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New Case Study

Demand Signal Analysis at Gardner

The Need: Gardner receive demand signals from their Aerospace customers in a variety of electronic formats and at different times of the week. Paul O’Gara, Director of the Integrated Logistics Centre recognised that the individual signals were being managed in different ways operationally as well as through Gardner’s internal MRP systems. This was leading to inefficiencies in the sales and operations process which in turn was leading to a dilution of the quality of the signal as it was output to each of the companies’ manufacturing centres.

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Tactical Implementation & Plan Creation at Gardner

“We have really benefited from doing TIP’s. The most important thing is that they help you keep track of projects and tasks, giving you visibility of your status against plan.”
Andy Cook, Systems & Engineering Manager, Gardner Basildon

The Need: As part of the Supply Chain Excellence Programme at Gardner Aerospace, a site based strategy relating to Safety, Quality, Cost, Delivery & People is created. This features key projects and major milestones to be able to enhance the performance of the business and provide cost reductions. There were varying levels of project management skills across the business so a simple and straightforward approach was required to train the leadership team to deliver successful projects.

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Knowledge Transfer at Hycrome (Europe) Ltd


Client

Hyrcome Europe Ltd

Industries

  • Aerospace
  • Oil & Gas
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Power Generation

Client Overview

Hycrome Europe, part of the Score Group, are engineering specialists for machining, grinding, coatings and surface treatments primarily working in the aerospace and petrochemical industry sectors. They specialise in turbine blade manufacture and repair for aero-engines and pumping systems.

Location

Burnley, Lancashire

Website

www.hycrome.com


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Strategic Supply Chain Partner

Delivering Sustainable Supply Chain Excellence Aligned To Your Business

Strategic Supply Chain Partner Roadmap
Supply Chain Evolution providing strategic differentiation, deeper levels of innovation and value.

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New Case Study


Strategic Business Planning & Implementation at Gardner Aerospace

NEEDS
Day to day operational problems were preventing progress in performance improvement plans. Required single point of accountability and capability to support implementation of improvement plans.

INDUSTRY
Aerospace

CLIENT OVERVIEW
Gardner Aerospace manufactures machined and fabricated parts for the aerospace industry. Activities include 5-axis machining, turning, sheet metal fabrication, non- destructive testing, surface treatments, final assembly and kitting.

CLIENT LOCATION
Various UK sites

WEB
www.gardner-aerospace.com


“This coaching intervention by Redthorn Ltd has helped us to refocus the management team on the key measures of performance and the need to rapidly solve day to day problems”

Karl Lee, Site Director, Gardner Aerospace

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New Case Study…

Change Management at Addison Engineering

The Need: The management team were concerned at the perceived low level of morale in the workforce and the negative feedback that accompanied the implementation of improvements and strategic activities. Before the workforce could be engaged in change and shop-floor problem solving the management team needed to know the current issues affecting employee performance.

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New Case Study

Over the next couple of months Redthorn will be posting and promoting various brand new case studies.  These case studies will provide information on how we help our clients on an ongoing basis.

First up is….

Scrap Reduction at Gardner Aerospace Hull

The Need: Redthorn Ltd have already worked with Gardner Hull to roll out a strategy for identifying and managing day to day operational problems, plus the design and implementation of plans for performance improvement. As part of this policy deployment, they are using an operational control room which identified, through their structured monthly review, that the cost of scrap was above target. This was captured as an operational issue in the control room and a continuous activity was launched to bring the cost of scrap under control.

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