Kitchen Systems

Lean Transformation

About the project

Lean transformation program for the leading kitchen systems supplier to achieve 6% productivity improvement per year. Performance gains on the example of a UK plant delivered +18% productivity, -37% inventory, and improved service level from faster delivery, manufacturing lead-time reduced from 10 to 3 days.

  • Industry: metal fabrication and molding processes
  • Scope: manufacturing and quality
  • Locations: BR, CA, CH, CN, DE, IT (2), PO, RU, SE, UK, US, ZA
  • Duration: 18 months
  • Support: 300 days to design and lead the program
  • Certified: 296 people (Lean Yellow, Green, Black Belt)
  • Standards: global Lean toolbox
  • Impact: CHF 4.8 million (70% savings + 30% capacity)