things are as frustrating as calls from customers about behind-schedule
Performance Improvement is a
2-day comprehensive and intensive training program that identifies the causes
and corrective actions of manufacturing delinquencies.
If your organization struggles with meeting production schedules, you
need this training. The course
focuses on product, process, capacity, load, lead time, management, and supplier
issues, and presents a logical, proven approach for rapidly eliminating the
causes of delinquent delivery performance.
We've helped companies get back on schedule in the aerospace, defense, and
commercial world, and our program is based on real-world experience and
results. We know how frustrating this situation is. The good news is
that these problems are fixable.
will show you how to identify the dominant causes of poor delivery performance
in your organization, and how to overcome these issues so you can routinely
deliver your products on time.
Our newest book, Manufacturing
Delivery Performance Improvement, is now available.
We provide a copy for every participant in this exciting new program. If you're struggling
to get back on schedule, this book will help!
Delivery Performance Improvement (approximately 250 presentation charts and materials)
studies outlining real world delivery performance obstacles and how they
were conquered in the aerospace, defense, and commercial business arenas.
Delivery Performance Improvement, 7P Publications.
you're tired of buzzwords and programs that promise the world but do little or
nothing to improve your manufacturing performance, this book and this training
program are for you. We will make a real difference in how your organization
Who Should Attend
Plant managers, manufacturing managers, supervisors,
managers, purchasing personnel, manufacturing engineers, quality engineers,
program managers, and others responsible for delivering manufactured goods on
schedule will benefit greatly from this training.
Delinquency Causes. Inadequate
process yields. Organizational
versus load from machine, labor, and supplier perspectives. Lead
time and its relationship to capacity and load. Booking
under lead time considerations, and the
lead time versus sales conflict.Standards, the
importance of accurate standards, and establishing
Using standards when bidding new work.
functions and the planning process.
Resources Planning (MRP). Enterprise
Resources Planning (ERP).
relationship between planning skills and MRP/ERP. Common
work center scheduling problems and how to plan around them. Suggested
metrics for monitoring planning and production control effectiveness.
and efficiency definitions.
of poor productivity.
standards and personal fatigue/delay factors. The
and acting on productivity bottlenecks.
and acting on efficiency trends.
selection and supplier
the requisition and purchase order process.
planner and buyer performance. Identifying
supplier lead times, loads, and capacities.
order due dates versus production need dates. Tracking
unplaced purchase orders.
corrective actions. Group
and process robustness.
corrective and preventive actions. Schedule
along product versus process lines.
for addressing anomalies. Product
suggested organizational structure.
manufacturing metrics. Manufacturing
metrics locations. Group
suggested delivery performance improvement roadmap. Course
You Will Learn
seasoned consulting manufacturing executive/instructor will present this
course in an interactive lecture and workshop format.
with the lectures, we use exercises, puzzles, case studies, and
interesting group activities to enrich the instruction and emphasize the
will receive a printed Participant Handbook that includes all materials
presented in class, which will help you remember and retain what you
learned and apply it on your job.
will learn key manufacturing delivery performance improvement concepts from theoretical,
practical, and organizational perspectives.
|We're widely recognized
experts in this field with real world experience. You
can't fix delivery performance improvement problems buy throwing
money at software or the latest industry buzzwords, but you
already know that. Running a factory is one of the
hardest jobs in the world, but it doesn't have to be as hard as
what you are experiencing if you are behind
We know the drill because we've
personally managed factories and we've personally implemented and
led successful turnarounds. This training is driven by real
experience earned the old-fashioned way - by doing it
ourselves. We know what works, what does not, and how to
implement changes that make a real difference. That's what
the book and our training program address. There's no
fluff here. This is the real deal, and your
manufacturing staff will recognize that we speak from experience.
If you're living with a
behind-schedule manufacturing situation, give us a call or shoot
an email to us. If you would like, we'll send you a list of
questions and areas to start examining now (and we won't charge
you for it). You'll see from the questions that we
know our business, you'll get a jump start on fixing your
problems, and we'll help you get things moving in the right
been all over the world helping manufacturers improve. Would
you like to see a few photos from our travels here and
abroad? Very few are work related; most are just some of the
great local sights we get to see!