Organizations striving to get or stay lean understand that this requires involvement from all levels of the company. In other words, everyone from leadership to the maintenance team needs to be involved and contribute to these initiatives.
Leadership will have an interest in setting up strategic controls, such as budgeting, to ensure financial prudence. The tactical team will want to set up better business and process controls, such as implementing a reporting tool like Shift Notes and Shift Reports, to ensure operational excellence. The maintenance groups or team members who handle daily operational work should find their productivity improve when they have access to reporting tools and analytics to help them make timely and informed decisions, such as which equipment to refurbish or scrap or which work center is expected to face material or capacity shortage.
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