Ricardo’s experienced operations team can structure and execute a plan for on-site assessment of your manufacturing and supply base capabilities in manufacturing, control process, quality systems, supply chain, and engineering for key critical areas in supporting your requirements.
Our seasoned consultants have over 50 years of engineering, manufacturing, quality, and business experience, and are prepared to efficiently identify your company's strengths and weaknesses through a comprehensive review of your operations. Our team has completed over 200 supplier quality assessments over the last 24 months, across North America, Asia, and Europe, providing detailed reports of gaps and risks learned from assessments with supporting recommendations.
Ricardo is committed to assisting businesses with growth, innovation and industrial effectiveness strategies, providing long-term, profitable solutions. Our approach involves using proven assessment methodologies, developing an evidence based overall assessment score, and prioritising initiatives within your manufacturing plants, including your supply base, to best focus activities.
Our sector specialist teams have unique capabilities, including:
- Ability to apply a variety of supporting processes / approaches to provide a holistic assessment and robust identification of opportunities
- A deep and diverse understanding of manufacturing processes for robust assessment
- Ability to leverage significant technical resources for a holistic and pragmatic recommended path forward
- Provide industry comparisons of performance by country, commodity, industry segment, etc.
- VDA 6.3 certification