Take control! (2 of 3)

Take control! (2 of 3)

Step 2 of 3 – Take Control over Your Production (Get the Good Tonnes Out – Step 2 of 3) Taking control is defined as “the power to influence or direct people’s behaviour or the course of events” according to Oxford Dictionaries*. This definition is spot-on matching the production manager’s role; to influence and control in order to build an organization following production strategies chiseled out over the years. Unfortunately it is easy to derail and suddenly you find yourself as a manager to be controlled by the production instead of vice versa, which of course is a dangerous path. This post focuses on the second step of three in our […]

Understand Your Production (1 of 3)

Understand Your Production (1 of 3)

Step 1 of 3 – Understand Your Production (Get the Good Tonnes Out – Step 1 of 3) Liquid metals processing is complex. We are the first to acknowledge this. In fact there are few similarities between traditional manufacturing industry and liquid metals processing. Having said that, we still believe it is possible to stay in control and be proactive; it is just a little bit more complicated. This post reviews the first step of three in the series Get the Good Tonnes Out and focuses on the importance of understanding you production. In fact, this is absolutely fundamental to be able to form a rock-solid foundation to build upon. […]