An Introduction to Engineering Visibility Bespoke and Special Orders

All Departments in a Business need visibility of Workload, the Heartbeat of the organization is often the Engineering Department; Workload Visibility is critical

Course Overview

Unlike New Product Introduction Bespoke and Special Orders have unpredictable demand, as a result not just visibility of workload today but workload next week and next month are important.

Targeting Senior Engineers and Engineering Managers this course will develop the attendees understanding of Workload Visibility within their Engineering Department.

Often visibility is overcomplicated, this course will present and discuss simple reliable solutions for getting a real handle on Workload within an Engineering Department.

Course Structure

The course is broken down into three 1-hour Webinar sessions, an overview follows:

Session 1

Introduction to the Course

Review of a Bespoke / Special Engineering process Autopsy of the process, which bits are critical to workload visibility

Review of impacts of Delegation on workload management

Why is multitasking poisonous and how does it impact visibility

The development of a basic system for workload management in a typical

Bespoke Order Engineering Department

Summary and Q&A

Session 2

How can workload visibility be automated within PDM and or ERP systems?
Crystal reports or similar
Power BI or similar

How can you use a daily stand-up meeting to improve the efficiency of your Engineering Department and how does your Visibility system play a key role?

Flexing resource to level workload through your Engineering process

Using basic visibility systems

Using automated reporting systems

Summary and Q&A

Session 3

Case Studies

Review of a real-life example where a Visibility system transformed a Bespoke

Engineering Department’s delivery performance using a basic visibility system

Review of a real-life example using an automated visibility system within a global Engineering business (20 UK based with a further 40 India based Engineers)

Summary and Q&A

Tailored programs to your Company’s needs, with company specific examples, are available upon request.

NB: Tunley Engineering will issue course notes to all Attendees prior to the training, questions during the Webinar training can be submitted through the live chat and or via email.

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