“It’s Not about Effort, it’s about Results”– A Real World Guide to Reducing Manufacturing Costs and Increasing Line Output

14:00 - 14:35

  • Everybody’s manufacturing mission statement
  • "Everything that can be invented has been invented”
  • Understanding true manufacturing cost
  • Lay it out right
  • Know the flow
  • If you can’t count it, You can’t improve it – KPI’s and individual performance
  • Hiring and training – you get what you pay for
  • Eliminate changeovers or make changeover an event
  • Redundant low cost support equipment
  • Have a plan and execute on the plan
  • The cost of maintenance
  • Daily performance reviews – get to the true root cause
  • Simple expectations and responsible accountability

Troy Hancock, Vice President of Co-Manufacturing, Shamrock Foods