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Efficient business processes add value to every company’s performance. These days’ companies are using a number of process improvement methodologies to improve the output generated, by identifying and removing the causes of defects in business processes. Lean manufacturing is a methodology that focuses on minimizing waste within manufacturing systems while simultaneously maximizing productivity. The main purpose of Lean is to provide customer satisfaction along with profits by eliminating waste. This can be done by focussing on three main areas of quality, cost and delivery of product or service. In order to provide maximum customer satisfaction and profitability, some of the companies take support of lean manufacturing consulting services to minimize waste with effective processes.

What do Lean Manufacturing Consultants do?

A lean consultant is responsible to run the process in effective and efficient manner by assisting in empowering the clients by cutting down on the wastes and ensuring that the existing processes are made more efficient. Ensure that your freelancer can:

  • Implement the lean principles and manages the lean office.
  • Responsible for developing standards of performance that are based on process innovation.
  • Provide support on more complex Lean Six Sigma Projects.
  • Coaching subordinate members on quality assurance and lean principles.
  • Assist in designing, implementing, monitoring, and maintaining the quality management system.
  • Assist in implementing and maintaining high levels of client satisfaction.

Six Sigma is one of the lean systems used which is focused on eliminating defects and reducing process variability. The designation, or title, Six Sigma, relates to the connection between the number of defects per million opportunities and the number of standard deviations found within a process specification. Six Sigma consultants are highly skilled personnel trained in the use of the statistical tools and the techniques of Six Sigma implement the Six Sigma methodologies. The Six Sigma training and certification levels include white, yellow, green, black and master black belt designations.

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Qualifications of Lean Manufacturing Consultants

It is ideal that your freelancer has the following:

  • Bachelor's Degree in engineering, preferably manufacturing engineering
  • Experience of working in production environment
  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing principles.
  • Trained in Lean Consultancy/Advisory or equivalent external credentials customer satisfaction orientation
  • Expertise in lean manufacturing principles
  • Proficiency in computers is essential to help in creating macros, templates, importing and exporting of data, creating various reports, tracking projects and ensuring budget compliance, etc.
  • Excellent project management and facilitation skills

Benefits of Lean Manufacturing Consultants

The companies providing lean manufacturing consulting services have supported number of clients by managing their lean projects. If you are looking for freelance lean manufacturing consultants for hire to meet the process improvement objectives of your business, you can find them on some of the best websites to hire freelancers, like Guru.

  •  A Lean Manufacturing Consultant aims to eliminate the activities and personnel which adds absolutely no value to the product and help in implementing a methodology that will streamline the existing process.
  • These professionals will bring best practices to your business with their extensive experience in lean methodology.

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