Home appliance

Project Details

  • Industry: Home appliance
  • Area: White goods
  • Project brief description: Lean principles application especially for the material handling in pre-assembly, assembly and warehouse involving the main suppliers. Value Stream Mapping and Value Stream Design definition, takt time and factory pitch definition and implementation. Implementation of the material handling strategy, equipment management strategy, standardized work, 5S and visual managemet.

Objectives

Lead time reduction
Stock reduction
Direct cost reduction
Service level improvement
Safety improvement
Quality improvement

Results

Indirect manpower efficiency + 11%
WIP from 2 shifts to 2 h on assembly lines
OCRA index from RED to GREEN
NIOSH index (tugger) from PURPLE to YELLOW
Optimization of warehouse space 1000 m2