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Line Throughput Improvement in Beverage Production Line

Background

A leading beverage manufacturer had issues with improvement in production line throughput across 5 of their plants. Throughput was impacted by factors such as machine broke down, quality issues and losses due to model change over.

Solution
  • Identification of constraints for increasing output across the plant based on data collection and Gemba audit
  • Identify improvement projects and assign to teams with department heads a leaders
  • Facilitate the improvement using continuous intervention of systematic tools for root cause analysis
  • Review and facilitate the solution refinement
  • Support the implementation of solutions
Results

Around 7% improvement in Line Throughput