Aerospace – New engine component programme recovery

​Background

 

Manufacturer of complex, precision aero engine components had embarked on an ambitious new product. Production delays and quality problems had put them at risk of stopping their customer’s assembly line. CONSULTAVILA was engaged to drive programme recovery

What We Did

  • Diagnostic to establish causes of poor performance

  • Establish recovery programme to identify and overcome key bottlenecks

  • Set up programme office to drive and monitor improvements

  • Supplied interim Management and key Technical staff to address specific short comings

  • Implemented governance and decision making processes to quickly address recovery actions and new product introduction process

  • Set clear targets and drumbeat for daily/weekly/monthly production rates

Results

 

  • 130% increase in output of full product sets

  • 300% increase in demonstrated bottleneck capacity

  • Doubling of hours produced per quarter

  • Improved performance monitoring and control

  • Clear prioritisation of investment and decision making

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