Enodis plc

The Company

Enodis plc is a worldwide company focused on the design, manufacture and supply of food and beverage equipment.

Through its two operating groups, Global Food Service Equipment and Food Retail Equipment, it has manufacturing facilities in North America, the UK, Western Europe and Asia and a large portfolio of premium brands including Cleveland™, Convotherm®, Delfield®, Frymaster®, Garland®, Icematic®, Ice-o-matic®, Jackson®, Kysor//Warren®, Kysor Panel Systems, Lincoln®, Merrychef®, Mile High®, New Ton®, Scotsman®, Scotsman® Beverage Systems, and Viscount.

Our strategic priorities have remained consistent over the last few years, with developments representing a gradual evolution reflecting experience and history.

We therefore maintain our focus on:

• Top line growth

• Lean enterprise

• Financial flexibility

The Challenge

• To use the existing isolated lean experience where ‘islands of excellence’ had been created.

• Build upon the ‘kaizen’ applications to a more structured and rigorous lean business system.

• Train and develop black belts in both Lean and Six Sigma disciplines to be strategically located in the business units across the UK.

• Establish how the business can transform it customised solutions into a Lean System using Six Sigma principles in harmony.

The Solution

The starting point for Symbios Consulting Group was to undertake a baseline review of the current manufacturing process and identify the key waste elements within the operation. This involved a two day review of the manufacturing lines, conducting a series of process maps and value stream maps.

Then Symbios Consulting Group, in conjunction with local site management worked with the process operators to develop an optimised process eliminating key waste areas such as double handling, transportation, inspection and inventory. From here the operations team were able to plan the re-organisation of the manufacturing process which was implemented during the various shutdowns. 

These improvements in the process, coupled with improved stock controls, utilising kanban systems enabled the organisation to significantly reduce work in process and improve product through put time and allow the consolidation of overseas businesses into the UK operations.

Connect with us

Head Quarter : 30 street 87 Thakanat Maadi, Cairo , Egypt.

Dubai Office : Sheikh Zayed Road, 3rd Interchange, Al Quoz Industrail Area 1, Al Shafar Investment Building,Office:208,Dubai UAE, P.O.Box:75244

  • dummy+971 56 392 9251 / 01098891700

  • dummy info@symbios-consulting.com

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