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Boost the production capacity of a manufacturing site in the construction/nuclear industry

Context

Boost the production capacity of a manufacturing site in the construction/nuclear industry that generates 6 million euros in annual sales and is owned by a publicly traded international group.

Challenge

Implement a plan to reorganize the site to improve performance (quality, costs and deadlines).

Assignment type

Performance improvement

Assignment goals

  • Recommend and carry out actions aligned with the company’s goals.
  • Manage the site’s departments: bids, scheduling, engineering, etc.
  • Monitor and ensure completion of works in progress.
  • Implement and enforce procedures to optimize resources and reduce costs.
  • Steer the site back to financial stability.

Assignment duration

24 months

Managerial role

General manager of the manufacturing site

Assignment results

  • Establish reliable financial reporting by project, hold project managers accountable and implement project-based risk analysis.
  • Implement action plans by department and/or by project to improve profitability.
  • Oversee financial decision-making:
    • preparation of financing schemes,
    • client meetings,
    • final negotiations.
  • Initial results: ~€900,000 confirmed by clients.
  • Define and present strategic actions.
  • Implement overall and departmental indicators.
  • Simplify manufacturing launches (production files).
  • Reorganize the server (defined structure, log recovery).
  • Deploy LEAN projects with the group’s support.
  • Implement production resource scheduling.
  • Launch a sales action plan in line with defined objectives.