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Continuous Improvement


Improving efficiency and reducing cost of your product, yet stay compliant!



AmazonPharma consultants understand the importance of compliance, productivity and efficiency. We have extensive operational experience. Our consultants can determine levels of efficiency in your organisation and we can establish measurement of productivity for any activity. This will reveal levels of efficiency and identify non value add activity. Moreover, to maximise return on your investment AmazonPharma can investigate causes of waste in your organisation.


Typical elements of pharmaceutical plant losses and waste 


  • equipment downtime
  • equipment changeovers
  • running equipment slow
  • equipment start ups      
  • equipment stoppages
  • idle time
  • over production
  • defects
  • reworking or reprocessing
  • unnecessary motion
  • unnecessary inventory
  • material handling


Lean Manufacturing or Operational Excellence or Continuous Improvement means one thing:


'Improving quality, reducing cost and increasing productivity by eliminating waste and focusing on the value add activities'


The continue training will allow your organization to lead and manage the change necessary to become more competitive.

AmazonPharma offer training, development, mentoring and coaching programs and tools to initiate and enhance the elements of Lean Manufacturing. AmazonPharma consultants are industry experts and certified trainers and assessors.


We will facilitate Lean Practices using following techniques:

  • Teamwork- action performed by a team towards a common goal.
  • 5S- having visual order, organisation, cleanliness and standardisation.
  • Visual Performance Measurements-displaying visual representation of the organisation’s objectives and aims to the work teams.
  • Focused Continuous  Improvement Programs.
  • Reducing manufacturing cycle time-  identifying and implementing more efficient ways to do things.
  • Single Minute Exchange of Dies (SMED)- Reduction in equipment change over time.
  • Total Productive Manufacturing or Total Process Management (TPM)- systematic approach to eliminate waste associated with production equipment and machinery.
  • Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE)- method of measuring and then optimising the efficiency of a machine's performance or manufacturing facility.
  • Plan Do Check Act cycles (PDCA)-  is a checklist of the four stages required to go through to solve the problem.
Please contact us to find out how we can help you!