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MRO Services For Operations

Meet Rose.
Operations Manager for an Automotive components manufacturer.

  • 12 years of experience in production operations.
  • Challenged to balance production costs against the near impossible task of finding and keeping qualified staff.
  • Worried about the concentration of risk, having nearly 80% of their business tied up with only one of the big three automobile manufacturers.
  • Due to the ever-changing needs of the market and the need to regularly shut down to maintain the plants’ aging production assets, Rose struggles to meet production planning goals and quality control metrics.

What Rose Needs.

  • Increased Overall Equipment Effectiveness. She wants to get her plants as close as she can to 100% Quality, 100% Performance, and 100% Availability during planned production time.
  • Improved throughput. She needs her process running as fast as possible when it is running, so she can meet demand and stay ahead of the competition.
  • Improved production reliability. She needs the quality of her production line to have zero defects in the parts it produces and the parts it uses.

Solutions to Deliver Results for Rose.

  • SDI Intelligent Inventory. SDI leverages technology, automated processes and inventory management best practices to optimize MRO spares and consumables, increasing your production reliability and decreasing downtime.
  • MRO Technical Services. Ours Technical Services teams conduct data analytics, review process efficiencies, and interact with your people to pinpoint issues that may affect supply chain productivity. We go well beyond traditional technical support to provide added technical brainpower to help increase efficiency and productivity, save you time and energy, and reduce total MRO spend.
  • RPM Repair/Reliability/Reusability Process Management. SDI’s specialty asset, a component-level refurbishment program that moves beyond simply managing the repair logistics of your production parts to integrating a process into your overall reliability program – All in an effort to increase uptime, improve asset reliability, reduce costs, and decrease carbon footprints through the repair and reuse of asset components.

Have another solution in mind? SDI offers a host of flexible MRO solutions, projects, and service models. Let’s collaborate and put together the right solution for you and your organization! Contact us today.

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