Operational excellence solutions

Transform your business through continuous improvement

Our Operational Excellence Team helps develop Northern Ireland businesses competitive advantage by increasing their productivity and profitability. Our approach is results driven, adaptable and proven to deliver significant measurable benefits in the performance of people, processes and operations across all sectors and sizes of business.

This support and approach has helped businesses who have engaged with the team during 2017–18 deliver £11.5 million of financial impact to their bottom line. This has been delivered through improvements to throughput, capacity, quality, delivery and lead times.

It is not necessary to change. Survival is not mandatory.

- W. Edwards Deming

Lean Thinking is equally applicable in non-manufacturing businesses as in manufacturing. The team would welcome the opportunity to show you how it could positively impact productivity and profitability for non-manufacturing companies. They provide practical engagement across the entire enterprise from boardroom to shop-floor to improve and transform operations to drive measurable and sustainable benefits. This approach helps businesses maximise their available resources to become more competitive, efficient and profitable, in other words to make the work – Easier, Better, Faster, Cheaper.

We have a track record in helping local companies of all sizes and from all sectors address these issues. Hear now from some local companies who have recently engaged with the team.

We regularly assist businesses to introduce new concepts, tools and techniques that can effectively and efficiently improve many areas of their business. Addressing non value-adding activity within business processes can typically result in a productivity improvement of at least 25%-30%. This approach will help your business maximise the available resources so you can be more efficient and profitable.

You can also get help on a range of principles, tools and techniques, including:

  • Waste identification and elimination
  • Visual displays, controls and management
  • Practical problem solving
  • Daily continuous improvement
  • Workflow improvement
  • Set-up reduction
  • Bottleneck management and improvement
  • Strategy deployment and alignment
 

Enquiries from any businesses are welcome. To start your journey why not watch our Driving Competitiveness through lean thinking tutorial

Not sure this support is right for you ? Contact us or call 0800 181 4422 to discuss next steps.

Our support may be subject to some eligibility criteria.

 
 

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