Who we work with

Mercedes-Benz F1

Description

Implementation of a project gateway process for the design, engineering and manufacturing process of engine components for the Mercedes-Benz Formula 1 Engine development program.

Duration

6 Months

Recommendations

‘RiverRouge knows how to implement sustainable process changes. Due to very simple and robust solutions combined with process confirmation techniques it was easy for us to sustain the achieved results and enable a continuous improvement process to start.’

Andreas Bareis
Head of Supplier Quality
Mercedes-Benz HighPerformanceEngines

Achievements

  • Increased right first time ratio of prove out parts from 50% to 80%.
  • Reduced manufacturing scrap by 20%.
  • Reduced design to manufacture leadtime by 80%!

Principles applied

  • Visual Management
  • Process Standardisation
  • Process Waste Elimination
  • Decision by consensus – Nemawashi Process
  • Build in Quality