A Webinar & Event Series

Extreme Factory Makeover: Operational Efficiency Edition

How to improve your OEE (Overall Equipment Efficiency) by 10% in 18 months

 

The InSource Extreme Factory Makeover Webinar Series is designed to thoroughly explore a specific area of modern production & operations management by answering the questions we most commonly hear. This season’s topic is Operational Efficiency. Over the course of 10 mini-episodes (only 20 minutes), InSource and several of our clients & partners will walk you through what it takes to make & sustain significant improvements to your Production Operational Efficiency? In some cases, this means millions of dollars a year. We’ll discuss what must be considered, what it takes, what are the risks, listen to leaders who have walked the walk already and have wisdom to share.

 

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So you’ve been given a mandate to improve Operational Efficiency by 10% in the next 18 months – Is it possible? How will we do this?

You'll learn:
  1. What is the 10% Challenge? A quick overview of the series and the episodes: How to Plan, Deploy, Adopt & Maintain, Sustain a successful OEE initiative.
  2. What a great plan looks like? Is OEE the right measure for us?
  3. What pitfalls to avoid when planning an OEE improvement program?
  4. Live Q&A with the experts

What steps can I take to minimize the biggest risks in my OEE program? What is the right scope for us to tackle right now?

You'll learn:
  1. How to gauge how much change can the organization absorb right now?
  2. What are my options for scaling a solution? What focus? What sequence? What resources?
  3. What approach? Custom or OTS solution? Manual or automated data collection?
  4. Live Q&A with the experts

So you’ve been given a mandate to improve Operational Efficiency by 10% in the next 18 months – How much will it cost me to do this?

You'll learn:
  1. What are the variables that impact cost?
  2. What are the ranges of costs based on the type of systems available?
  3. How can I calculate an ROI to justify the project?
  4. Live Q&A with the experts

The project has been approved. What steps can I take to minimize the biggest risks in my OEE program? How does a model driven approach help?

You'll learn:
  1. What are the biggest risks in an OEE Project?
  2. Do we have any internal competency to engage to reduce our risk?
  3. Multiple strategies for mitigating typical risks?
  4. Live Q&A with the experts

Do I need a new software tool? If so, what software should I use?

You'll learn:
  1. What are the solutions out there? Who's the best?
  2. How do I pick the best one for our organization?
  3. Are there any particular features that I should make sure to look for?
  4. Live Q&A with the experts

Wonderware is a market leader in Operational Efficiency solutions, but is their technology a good fit for me?

You'll learn:
  1. What the Wonderware OEE solution looks like
  2. Why we like it
  3. Options for deployment. When is new technology needed?
  4. Live Q&A with the experts

How does Production Operations need to prepare for an OEE project deployment?

You'll learn:
  1. How do I deploy an OEE solution while maintaining production schedules?
  2. What training is necessary before, during or after deployment? Who should be trained?
  3. What does a day in the life of an operator using a system look like?
  4. Live Q&A with the experts

Once our OEE system was operational, I planned for my solution to be another tool to bring production employees, quality, CI employees and line management together and allow them to engage more effectively. How do I make sure that happens?

You'll learn:
  1. What are the keys to engagement?
  2. What is Leader standard work & what role does it play?
  3. How will I know that my team is following the latest procedures?
  4. What meeting management skills do I need to drive results?
  5. Live Q&A with the experts

My new OEE system is functioning as designed and I am getting what I think is accurate, automated OEE data. What should we be doing with this early data?

You'll learn:
  1. Is the current OEE program producing the results we expected?
  2. What actions should we take as a result?
  3. How to avoid three common, well-intentioned mistakes when talking to your team about OEE results.
  4. Live Q&A with the experts

What routines and/or audits are needed? What should we do as a minimum? What’s best of class?

You'll learn:
  1. How to ensure that once you make a change, it will become the new standard
  2. How to adapt to changing environment over time
  3. How to create a follow-up program and/or roll this out to a new line, plant, area
  4. Live Q&A with the experts