Operational Excellence

CalaChem’s outstanding operational excellence is demonstrated by high Right First Time pass rates. The Contract Manufacturing teams are part of a multi-functional operational excellence improvement programme and employ tools and techniques of the “Visible Factory”.

Key performance indicators include safety, quality on time in full production (QUOTIF) delivery, material efficiency and overall equipment effectiveness (OEE).

CalaChem has a 5 step programme for achieving operational excellence (PRIDE)

  OUR 5 STEPS TO OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE (PRIDE)
P

Process and Plant understanding

To make improvements we must understand the process flow, adopt a visible and methodical approach

R

Right First Time and Right from me

Our target is right first time to reduce variability and not pass on problems along the chain

I

Involvement of everyone

We work in teams across functional boundaries and sharing common objectives

D

Determine and delivery of customer needs

We must focus on what our customers value and deliver this cost effectively

E

Ensure compliance

We accept SHE and Regulatory compliance are ‘givens’ and makes good business sense