Business leadership seeks to reduce overhead expenses by reducing the headcount of technical support employees at their production plant(s), while also increasing operational efficiency. This appears to be a contradiction. Is it feasible? Certainly. Because once the plant's on-site engineering support workforce has been reduced to a skeleton crew, management should seriously consider augmenting the lean production support mechanism to maintain optimum operational effectiveness and deliver output targets. Plant managers and techs have a lot on their plates: not only are they in charge of ensuring that day-to-day process runs smoothly but they are also entrusted with increasing output and income. Plant managers cannot be always around. But, in many aspects, they must be. Manufacturing plants nowadays are more efficient than ever before, frequently working continuously.
That means someone must always keep an eye on them, including while they are at their child's evening sporting event, when they are holidaying on the weekend, and even when they are asleep. Many manufacturers are finding it challenging to employ professionals in the numbers and skill sets required due to the industrial skills gap. Some organizations simply do not have access to qualified specialists within their businesses. Fortunately, there is assistance available for plant managers that offers important knowledge, backup, and support — whenever required.
Remote Assistance includes the opportunity to: