Our client is in the rapidly growing lithium-ion battery space and its products are used to power everything from automated forklifts to heavy-duty manufacturing equipment to critical gear used in custom form-factors by the Department of Defense (DOD).
They are aggressively transitioning from strictly research and development (R&D) to high-volume production. Our MetaExpert™, Kendall, coached our client how to revamp the IT and Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) function to support the growth of the company while optimizing spending.
Our MetaExpert™ quickly collaborated with the client's Chief Operating Officer (COO) to ensure that the percentage of annual revenues spent on IT and Manufacturing Execution System (MES) would remain unchanged as the customer said, “There’s no time nor budget to waste”. The proposed ratio of investment spending to maintenance spending in IT/MES would allow for new hardware, equipment, and systems to be implemented to support our client’s growth.
Beginning with an extensive analysis and observation period identifying IT practices and spending levels. Kendall accomplished these goals by:
Our MetaExpert™ was able to maintain targets, deploy a new budget, and provide budget planning and projections through FY2022 so the client could do the same internally and autonomously with great efficiency.
Client Skills Required: OpEx understanding and deployment, SOP (standard operation procedure) development, lean, root cause analysis, process mapping, value stream mapping, budget optimization, program management, cross-functional team leadership, KPI development, stakeholder collaboration, Agile process management, IT transformation
Contract Length: 4-5 Months
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