As the most efficient and effective structure for implementing Lean within a company, Lean Operating Sytems have generated major results of "breakthrough" performances improvements in Quality, Costs and Delays and major financial returns in many companies worldwide.
The objective of a Lean Operating System is to deliver Value to the customers while at the same time removing all sort of wastes and inefficiencies within the company. These wastes and inefficiencies are gathered into 7 types of wastes (muda, muri, mura) that are intrinsic to any company processes :
Taking into consideration the customer requirements, a Lean Operating System is a loop system that identifies improvement priorities within the company processes or value streams (operational or support), that determines the performances objectives to be attained and enables achievements of these objectives.
Breakthrough improvements are rapidly obtained through mulitfunctional Kaizen workshops or Kaizen events and a project architecture involving process actors, specialists, process owner(s) and the management involved in the improvement of the value streams.
Regular follow-up reviews are taking 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.
A Lean Operating Sytem can be implemented to any medium or large company and to any activity sector ; industry, logistics, healthcare, IT, bank, services. The Lean Management consultants of ATEMI Consulting can adapt the underlying principles to your company in developping and implementing your own Lean Operating System.
ATEMI Consulting can also help your company implement digitalization (or transformation to industry 4.0) additional to Lean implementation in identifying the key points and data to be managed all along the value streams or company processes. Real time management of these data will increase the reactivity, will enable more rapidly operational efficiency, and will generate a significant competitive advantage.