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$52m transformation pipeline created for a multi-factory meat processor

Business challenge

Our client needed to transform their business using all available production levers, embedding effective ‘wiring’ and building capability in the internal continuous improvement team to ensure a successful transformation.

Context

A celebrated processed meats' producer was struggling to break even.

Its multinational financier was concerned that the factories had failed to produce at their budgeted costs for the last four years.

They also worried they were unable to increase production to match market demand in specific business units, despite having the capacity to do so.

Business impact

$0m

created in the pipeline

$0m

cash flowing after six months

Solution

Top Line Solution

Increase throughput where demand outstrips supply

Reduce costs where demand constraints exist by revitalising the Management Operating System with relevant KPIs and ensuring effective meetings

Create a newly-formed and fully-trained internal CI team to deliver the transformation

Embed new site-wide, short interval approach to managing factory floor performance

Key Takeaway

Reinvest resources released in manual processing to new strategic capabilities gaining a stronger focus on strategic priorities and creating more rewarding and diverse job roles

Ensure clear accountabilities and targeted implementation of agile ways of working to accelerate decision-making and allow for the rapid reprioritisation of effort

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