LEAN INTERIM CONSULTANTS & Industrial Engineers
We Help People In Manufacturing Improve Process and Productivity – Reduce Business Costs – Increase Profits, Cash Flow.
BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY IS GLOBAL and “LOCAL”… Our business clients engage us to “Find, Lead and Drive” LEAN Manufacturing Process Improvements – To find Cost Savings and Hard Cash…
We Can Help You:-
Company History: We formed in 1986, “To help people in business, improve their business“. Time and Motion – Work Study – Management Services – LEAN Continuous Improvement…
Over The Years: We have helped many companies improve their businesses. Working predominantly in the UK but also France, Czech Republic, Canada, Ireland and the Netherlands.
We Can Help You: Implement LEAN Manufacturing principles. We don’t tell you what you should do. We give you Hands-On-Help to improve your process, productivity, profits and cash flow…
We Focus On: KPIs, OEE, WCM. Factory Layouts, Work Methods, Material Use, Manning Levels, Product Quality, Scrap Reduction and Procedures…
Background: Manufacturing – Aerospace – Automotive – Electronics – Engineering – Medical – Food – Print – Ink – Woodworking – White Goods – Pharmaceutical – NHS etc…
Achievements Delivered: LEAN Process Improvements with Cost Savings, circa £50,000 – £2,000,000 per project…
We Can Help You:-
- Implement LEAN
- Improve KPIs, OEE
- Reduce Scrap Levels
- Improve Product Quality
- Improve Process & Efficiency
- Improve Cash Flow and Profits
We Can Help You, Make Change Happen:-
Hands-on-Approach: Design, Develop, Improve and Facilitate Change to find the Ultimate Business Model.
Methodologies: Lean – Six Sigma – 5S – KPI – SPC – OEE – SMED – TPM – DFA – DFM – MTM – WCM
Techniques: Time and Motion – Cycle Time Measurement – Method Study – MTM Study – Activity Sampling
Factory Floor Layout Design – Lean Flow Process Design – Ergonomic Cell Design – Flow Line Balancing
Warehouse Layout Design – Inventory, Supermarket, Kanban Organisation and Optimization
Root Cause Analysis – Process Mapping – Value Stream Mapping – Process Charting
Visual Management – Continuous Improvement
Common Sense Engineering…
Process Improvement to Create an Opportunity For Sales Growth.
E.G. Packing Cream Cakes…….. 40hrs/wk – 52 wks/yr.
- Lets run 3 production lines, 36 people:-
- 12 people per line packing 1260 / hr. at 70% perf.
- Lets now apply LEAN “Flow-Line Balancing”
- 8 people now packing 1800 / hr. at 100% perf.
- Lets now run 4 lines instead of 3 lines:-
- 8 people per line + a runner = 36 people
- Sales Generated from Process Improvement = circa £2.5M
Atherton Management Services: We help people in business improve their business.