OEE Training and Courses

OEE Training and Courses

Lack of education and training of employees within your organization is perhaps the biggest cause of the hidden losses within your organization. With the OEE Toolkit, your employees can neatly map out the nature of the shutdowns during the time that your production...
The Benefits of OEE: Using OEE What It’s Meant for

The Benefits of OEE: Using OEE What It’s Meant for

Do you ever have that feeling? You and your partner did a job on your day off. For example, arranging your garden or refurbishing one of your rooms in the house. And that you are enjoying the result at the end of the day. With or without coffee and apple pie or...
What are the OEE roles?

What are the OEE roles?

In order to manage short lead-times of order fulfillment, meet cost targets, handle the pressure on budgets, and the demands to quality, the right priorities must be set. But where to start and what to do? This blog series is about the fundamentals of OEE. We will...
Why is OEE important?

Why is OEE important?

In order to manage short lead-times of order fulfillment, meet cost targets, handle the pressure on budgets, and the demands to quality, the right priorities must be set. But where to start and what to do? This blog series is about the fundamentals of OEE. We will...
What is OEE?

What is OEE?

In order to manage short lead-times of order fulfillment, meet cost targets, handle the pressure on budgets, and the demands to quality, the right priorities must be set. But where to start and what to do? Making decisions based on gut feeling is not the best option....
The Benefits of OEE: Using OEE What It’s Meant for

Louis’ Logbook: Don’t fall in these two traps! (Part 2)

Part 2 Danger 2: knowledge and design of OEE implementation is assigned to only one person in the organisation Another danger I signal is that technical knowledge on the design and set-up of the OEE Toolkit is not decentralised in the organisation. An example:...
The Benefits of OEE: Using OEE What It’s Meant for

Louis’ Logbook: Don’t fall in these two traps !

Part 1 Every week, I visit companies that use FullFact’s OEE Toolkit over a longer period of time in their improvement programs. My assumption is that they’ve acquired the tool to leverage their continuous improvement programs such as World Class Manufacturing...
How high should OEE really be?

How high should OEE really be?

I’ve been asked this question many times: “I have been reading about the OEE measurement and I cannot find any particular agreement about the right number for OEE. Could you please give me any references?” It is generally suggested that “below 65% should be considered...
Losses, losses, losses

Losses, losses, losses

Why is it that technical failures almost always have priority in improving the OEE? The answer is actually quite simple. A production line should always run smoothly at the desired speed. A technical malfunction (standstill) always stands out immediately and soon...
How to Retain Your Shop Floor Operator

How to Retain Your Shop Floor Operator

Louis’ Logbook Customer Care Manager FullFact Solutions Every week I visit various companies that use our software, the OEE Toolkit. Our software is applied in a wide scale of companies. A fantastic job, who now gets the chance to visit different companies every week,...