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Optimize your operations with the lean manufacturing methodology service from SGS.

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Lean manufacturing is considered the most efficient operations management methodology, helping to eliminate waste and optimize the added value of products in factories. Our lean management service helps you apply the methodology to your organization to reduce costs, generate savings, improve product quality, enhance employee involvement and reduce stocks and internal logistics throughout the supply chain.

Why choose lean manufacturing operations from SGS?

We can help you:

  • Improve productivity in a sustainable way
  • Improve product quality – from design to delivery to the customer
  • Implement continuous improvement systems in operations
  • Optimize production lines by applying lean tools
  • Develop a more effective focus on productivity in your organization
  • Involve and motivate people towards improving results, and foster a culture of continuous improvement
  • Develop your operations strategy
  • Prepare factories for Industry 4.0

Trusted lean management methodology implementation from a world leader

As a world leader in lean management services, we have developed more than 700 projects, adapting the lean manufacturing methodology for clients in 15 different sectors. We are committed to ensuring that your project is cost effective and generates tangible annual savings.

Our lean management methodology uses a range of tools and methods, including:

  • Hoshin workshops to improve line productivity
  • Improvement idea systems
  • Problem solving methodologies, such as 8D, QRQC and PDCA
  • Single-minute exchange of die (SMED) workshops to explore the improved flexibility of production lines
  • Improvement of machine maintenance
  • Display of indicators and objectives, such as visual management, communication boards and dashboards, and Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) implementation
  • Structured management system and optimization of hierarchy and communication
  • Production planning systems
  • 5S workshop to explore order and cleanliness
  • Value stream maps (VSM) and value flow maps
  • Redesign of production plants

To discuss how the lean methodology can improve your operations, contact us today.