Why is it important?

Operational excellence in the automotive industry is undergoing a re-birth due to new technologies, digitalization and environmental considerations. These changes are intensifying and require timely transformation to adapt and implement.

Our experience

Lean Coaching has over 20 years experience in strategic development, efficiency improvement and manufacturing excellence in the automotive industry and its supply chain. We have teams located globally including an office in Detroit, Michigan.

our results

Nothing makes us happier than when our clients see the results they’ve been wanting. We base our results on your KPIs. 

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Main workstreams

We use a variety of tools and methods to help you achieve maximum results. In the beginning of our partnership we will carefully access the core problems unique to you and proceed to use multiple solutions to help solve your problems. 

Production System Design

Developing a vision, strategy and measurable plan that can be deployed across the organization. Creating a sustainable Lean environment of tools, methods and processes

Supply Chain Management

Complete span of integration of suppliers, from selection, through to development. Optimizing process and costings, leveraging continuous improvement and frequent measurements of performance improvement

Lean Organization

Building a culture of continuous improvement and problem solving that is maintained at all levels. Development of skills, capabilities and competencies as well as adapting to change.

Performance Management

Visual management and cascade of performance indicators. Early intervention of effective problem solving as well as prioritizing decision making process.

Focused Improvement

Step change in performance in given area or process. Defining a goal and implementing effective sustainable solutions.

Lean Digitalization

Utilizing data and connectivity to build real time transparency within the organization including machines and equipment. Representing the data into easily understood platforms for decision making and problem solving.

Leadership Development

Standard work for leaders including process confirmation, go look see, planning and escalation, coaching and problem solving. Creating high performing teams.

Change Agent Development

Internal experts to drive change, instill best practices and coach others. Creating a critical mass to sustain lean implementation.

New Product Introduction

Development of processes and capabilities to launch products in an effective and efficient way. Focused to quality, cost and delivery of new products introduced through manufacturing.

Case Studies

Check out case studies from our automotive clients!


Daimler Trucks Cleveland plant's KPI were all in critical condition. Lean Coaching was invited to help

Nelson Global Products

As the demand for tubed product increased TSCO found their ability to meet customer delivery expectations was challenging


Lean Coaching was engaged in order to provide a program that addressed biggest MAHLE’s issues and challenges