Production strengths, weaknesses and team alignment

Assess the priorities and team alignment on production strengths and weaknesses


Get a quick assessment of the overall production management on the main following areas:

  • Plant and production performance Key Drivers
  • Plant and production performance control
  • Lean manufacturing actions
  • Production process bottlenecks (quantity, quality)
  • Key processes effectiveness
  • Equipment Performance
  • Maintenance
  • Supply Chain
  • Health, Safety and environment (HSE)
  • Energy management

Evaluation applicable to any production site with more than about 20 employees.

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44 questions structured across 6 categories (and 4 optional ones) to quickly evaluate the performance of the management of a production site.
A mix of normative questions with precise and auditable criteria with opinion seeking answers providing a degree of objective evaluation balanced with subjective perception.

Scoping questionnaire for a Production environment

Production scoping evaluation

Key principles

The focus of this questionnaire is on the management practices of a production site. However, it also includes sections on the general context and management of the organization.

Four functional areas are optional (Maintenance, Planning, HSE and Energy; you can activate them depending on the context. You can also choose to let the participants decide for themselves whether or not to include these areas.

For these, since they are not the focus of the evaluation, there are a limited number of questions to keep the questionnaire short.

Description of the questionnaire

  • objective: to understand the participant's personal profile, role and department organization (if he/she is a manager)
  • sub-categories: personal information, role and missions
  • questions: 4 open-ended questions (one optional); personal role and history, current responsibilities, department organization (optional)

Challenges - Action Plan
  • objective: to understand challenges, strengths and weaknesses, as well as actions for improvement
  • sub-categories: challenges-force-weaknesses, improvement plan
  • questions: 6 questions; challenges, strengths, weaknesses, improvement plan, evaluation of the success of the improvement plan and reasons for the evaluation

Roles - responsibilities - performance management
  • objective: understand the clarity of roles and responsibilities, the effectiveness of the organization's work interfaces and performance system
  • subcategories: roles and responsibilities, interfaces, performance management
  • questions: 6 questions; evaluation of each theme with reasons for the evaluation

  • objective: to understand the effectiveness of production management, key performance factors and key issues
  • sub-categories: key performance factors, performance monitoring, Lean actions, bottlenecks (quantity, quality), efficiency of main processes, equipment performance (conditional)
  • questions: 15 questions: list of key performance factors with the actions in place to optimise them; evaluation of their effectiveness, key indicators used and list of management meetings, Lean actions and evaluation of their effectiveness, bottlenecks or areas with quality problems, evaluation of the main processes (resource management, planning, operating procedures, quality, skills, root cause analysis, short interval control), equipment reliability, changeover times, parameter control

Maintenance (the whole category is optional)
  • objective: understand the key characteristics of maintenance and performance
  • subcategories: general performance, detailed questions
  • questions: 9 questions: 9 questions; general performance evaluation, evaluation of key maintenance processes (installation of new equipment, preventive plan, curative maintenance, maintenance management, skills, production-maintenance coordination), use of maintenance management software and processes managed by it, detailed processes in place (priority system, equipment criticality, FMEA, standard time, failure history and reliability plans, indicators)

Planning (the whole category is optional)
  • objective: understand the principles, processes and performance of planning
  • subcategories: general performance, detailed questions
  • questions: 6 questions; general performance evaluation, detailed evaluation (repair rate on time, forecast, long-term to daily planning, supply planning, stocks, planning optimization)

HSE: Health - Safety - Environment (the whole category is optional)
  • objective: understand the principles and performance of health, safety and environment
  • subcategories: general performance, detailed questions
  • questions: 6 questions; evaluation of health, safety and environmental performance, processes in place (policy definition, roles, training and communication, risk area management, indicators, staff awareness and suggestion system)

Energies (the whole category is optional)
  • objective: to understand the principles and performance of energy and effluent management (electricity, gas, clean water and waste water...)
  • subcategories: general performance, detailed questions
  • questions: 4 questions; performance evaluation, process in place (consumption reduction plans and actions, integration into standard procedures, staff awareness, measurement system, indicators)

Benefits and obstacles (conclusion)
  • objective: to understand the perceived benefits and obstacles, and the motivation for an improvement plan
  • subcategories: improvement plan and benefits
  • questions: 6 questions; needs for an improvement plan, perceived benefits (priority among a list), perceived obstacles to improvement, other

Get instant and full access to reports as soon as evaluations are completed.

Gain multi-level analysis on several axis that can be explored in varied depths and dimensions through a user friendly results menu. A few samples of the results report are shown below

Results by organisational dimension
Compare performance across your own, relevant and entirely customisable organisational dimensions. For example by geographical locations, departments, hierarchical levels or any other you see fit. Zoom in to breakdowns by category, subcategory and/or question
Results by evaluator and category
You can see detailed results to better understand the causes of your organisation performance

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