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Facility Evaluation

May 16, 2017

Facility Evaluation of a FMCG Company - Case Study

 

Client:   Multi-national company

 

Project:  Strategic facility layout re-design and capacity assessment.

 

Result:  Conceptual and Detail Facility Layout, Lean Principle implementation, Line Specific   Throughput definition, Best-Practise identification.

 

 

 

Problem Statement (Complexity):

  • Expanding facility over a number of years without redesigning facility.

  • Outdated and unreliable equipment and production data gathering techniques.

  • Limited warehousing capacity.

  • Unsynchronised Demand and Supply.

 

The Improvement Project provided the following:

  • Evaluation of Current Facility Capacities.

  • Layout Evolution and Revolution Analysis.

  • Facility re-alignment to Lean Principles.

  • Warehouse Requirements Definition.

 

Project Outputs

  • Accurate warehouse requirements.

  • Actual line throughput.

  • Optimised and efficient layout design.

  • Reduced inventory.

  • Visibility of actual manufacturing processes.

  • Improved shop floor management.

 

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