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Assessment of manufacturing processes for a furniture manufacturer in China

Project status
Project start date
As soon as possible
Project posted
27 Jun 2019 05:12
Project duration (approx.)
1 Month
Budget (approx.)
US$720 / day
Level of Experience
Business Services
Area of expertise
Operations, Business Process Optimisation
On-site in China
Mandarin (Essential)

Objectives and Key Deliverables

* This project is based on-site in Shanghai

We are working with a furniture manufacturer, and looking for an expert consultant who can help us to review the costing structure and related factory-floor process, and see if there is any improvement on cost accuracy and processes & controls.

The majority of the company's business comes from manufacturing and selling its own furniture (primarily wooden) and related structural equipment (e.g. chairs, cabinets, tables). The company is managing thousands of SKUs and currently managing 2 production sites and several outsourcing partners.

We are hoping to get help from an expert on the manufacturing processes and costing side and help us come up with improvements.

Ideal candidate will
- have experience in manufacturing sector and costing and operations of running the business
- ideally have experience in furniture industry or at least should have managed thousands of SKUs
- be well versed in lean manufacturing
- speak Mandarin

START DATE: July onwards after final alignment on the candidate with the management

- 1st phase; assessment of the processes and suggestions on improvements (4-6 weeks)
- 2nd phase; implementation of the agreed improvements (will depend on the first phase)

LOCATION: Shanghai

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