It reduced Maintenance Turnover Times at the UK-based 3rd Party Maintenance and Repair Organization.
Our Lean Consultation team has experience in the MRO industry across three continents. Recently we engaged with a UK-based 3rd Party Maintenance and Repair Organization, and after that, they reduced A Check turnaround times by 70%.
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.
A UK-based 3rd Party Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul (MRO)
Reduce aircraft turnaround times by 40% to meet growing customer demand for the restricted hangar footprint.
Performed rapid diagnostic of scheduling, engineering, and production processes
Direct observations of current check turnarounds
Performed QCO activities on all aspects of the check turnaround streams:
Adjusted planning processes to meet an RFT target on maintenance adherence
Introduced visual management and short-interval control
Redefined roles of check managers across shifts
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%
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