Ratchet Up Performance

The Ratchet up Performance course category covers topics that deliver LeanTPM Optimisation Goals. That includes "live on line" diagnostic benchmarking sessions to confirm readiness to proceed and 3 day training workshops for those engaged with the challenge of progressing beyond zero breakdowns to release the full potential of their people, plant and processes.

Course content covers the road map from stable to optimised operation including the use of case studies, exercises and action planning activities to aid the transfer of lessons learned back to the workplace.

Performance Management Skills For Manufacturing Leaders

Dates: As Required
Location: On Line, In Company
Cost: £250 plus VAT for up to 8 delegates

This short on line awareness workshop is designed to both raise awareness and support planning to deliver the daily management best practices used by award winning and well respected organisations.  These processes are at the heart of the capability to ratchet up performance through actions to simultaneously: 

  • Build shift/area team capabilities
  • Develop insight and learning to underpin year on year improvement in effectiveness.
  • Raise operational resilience and release time to proactively adapt to changes in new products, technology and statutory legislation

TPM Best Practice Leadership

Dates: 3 day training workshop
Location: In Company Course
Cost: £4500 up to 10 Delegates

The Route Map to Zero Breakdowns and Beyond

This is a course designed to support those tasked with achieving the challenging but achievable TPM goal of zero breakdowns. Exercises include a structured gap analysis framework to identify strengths and barriers to Reliability. The assessment is then used to guide the development of bespoke action plans to deal with gaps and enhance existing good practices. That includes a section on the potential of cloud based digital technology to address gaps and pain points.

Learn how to stabilise and improve effectiveness as part of the daily management routine
Understand TPM principles and how to apply them
Know how to engage front line teams with systematic improvement of asset effectiveness
Be able to develop a practical programme to deliver zero breakdowns and systematic improvement in operational effectiveness. 

Developing First Line Leadership Skills

Dates: As Required
Location: Online, In Company (4 Session On Line Live Training Sessions)
Cost: £3000 up to 10 Delegates

First Line Leaders are at the heart of any organisations ability to deliver value to customers. They are the ones who can make an organisation run like clockwork. As customer expectations ratchet up and the pace of technology accelerates, their role is evolving.  This training workshop will provide participants with a road map to equip First Line leaders with the knowledge and skills to drive practical changes through their teams.

Improving Front Line Skill Development

Dates: 2 day course
Location: In company
Cost: £3000 up to 10 Delegates

Skill shortages can be a significant inhibitor to organisational growth and operational improvement.

This course is designed to help organisations to adopt industry leading best practices overcome the barriers to effective in house skill development and make better use of the skills they have. That also provides the vehicle to:

Implementing Lean Maintenance

Dates: 22-24 November 2022
Location: Coventry
Cost: £1150.00 + VAT - 2nd delegate half price

This 3 day training workshop sets out how the application of Lean thinking transforms the maintenance role from fixing breakdowns to releasing the full potential of operations and information technology.

Includes a desk top simulation activity plus review of current practices against Lean Maintenance benchmarks to help delegates to build on current practices to improve maintenance execution, process optimisation capabilities, data analysis and engineering project results.

  • Learn how current maintenance practices compare with best in class maintenance standards
  • Understand where there are gaps and how that impacts on maintenance value
  • Know how to resolve those gaps and justify actions to do so
  • Be able to develop a forward programme to deliver the gains from adopting a Lean Maintenance approach.

Writing Practical Maintenance Routines

Dates: 3 day training workshop
Location: In Company Course
Cost: £4500 up to 10 Delegates

The routine review of work instructions is one of the key characteristics of organisations that achieve high levels of reliability. 

The review process both engages Engineers with proactively seeking out better ways of completing work routines and facilitates feedback from those on the front line. 

Learn how to create Planned Maintenance routines that are robust, quick to develop and easy to apply. Understand how to make best use of maintenance resources and improve the quality of maintainer reporting.

Be able to reduce human error risk, remove non value adding routines and raise maintainability standards.

Creating an OEE Improvement Road Map

Dates: 1 day training course
Location: In Company Course
Cost: £1500

This 1 day workshop provides a train the trainer and OEE leadership primer on developing front line team capability to reduce hidden losses and wastes. It sets out how to use OEE to drive changes in working practices and technical standards as a way of securing year on year sustained improvement in performance.

Post course support can include online coaching to support personal development goals and the application of Focused Improvement tactics.

A Blueprint for People Centric Leadership

Dates: 1 day training course
Location: In Company Course
Cost: £1500 +VAT for up to 10 delegates

1 Day Training Workshop and Gap Analysis

Learn how to release superior performance using People-Centric Leadership and workforce engagement.

Understand how the Lean TPM toolbox provides a practical road map to secure the transitions that deliver this advanced mindset. Assess your organisations status on that journey and be able to accelerate progress towards industry leading levels of performance through People Centric Leadership

Writing Better Production Routines

Dates: 2 day course
Location: In Company Course
Cost: £3000 up to 10 Delegates

A workshop for those who want to

  • Create Operator routines that are robust, quick to develop and easy to apply,
  • Accelerate the development of operator competence and improve flexibility,
  • Highlight and deal with complex or difficult to do activities to support work simplification and standardisation,
  • Develop clear skill development paths and competency signposts,
  • Engage operators with problem prevention activities and asset care as part of the work routine.

Practical Lean Leadership For Team Leaders and Managers

Dates: As Required
Location: In Company Course
Cost: £4500 up to 10 Delegates

The workshop provides operational leaders and change agents across the organisation with the lean leadership skills to accelerate progress on their lean journey as part of the day to day routine.

By the end of the workshop, delegates will understand how to surface Lean wastes as well as issues and barriers to progress, apply visualisation tools that home in on key success factors, establish realistic and achievable targets and guide teams on their journey towards them.