In a world where supply chain fluctuations, geopolitical uncertainty, labor shortages and inflation are becoming a daily reality, it is crucial for manufacturers to have a global performance management system in place to position themselves at the top of the market by continually redefining excellence.

Since the very beginning of Lean Manufacturing history with Henry Ford Production Flow and the Toyota Production System, the philosophy, principles, and tools have evolved to adapt to today's reality. CGI offers both thorough expertise of the manufacturing industry and the application of lean principles. Coupled with in-depth knowledge of advanced technologies, CGI’s Lean Manufacturing practice supports the connection of your ecosystems to provide you with real time visibility, optimizing your agility, resilience, and global performance.

Whether you are looking forward to finding the right partner to drive a complete Lean Transformation of your business – and integrate a global performance system based on your vision, mission and strategic plan – or you require an expert in problem solving to incorporate a thorough quality process within your value streams to increase your current performance, CGI is your partner of excellence. 

Lean Manufacturing expertise and more

At CGI, we have a manufacturing community of 6,000 professionals around the world that includes over 2,800 supply chain experts at your service.

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Our specialists will be able to help you design your strategy and Operational Excellence journey with their Lean Manufacturing Expertise and more:

  • Change Management certified agents
  • SCALE Agile certified professionals
  • Enterprise and technology Architects
  • Procurement & Supply Chain experts
  • Transportation and Logistics professionals

Strategy & operationalization ‘’Boots on the ground’’

At CGI, we value a pragmatic approach. 

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We will not only provide you with a detailed diagnostic of maturity for your organization and processes with tailored recommendations. We will partner with you to operationalize the ‘’boots on the ground’’ strategy, while we work with you to implement permanent solutions that will materialize expected results in the long run.

Supported by advanced technologies

In today’s world, to achieve excellence in an unpredictive and uncertain environment, manufacturers need to combine Lean concepts and tools with innovative technologies to gain in agility, efficiency, and resilience.

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To connect your ecosystems, simulate various scenarios, provide you with real time visibility, automate repetitive tasks and more, we can support your business transformation with the following technologies as required:

  • ERP, MES & PLM Selection, Upgrade & Integration
  • Artificial Intelligence (AI)
  • Internet Of Things
  • SMART Automation
  • RPA
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Redefine excellence

Introduction of a Global Performance Management System includes:

  1. Strategic Planning workshop
  2. Maturity Assessment & Diagnostic
  3. Define Roadmap, Metrics and Strategic Initiatives
  4. Execute, Standardize and Automate and/or Digitize
  5. Monitor and Measure Success
  6. Adjust and sustain as required

Complete MFG Toolbox

From process management tools to the most complex problem resolution methodologies and lean manufacturing tools, we adapt your roadmap towards your specific challenges and needs:

  • Hoshin Kanri (Strategy & objectives)
  • Process management & value stream mapping
  • Just-in-time (Heijunka)
  • Standardization, visual management & Kanban
  • Digitization & smart automation
  • Customer satisfaction analysis (internal & external)
  • Problem solving methodologies (PDCA, A3, 8D)
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Specialized quality methodologies

Our experts also have detailed knowledge in specialized methodologies to improve your quality results like:

  • Introduction of quality improvement process
  • Implement a cost of poor quality program
  • Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP)
  • Production Part Approval Process (PPAP)
  • Risk management – Design & Process Failure Modes & Effect Analysis (DFMEA & PFMEA)
  • Measurement System Analysis (MSA)
  • Statistical Process Control (SPC)

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From skills shortage to optimization and resilience of your supply chain, environmental regulations, or cost reduction, CGI can support your business, from strategy development through to implementation, execution, and continuous learning.

No matter the size of your business, we have the right expertise for you.
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