As part of a focussed programme to help develop the knowledge, skills and ability of Maintenance leaders within GKN, a number of sites are seeing the immediate benefit of applying a simple approach to Maintenance Improvement. Ran as part of a global programme that encompasses benchmarking and knowhow sharing across plants, this case study highlights some simple lessons learnt from a site in Chicago, IL.
John- product manager
We found Sora’s approach to simplifying maintenance strategy very important and relevant to GKN."
Global Business Excellence Direcor
We saw, as a result, a 78% reduction in downtime in the six months we have been working together. We saw a significant reduction in the number of breakdown events, too, but also a major reduction in the length of these breakdowns."
Maintenance Manager, GKN
Recuction in Breakdown Time
Supporting the efficiency drive across GKN
of Technicians Skill Tested
Training plans developed in line with identified gaps