A global specialty chemicals company was in need of a senior manufacturing project engineer experienced in medical device assembly. Their manufacturing production line was large but underperforming. It was a costly operation with several manual assembly issues they wanted to improve. The company needed an experienced consultant to do an assessment and provide multiple solution options.
Patina conducted a detailed search of their proprietary community of professionals to find someone with the right experience. The client had unique requirements wanting a professional versed in manufacturing and engineering, but also with the financial acumen to make a meaningful contribution in their assessment. Patina deployed a professional with over 20 years of global manufacturing experience and expertise in cost reduction initiatives.
A thorough assessment of the client’s manufacturing practices led to a proposal that was implemented with confidence and urgency. The client initiated new cost containment parameters, increased overall quality standards, reduced costs 40% per unit, and is seeing a strong trend of increased production and profitability.