Adah International Automotive "Task Force"

...interim support for manufacturing and logistics operations.

Adah International offers interim support for manufacturing and logistics operations through its automotive industry-oriented “Task Force”.

Our Task Force team is skilled and experienced in short, intensive projects especially for production restarts, transitions, and shutdowns.

Usually comprised of one-to-10 junior or mid-level operations specialists experienced in both logistics and production, our Task Force team is led by a part-time senior engineer or project manager. Thus, insuring optimal performance and quality at economical rates.

Our typical Task Force projects include, but are not limited to the following scope:

Analysis

  • Current operations “deep-dive”
  • 5-Why & root cause analysis
  • Process planning including KPI’s
  • Failure analysis (PFEMA)
  • Trouble shooting methods for “quick-fix” while developing long term strategic changes

Implementation

  • Sustainable improvements along the complete supply chain – physically & systematically
  • Impact Analysis: Continuous Monitoring, Adjustments and Updates of Implementation Success (PDCA)

Change Management

  • Preparation and guidance through transition.
  • Development of effective communication and training strategies for leadership and operational teams
  • Continuous support structure on-site and remotely
  • Success measurement

Project / Program Management

  • Integrated management services for any project size and scope through customized project teams
  • Outlining objectives, planning execution, managing operations, and regular status reporting
  • Agile, Waterfall and SCORE methodologies

Our typical Task Force Team consists of:

Senior Engineer / Project Manager

  • German-American with 12+ years’ engineering & project management experience in automotive logistics & manufacturing in US, Mexico and Germany
  • “Deep-dive” analysis & development of project scope and process plan
  • Implementation management and support throughout the duration of the project
  • Main contact for scope changes, adjustments, issues
  • Regular project updates & reports between supplier(s) and customer

Task Force Leader(s)

  • 5-10 years’ supervisor experience in automotive supply chain
  • Expert knowledge from multiple task force projects, plus project management and logistics training
  • Multiple certifications such as MSSC Certified Technician (trainer level)
  • On-site team leader & coordinator
  • Functioning as part of supplier’s team or independently reporting to customer representative

Task Force Member(s)

  • Project, “shop floor” execution
  • Project team members with significant experience in manufacturing and logistics operations
  • MSSC certified as Certified Associate or Technician
  • On-site project team member assigned to Task Force Leader or customer representative

A few highlights of our experience include:

Top-50 Global Logistics Company

  • Project management for supplier logistics centers
  • Process & failure analysis
  • SKD process planning & operations rollout
  • KPI development / implementation
  • Operations tracking mechanisms

Major Automotive OEM

  • Project management for supplier logistics center (SLC)
  • Process & failure analysis
  • SKD process planning & operations rollout
  • KPI development / implementation
  • Operations tracking mechanisms

Tier-1 Seating Supplier

  • Material flow analysis
  • Layout improvements, communication and information systems for in-house transportation
  • Training & change management for multi-tiered operations team

Tier-1 Interior Systems Supplier

  • Project management for production quality assurance
  • Diagnostics & root cause analysis
  • Quality checks and data collection for identification of remediation methods

Teir-1 Electronics Supplier

  • Project management for production quality assurance
  • Diagnostics & root cause analysis
  • Quality checks and data collection for identification of remediation methods

Contact Information:

North America

950 22nd Street North, Suite 700

Birmingham, AL 35203, USA

+1.205.886.1998

info@adahinc.com