✓ Work instructions. ✓ Checklists.✓ SOPs.
✓ Skills-based learning.✓ Skills matrix.✓ Frontline training.
✓ Instructional design.✓ Skills frameworks.✓ Frontline excellence scan.
This is how the packaging department of Thermo Fisher in Cincinnati, Ohio uses standard operating procedures to improve quality performance.
reduction in time to create SOPs.
reduction in SMED setup time.
faster task execution.
This is how Jyoti, Lisa, and Shandon use SwipeGuide to improve processes.
Line clearance and inspection failures were some of the main quality issues the packaging team experienced in the past.
Goals with SwipeGuide:
Align all four shifts to make communication and end-products cohesive between the different groups and supervisors.
Thermo Fisher wanted a tool that could train operators and ensure that all lines kept running smoothly.
"Professionalism throughout has been world-class."
Jeff, Manager of Manufacturing Operations at Thermo Fisher in Cincinnati
After successfully implementing SwipeGuide, the team has a standard process in place to align their shifts and train operators. But the results don't stop there.
Achievements and ROIs:
Quality checks at capper and bottling machines reduce the amount of unplanned downtime.
Clear, digital standards have greatly improved quality performance while reducing waste.
Lines run more efficiently and with less downtime because operators can always reference the correct way to execute a task.
Thermo Fisher has greater control over their process flow - meaning they can adjust and correct to ensure it's being performed properly.
Shandon Gilbert, Packaging Readiness Supervisor
Jyoti Sapkota, Process Improvement Engineer
Lisa Crawford, Group Leader of the Packaging Department
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