Applying Operational Excellence Techniques to Manufacturing Facility Design

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Tuesday, July 15, 2014
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT
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How applying Op Ex techniques during manufacturing facility design can improve operations and reduce capital investment and staffing expenditures

Operational Excellence techniques can and should be incorporated during early design and layout development for manufacturing facilities.  Analyzing operational efficiency during the design will not only help ensure that the facility is operationally efficient, but will have a big impact on reducing the facility footprint and capital investment.  Case studies will be presented to show how these techniques can be applied during manufacturing design.

Join this webinar to:

  • Explore why improving operations can help to minimize capital and staffing requirements expected to meet forecasted demand
  • Learn specific ways to right-size equipment
  • Get practical ideas on how to apply these techniques during the design phase, resulting in an optimized design


Kristina Pumphrey
Operations Improvement Specialist

Kristina Pumphrey co-leads the Operations Improvement team at CRB, where her process-focused background provides faster understanding of client processing and offers keen insight when recommending improvements for manufacturing environments.  Ms. Pumphrey is a licensed Professional Engineer (PE) and a certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt. Her areas of expertise include manufacturing process design, project management, material handling, and hazard analysis.  In her 15 years of experience, she has performed design, commissioning and qualifications for chemical and biopharmaceutical projects.  Her educational background includes a Bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from Pennsylvania State University.  In the last five years, Ms. Pumphrey has applied her process expertise to improve operations within the pharmaceutical industry and within her internal organization.