Creating a Better World for Future Generations

Operational Efficiency

Problem

Customer did not have process to understand team dynamics in the assembly line

Limited analysis of data to drive corrective action

Wait/waste time not captured

Inability to understand optionality and product mix impact on performance or line design

Actions

Implemented Operational & Effectiveness (OEE) system

Tie directly into existing shop floor control systems and equipment controls to provide real-time status of production across company

Leverage data collection and visibility to show how line is performing

Results

  • Increased analyst efficiency from 60% to 80% by removing bottlenecks
  • Reduced throughput from days to one hour in wing machining cell
  • 3% reduction in facilities and equipment support labor costs
  • 5% reduction in overtime costs
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