Operations Improvement

The Stunsl Group has a depth of expertise evaluating troubled operations and implementing focused initiatives which will restore profitability and increase cash flow.  We have the capability to solve a broad range of operational problems.

 

The Stunsl Group has a depth of expertise evaluating troubled operations and implementing focused initiatives which will improve operational efficiency by increasing throughput, reducing scrap and errors, maximizing cycle time, and improving uptime.  The result is lower costs and improved profitability.  We have the capability to solve a broad range of operational problems.  We utilize an assessment process driven by the key metrics of your business.  Problems are identified, prioritized, and analyzed.  Focused solutions are developed by experienced, expert staff.  Effective management of improvement implementation enables rapid results and verification of improvement. 

 
We often focus on improving the following for our clients: 
 
  • Key performance metrics
  • Process capability
  • Supply chain, scheduling, and logistics capability
  • Facility layout and workflow and Lean Manufacturing techniques
  • Total productive maintenance
  • Standardized procedures
  • Organizational effectiveness
  • Working capital and invested capital effectiveness
  • Sales and marketing effectiveness
  • Product profitability and margins

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Operations Improvement
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Client Impact

A $450 million automotive component manufacturer, required immediate operations efficiency improvement to stem losses at two of its seven plants.  An intensive efficiency improvement effort resulted in $46 million of annual savings.  Improvements made included:  improved process control, solving quality problems, scrap reduction, equipment preventative maintenance, equipment capacity re-balancing, equipment up-time improvement, process capability improvement, and improved shop floor quality management.