LEAN Operational Excellence

MMR Consulting has had historical success with LEAN tailored to suit the life sciences industry.

With governmental cuts in the healthcare system, expiring patents, rise in competition, many organizations have started focusing more attention on LEAN MANUFACTURING to optimize their operations. With the pharmaceutical industry being hesitant to adopt LEAN methods, MMR Consulting has had historical success with LEAN tailored to suit the pharmaceutical industry. MMR Consulting can be brought on to develop LEAN strategies for new processes as well as for LEAN transformation / process improvements of existing processes, and can offer the following LEAN services:

  • Full Organizational LEAN Implementation
  • Current Process Evaluation
  • Value Stream Mapping
  • LEAN design of new process
  • Kaizen Facilitation

Our LEANGineers come trained on many LEAN tools, some of which include the following:

  • Value Stream Mapping (VSM)
  • Visual Management
  • Key Performance Indicators (KPI)
  • Visual Factory
  • Andon
  • OEE
  •  Bottleneck Analysis
  • 5S (Sort-Set-Shine-Standardize-Sustain)
  • Logistics
  • JIT (Just In Time)
  • Continuous Flow
  • Schedule Levelling (Heijunka)
  • Kanban implementation for material & people flow, and pull-scheduling
  • GEMBA walks
  • Jidoka / Autonomation
  • Waste (MUDA) reduction
  • KANBAN facilitation
  • Takt time
  •  PCDA (Plan-Do-Check-Act)
  • Error Proofing (Poka-Yoke)
  • Single Minute Exchange of Die (SMED)
  • SMART Goal setting (Specific-Measurable-Attainable-Relevant-Time Specific)
  • Standardized Work
  • Total Productive Maintenance (TPM)
  • Various LEAN tools for prioritizing, measuring, analyzing, implementing, controlling a LEAN Methodology.