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Operational Due Diligence Assessment Services

If you are in the process of buying, consolidating, expanding your current manufacturing footprint OR want to improve your manufacturing metrics at your existing facilities, TPT can provide subject matter experts (SMEs) to help you make informed decisions on future strategic initiatives.

What differentiates TPT from other Consulting firms is our extensive knowledge of facilities, equipment, manufacturing operations and processes.

TPTs subject matter experts can be used to support your long or short-term needs. We can simply provide an assessment of your current operations, be involved throughout all phases, or provide support on an as-needed basis at any point during your project.

Phase 1 – Initial Process and Facilities Assessment:

Manufacturing Processes

Manpower

  • Current State of Direct and Indirect Resources

Methods

  • Current State of Process Documentation
    • PFMEA’s
    • Control Plans
    • Standardized Work
    • Work Instructions, etc.

Machine

  • Current State of Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE)
  • Current Level of Automation
  • Current Set-up Times
  • Current Maintenance Plan

Materials

  • Current State of Materials Management System
  • Current Levels of Raw and Finished Goods Storage
  • Current Levels of WIP

Facilities and Infrastructure

  • Condition and efficiency levels of HVAC, Gas and Compressed Air Systems
  • Condition of roof and exterior of the building
  • Condition and number and location of truck docks
  • Condition of interior floors, lighting and support facilities
Phase 2 – Engineering Report Development:
  • Executive Summary of the current state of the Manufacturing Processes and Facility condition
  • Current State Value Stream Map of the manufacturing processes
  • List of identified Kaizens (opportunities for improvement)
  • Future State Value Stream Map
  • Future state facilities layout
  • Facilities, HVAC and Infrastructure report and recommendations and cost estimates
  • Detailed Proposal for implementation of recommended process and facility improvements
Phase 3 – Process and Facilities Re-Engineering:
  • MODAPTS time studies and line re-balancing
  • Plan for Every Part (PFEP) development to optimize materials management system
  • SMED analysis for set-up reduction
  • ROI calculations for automated processes or equipment upgrades
  • Facilities bid package development for required facility upgrades
Phase 4 – Project Management / Implementation Support:
  • Budget, schedule and layout management
  • On-site contractor coordination through commissioning and close-out
  • Kaizen event management
  • Train the Trainer (knowledge transfer) for continuous improvement initiatives
  • Assembly line re-balancing (with operators)
  • Development of new process documentation and work instructions

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