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Direction of a production site and transfer of activity in automotive sector

Automotive
industry
Financial
Director
9 months

Context

  • International automotive equipment supplier
  • €500m turnover
  • A site experiencing cash flow difficulty, threatened with closure

Issues

  • Imperative to transfer the production to another site prior to launching a new range of products
  • Social tensions and customer service issues at the original site

Our solutions

  • Take charge of the operations and improve performance at the site
  • Project manage the transfer of operations and the launch of new products, including training of the production teams

Results

  • Improved productivity following transfer of the activity to the new site
  • Return to profit following the reorganisation and increased focus on Lean
  • Improved customer satisfaction

Key Success Factors

  • Lean manufacturing skills of the Project Manager
  • Commitment to the success of the project by the site management
  • Support from Club Delville for cash optimisation