Client

A UK based 3rd Party Maintenance and Repair Organisation

Scope

Reduce aircraft turnaround times by 40% to meet growing customer demand for the restricted hangar footprint.

Diagnostic

  • Performed rapid diagnostic of scheduling, engineering and production processes
  • Direct observations of current check turnarounds

Actions

  • Performed QCO activities on all aspects of the check turnaround streams: trades, planning, material flow
  • Reorganised planning process to meet a RFT target on maintenance adherence
  • Introduced visual management and short interval control
  • Redefined roles of check managers across shifts

Results

  • An average annual reduction of 47% across the fleet releasing capacity for further customer demand
  • 32% increase in schedule adherence resulting in a 9% reduction in deferred defects
  • On Time In Full delivery into service improved by 23%

Our Lean Consultation team has experience throughout the MRO industry across three continents.

From planning and engineering to maintenance on the line and repair in the hangar; improving the value stream has been achieved by reviewing the flow from top to bottom – including reducing inventory and material holdings, shortening turnaround times for assets, and better margins.

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