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Process Consulting and Industrial Expertise
Benefit from our extensive experience in automotive process consulting and industrial expertise, developed over years of working with top companies in the industry.
Pioneering Process Excellence in Consulting Through Real-World Project Success
Discover our curated portfolio of sample projects, each a testament to our expertise in enhancing operational processes, streamlining workflows, and driving meaningful transformations.
Interim COO Manager
Implemented a series of strategic initiatives to elevate production planning, ERP system functionality, and equipment uptime. Introduced Sales Inventory Operations Planning (SIOP) meetings, Lean Management Gemba walks, and a Smartsheet-based internal maintenance ticket system, resulting in a substantial uplift in Overall Equipment Efficiency (OEE).
Responsible for ensuring on-time start of production (SOP) in the plant. Successfully navigated supply chain challenges to assure on-time parts approval process (PAP) and SOP, through effective supplier management and timing plan revisions.
Supply Chain Digitalization Project
Tasked with the establishment of a third-party logistics (3PL) warehouse for enhanced logistics operations. Orchestrated SAP and EDI setup, collaborated with external IT parties for integration, and managed stock and layout planning for the new warehouse
Managed the end-of-line (EOL) control to increase production output for a gearbox supplier in the military sector. Leveraged Six Sigma methodologies to improve First Time Through (FTT) rates and reduce scrap. Reduced cycle times by scrutinizing and streamlining testing procedures. Initiated simultaneous engineering projects and facilitated quick-response information flow between multiple production locations. Implemented simple yet effective Poka-Yoke tools to minimize errors and enhance efficiency.
Leading a time-sensitive relocation project, transitioning operations from Germany to Romania. Managing stringent deadlines in collaboration with major automotive OEM customers and steering a highly efficient team to ensure seamless execution
Project Leader Small/Sample Series
The project entails crafting a strategy for small/sample series production, pinpointing the essential manufacturing technologies and investments in liaison with customer departments. It also includes creating a comprehensive project plan encompassing the required resources, leading the project team via regular meetings, and ensuring steady reporting to the steering committee. Moreover, the initiative involves designing a factory and block layout adhering to lean principles to enhance operational efficiency.
Hands-On Expertise by Lighthouse Consultings: Elevating Business Processes, Driving Launch Management, and Leading in Relocation & Lean Initiatives.
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Lean Management Solutions for Enhanced Operational Efficiency
Lighthouse Consultings specializes in Lean Management techniques designed to revolutionize your organizational efficiency and productivity. Leveraging industry-proven methodologies like Kanban, Kaizen, Layered Process Audits, 5S, and Hoshin Kanri, we offer tailored solutions that align with your business objectives. Our services span from initial benchmarking and actionable consulting to comprehensive implementation and training programs. As thought leaders in the automotive industry, our mission is to bring innovative and customer-oriented Lean Management solutions to companies looking to scale and improve.
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