Delivering a programme to reduce Turn Around Time, decrease man hours and free up hanger space.
The company is a Global MRO (Maintenance Repair & Overhaul); which cater to clients needs from over 20 Middle East, Asia, North & South America airport facilities. The company had significant problems with aircraft Turn Around Time and high man hours which had an effect on hanger space.
Standard sequence of checks agreed and placed onto WSB
Standardised hangers for aircraft and equipment
Clear visual (WSB) tracking boards set up in each area to show plan Vs actual and project status
WSB (Work Sequence Board): Introduce WSB on each check to make visual the aircraft status, man power requirements along with notifying other areas when required.
Standardised MRO Checks: Defined standard for MRO check agreed by all supervisors.
One to One Training: Train all levels within the organisation on Lean processes and to define roles and responsibilities.
Problem & Countermeasure/ Problem Solving: Concerns raised, meetings held weekly between mechanics & support shops to follow concerns & address outstanding issues. Train all levels of the company on different problem solving tools.
Project Planning: Schedules & man hours set against achievable project plan.