Manufacturing operations consultants

Manufacturing and Operations Strategy Consultants

DeHart Consulting, Inc. offers Operations management consulting services to manufacturing companies.
AREAS OF FOCUS
  • Manufacturing Facility Design and Industrial Engineering
  • Engineering of business and manufacturing processes
  • Demand-pull shop floor implementations
  • Supply Chain Strategy
  • Outsourcing Decision Analysis
  • Manufacturing Operations Strategy
  • Manufacturing systems software implementations
PRIMARY MARKET
  • Technology Manufacturing Companies
STRENGTHS
  • Team-based Lean manufacturing principles
  • High-mix Manufacturing Demand-pull software
  • Cost and cost reduction analysis
  • Simplification of material and production planning systems
  • Product development and concurrent engineering processes
  • Supply chain engineering
  • New product innovation and introduction
DEMAND-PULL
IMPLEMENTATIONS
  • Bring the power of your manufacturing operations strategy to bear on team-based ownership of Customer Service. The best lean manufacturing organizations have learned how to focus individuals within the company and entities within the supply chain on serving the customer first.
  • Do we outsource or implement our own manufacturing operation? What about hybrid structures?
  • What path will lead to the lowest unit cost, working capital, and highest customer service levels?
  • What Quality systems will we need to improve performance and dovetail with customers?
  • Is an Enterprise Resource Planning System necessary, and at what point?
  • How about Manufacturing Execution Systems?
  • How much capacity will we need and what will it cost?
  • How can location influence my competitiveness and where is the best fit?
  • What service levels will our customers require?

These are all crucial questions that DCI helps its customers answer.

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Engagements

Lockheed Martin

lm-logo-web-whiteLockheed Martin's Focal Plane division in Goleta CA needed to increase capacity in its wafer fab and focal plane electronic assembly areas.  After generating several preliminary designs, DeHart Consulting was hired to review the factory layouts within the context of lean manufacturing principles and to assist with the overall facility redesign efforts.

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Raving Fans

Harmonic

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Harmonic, Inc.
"DEHART CONSULTING, INC., working hand-in-hand with our factory personnel, redesigned our manufacturing areas and material flows to enable a 250% growth in output with only a 70% increase in floor space. Additionally, the changes were documented, implemented, and provided a clear path for future expansion."

-- Mike Yost, Vice President, Operations
Harmonic, Inc.