Waldron Family are an award winning producer of pork, bacon, sausages, puddings & cooked ham. Perfecting our craft for over two decades, the family run business is the recipient of several prestigious awards including Blas na hEireann & Greast Taste Awards.

Company Name
Waldron Meats

Address

Waldron Meats, Brideswell, Co. Roscommon

Consultant

Paula McNicholas, Lean Team Strategies Ltd

Lean Start Project Objectives
  1. Steamline processes
  2. Create Flow
  3. Create a level schedule
  4. Improve productivity
Key Challenges
  1. Versatility of staff
  2. Leadership skills within workforce
Key Changes
  1. New layouts
  2. Processes moved from batch to one-piece-flow
  3. Line balancing
  4. Kanban for finished products
  5. Labelling improvements
Results
  1. Significant reduction in leadtimes
  2. Level schedule
  3. 50% improvement in productivity