Projects

Manufacturing Cost Reduction:
Electronic Component Manufacturer .
Location: U.S.A. and China.
Working with the Design, Purchasing and Manufacturing groups achieved 25% reduction in manufacturing costs through a re-design for manufacturing programme.
Operations Performance Improvement:
Pharmaceutical Plant.
Location: Scandinavia.
Achieved a 50% reduction in throughput days, 20% capacity increase and 20% efficiency improvements across Production, Packaging and Laboratories operations for a world leader in the pharmaceutical industry.
Electronic Kanbans:
Automotive Components .
Location: Ireland.
Configured and installed automatic replenishment of components with electronic kanbans from point of use on production line via blue tooth and GSM to supplier. Project included VMI up to point of consumption on production line.
FMEA (Failure Mode Effect Analysis):
Electronic, Automotive and Pharmaceutical.
Location: International.
Provided classroom training and “On the Job” training for deployment of FMEA. Delivered 50% PPM reduction through FMEA programme.
Manufacturing Due Diligence:
Electronics.
Location: Europe, Asia & Africa.
Provision of in-depth analysis and evaluations of manufacturing operations of various acquisition targets. This included generation detailed Cash Flow Change based on planned changes in the fundamental operations of the business.
Design Standardisation:
Electronics.
Location: Ireland, France, Canada & China.
Working with numerous design and manufacturing sites to achieve uniform design, material selection and process utilisation standards facilitating a two-week turn on concept to pre-series production samples of electronic components.
Overall Equipment Effectiveness:
Cosmetics Producer.
Location: Ireland.
Assessment of current operations, development of improvement plan and implementation of plan to achieve 10% improvement in O.E.E. in a six month time frame.
Business Plan Development
Electronic.
Location: Ireland.
Development five year business plan for an newly acquired electronics components business. Plan included, Strategy development, marketing analysis, product costing and full financial projections (P&L, BS and cash flow).
Manufacturing Analysis:
Plastic Components Manufacturer .
Location: Italy .
Benchmarking and Analysis of plastics manufacturing capabilities and costs in Italy versus Eastern Europe and China Italy.
Lean in the Laboratory:
Pharmaceutical.
Location:Scandinavia & Ireland.
Reduced “Batch Release Days” by 50% by deploying lean tools and techniques in the laboratory.
Lean in Automotive:
Automotive.
Location: Ireland.
Achieved 15% labour cost reduction through lean programme.
CMMS (Computer Maintenance Management System):
Automotive.
Location: Ireland.
Selected, configured installed and managed “Go Live” CMMS.
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    • Software for performance measurement – OEE.
      Manufacturing Assessments.
      URS Development for MES.
      Business Process Mapping.
      Business Process Re-engineering.
      Quick changeover programme – SMED.
      Change management.
      Standardized work.
      Operations Strategy Development.
      Automated replenishment systems.
      Interim Management.
      Business Integration.
      Technology Transfers.