• Grundfos shop floor excellence (in short GSE) is the framework we will use to improve Operations.• The primary targets are to improve our shop floor performance.• GSE is also known in the industry as Lean and many of the tools and methods are also well known.• Grundfos has chosen to name it GSE to stress that the target is the shop floor and that it is contributing to our overall Business Excellence
2012 GSE/Lean in Grundfos A/S Flow to line project: • To reduce intermediate product store and flow time. • Components are delivered to the assembly in small boxes instead of pallets to avoid intermediate products. • Stable and regular delivery routes to avoid unnecessary transport.Support project in UP (maintenance, PT, quality, logistics):• Coaching support functions managers.• Implementing GSE/Lean behaviour in maintenance, PT, quality and logistics.• 2 pilot projects started to improve uptime on machines, by integrating maintenance even more in the production.• Implement Q -Risk to ensure better quality during start and operations. ”25 PPM in 2017”.
2012 GSE/Lean in Grundfos A/S GSE/Lean in new products and project management: • Uptime in focus when starting up new production lines (measures for Sparta 80%). • GSE/Lean is taken into consideration when buying and installing new equipment. • Project managers are trained in more effective project management. • TIP (tactical implementation plan) structure from development to operation ”3xD to SMD” .UP factory ”year 2” after Lighthouse:• Coaching managers and leaders as part of a normal day. Focus on spending 70% of the time on the shop floor.• Training in GSE/Lean behaviour and knowledge (assessment every 3 months).• Focus on eliminating problems using 3C and PPS.• Continuing improvements ensured by each production manager having his own TIP.