Supporting Plant Leadership / Cultural Change


• Mentor plant management on manufacturing best practices and measurement tools.

• Reduce reliance on hiring of additional labor by maximizing hours of existing workforce, focusing on efficiency and accountability.

• Provide leadership training to improve management of and coordination among existing workforce.


Implemented attendance tracking; Trained supervisors; Reinforced accountability; Introduced Continuous Improvement KPIs


  • Lack of data collection and analysis; no metrics on machine uptime, throughput, or pieces per labor hour.
  • Multiple voices of input without true collaboration nor an understanding of production capacity.
  • Incorrect standards for process controls and quality; lack of organization and workflow.
  • Plant operations in a community of ample employment opportunities; poor reputation.
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