Manufacturing industry experts discuss the advancements, challenges, solutions and opportunities in this highly technical industry.
The Make It Right podcast was launched by industry veteran and author Kevin Snook who has 30 years of experience in manufacturing, working with companies in 26 countries. The podcast was launched as a vehicle for industry people to share ideas, solutions, insights and stories to help manufacturing CEOs and their teams make it right and succeed. The podcast is hosted by Janet Eastman.
Solving a $3Billion Absent Employee Challenge
Automating Manufacturing Shift Fills in Real Time It was estimated that last year alone absent employees, due to illness or lateness, cost business $3Billion. In manufacturing, if a key person is missing on your manufacturing line, the last thing you want to have to do is shut down the line. This week on Make It […]
Transformational Manufacturing Part 2
The Impact of Open Dialogue Across the Manufacturing Plant A Preview Last week on Episode 153 manufacturing executive Lionel Moss shared how he has transformed a number of plants by dissecting the manufacturing company’s purpose and aligning that purpose, and the individuals, to team goals that transform the success of the company. In part 2 […]
Rethinking Your Approach to Purpose & People A Preview Manufacturing is about transforming materials into products. By its very process manufacturing is transformational because the forces applied to materials makes something totally different. This week on Make It Right our guest believes manufacturing can be transformational for everyone involved. We can make better products, and […]
Whatever you walk past becomes your standard
“Whatever you walk past becomes your standard.” This is a comment from manufacturing leadership advisor Kevin Snook and it really rings true in business, and in life. You cannot let things that are not right just slide. And as a leader if you are not getting the results you want from your team that too […]
The Factory Tour 2021
One of the most important things a manufacturing leader can do is walk the factory floor and engage with the team members. This gives the leader the opportunity to understand the challenges, obstacles and ideas for improvement that these frontline employees have. Unfortunately this activity is often missed or given just cursory attention. In his […]
Augmented Reality - Futuristic Tools for NOW Manufacturing
Manufacturing has an aging workforce. In the US alone at least one quarter is 55 or older many are taking their knowledge with them when they retire. Manufacturing has an image problem. It’s having trouble attracting young people as the sector is not seen as lucrative, highly skill or high tech. Manufacturing also faced a new […]