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Case Study Magneti Marelli and ITEMSA

Work organization system, productivity improvement and cultural change

Case Study

MTM is introduced as a tool to improve Methods and Times, which allows to obtain an increase in productivity of between 15% and 35% of Assembly Lines and Cells, as well as an equivalent increase in productive capacity of the rest of the Sections of the Plant (Plastic injection, Screen printing and Warehouse).

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Initial situation

Urgent need to improve productivity in order to achieve and maintain high Industrial Competitiveness quotas in the Plant.

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Intervention general plan

  • Improve work organization agreements with unions and introduce MTM-1 as a tool to improve work methods and determine correct execution times.
  • Adapt the Work Analysis Office to the new organization.
  • Train technicians, middle managers and representatives of workers in the techniques of analysis and improvement of operating methods.
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Actions

  • Assistance to Management in establishing the new framework for the working organization of the Plant.
  • Training in Work Organization techniques for Plant personnel.
  • Implementation of the ItemsaSoft PROCESOS® software -currently APPRODUCIVITY4.0- as a tool to improve productivity.
  • Preparation of methods and times studies, through MTM-1, of the Production works.
  • Improvement of the layout of the Assembly Lines.
  • Assistance to middle managers in the implementation of the Methods and Times studies carried out.
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Objectives

Change the industrial management scenario to achieve and maintain high Industrial Competitiveness quotas in the Plant.

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Results

  • Productivity improvement (between 15 and 35%) in the Lines studied in the Assembly Section.
  • Significant increase in the productive capacity of the rest of the Sections (Plastic injection, Screen printing and Warehouse).