Glass Industry Capabilities

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Capabilities Overview

Manufacturing Support

Batch House
  • Design & Capability audit
  • Raw material handling & cullet processing audit
  • Batch mixing & batch/cullet – layering
Furnace
  • Campaign & energy efficiency optimisation
  • Operating cost reduction & glass quality improvement
  • Operational audit & emergency response plan
Forehearth
  • Refining & conditioning optimisation
  • Temperature profile & homogeneity improvements
  • Maintenance plans
Forming & Job Change
  • Machine setup & job delivery/loading improvements
  • Forming efficiency, stability & defect prevention
  • Job change capabilities development, job run optimisation
IS Machine Maintenance
  • Asset life extension & throughput optimisation
  • Inspection & operation audit/improvement
  • Component & variable repair
  • IS machine shop efficiency
Moulds
  • New product design & procurement support
  • Organisation, handling, storage & transport improvements
  • Inspection, repair & cleaning, inventory & Life Management
  • Critical Defect & Investigation
Inspection
  • Identification of defects
  • Line handling audit & production throughout improvements
  • Equipment setup & maintenance plans
Engineering
  • Plant maintenance program & department development
  • Critical system improvements & emergency response
  • Training/skills/responsibilities matrix implementation
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Quality & Technical Services

Quality Systems (QS)
  • Quality systems auditing
  • Quality System Implementation
  • Quality system training
Food Safety Systems
  • FSSC22000 and HACCP audits
  • Implementation of Food Safety manual and associated SOPs
  • Food Safety awareness training
Glass defect detection, containment & prevention
  • 100 Sample test
  • Troubleshooting glass defects training
  • Critical defect prevention program
Container Design Evaluation
  • Design review and recommendations
  • Quality specifications review/development
  • Metrology/Lab operations training
Quality Deep Dive
  • Quality performance diagnostic
  • Audit diagnostic
  • Deep Dive Workshop
  • Improvement implementation
Customer Technical Services
  • Container failure analysis
  • Customer complaint handling
  • Training including troubleshooting and customer relations
  • Line handling troubleshooting
Quality Leadership Training
  • Quality as a value
  • Customer Quality Imperatives
  • The need for Built-in-Quality
  • Leading for Quality – Role play exercises
Packaging Integrity
  • Supporting the design, review and application of glass packaging systems, materials and configurations to ensure best total cost and performance
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Operational Excellence

Operational Advancement Program – 5 Step Process
  • Performance Diagnostic to identify opportunities
  • Advancement Plan to realise opportunities
  • Stabalise and standardise operations
  • Execute improvement initiatives
  • Monitor & Sustain to lock-in the gains
Lean Six Sigma
  • LSS project management support
  • Provision of LSS training
  • Provision of LSS coaching
Annual Planning Cycle
  • Facilitating the development and implementation of SMART KPIs linked to the wider strategy of the business through a structured team-based process
Lean Deployment
  • Utilising proven Lean business transformation tools to Leverage workforce capabilities, eliminate waste along the entire value stream, improve efficiency, and increase customer value
Best Practice Realisation
  • Design and implementation of a best practice framework
  • Adaptive replication of best practices
Leadership Impact
  • Organisational structure
  • People Management
  • Meeting Effectiveness
  • Process Management
  • Training Leadership
  • Production and Maintenance Planning
Risk Management
  • ISOO9001/FSSC22000/ISO14001 certification support
  • Crisis Management, Risk Planning and Mitigation support
Value Optimisation
  • Diagnostic review of
    operational cost structures
    including:

    • Raw materials, Cost of Poor Quality, manufacturing efficiencies.
    • Cross-functional networks to unlock value.
    • Supporting the sales team to provide an overview of benefits to your customer.
Problem Solving
  • Root Cause Corrective Action training
  • Bullet proof problem solving for complex problems
Change Management
  • 8 Essential Steps for an Effective Change Management
  • Change management integration
  • Leading a change management process
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Project Services

Site Support
  • Support your project needs globally. Extensive network of expert project Engineers, Supervisors, Schedulers, Coordinators, Safety Managers, Training Coordinators, Construction Managers and Project Managers.
Initiation
  • Support the development of business cases and conduct independent feasibility studies and related analysis. Project charter inclusive of purpose, project requirements, business needs, stakeholders and business case.
Planning
  • Development of project scopes and plans. Establishing key deliverables for risk, cost, quality, resourcing, scheduling and baseline and performance measures. Defining roles and responsibilities, scope statement, business needs, work breakdown structure, milestones, communication plan and risk management plan.
Execution
  • Direct and manage project execution, leading kick off meeting, execute project management and procurement plans. Deliverables developed and completed including, status reports, performance reports, manage project schedule.
Monitoring & Controlling
  • Measuring progression and performance against project management plan and key performance indicators. Includes, project objectives, quality deliverables, effort and cost tracking and project performance.
Closure
  • Deliver project closure to requirements. Includes delivery of project punch list with resource assignment, document management, reconcile finances and prepare final report, lead close-out meeting, and capture lessons learnt.
Commissioning
  • Development and implementation of commissioning plans and procedures. Ensuring equipment is operating safely and in accordance with the design specification and client’s requirements.
Training & Change Management
  • Deliver and facilitate training for operations and maintenance teams to support the project and client success.
  • Develop and implement a change management process to prepare, support, and help the clients organisation with process, operational and engineering changes.

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