Manufacturing Process Improvement

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Client Case Story Snapshot

Who

Custom Car Manufacturer

Goal

Reduce total build man hours by 50%

How

Tactical process design, lean training for continuous improvement and 5S training and implementation for organization

Delivery

Results Narrative Summary

Over a 20-week period, The Innovation Garage® led a cross-functional team of Sourcing, Material Handling, and Production to:

  1. Optimize part delivery to the production area
  2. Only have tools needed for the upcoming production
  3. Analyze and improve assembly via production sequence and utilize subassembly stations
  4. Relocate stores to better support picking, counting, and delivery to production

Realized 50% reduction in total man hours between Materials, Subassembly and Operations by using 5S, SMED and better workflow utilization. Allocated hours per car from 500 MH to 200 MH per vehicle.

car assembly line
Manufacturing Process Improvement
Design to Cost Process Development
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