The Pursuit of Perfection Through Eliminating Waste
Our lean manufacturing program focuses on reducing the 7 classic wastes as well as 2 additional wastes in your operation. We will work with you on selecting your product families, calculating your TAKT time, creating value stream maps, performing time studies and labor analysis, driving pull systems, identifying standard work and defining a lean scheduling process. Contact us today to discuss how we can help.
Creating culture of empowerment at all levels and a desire to improve in all facets of operations
Harness the power of your entire organization. KBM Consulting believes underutilized human potential to be a waste as serious as the other classic 7 wastes. Create a culture of empowerment through excellent communication, encouraging the exchange of ideas and rewarding teams and individuals for good work completed. Contact us today to discover how we can help.
A place for everything and everything in it's place
5S programs are designed to reduce excessive clutter, organize materials for easy access, cleaning up the production area, documenting your process and ensuring 5S becomes part of your companies daily work. Well implemented 5S programs typically improve operations efficiencies between 10-30%. Contact us to determine how you can take advantage of these improvements.
Kaizen and High Performance Teams
Obtaining rapid operational improvements through focused team efforts
Channel the potential of a cross-functional, dedicated team to complete a project in days. Teams completing a focused task in a short time face the challenge of overcoming personal bias, goals and beliefs. Many such teams lose momentum in the planning stages. We can help your teams overcome that loss of momentum and achieve a successful outcome. Contact us today so we can learn how to help you.
Technical Problem Solving
Structured Problem solving using facts and data rather than emotion and conjecture.
Do you have recurring problems even though a solution has been put in place? Have you solved a problem only to have another problem arise? KBM Consulting has a suite of structured problem solving tools to enable you to take a 360 degree view not only of the problem, but also of the solution. Tell us about the problem you are facing so we can work with you to identify the true solution.
Total Productive Maintenance
A new way to integrate preventative maintenance into your operation.
Preventative maintenance, while a necessary component of an effective operation, takes time away from productive activities. We can help you identify to reduce waste in your maintenance activities. Have your manufacturing personnel made you aware that equipment does not behave as expected after maintenance is performed? This is preventable with processes and procedures we can help you implement. Contact us to find out how to proceed.
Setting up your environment for success.
Do you really have a factory or is it a warehouse with some value-add machinery? Do you know how much material you need on hand to satisfy customer demand? Plant layout is more than just putting your existing equipment into a place on the production floor. Good plant layout considers safety, product demand, comfort, accessibility, material flow/handling/storage, optimization of space and location of utilities. Good plant layout indicates an understanding of how the operation needs to run to support your customers. Let KBM Consulting help you set yourself up for success.
MANUFACTURING EXCELLENCE PROGRAMS
KBM Consulting, LLC provides training, consulting and support for the following industry recognized Manufacturing Excellence programs. We have enabled small business to deploy these programs by removing the overly complex lexicon and unnecessary steps.
Where do you start?
Contact us today to create a custom strategy based on your current operational status as well as your short-, mid- and long-term goals and needs.
KBM CONSULTING, LLC SERVICES
Bring the classroom to your facility
KBM Consulting, LLC believes that in integrating practical implementation with classroom activities to generate robust participant learning and fastest operational and financial improvement results. Contact us today to learn more about this training approach.
The Path to Success
Our Consulting service is designed to analyze, confront, and solve your business needs. KBM Consulting, LLC provides customized solutions to all of our clients. Our process is collaborative and transparent with the purpose of sharing our knowledge to improve your business. Contact us to find out how we can help today.
A Comprehensive Approach
Do you require operations support, but cannot hire a full time operations expert. We want to work with you to define a support package and provide the service you need to transform your Operation into a competitive advantage. Our clients are our number one priority, and we’ll go the extra mile to make sure you’re completely satisfied with our work. Contact us today to discover how we can help.