Our approach at Synertik is practical, highly experiential and not based on a “Theory of Half Read Books” or “Flavour of the Month” methodology. Creating sustainable Operational Excellence is hard work and requires; creativity, tenacity, a deep understanding of operational processes and a highly communicative approach.
This is a journey that should identify where your costs can be improved in your processes, how they can be improved, what the benefit is, and helps demonstrate increased competitiveness.
We believe that success lies in setting achievable targets, properly preparing the organization, diligently measuring progress and top leadership supporting the team until exceptional performance becomes a habit.
Initiatives need to be linked to company strategy and the leadership should be focused on the long term success.
We are plant manufacturing & operations specialists with a Food Processing focus. Our record includes improving efficiencies, reduction of waste, enhanced team member skills using outcomes based learning, all focused on improving your bottom line. Extensive experience in Dairy and Egg products, Bakery Ingredients, Snack Foods, High and Low Acid Beverages, UHT and many ethnic style products. We have exposure to operating in highly regulated and quality certified environments. Certified Management and Supervisory trainers for Operations Managers and Staff in progressive results driven environments.
Our Principal, Alistair Johnston has over 40 years operations management and teaching experience in senior operations leadership roles across 5 continents. He has facilitated operations management courses across Western Canada and is regularly invited to speak to industry conferences on a wide variety of operations topics.
~70% of respondents said their continuous improvement efforts failed to cut costs by 5 percent, (the typical minimum threshold for successful productivity programs.) -- Recent survey of manufacturing executives