ATEMI Consulting is a Lean Management and industrial organization consultancy agency that helps companies to dramatically improve their Quality, Costs and Deliveries performances.
ATEMI Consulting Lean Management consultants propose and implement practical, efficient and lasting « breakthrough » improvement solutions from a complete company Lean implementation aiming at improving significantly the company profitability and competitiveness, or to implement practical solutions to resolve a specific Quality, Cost or Delivery performance issue.
The Lean Management consultants of ATEMI Consulting, with over 25 years of industry experience have implemented Lean Management and improved the performances of numerous small, medium and large automotive, aeronautic and electronic companies around the world such as Airbus (europeans production sites and numerous suppliers worldwide), United Technologies (Pratt & Whitney engines, Sikorsky helicopters, Goodrich, Hamilton Sundstrand, Carrier, Otis, Schindler,..), Siemens automotive, ...
The Lean Management consultants use, among others, 5 complementary and interrelated Key Lean Management principles such as; Pull, Takt, Flow, Zero Variation, Integration of All, associated to efficient and effective Lean deployment structures (Lean diagnosis and Lean Operating System) to propose and implement practical and global solutions of implementing Lean within a company.
Flow & Single Piece Flow principles:
Objectives of Flow :
Value flows uninterrupted along the value stream:
Objectives of Pull :
Products are produced and delivered only at request of customer :
Takt time principles:
Objectives of Takt time:
Takt time follows the pace of customer demand and the contents consist of only added value activities:
Zero Variation principles:
Objectives of Zero Variation :
There is no variation in the commitment made to the customer and the standard processes:
Integration of All principles:
Objectives of Intagration of All :
Everybody in the organization has a strong sense of responsibility for sustaining Lean principles:
Whether from a Lean industrial diagnosis or from a complete Lean Management implementation structure (Lean Operating System), the consultants of ATEMI Consulting will identify the priorities of your company for Lean implementation, being in Manufacturing, Engineering, Supply Chain, etc.. or support processes.
Processes or value streams identified for improvement are addressed through multifunctional teams in Kaizen workshops or Kaizen events (rapid workshops - typically 2 to 5 days) that are the key enablers of an effective Lean implementation, in a way to achieve the objectives within the shortest timeframe and through the most efficient and effective manner. The consultants in Lean Management of ATEMI Consulting will provide the adequate guidance, training-to-action and coaching to the different teams.
Expected outcomes are to have critical processes or value streams mapped out and optimized with solutions developed and agreed by the entire Kaizen team. Regular follow-up reviews, supported by ATEMI Consulting consultants, will take place to support implementation, inclusive of all impacted employees to ensure they feel part of the change, resulting in a direct, positive impact on their satisfaction, motivation and morale.
Key advanced Lean Management principles are taught, explained and applied (training-to-action) by ATEMI Consulting Lean Management consultants during these Kaizen workshops or Kaizen events, with the objective to dramatically improve your Quality, Costs and Delivery company performances, whether it is an industry, healthcare, bank, service or IT company.
The implementation of these advanced principles of Lean Management will allow more cost-effective Operations, more efficient processes and increased Value to Customers particularly in :
ATEMI Consulting Lean Management consultants propose adequate services of products and processes cost reduction through Value Engineering principles, which are considered around the globe as the most effective approach to cost reduction.
Also practiced in multifunctional team during Kaizen events, the Value Engineering principles are to identify system or process functions (primary, secundary and constraint functions - the function relates to the intended use of a product or process) along with the associated functions costs, in a way to identifiy and to reduce the secondary costly functions.
The team will develop alternative less costly solutions which have no impact, as prerequisite, on product integrity and Customer Satisfaction.