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OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE

Operational Excellence is the product of a multidisciplinary approach implemented at all levels of a manufacturing business. Achieving, improving upon, and sustaining Operational Excellence includes both people and process strategies working in tandem. This approach can drive new sales, retain current sales, create or retain jobs, spur new investment and lead to considerable cost savings. 

CATEGORIES

LEAN/CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT

LEAN LEADERSHIP TRANSFORMATION

The foundation for successful Lean implementation is developed through the organization's executive leadership team. 

LEAN OFFICE CHAMPION

A comprehensive, hands-on approach to teach team leaders how to identify opportunities for improvement beyond the manufacturing floor. 

Provide employees with Six Sigma training, a comprehensive leadership program that equips them with logical, objective methods to identify, measure, and eliminate sudden or ongoing problems. 

TOYOTA KATA

This Improvement Kata/”J” Series Training is for companies that want to take their application of Lean principles to a systematic, quantifiable competency. Develop the mindset, behaviors and cultural focus that assists with achieving and maintaining operational excellence within your company.

LEAN MANUFACTURING BOOTCAMP

An overview of the basic principles and tools of lean manufacturing by utilizing a simulation to introduce the core principles related to Lean manufacturing and continuous improvement.

LEAN TOOLS

Build on your strengths and broaden your understanding of the type of changes that can be achieved through the application of a Lean enterprise. Receive personalized training on 13 tools aimed towards improving safety, lead-time, and through-put.

TOTAL PRODUCTION MAINTENANCE (TPM)

Transform your company into a world-class provider of reliable materials and services. TPM enables you to see waste in your current maintenance processes and provides proven solutions for rapid improvement. 

TRAINING WITHIN INDUSTRY (TWI)

A systematic method of delivering consistent training and learning. TWI provides a standard basis for a teacher to teach, improving consistency and speed in which the trainees learn.

Through shared learning with companies facing similar challenges, user group members develop and implement strategies for improved decision making and process improvement.

 

BUSINESS OPERATIONS 

The Cash Flow Analysis provides a model that helps you look at payroll, accounts receivable, and accounts payable through the lens of concise data and not emotion. 

Manage the unknown by empowering your team to PIVOT to success. We can't say what the future will hold, but with PIVOT 2020, you can use scenario planning to envision different futures and prepare to succeed in each. 

 

QUALITY

Struggling with delayed product launches or product recalls due to quality issues? Receive training on a variety of core tools that support the development of your employees' abilities to prevent quality issues from happening, and to address them when they do.

Often referred to as "design for manufacturability," 3P rapidly creates and validates potential production and process designs that require the least time, material and capital resources. 3P typically results in products with less complexity that are easier to manufacture with built-in quality.

GD&T is an international language used on business documents and drawings to accurately communicate what is happening in the picture without using words. The language is made up well-defined symbols, rules, definitions and conventions used to describe an object's geometric qualities.

A quality management system is a collection of business processes focused on consistently meeting customer requirements and enhancing their satisfaction. It is expressed as the organizational structure, policies, procedures, processes and resources needed to implement quality management.

User group participants receive professional guidance in the field of Quality Engineering and Quality Systems implementation, targeting increased ideation and potential solutions in a roundtable-style environment. 

 

FOOD PROCESSING

This International HACCP Alliance accredited training program is designed to provide you a thorough understanding of the concepts and application of the HACCP method.

The SQF Implementation training course helps sites and individuals understand the Food Safety Code so an effective SQF System can be implemented.