Our operations improvements assistance covers every aspect of a company’s operations and cost structure. Whether developing a comprehensive operational transformation program or tackling a specific operational challenge, we quickly develop a robust fact-based assessment of the company’s operations and work with the management team to develop an actionable implementation plan. We then work side-by-side with management in executing the plan expeditiously – results are often visible within 4 to 8 weeks.
Identified $9-12.5MM in cost reduction opportunities from addressing critical gaps in operational basics, which had become exacerbated by fast growth and limited understanding of/focus on actual costs; within 4 months, over $7MM in cost reduction opportunities confirmed or detailed, with $2.5MM on run-rate basis rapidly captured
Provided a solid roadmap for capitalizing on levers to achieve 5-7% margin growth and position the company for a high-valuation exit in 2-3 years’ time; analyzed historical project and employee utilization performance; developed staffing leverage model; created business development model to improve efficiency while driving growth; and developed strategic pricing approach
Within 3 months, improved on-time performance from 59% to 93% while shrinking lead time from 13-16 weeks to 10 weeks and halving backlog by implementing prioritized schedule and debottlenecking strategies, activating ERP planning and scheduling functionality, cleaning up system data/parameters, and revamping engineering process
Turned around plant performance by implementing basic plant operating system (downtime, waste, and scheduling); $600K in run rate cost savings captured by the end of the 6-week engagement, with tools and processes in place to capture the rest; rolled out the standard operating procedures to the other 2 plants with additional savings of $2-2.5MM