It is all about the MONEY!

Share:   As a father to a music-loving 6-year-old girl and 5-year-old son, I often hear the radio in their den being cranked up by […]

Read more

Turn off your CMMs and Improve your reliability

Share: Turn off your CMMs and Improve your reliability   Are your preventative maintenance tasks scoring 100% for completion yet the plant is still breaking […]

Read more

Common Obstacles to Overcome when Accepting Lean and Transformation within Large Organisations (Part I)

I could buy the books?

I could buy the books?

Share: I could Buy the Book? Approach to Lean – You can buy this book but it doesnt mean you achieve results like Chris Hoy. […]

Read more

How Lean RCM reduces Totex

Share: Here Richard Kelly talks about how Lean RCM reduces Totex. This analysis of the benefits of Lean RCM and Life Cycle Costing is written […]

Read more

Lean manufacturing consultancy: an outsider’s view.

Lego Building for team work and learning about production

Lego Building for team work and learning about production

Share: A few weeks ago I took on a marketing role with EMS Cognito and decided the best way to understand what we do is […]

Read more

Why companies should buy the power an engine produces – not the engine

Lean Manufacturing Principles for High Levels of Reliability and Safety

Lean Manufacturing Principles for High Levels of Reliability and Safety

Share: Why Don’t Large Airlines Manufacture Individual Aircraft Engines? Large airlines do not manufacture individual aircraft engines, instead they buy the engine from suppliers like […]

Read more

Plant Reliability – Operations Vs Maintenance

Experience has taught me it needn’t be a battle of the teams Operation vs. Maintenance – hind sight is a great thing. So lets look at where we were going wrong and how we can implement a win-win solution for everyone and create a reliable and efficient place to work.

Read more

The Power of Lean RCM – You Can’t be Lean if you Aren’t Reliable

Do you understand what reliability means? In these terms the customer is often not thought of but it is critical to have a reliable plant if you want to meet your customer requirements, do you know what they are?

Read more

Lean Journey – 4 Step Guide for first time Line Managers

Being a first time Line Manager can sometimes be a difficult and lonely place. How can you make your life easier whilst improving your team’s skills, performance and the business in which you work? This is the starting point for your Operational Review; Improved Communication, Understanding, Setting of Expectations and measuring what was delivered against them.

Read more

6 Reasons to Drive Improvement with OEE

Through the implementation of Lean RCM and through discussion while leading an RCA course it is evident that there is a need for companies to introduce a site performance metric. A metric that sites can use to judge own performance that can be understood by all and most importantly can be used as a tool to drive continuous improvement.

Read more