Operational Diagnostics

Anonymous $1.5B aviation business jet division, USA.

Problem

- Global Economic downturn hugely impacted revenue
- Aircraft accumulated creating increased WIP, lower productivity & delivery risk.

Solution

  • Hoshin Kanri: Determine What are we trying to do to achieve Customer value and priority (External value prop then Internal operations to deliver and execute)
  • Value stream VA/NVA: constituents to see disconnects across value stream & in own sphere of influence
  • Value stream design to drive communication, vision and improvement alignment

Results

  • WIP reduced 50% from $160M to $80M
  • Value stream redesign: Lead time reduced 33% from 33 to 21 days
  • Productivity increased by 17% from 1800 to 1500 hrs/aircraft

Operational Diagnostics

Anonymous $1.5B aviation business jet division, USA.

Problem

- Global Economic downturn hugely impacted revenue
- Aircraft accumulated creating increased WIP, lower productivity & delivery risk.

Solution

  • Hoshin Kanri: Determine What are we trying to do to achieve Customer value and priority (External value prop then Internal operations to deliver and execute)
  • Value stream VA/NVA: constituents to see disconnects across value stream & in own sphere of influence
  • Value stream design to drive communication, vision and improvement alignment

Results

  • WIP reduced 50% from $160M to $80M
  • Value stream redesign: Lead time reduced 33% from 33 to 21 days
  • Productivity increased by 17% from 1800 to 1500 hrs/aircraft