Alexander Proudfoot helps companies better execute their plans and strategies to deliver substantial improvements in performance and profitability. More about Alexander Proudfoot
With experience across the aerospace and defense sector, Proudfoot helps companies realize their full potential through greater speed, predictability and control. We bring our clients an improved focus on disciplined execution, enabling them to improve operational and financial performance and increase shareholder value.
We work with companies around the world and across the value chain, building expertise with aircraft OEMs, contractors, aerospace suppliers and others.
The CEO was experiencing delays on a critical project due to increasing
customer demand as well as the introduction of new materials which was
negatively impacting the on-time delivery rate. With an insufficient number of
engineers available in the labor market, the CEO felt the only way to get back
on track was to improve productivity of existing work force and processes.
Approach: Proudfoot improved
the existing management systems by providing critical tools to plan, manage and
control projects. Proudfoot spent time with the organization focusing on team building
and coaching sessions in order to create better focus and help address ineffective
communication strategies and excessive rework.
Results: Proudfoot helped the
company improve the company’s productivity by 25% and dramatically increased
the on-time delivery rate.
A company sought to better align processes, behaviors and systems with the
management's overarching strategy. The client also wanted to identify
opportunities for improvement through the analysis of operations.
implemented an improvement project complete with new procedures, better
visibility for staff and management and training programs. The project focused
on improving time management to decrease overtime and better forecasting and
planning of maintenance to reduce costs. The new procedures helped to align
behaviors and systems with the organization as a whole.
Results: The project's
benefits were far-reaching—reducing costs due to overtime and sub-contract
maintenance. Machine availability was increased due to better planning and
savings were achieved in procurement.