • Gap Analysis from Future State

Value Stream Mapping

  • Remote & Onsite Workshops
  • “Train the Trainer” Sessions
  • Turnkey VSM Current State, Future State and Kaizen Roadmap, and Implementation

Establishment of the Office of Continuous Improvement (OCI)

  • Identification & Selection of resources
  • OCI Structure
  • Development & Coaching of Lean Facilitators, Lean Specialists, Continuous Improvement Engineers
  • Planning & Project Management - Training & Kaizen Roadmaps

Kaizen Workshops

  • Planning, Training, Facilitation, Standard Work & Follow-up for Sustainment

Job Instruction Training

  • Standard Work/ Job Instruction Breakdown/ One Point Lesson
  • Training Within Industry
  • Development of Training Matrices & Training Plan
  • Standard Work Auditing for Continuous Improvement & Coaching

Implementation of Shop Floor Management & Creation or Refinement of a Team-based Organization

Quality At The Source: Integrated Quality Management System Development

  • Quality Planning, Control and Improvement (“No Problem… IS… a Problem”)
  • APQP: FMEA & Control Plans

Lean Material Flow, Kanban & Pull Systems

  • Plan for Every Part
  • Plant Layout for Enhanced Flow
  • Shipping/Receiving Protocols
  • Supermarket/ Pull (Kanban)
  • Scheduling Wheel Development for Batch or Continuous Processes
  • Material Movement & Replenishment Processes including Point-of-Use Parts Presentation Design for Proper Ergonomics & Water Spider Route Optimization & Standardization

Operational Availability Improvement

  • Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) Improvement
  • Workplace Maintenance, including Planned Maintenance (PM)/ Total Productive Maintenance (TPM)
  • SMED/Quick Changeover
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