Manufacturing Operational Excellence Consulting

You know that you need a lean, efficient operation to remain competitive, but struggle to find solutions that work in your shop.

CliftonLarsonAllen (CLA) consultants can help you pinpoint areas for improvement and work with you to achieve the level of performance you desire through positive, productive change.

What’s on your mind?

  • Maintaining profitability despite increasing costs
  • Price pressures from customers
  • Inconsistent quality
  • Excess inventory
  • Inability to increase capacity
  • A daily “fire drill” to get product out the door
  • Lack of meaningful performance metrics for individuals

Experience our client-focused approach

To the professionals of CliftonLarsonAllen, operational excellence is not just a marketing phrase or a “flavor of the month” management initiative. Our consultants know what it takes to reduce costs, improve efficiency, and enhance customer value because we’ve walked in your shoes. Taking advantage of our hands-on, real-life experience at leading transformations, businesses have achieved measurable improvements in quality, productivity, and profitability. We understand the processes and the people-related challenges that often accompany significant changes. If you are committed to success, we can show you a path to get there.

Operational excellence consulting services for manufacturing

  • Operations assessments to identify opportunities for improvement
  • Operations strategic planning — aligning operations strategy with overall strategy
  • Application of lean concepts in a variety of environments
    • High product mix
    • Job shop and contract manufacturing
    • Continuous process
    • Original equipment manufacturers
  • Coaching for operations leaders
  • Development of performance metrics
  • Development of continuous improvement programs
  • Profitability modeling

Experience the CLA Promise