Tier 1: Stamping, Welding & E-Coating Company
Automotive Tier 1 stamping, welding and coating manufacturer.
- Reduced labor and material handling costs by implementing a Kanban and kitting system to replenish the welding facility from the stamping facility. This required several facility layouts, inventory analysis, training and material handling equipment selection.
- Designed, trained and implemented a labor reporting procedure at the Stamping facility to identify and track process improvements.
- Created a company wide capacity model for 15 presses, 24 welding cells, an E-coat paint line and 13 inspection labeling stations for Northern’s corporate company to distinguish open capacity for bidding on new jobs.