Real-time manufacturing process monitoring

Zodiac - Manufacturing process monitoring

World leader in equipment and aeronautical systems installed aboard commercial aircraft, regional and business as well as helicopters, the Zodiac Aerospace Group is also a major player in aviation security and remote transmission.

Goal Zodiac

Goals

Following the implementation of lean thinking, Zodiac Aerospace wanted to improve its performance with a willingness to implement lean manufacturing process.
Projects related to digital visual management focuses on monitoring and control of lines of Zodiac Seats division.

Challenge Zodiac

Challenges

This new lean organization with a production timing involves:

  • Global visibility on production time and takt time taking account of the vagaries
  • Management of alerts in operator station
  • Measurement and traceability of alerts and stops online
Solution Zodiac

Solutions

  • Display monitors takt time and call operators in post
  • Monitoring and analysis of stops
  • Management of lead / lag

Result Zodiac

Results

  • A simplified visibility of advanced operational workflow
  • A productivity gain
  • A continuous improvement of the system according to the adaptations of the organization